Stamp School #2 How to Ink a Stamp

Hi friends! In this weeks Stamp School lesson we will make this card:


You will need:

  • 1 sheet of white cardstock
  • Inkpads in shades if red, green and black
  • Paper trimmer
  • Button and string (if desired)
  • Optional: Paint brush and water/waterbrush

The first technique you will need when learning how to stamp is how to apply ink to a stamp. I know it seems basic but many people get it wrong. Today I will show you a no-fail way and we will create a beautiful card. you will also learn how to make background paper which is a great way to practice and good for scrapbookers too plus you will always have paper to match your project! Interested yet? Watch the video to learn how!


I hope you are enjoying stamp school, I sure am! Next week we will be sing water-based markers, I will use the Spectrum Aqua markers (affiliate link) but you can use whatever water-based makers you have. The Spectrum Aquas are nice if you want to pick some up though. You can catch last weeks episode on basic supplies here if you missed it. Thanks for stopping by ad til next time happy crafting!


13 thoughts on “Stamp School #2 How to Ink a Stamp

  1. Lindsay, thank you so much for video number 2! I enjoy all of your videos and the time you put into them. I have learned so much about watercolor from you, and now I am so excited to start stamping! Thank you!


  2. Lindsay, this is a great series of videos. I wish they had been available when I first started paper crafting. I kept using the wrong type of ink whenever I would try to color something and I got very frustrated and just stopped doing it. These are a wealth of information everyone. I just love your videos. You are just a hoot to watch. I love your bubbly personality. Thanks for all you do for us. We truly appreciate it.


    1. thanks! It’s never too late to try again, I hope you still have your supplies and you stamp with us!


  3. This was great! I may need to rush out to Joann’s and get done teardrop ink pads. Where can I fine re-inkers? Thanks.


  4. I have been having a hard time, trying to divide that A4 sheet. Thank you for the dimension Lindsay đŸ™‚


  5. Fabulous class. I learned and re-learned so much!!! I have a set of cards ready to assemble and all I want to do now is push them aside and do the stuff you showed us. I won’t, control, control. Thanks so much for doing these classes I am recommending them to my friends.


  6. Hi Lyndsay thank you so much for the stamping class which I am finding very interesting. I’ve never tried making cards but I love painting and drawing so I think I will give it a go


  7. This Is So Beautiful. You Do Make the Most Amazing Cards Lindsay!
    Patricia Lee! Do So It’s Fun! I Have Sent Friends Family Want To Send A Card 2 Lindsay Too Thanking Her. My Art According 2 Friends and Family Has Improved Much Since Watching Her Tutorials
    Making Cards Today such fun!
    Your a very talented person đŸ™‚


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