Easy Scene Stamping & Fun Faux Wood Grain!

Hi friends! I am so happy to share these projects with you tonight. I discovered a really fun stamp company (OK, they have been around for years, I’m just late to the party LOL) called Rubber Stamp Tapestry who makes sweet little stamps on pegs and they are so fun a quick to use!


DEAL ALEART!!! 20% off any order $10 or more of peg stamps and sets from Rubber Stamp Tapestry (does not apply to inks, tools, etc), coupon code:  RST16 You can also phone in your order and mention the coupon code if you prefer.

See how these are used in todays video!

Here are the stamp sets I showed in video:

Demo #1 “Heart Wreath” Cherry Blossoms

Demo #2 “Rose ATC” Brambly Rose

Demo #3 “Pond Scene” Lotus Pond  and lily pad and Lotus Flower

The completed cards and ATCs used the flowing sets. Please note there are no duplicates between sets at Rubber Stamp Tapestry and it is noted on individual stamps if they are a part of a set so you don’t have to worry about buying duplicates, love that!

Using the peg stamps to build a scene is like putting rocks in a jar, first put the large ones in, then the medium, then the tiny pebbles and then the sand. It is a great way to think of balancing the design with the small stamps.


Faux Wood grain how-to:

1. Score paper every 1/2″

2. Swipe paper with ink going in the direction of the score lines (wood grain)

3. Dry-brush on some white paint or gesso going in the direction of the wood grain.

4. Trace the score lines with a dark brown colored pencil and add nail holes and knots to the “wood” with the same pencil.

I want to thank Rubber Stamp Tapestry for sponsoring today’s video, if you shop be sure to use the coupon code RST16 to save 20% on stamp orders over $10! Thanks for stopping by and til next time happy crafting!

21 Responses

  1. Wow, I love these! I never knew what peg stamps were for but these are so neat. I really like making patterned paper and this looks easy enough for my friends who are stamper beginners! TFS1


  2. Very neat. Love these. Oh my will have to have. Hard to get much done with a new puppy.


  3. I had to go get the cherry blossom set and a couple of singles stamps a new pen and stamp pad
    ….love them for making background paper. Now I am very excited at my Valentines day present to myself lol!


  4. I have several of these sets and I love them. Deeply etched rubber for nice clean images. Great customer service.


  5. Really liked all the designs. Could you please tell me what type of brush (the short stubby brush is called) I would like to add that to my supplies. I really liked how easy it was to do the sunrise/sunset.
    Thank you in Advance for your response.


  6. Excellent video! Thank you for the demonstration on how to use the peg stamps.


  7. Hi Lindsay,
    I just wanted to let you know how much I enjoy your videos! I have gotten so much information and inspiration from them. As a small thank you, I have some stamps I would like to send you, if you would feel comfortable sharing your address. If not, I completely understand!


  8. Just recd by order today from Rubber Stamp Tapestry. So glad you demonstrated using the Brambly Rose set. I ordered that set. Thanks for sharing your knowledge!!


  9. Beautiful cards and the stamps are amazing!!


  10. Lindsay, unless you give us the link to watch the video on your YouTube channel, there is no place to give you a thumbs-up.


  11. Lindsay, thank you so much for the tutorial on the faux woodgrain! That is so clever! Can’t wait to try! Awesome stamping too! Always wanted to know how to put together scenes with stamps! These look great! Thanks again! Have a great day!!


  12. This was an awesome tutorial, which are true with all your tutorials. I tried the faux wood grain background. It isn’t as pretty as yours, but looks okay. Thank you


  13. Love this. I’ve been using RST for 15 years and find the quality outstanding. Real was glad you showed a faux wood look that was easy peasy. Can’t wait to try tomorrow. I look forward to your post everyday. Have a great weekend.

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  14. I love the faux wood grain look! Thanks for the amazing videos! I bought a couple of sets of these stamps because I thought they might be easier with my RA. They work great!

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  15. Thanks for the tutorial and coupon! Loved the Lotus scene; you always pack a lot of content into your videos.


  16. Great video Lindsay – so many tips and ideas. Thanks for sharing your woodgrain technique…fantastic idea. You were so concerned about having your lily pads straight…not everything in nature is straight…and don’t forget they were on water…
    Alison (from Down Under)


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