101 Uses for Rubber Stamps – Part 10 (Stationary Projects)

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Part 10 of our 101 Uses for Rubber Stamps series brings great ideas for stationary projects! Here are a few great ideas from Rubber Stamp Station to help you narrow down what kind of stamp you need for your stationary projects.

47. Faux Foil Printing on Stationary

Foil printing on business cards and other stationary can get very expensive. Fortunately, it is possible to add your own faux foil printing to spice up your custom stationary . All you need is a stamp pad with metallic ink! Faux foil borders, text, and logos will really set you business card, invitations, and other custom stationary projects apart from the rest of the crowd without costing a fortune.


Product Warning: Trodat stamps were not made to be used with other brands of ink. Using non-Trodat ink may permanently damage your stamp and render it unable to function for its intended purpose.


48. Multicolored Stamp Impressions

Are you tired of always stamping with the same color of ink? When you use a Trodat stamp that requires an ink pad, you can purchase multiple colors of ink. But, rather than simply stamping with one color of ink, you can carefully apply multiple colors to create a unique, multicolored impression. All you need is your custom stamp, Trodat ink pads containing the colors of your choice, and a small paint brush for each color. It is best to have one paint brush for each color so you avoid having to stop and wash your brush between colors. Once you have all your supplies, simply take each brush and apply the individual colors where you want them to show up on the stamp. When you are done, test the stamp impression on a piece of scrap paper.

It may take some trial and error to figure out how much ink to apply. You will likely need to apply several coats to each section as the ink will be harder to apply with a brush than it would be by simply pressing the stamp into the pad. The more intricate the stamp design is, the more difficult this technique will be. Bear this in mind when selecting your stamp for this projects. Larger lettering and less detailed graphics will make this project easier.

Need some help figuring out which stamp matches your specific needs? Give us a call at 1 (850) 7STAMPS or visit us online. Our team is here to assist in any way we can.

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101 Uses for Rubber Stamps – Part 9 (Home Decor)

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Part 9 of our 101 Uses for Rubber Stamps series brings great ideas for home decor. Here are some more great ideas from Rubber Stamp Station to help you narrow down what kind of stamp you need for your home decor projects.

44. Throw pillows

Throw pillows are a subtle touch that will liven up any room. But you don’t want just any throw pillows, and finding unique, classy pillows that won’t break the bank can be difficult. So, why not save yourself time and money by decorating your own throw pillows? Buy a nice set of plain pillows at your favorite local store. Then, get one of our custom rubber clothing stamps. All that’s left is to figure out how you want to stamp your pillows to go with your home decor. Do you want to stamp all over the pillow? Or maybe just make impressions around the edge to create a fancy border? The options are endless! You can create beautiful pillow designs that will fit in with any room in your home.

45. Curtains

Now that you have new throw pillows, you can really add some spice to your home decor by customizing some new curtains. No need to spend hours shopping to find quality curtains that are both unique and cater to your personal aesthetic. Simply buy a set of quality, plain curtains. Then, take your rubber clothing stamp and start designing your pattern!

46. Lamp shades

Want one more thing to really set your home decor a step above the rest? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Replacing those plain old lampshades with customized ones that match your new throw pillows and curtains will really bring your home decor together. You can either buy a new lamp shade or spice up your existing one with your rubber clothing stamp. Create a border, put impressions all over, alternate colors, the options are endless and the power is in your hands.

Need some help figuring out which stamp matches your specific needs? Give us a call at 1 (850) 7STAMPS or visit us online. Our team is here to assist in any way we can.

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101 Uses for Rubber Stamps – Part 8 (DIY Projects)

ideas for DIY projects Part 8 brings great ideas for DIY projects. Here are some more great ideas to help you narrow down what kind of stamp you need for your DIY projects.

