Thursday, March 4, 2010

Printing with handmade stamps

A little while back, I got a wonderful surprise in the mail from a fabulously crafty friend of mine. It was this book:

I love trying out various printing methods and this book has some fantastic ideas. I recently attempted some handmade rubber stamps. I'm having fun experimenting with the whole process and I'm excited to try some other printing projects soon. I have a plan to screen print a new duvet cover for our bed, although I'm a bit intimidated by the prospects of printing on something so large.

Here are the results of my attempts with the rubber stamps. I carved two different stamps and printed a few bags and some stationery:


  1. i'm inviting myself over for craft night. those bird stamps! i love.

  2. What is the material you are using to make the stamp?