Homemade Stamp Card

It’s lovely to give or receive a homemade greetings card.  This card is made by creating a stamp with recycled polystyrene packaging.  We made a heart design – perfect for Valentine’s day, Father’s Day or Mother’s Day – but any simple shape would work well.

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You will need:

  • Blank card
  • Polystyrene food packaging
  • Scissors
  • Biro pen
  • Roller or paint brush and paint

How to make the stamp card:

  • Cut a square from a piece of clean recycled polystyrene food packaging.
  • Score a heart shape (or other design) into the polystyrene using the biro pen to make your stamp.

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  • Apply paint to the stamp with the roller or paint brush.  Rescore the design if needed to clear any excess paint.
  • Press the stamp carefully down onto the blank card and peel off again.

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