42. DIY Embossed Velvet Clothing and Accessories

You will need a rubber stamp, an iron, and ironing board, a spray bottle with water, and the velvet item you wish to emboss. First, lay the stamp face up on your ironing board. Place the velvet on top of the stamp face down. Spritz the back of the velvet with water, then press the iron to the back of the velvet for approximately thirty seconds. Remove the iron and lift the velvet off the stamp. Place the velvet face up on the ironing board to cool. Let the pattern set until the fabric has returned to room temperature.

This DIY technique can be applied to clothing and accessories such as jackets, bags, purses, scarves, shirts, dresses, skirts, hats, earmuffs, gloves, and slippers. It can also be applied to household items such as throws, curtains, pillows, wall hangings, upholstery, jewelry, gift bags, and journal covers just to name a few.

Safety Disclaimer: It is easy to burn delicate fabrics such as velvet with a hot iron. Set your iron to recommended setting for velvet fabrics and immediately remove the iron from the velvet if you start to smell the fabric burning.

43. Reverse stamping with bleach

When you think of stamping, you probably think of using your rubber stamp to add ink to create an impression. But it is also possible to use your stamp to subtract ink to create an impression. All you need is paper towels, a recycled lid from a plastic container, bleach, and colored paper. Fold up a few paper towels and put them in the plastic lid. Apply bleach to the paper towels to create a DIY stamp pad. Use your rubber stamp to apply to bleach to the colored paper and be amazed as the bleach removes the colored ink embedded in the paper, created a reverse stamping affect.

Product disclaimer: Understand that your stamp was not designed to be used at high temperatures or with any stamping medium other than Trodant brand ink and paper. It is possible that your stamp may no longer work properly for its intended purpose after being used for any of the projects described above.

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101 Uses for Rubber Stamps – Part 7 (Children)

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We’re back with part 7 of our 101 Uses for Rubber Stamps series! Part 7 brings great ideas for children. Here are some more great ideas to help you narrow down what kind of stamp you need for your children.

37. Sign artwork

Many children love arts and crafts. A custom rubber stamp is the perfect way for your child to easily sign their artwork and craft projects. You wouldn’t want them getting mixed up with someone else’s. Keep track of your child’s treasured memories.

38. Decorate children’s bedroom walls

Children love “decorating” walls. Why not let them do so in a constructive way? Use your custom rubber stamp to help them decorate their bedroom walls. It’s quick, easy, and mess free. No more finger paints, stained clothes, or frantic cleanup jobs. Channel all that energy and creativity and make memories that will last a lifetime!

39. Customize t-shirts

Our custom clothing stamps are perfect for decorating t-shirts, leggings, and any other clothing your child desires. Channel that creative energy into a project for the whole family to enjoy. Help them make presents for mom, dad, grandma, grandpa, brothers, and sisters. Decorate their own clothes for the first day of school! Who knows, maybe one day they’ll become a fashion designer!

40. Mark clothing

Children have a habit of leaving things in odd places. Use a clothing stamp to mark their clothing with their name, address, and phone number. Next time they leave a sweater at the mall or school it will be easy for a good samaritan to return the wayward clothing.

41. Temporary tattoos

Kids love decorating themselves almost as much as they love decorating walls and clothing. Temporary tattoos are a fun addition to any birthday party or sleepover. Use a custom hand stamp to give the kids fun temporary tattoos that will easily come off will a little soap and water. Rather than going out and buying expensive temporary tattoos that are complicated and messy to apply, just get a custom hand stamp that is mess free, safe, simple, and takes only an instant to apply. It’s a win-win for everyone.

Need some help figuring out which stamp matches your specific needs? Give us a call at 1 (850) 7STAMPS or visit us online. Our team is here to assist in any way we can.

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101 Uses for Rubber Stamps – Part 6 (Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses)

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We’re back with part 6 of our 101 Uses for Rubber Stamps series! Part 6 brings great ideas for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Here are some more great ideas to help you narrow down what kind of stamp you need.

