Hello! Thanks for joining me in the craft room with me today! Here I was with only the cat to talk to, and now, here you are. Last week we talked about card making, and my top 6 must-have items for making a basic card. A lot of card makers become stampers, so today, I thought we’d talk about stamping, specifically … what exactly you NEED to start.
Naturally there are a lot of options, as with card making, so I’ll try to break it down for those who are just starting out in the world of stamping.
That’s it for the absolute basics you will need to start stamping. Of course there are lots of extra things you can get … like embossing powders, heat guns, anti-static pouches, markers, pencils, paints … but these are the things that you will need to get you started.
If you are working with a limited budget, don’t be afraid to purchase small stamp sets. You’ll be surprised how versatile they can be. I have a number of video series on my YouTube channel showing you how to take one stamp set and use it 3, or 5 or 7 different ways. I’ll link to a few of those series in the show notes.
I enjoy stamping because I can’t draw, but I enjoy colouring in. Stamps solve that problem for me. If you are looking for stamps in Australia, I invite you to check out my online store, as stamps are my specialty.
Remember … people will tell you that you need a whoooooooole lot of things, but one person’s need is another person’s budget-buster or want-list item … so ease in at first, and if you get hooked, then you can start investing in the new toys.