I thought that sounded like a really great idea. What a great idea. My stamps are just sitting there not being used, except for sentiments, because it is such a chore to look through the images. Well, I started pulling my stamps out and stamping the images on paper. I found this process tedious and quickly lost interest, plus you have to stop and clean each stamp. I still wanted my stamps in a book, so I came up with an easier way that would make it doable for me.
What I decided to do was print pictures of the stamps on paper. This system will still be tedious if you have hundred of stamps, but I don't have that many. I rely more on my Cricut to cut out embellishments than using stamps.
So for the few stamps I have, I either found images to save to my computer on the internet or took pictures. I could print out the pictures on paper and put them in a book. I found most of my stamp sets on my CTMH website, I basically only have stamps from Close to My Heart. If an image wasn't available I took pictures of it with my camera. I combined a few images of the stamp sets on one page in my photo program and printed them out and put them in a binder. Now I can flip through a book and look at all my stamps.
|A few finished pages|
As you can see, I now have pictures of my stamps for a book. It's not a perfect system, but I find I use them a little more because it's a little easier to find the one I want. It won't work for those wooden stamps, but if you have those clear silicone stamps on sheets it works great.
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Till next time.