30. Sign your work

Are you an artist or designer? Sign your work in seconds with a custom rubber stamp. You can sign paintings, print designs, and custom clothing such as t-shirts, sweatshirts, and more with your custom stamp. Claim your work and let every piece you sell become promotional material for your business.

31. Business cards

Mass produce your own business cards and include one in every shipment of your products. Make your cards unique and stand out from the crowd. Draw your customers in with a business card that speaks to the individuality of your small business.

32. Company logo

Breaking into the market is hard for small businesses. Getting maximum exposure is vital to success. Stamp your company logo on every piece of mail and merchandise that passes through your hands. Use your custom stamp to build your brand and grow your business.

34. Website and social media handles

Today every business—especially small businesses–needs social media if they are going to keep up with the competition. This is especially vital for small business breaking into the market. Use your custom stamp to include your website and social media handles on promotional materials. Let your customers know exactly where to find you online.

35. Loyalty cards for small businesses

Own a shop or cafe? Use a loyalty card system to reward loyal, repeat customers. Brand your cards with your logo so they don’t forget your brand. Remind them where to come to get great deals and the best prices. Make them feel like they are a valued part of your business rather than just another number on a spreadsheet.

36. Prevent fraud and identity theft

Fraud and identity theft are any business’s worst nightmare. There are an alarming number of people who wouldn’t think twice about taking advantage of a vulnerable small business—which is, unfortunately, the preferred target of these unsavory individuals. Use our identity theft protection stamp to protect yourself, your business, and your employees from criminals.

Need some help figuring out which stamp matches your specific needs? Give us a call at 1 (850) 7STAMPS or visit us online. Our team is here to assist in any way we can.

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101 Uses for Rubber Stamps – Part 5 (New Year’s Bash)

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We’re back with part 5 of our 101 Uses for Rubber Stamps series. Part 5 brings great ideas for ringing in the New Year with friends and family! Here are some more great ideas to help you narrow down what kind of stamp you need.

24. Customize Balloons

What party is complete without festive balloons? But you don’t want just any balloons. There probably are very many options to choose from when you are balloon shopping. You want unique balloons that will make your party memorable. That’s where we come in! Use your new custom rubber stamp to decorate your balloons so they are a step above the rest.

25. Decorate Holiday Banners

Your New Year’s party is not complete without a beautifully crafted banner to ring in the new year. Use your custom stamp to decorate your new banner to match your balloons and place settings!

26. Custom Party Invitations

Your guests may have multiple options to choose from when deciding where to celebrate the New Year. Make sure they choose your New Year’s bash with beautifully crafted party invitations courtesy of your custom rubber stamp.

27. Hand Stamps to Track Guest Attendance

Are you putting on a huge bash? Need a way to track guest attendance and discourage party crashers? A rubber hand stamp with your custom logo or graphic will do the trick. Anyone with a hand stamp is an invited guest. Anyone without a hand stamp is a party crasher. An easy, cheap, security measure for your awesome New Year’s bash.

28. Party Favors

Every great party needs party favors. Attach a little message or thank you note to every favor as a nice touch to thank your guest for choosing your party to ring in the new year.

29. Custom Thank You Notes

Of course, don’t forget the thank you notes after the party has ended. These are another small token of appreciation for your guests’ attendance and support. Give your notes a personal touch with your new custom rubber stamp so your guests know just how much you are really thinking of them.

Need some help figuring out which stamp matches your specific needs? Give us a call at 1 (850) 7STAMPS or visit us online. Our team is here to assist in any way we can.

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101 Uses for Rubber Stamps – Part 4 (Holiday Gifts)

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We’re back with part 4 of our 101 Uses for Rubber Stamps series. Part 4 brings more holiday cheer with ideas for gifts to give to friends and loved ones this holiday season! Here are some more great ideas to help you narrow down what kind of stamp you need.

