|Expensive pet mat|
Apologies for the late post, had a few gremlins in my camera as well as my computer. But I made it and can't wait to visit our hostess Julia at the Stamping Ground, home of the best blog hop ever..
I've been trying to work out a cost effective way of mounting rubber stamps without using EZ Mount foam which I avoid like the plague.... The product is fantastic for others, just not for me. I don't like the feel of it and my purse doesn't like the cost of it.... As usual the brain went into overdrive.... I found a solution that works for me.
|cut around stamps with stanley knife|
|Hot knife in action|
I got to work... Trimmed the rubber then laid the unmounted stamps on my $2 mat, traced around them.... glued down. I used a liquid glue and double sided tape sheets, both methods worked beautifully....my preference would be the tape sheets, only because no drying time and less mess. Whether or not the bond is permanent is unknown at this stage.
|cut stamps, went around once more with hot knife|
Using a paintbrush, I spread Tombow glue on the back side of the foam...only because I forgot about the On & Off Glue I had....Oops! Once it's dry, it's left with enough stickiness to cling to acrylic blocks...same result as On & Off glue. The best part, mounting these stamps cost me about $3, using EZ Mount would have cost $25-30.
A big thumbs up to Walnut Hollow, congrats on a fabulous tool...can't wait to try the other tips...next time with Eliza, yes, she has one too... LOL. I'm a happy little crafter...but I miss my crafting buddy....where are you bestie? Please, please come home..
Hope you all have a great week and Happy WOYWW.