Picture of DIY Styrofoam Stamps

This instructable will show you how to make stamps using styrofoam. These stamps are easy and fun to make. I didn't realize until I stamped one to see how it turns out, that the styrofoam stamps give a cool smudgy pattern. Try making some right away, you'll have fun for sure!

Lets start!

Step 1: Materials Needed

Picture of Materials Needed

To make thermocol sheet stamps you'll need:

  1. Styrofoam sheet,
  2. Pen or pencil,
  3. Shape template,
  4. X-acto knife,
  5. Cardboard,
  6. Glue.

mole11 year ago
Thanks so much for posting this! I did it with kids (using a broken cooler instead of the craft sheets) and the uneven effect was great.
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  mole11 year ago
No problem! yes, the uneven effect looks great, I didn't realize it until I stamped one :)
786Ayesha1 year ago
Amazing ideas!
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  786Ayesha1 year ago
sabu.dawdy1 year ago
i loved your idea dearrrrrr
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  sabu.dawdy1 year ago
Thank you :D glad you love'em!
Zadiac701 year ago
great idea!
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  Zadiac701 year ago
Thanks! :)
artworker1 year ago
cool! Thermocol also has a nice texture to it! Voted!
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  artworker1 year ago
Thanks for the vote! I loved the texture, didn't know until I stamped one! :)
where do you get thermacol sheets
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  blossom92831 year ago
you can buy thermocol sheets from craft shops or online crafting tools stores.
crazylam151 year ago
Great idea. Haven't u entered 4 the stamping contest?
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  crazylam151 year ago
Thanks! yes I have, just got accepted.
I had never thought of this material to make stamps, great idea!! :)
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  lindarose921 year ago
Thanks Linda! neither did I until last week! :)
Simple, cheap and artistic.. will love making them!!
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  crochetronix1 year ago
Thanks you! let me know how they turn out :)
My daughter would love these, thanks for sharing!
Muhaiminah Faiz (author)  Yashfa Zafar1 year ago
I'm sure she will! no problem :)