18. Decorate tote bags as gifts

Everyone can use a tote bag! They are great to take to the beach, on camping trips, use as a diaper bag, carry school books, use as a laundry bag, use as a picnic basket, and pretty much any use you can think of. They are handy, versatile and really easy to customize with your new customized clothing stamp!

19. Decorate doll clothes

Have a little niece or nephew who loves playing with dolls? Want to get them some new doll clothes? Want to customize those doll clothes, but don’t know how to embroider? Use your new clothing stamp to customize the new doll clothes for them. It’s super easy, only takes a few minutes, and no special skills are required.

20. Customize T-shirts

Wouldn’t it be cool to get customized T-shirts for the whole family? But custom T-shirts can be expensive, especially if you have a big family. Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. Take that new clothing stamp, by some plain T-shirts, and customize to your heart’s content. Make all the T-shirts match or add a personal touch for each family member. It’s all up to you.

21. Picture frames

Have a photographer in your family? Customize a picture frame for them! Make them a matching set of picture frames or mix and match. You can even make every person in your family a matching picture frame!

22. Jewelry boxes

Lots of people love jewelry boxes. Put neat little borders on a jewelry box for mom or grandma. Go wild with a glittery jewelry box for little sister. Make them match. Make them different. It’s all up to you!

23. Stamp designs in fresh soap or candles

Are you really handy, crafty person who likes to make things like soaps or candles? If that’s your thing, you can take your custom rubber stamp and make impressions on your gifts. Add a little personal touch to each item this holiday season.

Safety warning: Making impressions in hot wax or lye might damage your stamp depending on the temperature of the medium. Be aware that any pre-inked or self-inking stamp used for this purpose may not work properly with ink again after being used in this manner.

Need some help figuring out which stamp matches your specific needs? Give us a call at 1 (850) 7STAMPS or visit us online. Our team is here to assist in any way we can.

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101 Uses for Rubber Stamps – Part 3 (Holiday Tradition)

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We’re back with part 3 of our 101 Uses for Rubber Stamps series. Part 3 is continuing on the subject of holiday season which is now in full swing! There are so many uses for your new rubber stamp this year. You might even use it to start a new holiday tradition. Here are some more great ideas to help you narrow down what kind of stamp you need.

12. Customize Coasters (wood or chipboard)

Tired of your boring old wood or chipboard coasters? Rather than spending money on new ones, refresh the ones you already have with your new custom holiday stamp! Just make sure put some sort of waterproof sealant over it to ensure the ink doesn’t bleed.

13. Decorate an Apron for the Chef

Does your family get together over a giant home cooked feast over the holidays? Someone has to cook all that food. Give the chef a little love this year by decorating a holiday apron for them to wear. Get the kids together and make it a family activity. Let them surprise their favorite chef!

14. Decorate Paper or Cloth Napkins

Sick of seeing the same old cloth napkins year after year? Don’t want to have the same generic paper napkins as everyone else? Decorate your napkins with some holiday cheer! Use your custom rubber stamp to make a border, stamp a pattern, or just go crazy stamping everywhere. Get the kids involved and make it a family activity, maybe even a new holiday tradition!

15. Spice Up Paper Plates and Cups

Tired of washing all those holiday dishes? Don’t want to use the same old paper plates and cups that everyone else is using? Spice up your disposable dishware with a custom holiday rubber stamp. Make them match your new napkins and coasters or make each one a unique design. The power is in your hands.

16. Add Some Style to a Tablecloth

What about a new tablecloth to match your dishware, napkins, and coasters? Impress your family and friends with a homemade matching set this year courtesy of your custom holiday rubber stamp. Make it a new holiday tradition.

17. Spice Up an Old Tradition by Decorating Desserts With Stamp Impressions

What holiday feast is complete without dessert? Cookies and sweets are an important tradition in most holidays. Decorate your cookies this year by stamping impressions with a clean and sterilized rubber stamp. Try making fun impressions in cookie dough and icing.


