Art rubber stamps don’t need to be cleaned between your stamping if you plan on using the same dyes with that rubber stamp again before switching. Don’t get so overworked with cleaning the stamps that you don’t enjoy using them. You can always place a stamp face down on a damp towel to keep the ink, dye, or paint moist until you can clean the stamp when you are finished. Don’t forget that some inks will permanently seep into the rubber texture and will not come out…no matter what kind of cleaner is used! Before reusing your craft stamp make sure you use a white paper towel to test stamp and ensure that the ink has dried. Many a stamper has believed the art rubber stamp was simply stained by the ink only to discover that some ink or cleaner remained.
Rubber stamps have been used in different areas of businesses, and have served as important tools for a wide array of companies since the beginning of the 20th century. They save time and can overall add to the importance of documents when you are doing things professionally. It was almost over a decade ago when a proposal to do work for a rubber stamp store was taken, but not without trepidation, because computers are widely available.
If you have scrap books that represent the different seasons, there are a variety of stamps to match special occasions. Whether you are creating a page for a fall festival or a Christmas extravaganza, there are stamps that can add the perfect touch. Allow you photos to be surrounded by beautiful impression from rubber stamps that celebrate the occasion.
Special stamping techniques
However, even the ‘retired’ category rubber stamps are only offered for a specific time period. If you missed the time frame when the stamps are offered directly from the company, you still have some other alternatives. One great choice is joining online groups or clubs that specialize in rubber stamp sells and trades. There are many rubber stamping tip groups, but you are better off finding those that only do product trades or sells, as you’ll have the best selection to choose from. Another solution is to check out rubber stamp specialty websites, as there are several who specialize in a specific company’s retired designs.
When you buy rubber stamps online, you are assured of getting stamping kits which are easy to store and carry. Such kits can be easily taken to tradeshows, business conventions and on several other business trips. This way, you can hand out personalized fliers, leaflets and documents to the attendees of the shows/meetings and this can benefit your brand and the company greatly. You can choose rubber stamps having your company’s name, addresses and other contact details. Leave these on all the documents and handouts and you are bound to be remembered! You can order these specific rubber stamps easily on the Internet and also receive them quickly, prior to your business convention.
Rubber stamps come in multipurpose designs like floral patterns or theme based packs for holiday seasons like Trick or treat, Thanksgiving or Christmas. Even if you are selecting a theme based pack, think about how you can use the same rubber stamp for another occasion. A witch’s hat for Halloween night can be reused as a Pilgrim’s hat for Thanksgiving. Similarly, a spider’s web can be used as a snowflake.
As rubber stamping increasingly gains popularity, mostly in the United States, it also gains a reputation as an art form. Some participants choose to carve their own rubber stamps, either of old fashioned gum erasers or eraser like rubber. Companies like Speedball or MasterCarve supply carving sets to amateurs wishing to carve their own rubber stamps, with some including linocut tools. The print from the carved rubber stamp is viewed as work of art on its own, or one or more stamps are used to embellish a work of art with other components.