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Stamping With Dies + Giveaways

Hi! Today I am sharing a fun way to use coordinating dies to create foam stamps. I also have info on a FREE stamp set, blog hop, and giveaways!

[All supplies are linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post. Multiple stores are also linked in the parentheses following the product name. Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you. To watch the video in HD on YouTube, click HERE.]

I am always looking for ways to use my supplies creatively… ways to get more value from my investments. Today’s technique is great for that. You can take any die and create a stamp from it!

My first example features the new Waffle Flower Make a Fish Die (WF | SSS). This die is so much fun and unique! After I cut, colored, and assembled her (see my video for tips to make this process faster), I added details with Tonic Crystal Glaze, a White Gelly Roll Pen, and an Aqua Shimmer Pen.

I wanted to make it look like there were more fish in the background, so I created a matching solid stamp by die cutting White Craft Foam with the fish from Waffle Flower Make a Fish Die (WF | SSS). I then temporarily adhered the foam fish to a Fiskars Stamp Block and stamped it repeatedly with Hero Arts White Dye Ink. Such great results! I also added bubbles with Tonic Crystal Glaze and a sentiment from the Waffle Flower Make a Fish Stamp Set (WF | SSS).

My second example is a very different style, but uses the same technique. I die cut White Craft Foam hearts using the Waffle Flower Stitched Love Die Set (WF | SSS). I then stamped with the foam hearts and Hero Arts White Dye Ink to create the patterned background. Finally, I used the matching faux stitching heart stamps from the Waffle Flower Stitched Love Stamp Set (WF | SSS) to stamp on top with Waffle Flower New Fish In Pond Ink ( WF | SSS).

I can’t get over how cute this little girl is – she looks like my Lila! She is from the Waffle Flower Little Bakers Stamp Set (WF | SSS) and I colored her quickly with Copic Markers. The sentiment is from the Waffle Flower Flora Cat Stamp Set (WF | SSS).

RELATED VIDEOS

Here are a few more videos that are related and may be helpful:

BLOG HOP

Today I am part of a fun blog hop celebrating the newest release from Waffle Flower. Waffle Flower always has such unique stamps and dies… and this release proves that! You can find all the products HERE at Waffle Flower or HERE at Simon Says Stamp.

The next stop on the hop is the blog of my favorite person – Kathy Racoosin! (You can always start at the beginning of the hop on the Waffle Flower Blog.)

FREE STAMP!

Want a free stamp set? Waffle Flower is giving a FREE Forever Stamp Set (below) with orders over $25 through 12/10/17. (The stamp set needs to be in your cart for the promo code to work. Limited 1 per customer. While supplies last.) Use the code “VDAY2018” when shopping HERE.

GIVEAWAY

Waffle Flower is giving away $25 gift certificates to FIVE lucky winners. For your chance, leave a comment below and on the blogs along the hop by 11:59pmEST on 12/10/17. (To leave a comment, scroll down to the bottom of this post and click the green “leave a comment” button. The winner’s name will be randomly selected, and announced on the Waffle Flower blog!)

SUPPLIES

Want to find the products I used? I have listed them below! (Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you. Thank you! Affiliate and product disclosure can be found here. All products were personally purchased except those from Waffle Flower. As always, this post was NOT paid for or sponsored.) Click on the icons below each product picture to go to a favorite store.

Waffle Flower Make a Fish Die
[ SSS | WFF ]
Waffle Flower Little Bakers Stamps
[ SSS | WFF ]
Waffle Flower Little Bakers Dies
[ SSS | WFF ]
Waffle Flower Stitched Love Stamp
[ SSS | WFF ]
Waffle Flower Stiched Love Dies
[ SSS | WFF ]
Waffle Flower Make a Fish Stamps
[ SSS | WFF ]
Waffle Flower Flora Cat Stamps
[ SSS | WFF ]
White Craft Foam
[ SSS ]
Couture Creations Double Sided Adhesive
[ SSS ]
Neenah Class Crest 110lb Cardstock
[ SSS | ELH | AMZUS ]
Sketch Copic Markers
[ SSS | ELH ]
White Gelly Roll Pens 3 Sizes
[ SSS | AMZUS ]
Tonic Aqua Shimmer Pens
[ SSS | ELH ]
Tonic Crystal Glaze
[ SSS ]
Fiskars Stamp Block with Feet
[ SSS ]
Hero Arts White Dye Ink
[ SSS | ELH ]
VersaFine Onyx Black Ink
[ SSS | ELH ]
Hero Arts Intense Black Ink
[ SSS | ELH ]
Waffle Flower New Fish In Pond Ink
[ SSS | WFF ]
MISTI Stamping Tool
[ SSS | ELH ]
Micropore Tape
[ SSS ]
Kokuyo Long Dot Liner Adhesive
[ SSS ]
Hero Arts Ultra Clean
[ SSS | ELH ]
3M Foam Adhesive
[ SSS ]
Sizzix Big Shot Express
[ SSS ]