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10+ Ways to Make Your Own Stamp Sets

by Jean Van't Hul
January 14, 2018
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10 Make Your Own Stamp Set Ideas for Kids

Yesterday, I wrote about our new and super awesome Stampville architecture stamps. We have just been loving all the different things you can create with this open-ended stamp set! And since I haven’t been able to find any other open-ended stamp sets out there, I’ve started thinking about how to make your own stamp set. 

Specifically, open-ended stamps that can be used creatively in various combinations.

So, I’ve been doing some poking around online and today, ta-da! I have gathered together a list of great ways to make your own stamp set.

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Here are a variety of ways you can make your own open-ended stamps, using foam stickers, cardboard, craft foam, rubber bands, a block printing kit,  cardboard, and more!

10 Make Your Own Stamp Set Ideas - Wine Cork Stamps

1) Make simple wine cork stamps (on Art Bar)

10 Make Your Own Stamp Set Ideas - Geometric Stamp Set

2) Make your own geometric stamp set with foam pieces (on Mer Mag)

10 Make Your Own Stamp Set Ideas - Silly Face Stamp Set

3) DIY silly face stamps (also on Mer Mag)

10 Make Your Own Stamp Set Ideas - Geometric Stamp Blocks

4) Here are some awesome DIY styrofoam stamps blocks (on Babble Dabble Do)

10 Make Your Own Stamp Set Ideas - Potato Stamps

5) Carve your own potato stamps (on Brit + Co)

10 Make Your Own Stamp Set Ideas - Carve Erasers into Stamps

6) Make your own stamp set with erasers (on Etsy Greek Street Team)

10 Make Your Own Stamp Set Ideas - Rubber Band Stamps

7) Glue rubber band pieces to sturdy cardboard to make stamps (on Pajama Mama)

10 Make Your Own Stamp Set Ideas - Stamps with Buttons and Straws

8) Glue buttons, straw pieces, and other small objects to a base to make interesting stamps (on Blissfully Domestic)

10 Make Your Own Stamp Set Ideas - Cardboard Stamps

9) Make cardboard stamps by gluing small cardboard shapes or foam core shapes to sturdy cardboard bases (on Snowdrop and Company)

10 Make Your Own Stamp Set Ideas - Carve Lino Stamps

10) Carving your own lino stamps is a bit more complicated, but here’s a tutorial if you want to go that route (on Vitamini)

3 More Stamping and Printing Ideas for Kids

Besides the DIY stamp sets above, you can create a similar effect by stamping and printing with household items, building blocks, legos, erasers, and more.

Simple Stamping Ideas for Kids - Block Printing

1) You can print with building blocks (on The Pinterested Parent)

Simple Stamping Ideas for Kids - Lego Printing

2) Or print with Legos (on Kitchen Table Classroom)

Simple Stamping Ideas for Kids - Eraser Stamps

3) Stamp with the eraser end of a pencil (on Momtastic)

Or with a bundle of erasers (on CraftoArt)

How about you? Would you make your own stamp set? Which idea would you most like to try?

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Want to make your own stamp set? Here are more than 10 ways to make great open-ended stamps that can be used in a variety of creative ways using foam, cardboard, erasers, and more!

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