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Here is a quick and easy project to make stamps from foam with a sticky backing. You can use a regular ink pad for stamping - or you can use some acrylic paint. The stamps can be used on paper or even on fabric.

 
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Step 1: Materials for Foam Stamps

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Materials
  • Foam Paper with Sticky Backing
  • Acrylic Paint & Brush or Ink Pad
  • Scissors
  • Cardboard or other object to attach stamp to

Step 2: Cutting the Foam

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The first thing you'll want to do is cut out your foam pieces. You can make some cool designs by just cutting out the same shape repeatedly like I did. If you want to write text, you can flip the foam over and write directly onto the white backing. Then cut it out. You'll also need to cutout a piece of cardboard or something to attach the foam stamps to. I had two round plastic things which used to hold medical tape. So, I pulled them apart, traced a thick piece of paper and attached it to them.

Step 3: Stamp Away

You can attach the foam pieces by removing the sticky backing and placing them however you like. Then, either use an ink pad or take a paint brush and apply a layer of paint to the foam. Don't use too much or it will be sloppy - less is better!

You can create all sorts of different effects by using different colors and applying more or less pressure and paint! You can also use these on fabric!!! I just noticed Jessy created a lovely Instructable on using Foam stamps on fabric here.

Have fun with your stamps! This is a great project to do with the kids - really simple!
shazni10 months ago
congrats on your win! :-)
zamzamj10 months ago
Nice work :)!
HollyMann (author)  zamzamj10 months ago
Thanks zamzam!
jimmysymo10 months ago
Yes beautiful, very good and quick and easy .I will look for more. :)
HollyMann (author)  jimmysymo10 months ago
Thanks Jimmy! Love your smile by the way!
I try to smile at a different new person every day. Where's my smile?
shazni10 months ago
Love the flower stamp!
hunter99910 months ago
Haha, now thats a neat idea! Well done!!
HollyMann (author)  hunter99910 months ago
Thanks so much! :)))
Lovely! the flower stamp looks great!
HollyMann (author)  Muhaiminah Faiz10 months ago
Thanks so much!