Safety disclaimer: You should never use a stamp that has–or has had in the past–ink in it. You should also never attempt to use any type of food coloring in place of ink in self-inking or pre-inked stamps. Only use brand new stamps without ink that have been cleaned and sterilized.


Need some help figuring out which stamp matches your specific needs? Give us a call at 1 (850) 7STAMPS or visit us online. Our team is here to assist in any way we can.

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101 Uses for Rubber Stamps – Part 2 (Holiday Ideas)

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We’re back with part 2 of our 101 Uses for Rubber Stamps series. Part 2 is all about the upcoming holiday season and the many uses you can put your new rubber stamp to use this year. Here are some more great ideas to help you narrow down which kind of stamp you need.

7. Make custom gift tags

Store bought gift tags can get a little old after a while. There are only so many variations available, and if you buy in bulk like many of us do for these holiday essentials, you may find yourself stuck with gift tags that all look the same. So, why not spruce up your gifts a little this holiday season with some custom gift tags? If you make your own gift tags each one will be unique and every gift can get a personal touch.

8. Decorate gift wrap

Got plain, boring gift wrap that needs a little festive cheer? Customize your gift wrap with your own custom stamp. No two gifts will ever look alike again and they will all have that personal touch. You can even make it into a fun family activity. Start a new tradition this holiday season with your very own custom rubber stamp.

9. Make custom holiday cards

Once you’ve used your rubber stamp to customize the gift tags and decorate the gift wrap, you can make a custom holiday card to go with it! Give each card a personal touch this season so your friends and family will all know just how much they all mean to you.

10. Create fun holiday decorations

Get the whole family in on the fun by creating your own holiday decorations this year. You custom rubber stamp will allow you to make unique decorations for the whole neighborhood to envy.

11. Customize place settings

Having a big family holiday meal? Create custom place settings to fit the occasion. While you’re at it, you might as well show off those homemade decorations, cards, and personalized gifts.


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101 Uses for Rubber Stamps – Part 1 (Parents Edition)

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Not quite sure which stamp you want? Here are some great ideas to help you narrow down which kind of stamp you need and how to put your new stamp to use. Part 1 is for all the parents out there who might be looking for a little extra help to organize their day.

1. Mark your kids’ clothes

Do you keep getting your kids’ laundry mixed up? Do your kids’ clothes mysteriously go missing in the locker room? Misplaced towels at the swimming pool? Misplaced jerseys after a soccer game? Don’t worry. We’ve got your back! Stamp your name, address, and phone number on all your kids’ clothes, towels, and jerseys so you never have to worry about losing them again.

2. Mark your kids’ lunch bags

Does your child have food allergies? Does he or she have a generic-looking lunch bag that is easily mixed up? Stamp your child’s name and relevant food allergy warnings on the lunch bag so teachers will know what you child can and cannot eat.

3. Mark your kids’ backpacks

Many parents get frustrated with kids who have a habit of forgetting important things (like backpacks) in strange places. If your child does this, you might want to consider stamping your child’s backpack with their name, address, and phone number.

4. Mark your kids’ school supplies

Some parents might be surprised how often school supplies go missing. Mark the larger items such as notebooks and folders with your child’s name to ensure they never get lost or mixed up with anyone else’s. You can also go one step further and stamp the school subject such as Math, Science, or English on the folder or notebook to help keep your child organized.

5. Create bookmarks

Every bookworm need cool bookmarks. Encourage your child to read by making handmade bookmarks. You can even make it a family project! When you’re done, your child will have cool custom bookmarks to encourage them to read and learn.

6. Check off chore lists

Does your child have a list of chores they need to check off every day? Having a custom stamp can make the chore list a little more fun! Use one of the hundreds of graphics from our logo library to create your custom stamp. It can be something as simple as a star or a smiley face.


Need some help figuring out which stamp matches your specific needs? Give us a call at 1 (850) 7STAMPS or visit us online. Our team is here to assist in any way we can.

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