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D.I.Y. Cardboard Stamps

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Cardboard is the first thing that comes in my mind (most of the time) whenever I want to make something. Cardboard is a very useful crafting material and easy to use. In this instructable I'll show you how to make stamps using cardboard. Making these cardboard stamps was fun and I hope you enjoy making them as well :)

Let's start!
 
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Step 1: Materials Needed

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To make cardboard stamps you'll need:

1) Cardboard,
2) Glue (hot glue or white glue),
3) Scissor,
4) Clear Scotch Tape,
5) Pencil,
6) Fabric Paints,
7) Shape Templates.

Step 2: Templates

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You can use any pattern or shape you want, to make the stamps.
I used different shapes. Here's a template of the shapes I used to make the cardboard stamps.

Step 3: Cutting The Shapes

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Print out the patterns and cut them out of the paper,
Place the cutout shapes or patterns on a piece of cardboard and trace around the edges,
Draw 2 (similar) shapes for each stamp (see 3rd picture of this step).
Now cut the shapes out of the cardboard using a scissor.

Step 4: Preparing The Stamps

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I used 2 pieces of cardboard for each stamp to make it thicker.

Glue one cutout shape over the other one (similar shapes),
After the glue dries carefully remove the top thin layer of cardboard to get the stripes out.

Step 5: Attach The Handle

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Take a small piece of cardboard to make the handle, I cut out a 2 X 1.5 inch cardboard piece,
Now roll it as shown in the picture and glue the sides (I used clear scotch tape),
Now simply attach the handle on the back side of the stamp shapes using glue (hot glue or white glue),
shazni5 months ago
congrats on your win! you've been in a roll! :-)
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  shazni5 months ago
Thanks shazni! been participating in (my fav) contests since you've inspired me :) can't thank you enough!
HollyMann5 months ago
super cute!!!
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  HollyMann5 months ago
Thanks! glad you like'em!
786Ayesha5 months ago
Hey you are very creative.
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  786Ayesha5 months ago
Thank you so much Ayesha! :)
nadam15 months ago
nice, i voted!
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  nadam15 months ago
Thanks! :D
Yashfa Zafar5 months ago
your stamping ideas are very easy and great!
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  Yashfa Zafar5 months ago
Glad to know you like'em! thanks!
tdc22025 months ago
Very cute and easy idea! TFS!
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  tdc22025 months ago
Thank you! no problem :)
crazylam155 months ago
Awesome idea
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  crazylam155 months ago
Thanks!
Cool!
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  emilyvanleemput6 months ago
Thanks emily!
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