Mounting Unmounted Rubber Stamps
by Beate Johns
Get unmounted rubber stamps ready to use.
- Unmounted Rubber Stamp Images, Flower Soft™ Moments in Time, Man of the Match used here
- Repositionable Cushioning Sheet, Kling-On used here
- Rubber Scissors
- Acrylic Block
Take a piece of repositionable cushioning sheet the size of your rubber stamp sheet and turn it foam size down.
Start peeling off backing paper.
Peel off paper completely.
Place your rubber stamp sheet over the cling foam.
Press both layers together to make sure they stick together.
Start trimming the rubber stamps closely with rubber scissors.
Only make straight cuts or you will undercut the rubber, taking away the support of the cushion.
Continue to trim your stamps until they are all cut out.
Alternatives to Cling Foam:
Instead of mounting your rubber stamps to cling foam, you can also trim them and attach them to an acrylic handle with
-Double Sided Tape
Storing Unmounted Stamps
There are several storage solutions for unmounted stamps. You can keep them in empty CD cases, ring binders or in special storage containers. Some of them are:
-Storage boxes sold by Gina K. and Taylored Expressions