Stamps for stamping ~ there are all different types of craft stamps and it can be confusing! From cling stamps, to photopolymer stamps, reversible stamps, DistINKtive stamps ~ oh, my!  What’s the difference in these? No worries! I’m breaking it down today and giving you the complete guide to all you need to know about the different types of craft stamps!


Stamps for Stamping: The Features Explained

Whether you are card making, scrapbooking, art journaling, or working on some other type of paper craft, many projects start with stamping. I get asked all the time about the difference in rubber stamps and clear stamps (also called photopolymer stamps) so today I’ll give you a complete guide and also show you the Stampin’ Up! catalog and how to tell which type of stamp a particular stamp is!


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Imagination Station goes LIVE!

I am really excited to share something NEW! At the Spring Retreat I got bit by the LIVE bug – the YouTube Live bug, that is. It’s time to take the Imagination Station idea and go live with it. I will be sharing how to make two different Gate Fold cards. These are so unique and fun to make. I will be creating a friendship card for your friends and also a card for the kids! Yay!

Make plans to join me on YouTube on THURSDAY, MAY 28th on YouTube (Click here to go to my channel) at the time below:

  • 9am pacific time
  • 10am mountain time
  • 11am central time
  • 12pm eastern time

I will be sharing the video here on Simply Simple Stamping but the fun is in being with you LIVE! Mark your calendars and join me, won’t you?

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I hope today’s video helped clear up any confusion about the different types of stamps that are out there. I know it can be overwhelming but different rubber stamps serve different purposes. The key is understanding them so you know how to use them properly for the BEST stamped images and amazing works of art.

QUOTE OF THE DAY – “What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson