Monday, April 4, 2011

Workaround the acrylic block

These days you get stamps mounted on clear plastic which is great since it saves a lot of space the wood-mounted ones would take up. This was a new discovery for me and then I found out you need some type of "acrylic block" to mount these on before you can use them. This video explains it very well: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIuUiPZD5Ag I figured this out after I bought a clear stamp but didn't have an acrylic block. What to do until you can get one? Use a glass! I had a round, flat-based glass that had the right surface area for the stamp to fit on: This is the view through the glass. You can see perfectly where to position the stamp on your paper:

Easy as pie.

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