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Rubber stamping

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Stamped Paper Tablecloth for Summer

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Block Print Valentines

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A Valentine's Day card is even more special when it's handmade, and there are a number of techniques you can employ to create your own cards at home. One especially distinctive method is block printing. Dating back to ninth-century China, block printing involves transferring an ink impression of a design carved in wood, linoleum, or other engravable medium to another surface. Once a design is chosen and then carved, it can be used to make an unlimited number of prints. If you're creating multiple cards, reapply ink to the block after each print, and wash the block with warm water, drying it with a lint-free cloth after every three prints.
Materials
  • Designs of your choice
  • Tracing paper
  • Pencil
  • Speedy Stamp
  • Large spoon
  • Linoleum cutter
  • Various linoleum cutter blades
  •  Block-printing ink 
  • Wax-coated paper plates
  • Soft rubber brayer
  • Card stock
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Paper Airplane How-To

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Bandanna Party

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If you're planning a child's celebration, creating a theme from scratch can be as simple as selecting fun paper and rubber stamps. Bandanna and dot patterns create a festive and fun celebration that's perfect for children of all ages.
Materials
  • Goody bags
  • Screw punch
  • Paper
  • Ribbon
  • Baker's Twine
  • Scisssors
  • Tape
  • Starburst craft punch
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Spooky Pumpkins and Pumpkin Prints

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Shamrock Potato Print

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Here's a quick way to add a bit of Irish spirit to a St. Patrick's Day meal: green shamrocks made with rustic potato prints. This project can be started and finished while a stew is simmering in an oven, so consider printing these cheerful good-luck symbols on napkins, place mats made from masking paper, and place cards.
Materials
  • Potatoes
  • Heart-shaped cookie cutter
  • Scalloping scissors
  • Paring knife
  • Masking paper (available at auto-supply stores)
  • Green ink pad
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Hearts and Blocks Valentines

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Halloween Treat Bags

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