How Do I Clean My Rubber Stamps and Clear Mount Stamps?

 If you are wondering “How Do I Clean My Rubber Stamps and Clear Mount Stamps?” this video will show you the various (and BEST) ways to do this.

I love hearing your questions!  If YOU have a question about rubber stamping and paper crafting, please leave it in the comment section on my blog or on youtube.  I would love to do a video and blog post to answer it!

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Beginning Monday, we are getting ready to have a HOLIDAY PROJECT EXPLOSION at StampNation!  For two weeks, you will see tons of new videos and holiday ideas coming for members, so be sure to start your membership today!

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO TUTORIALS 

Enjoy over 250 videos, exclusive to StampNation. No more searching the internet for project and seasonal ideas. You will never lack for inspiration!  What you will find:

  • New videos being added weekly (8 or more each month!) on everything from cards to techniques to scrapbooking and everything in between!
  • These videos are only for StampNation Members and will keep you up to date on the hottest products and trends in the papercrafting industry.
  • You will learn how to get the most from the products you have on hand and learn how to use new ones before you decide to purchase them.
  • Videos are close-up, well lit, detailed, and easy to understand.  They are larger than the videos on my blog so you can see the action much better!
  • Projects range from Clean and Simple to more elaborate and detailed so you are sure to find tons of inspiration that fits your taste.

WRITTEN TUTORIALS: For learners that like this format, we also have this type of tutorial.

CHALLENGES: Peruse over 70 challenges to inspire your creativity…more being added monthly.

GALLERY: Over 10,000 samples sorted by stamp set and occasion.  Upload your own creations, favorite ones you love and comment on friends’ projects.

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LIVE CHATS:  Use the chat feature to talk to members from all over the world.  There’s always someone around to answer any questions you have.

VIRTUAL EVENTS AND PARTIES: About once a quarter we have a great big themed party with bonus videos, challenges, surprises, and sometimes prizes.

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How Do I Know Which Adhesive to Use – there are too many!

How do I know which adhesive to use?  This is a question I hear over and over.  There are so many adhesives on the market!  So I grabbed all the ones in my stamp room to give you a run down of what I use when and why.

Hope you enjoy!

There is a whole thread on StampNation talking about adhesives.  Not a member yet?  Why not?  It’s one of the largest and most interactive paper crafting communities, I know you will love it!

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Holiday Happiness Stamp Set with a Halloween Stamp???

Have you ever used a Halloween stamp set on a Christmas card?  Today was a first for me, I do believe!  Remember last week when I was sad because I posted my last Halloween card and was putting up all my Halloween stamps?  Well, I decided to get one back out today!

Do you recognize which one it is? 

You are right!  The branch is from the Out on a Limb Stamp Set and makes a perfect ornament hanger!  The ornaments from the Holiday Happiness Stamp Set are the ideal size to hang from that branch.  With these 2 sets, we’ve got ourselves a winning combination!

 

I wanted a soft, slightly vintage look and I used the Candy Cane Christmas Designer Fabric to take the lead.  I designed the rest of the card around it.

A little glitter on the branch and the ornaments for sparkle and the feel of snow.  Then, a snowflake that was sitting on my desk leftover from my Christmas Card Stamp-a-stack this weekend finished it off.

Polka Dots and Stripes rule this card from the fabric, to the DSP, to the patterns on the ornaments and the embossed Crumb Cake Background Layer.  I dabbed a bit of Crumb Cake ink on the embossing folder before running it through the Big Shot to give the card some texture. 

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12 Weeks of Christmas…

Hope you enjoy today’s card!  If you are not already on my newsletter list, you will want to subscribe! 

You’ll get the 4 videos in my exclusive subscriber-only series (first one HERE) and the 12 Weeks of Christmas. 

Week #6 comes out on Wednesday!

In addition, throughout the year you get inspiration, project ideas and more delivered straight to your inbox.  See you there!

 

Stampin’ Up Supplies:

  • Out on a Limb Stamp Set, Holiday Happiness Stamp Set
  • Cardstock:  Bashful Blue, Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake
  • Ink:  Chocolate Chip, Bashful Blue, Real Red
  • Accessories:  Stripes Embossing Folder, Snowflake Punch, Fire Circle Rhinestone Brads, Dazzling Diamonds Glitter, Bolds Designer Paper Stack, Cutter Kit, Candy Cane Lane Designer Fabric

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Today’s card came together in a snap after being inspired by the Mojo Monday Sketch and a card I saw on Stamp Away With Me!  Love this sketch and I love the colors and the feel of this card, hope you do, too!

I also entered this card in the challenges at:  Craft Your Passion, I Did It Creations, CI Paint, Bells n Whistles, Forever Friends (old- Snowflake Punch, New- Out on a Limb), Heartsongs Inspirations, TSGClearStamps, Totally Stampalicious

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How Do You Create That? Stampers Q&A

Don’t your just love all the samples in the Idea Book and Catalog and Mini Catalog?  Did you know that all the supplies to create those samples are actually available to you ?

Stampin’ Up! makes it easy to re-create all the samples in every catalog that comes out.  This includes our Mini catalogs and Sale-a-Bration catalog.  You can look them all up on mycatalogs page, look for "Download Stampin’ Supplies".

 If you would like to order Stampin’ Up Supplies, visit my online store to view all the products. 

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So Many Catalogs? Stampers Q&A

Customers ask me why Stampin’ Up! offers so many catalogs. 

Stampin’ Up Mini Catalogs are issued each quarter and are full of seasonal products for each of those quarters.  They help us to stay fresh and bring new products to you each season as they also enter the rest of the marketplace.  This also allows us to keep the regular Idea Book and Catalog to a certain size.     

The yearly Sale-a-Bration catalog is in addition to regular mini catalogs and is our biggest promotion of the year.    It lasts for 2 months and gives customers and hostesses the opportunity to earn FREE product with every $50 purchase.  We also offer select products from the current Idea Book and Catalog as another option to the Sale-a-Bration catalog.

The Definitely Decorative Catalog is filled with Stampin’ Up’s exclusive line of vinyl rub-ons.  You can rub them on walls, your car, mirrors, glass, ornaments…the list goes on.

All catalogs can be seen HEREE-mail me if you would like to have a copy of your own.  Customers that purchase from me always get their catalogs for free!

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You can learn how to rubber stamp through a series of my video tutorials!  Click to view.

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