Tuesday, February 14, 2012

((guest post)) hand-carved stamps...from APPLES!


Happy Valentine's Day, y'all! You get a bonus Valentine's themed tutorial this week brought to you by sweet Erika from Rouge & Whimsy! 

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Hi, I'm Erika from the blog and shop Rouge & Whimsy.

I love the almost rustic look of a hand-carved stamps. I've seen quite a few cute tutorials on Pinterest , but most require you get a block to carve a stamp from.

I have an even cheaper and easier way to make a handmade stamp using things you have in your kitchen right now... like a potato or apple.


Gather your supplies: knife, apple or potato, stamp pad, paper -- carve out shapes -- stamp onto paper.

It's super easy &fun! and of course, when you're done, you can always eat your remaining stamp supplies... I prefer mine with cheese. ;)


Thanks Kim for having me!

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Thank YOU, Erika! I see some stationery in my future.

love.

4 comments:

  1. I love making cards/stationary! What a fun tutorial, Erika :) Thanks for sharing your crafty wisdom with us!
    and it's even more exciting knowing you can eat the leftovers!

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  2. I remember doing this is girl scouts with potatoes!

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  3. haha i have never heard of doing this before!

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  4. Love Erika and her craftiness!! Lovely ideas here, my favorite part: the sweet little snack afterwards ;]

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