One Rubber Stamp, Many Ways! How To Get More Value For Your Stationery Buys

March 06, 2018

One Rubber Stamp, Many Ways! How To Get More Value For Your Stationery Buys

We all want to learn how to get more value for our stationery buys.  In this post we show you how we've stretched the value and usefulness of just one rubber stamp we picked from our curated cute Japanese rubber stamp selections.  

If you limit your stamp collecting obsession to only that one specially curated stamp every once in a while, then you might want to consider something out of the adorable Ohagiyama range of rubber stamps.  

Absolutely adorable with a cheeky disposition, we've tried our hand at giving our handmade stationery stash a bit of a sumptuous makeover using just this one versatile Ohagiyama 'Exercise' (SI) rubber stamp:

1. Use Your Rubber Stamp To Create Personalised Gift Wrap 

All you really need is your favourite ink pad in the colour you love. We used our VersaCraft mini black ink pad to create this gift wrap on brown Kraft paper. Stamp on alternative intervals to create a cohesive and pleasing repetitive pattern.

Ohagiyama saito rubber stamp sumo at micmoc.com

2. Use Your Rubber Stamp To Create Your Own Printed Tape (Washi)

For stamping on washi tape or 'printed tape' as we call it in Australia, it's best to use a waterproof ink like Staz On to prevent smudging. Stick a strip of washi tape over oven baking paper (or any non-stick surface), then ink and stamp over the washi tape.  The baking paper keeps your washi tape sticky till you're ready to use it and acts as a craft mat for stamping over your desk surfaces.

3. Use Your Rubber Stamp To Create Personalised Stickers or Envelope Seals

We've stamped over a sheet of self-adhesive white paper and then used our circle puncher to die-cut these stamped images.  They are great for using as envelope or gift bag/ gift wrap seals

Ohagiyama Rubber Stamp at micmoc.com at Mic Moc

4. Use Your Rubber Stamp To Create Fridge or Noticeboard Magnets

Simply stick the die-cut circles onto a round magnet. Voila. Personalised magnets for your fridge or magnetic surfaces.  

Fridge Magnet Ohagiyama Stamp at micmoc.com at Mic Moc

For a fun crafting session, why not give these snappy and easy stamping projects a go yourself! We'd love you to snap and share #micmocmakes on our Instagram 

@micmoc_shop (Follow us using the links at the top or footnote areas of this website). Cheers for now!

Note: You may also like to check out the various Ohagiyama washi tape designs available at this emporium 

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