Wood Stamp Storage and Organization Tips

Wooden stamps have been around a very long time, long before scrapbookers were using them in their albums. So how do you store these little wooden items? It isn’t as cut and dry as the acrylic stamps since wooden stamps tend to take up so much more space, and if you have a lot you are looking at some serious space needs. For years I have been looking for that perfect solution, but long ago I realized that it is totally a personal choice. So what might work for me, might not work for you and so forth. Here is … Continue reading

Ink Pad Storage and Organization

Stamp pads can accumulate quickly, with all the luscious colors out there, and all of the different companies. From one company alone I have 35 different colors, not to mention a variety of other stamp pads and types. So what do you do when the stamp pads add up and the way you are storing them isn’t working for you? Over the years I have seen lots of different storage methods, but my favorite by far is the way that I have them stored. The reason I love it so much is because it was a totally FREE item that … Continue reading

Stamping Into History

It’s a set of super-spy stamps that is sure to sell out soon. Bond… James Bond… is now part of Britain’s Royal Mail. Earlier this week the queen’s postal service issued a set of stamps commemorating the fictional spy and his creator, Ian Fleming. Actress Samantha Bond, who played secretary Miss Moneypenny in Pierce Brosnan’s four Bond films, unveiled the new stamps while posing for the media next to the secret agent’s favorite car—-an Aston Martin DB6. The six stamps feature the original cover artwork of Bond classics including “Dr. No,””Goldfinger,””Diamonds Are Forever” and “From Russia With Love” and are … Continue reading

Hollywood Icons Live On

He’s an Academy Award-winner whose mark on Hollywood is still evident today. Actor Jimmy Stewart will be honored with a stamp bearing his face on Friday and you can join in on the festivities. The U.S. Postal Service will officially release the new Jimmy Stewart stamp at ceremonies in Pennsylvania and Hollywood. The Pennsylvania ceremony will be held at the Jimmy Stewart Museum in Indiana, the actor’s hometown. The other will be held at Universal Studios in Hollywood. The Postal Service first announced that Stewart would be gracing a stamp last October. The picture on the stamp is based on … Continue reading

Can Get Enough of These Products!

Can’t Get enough of these! Do you ever come across an item (or items) that you just want to use over and over on your scrapbook layouts or other paper crafts? There are a few things that I have been having a lot of fun using lately and I thought that I would share them with you. Scenic Route Capetown Collection Paper. This paper is absolutely beautiful! Each paper is double-sided with absolutely gorgeous patterns. I recommend buying two of each sheet so that you can have a full page of each design. It is printed on a thick cardstock … Continue reading

Using Foam Stamps with Paint on your Layouts

Paint can be used to paint boarders around pages and you could even make your own patterned paper. Paint can also be used on foam stamps to make quick titles or interesting patterns. Making Memories and Heidi Swapp carry come great fonts and designs in foam stamps. One of the best things about foam stamps it that they are very affordable. The Making Memories alphabets retail for $9.99 and the shape sets retail for $5.99. The Heidi Swapp alphabets retail for $18.99 and the shape sets retail for $4.99. This is far less expensive than traditional wood mounted or acrylic … Continue reading