As any clear stamps are to be used with an acrylic block - simply peel the stamp away from the plastic backing sheet and mount onto an acrylic block. After use, replace the stamps on to the plastic sheet for storage purposes and clean with soap and water. When they come to you the clear stamps come between two clear sheets of acetate plus an extra one that has the printed images of the stamps, so the first thing I did is to transfer all the stamps into the printed acetate, it is easier to find the right message and also check if one is missing.

First, stamp the circle message onto the white card. I used Spanish Moss Versafine ink.

Select the event and ink it up.

Stamp it inside the previous stamped image using a darker ink or just the same. This is the beauty of the clear stamps and of this set. You can customize your sentiment with different messages and different colours.

If you are using pigment inks which work better with clear stamps, let them dry for a few seconds before punching out.

Punch out using a 1 3/8" punch. Highly recomend EKSuccess punches.

The finished stamped image. To see it incorporated into a card, look at the Card Samples.

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This set contains 27 individual clear stamps. It is designed to be a two step set so that you will be able to customize your messages, allowing you to create them within a circle or just the simple text.

All the messages fit in 1 1/2” circle punch, even an scalloped edge one as well as the straight edge 1 3/8” circle punch.

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1 3/8" Circle Punch EkSuccess - works great with All Year Round and Circle Tags. At the minute the best way to get it is through Stampin Up demonstrators. If you don't know anyone let me know as I have a couple of friends who are demonstrators and I believe they can put an order no matter where you live in the UK.

1 1/2" Scalloped Woodware Punch - works great with All Year Round and Circle Tags stamps as well as with the InCircles foiled die cut messages from Craftwork Cards. Because it is a rather new product, only a few weeks in this country, many shops haven't got it yet. But it is coming. As soon as a friendly shop stocks it I will let you all know.

1 1/2" Circle Punch - works well with All Year Round and Circle Tags, it gives you more white edge all around the circle than the 1 3/8”.  It is a fairly standard size, so many manufacturers make it. The one in picture above is from EkSuccess which is the one I prefer, but I can also recommend the Woodware one -which looks like the yellow Scalloped one- which may be easier to find in shops around the country.

Mixed Sentiments ·Mixed_Sentiments.html
Essentials circles ·Essential_Circles.html
square Essentials ·Square_Essentials.html
wording stamps Wording_Stamps.html
big sentiments · Big_Sentiments.html
circle tags · Circle_Tags.html
square tags ·Square_Tags.html
double sayings ·Double_Sayings.html
Mix and Match ·Mix_and_Match.html
all year round ·
dotty borders ·Dotty_Borders.html
shadow monograms ·Shadow_Monograms.html
CARD samples

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