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Given that we're in the midst of #CarveDecember, today I thought I'd offer you some stamping-in-your-journal inspiration taking a peek at some of my favorite examples of stamping from my own art journal. These pages span 2012-2016. I hope you find some inspiration for stamping in your own journal!
I am a stamp junkie. I have tons of stamps. I buy tons of stamps. I make tons of stamps.
The fact is, I don't discriminate when it comes to stamps and stamping.
I like hand carved stamps:
And there are so many ways to use stamps in your art journal. Here are just a few ideas:
- to date your pages
- to create patterns
- to fill space
- to create a focal image
- to add color
- as part of collage material
- to add visual texture
- to cover up something you don't like
- to divide a page
- to add text and titles
- and so much more!
How do you use stamps in your art journal?
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