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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.

Cut out the shapes using an x-acto knife.

Step 4: Preparing The Stamps

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I can use 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 corrugated part out.

Step 5: Attach The Handle

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Take a small piece of cardboard to make the handle,

Now roll it as shown in the picture and glue the sides to secure the roll,

Now simply attach the handle on the back side of the stamp shapes using glue (hot glue or white glue).

Step 6: Have Fun Stamping!

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Now it's fun time! I used fabric paint for stamping.

Place the cardboard shape stamp on the paint and make sure every stripe is covered with paint or you can also use a paint brush to cover the stripes with paint.
Now start stamping!
You can rotate some shapes (triangle, circle, square) to create a checked pattern.

These stamps are easy to make and fun to use. Try making some now!


shazni1 year ago
congrats on your win! you've been in a roll! :-)
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  shazni1 year ago
Thanks shazni! been participating in (my fav) contests since you've inspired me :) can't thank you enough!
HollyMann1 year ago
super cute!!!
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  HollyMann1 year ago
Thanks! glad you like'em!
786Ayesha1 year ago
Hey you are very creative.
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  786Ayesha1 year ago
Thank you so much Ayesha! :)
nadam11 year ago
nice, i voted!
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  nadam11 year ago
Thanks! :D
your stamping ideas are very easy and great!
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  Yashfa Zafar1 year ago
Glad to know you like'em! thanks!
tdc22021 year ago
Very cute and easy idea! TFS!
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  tdc22021 year ago
Thank you! no problem :)
crazylam151 year ago
Awesome idea
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  crazylam151 year ago
Thanks emily!