Introduction: Make a Stamped Postcard With Office Supplies

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This is my finished postcard! But you can use any pattern you want for your stamp.

Step 1: How to Make a Postcard Out of Office Supplies

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Materials:
1. Old folder
2. An eraser
3. Scissors
4. Glue or Glue stick 
5. Markers

Step 2:

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1. Cut a postcard shape from your folder according to these guidelines:
http://ruk.ca/content/canada-post-biggest-and-smallest-postcard-and-letter-sizes
If you want a white background, glue on a piece of white paper to one side.

Step 3: The Stamp

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2. With a marker draw your design for your stamp on the eraser.
3. Slice along the outline of your design.


Step 4: Still the Stamp

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4. Hollow out inside your outline.

Step 5: The Ink

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5. Colour on the stamp with your markers

Step 6: Printing

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6. Before the ink dries, stamp onto your postcard. You will most likely have to put more ink onto the stamp after 1 or 2 stamps.
After changing from a dark colour to a lighter colour you should wash the stamp so the colours don't blend.

 

Step 7: The Finished Postcard!

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Congratulations! You made it through my confusing instructions and have created a BEAUTIFUL stamped postcard to send to someone!

Comments

Penolopy Bulnick (author)2012-09-04

Nice thinking with the eraser stamp!

Thanks!

Ez-Kabob (author)2012-09-03

FANTASTIC!

now send it to me :)

Yoshi cat (author)Ez-Kabob2012-09-04

I will!!

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