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Unread 05-22-2015, 08:09 AM   #1
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Default Mounted Stamp MISTI hack...

Inspired by Heather's Duplo stamp positioner, I figured out a way to use my MISTI with wood stamps... YAY! All we need there is a higher corner to snug the stamp into.

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Time for a video tutorial for those of us visual learners! LOL
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Yep, what Kathy said! (Please)
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What are the red rectangles?
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They are the Legos for tiny hands. They are called Duplos (?). Remember getting these for my daughter when she was 2 or so.
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The Misti is one of the major reasons I started unmounting my old rubber stamps.
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I'm working on a video but I have some other projects to finish up first... I'll try to get it done this week.

My stamps are mostly unmounted but I have some 'collectibles' that I don't want to unmount, mostly older House Mouse and Pooh stamps.
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I'm working on a video but I have some other projects to finish up first... I'll try to get it done this week.

My stamps are mostly unmounted but I have some 'collectibles' that I don't want to unmount, mostly older House Mouse and Pooh stamps.
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It looks like the Misti is open and the duplos are being used as a stamp positioner? If so, I don't see the advantage over the stamp-a-ma-jig. I will be watching for the video.
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It looks like the Misti is open and the duplos are being used as a stamp positioner? If so, I don't see the advantage over the stamp-a-ma-jig. I will be watching for the video.
Not really much different except the raised corner of the MISTI keeps the positioner from sliding.

Life piled up on me, Kathy! So sorry.
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Thanks for the poke! I had done the video portion when we were talking about it last, I promise!

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Thanks Dina! I may find some duplos at the thrift store uptown!
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Wonderful that you have found a solution for the Misti with our wood stamps. Thank you so much Dina! Guess I will be checking the thrift stores soon.

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Thank you, Dina! This is a great idea. This is much better than the stampamajig as the corner blocks stay in place. Going looking for some Legos/duplos.
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I watched your video, Dina. Thank you

When I was starting out on this cardmaking odyssey, I purchased an Apple Pie memories Stamp Positioner Kit. Never really used it because I had a SAM (don't ask why I bought it???) Anyway, I never discarded it and even knew when to find it. It has a 3 1/2" X 5" X 1/2" (thick) acrylic 'L' shaped piece. I tried it in the MISTI using it like the Duplo blocks. IT WORKS! I'm too lazy to redo all my wood mounted stamp - not to mention the cost.

Now I know why I bought it, to keep for several years and find a use for my purchase.
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Guess I will raid the huge Rubbermaid bin in our basement. Full of these things for the grandchildren. LOL

Also wondering if you put a magnet on the bottom somehow if that would help hold it into the corner.
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Off to raid the duplos bin downstairs......LOL!
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Hi!
I have the Memory Misti and the T shaped stamp positioner, great idea for wood mounted stamps, I still have a few. Thank you
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Wow Dini.....Great idea, so clever and thrifty.
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Thank you for the video, Dini. Can't wait to give it a try tomorrow!
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Thank you Dina! will be looking for duplo in the thrift/secondhand stores now
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Thank you Dina for the video!!
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I like this idea, Dina. Thanks for sharing it with us.
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Thank you, I'll use this as I treasure my wood mounted stamps and haven't unmounted them.
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No Duplo blocks left here in this household but I have an old L shaped wood stamp positioner that I will try this idea with.
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Smile Stamp Positionner

I try to find doable ways of crafting that are quality, but inexpensive. Along those lines and since I don't have children, it occurred to me that I could use a strong right angle for a stamp positionner; specifically a large-enough capital letter L. I was searching for a wood version of this at my local craft store, and instead found one made of several layers of chipboard for $1.99. (Just be sure not to purchase one that has any serfs on the L.) Success!
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Clever, Cindy!
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