Stamping With Foam Stickers

How to stamp paper and fabric with those cheap foam stickers via lilblueboo.com

If you have a child or if you are a teacher….you probably have these cheap little foam stickers laying around:

Stamping Fabric and Paper with Foam Stickers via lilblueboo.com

I use them as stamps because let’s face it…..you can only do so much with 400 horse stickers:

Stamping a t-shirt with foam stickers via lilblueboo.com

I stack the stickers 3 high….that’s just enough height to keep the ink on the stamp and not on the stamping block.  I use Legos for the stamping block because they are so customizable in shape and can be easily cleaned and thrown back in the Lego pile:

 

DIY stamp stenciling using sticker via lilblueboo.com

 

I use a paint roller or brayer to apply regular fabric paint or screen printing ink to the stickers. I used Setacolor fabric paint (from Dharma Trading) here:

Using a roller or brayer for stamping via lilblueboo.com

The first stamp:

Stamping with stickers and legos via lilblueboo.com

 

Continue stamping until your paper or fabric is covered and let dry. Then heat set with an iron:

Printing fabric with foam stamps via lilblueboo.com

An easy way to embellish tees or wrapping paper for a holiday or every day:

DIY Horse printed shirt via lilblueboo.com

Boo’s horse shirt with riding boots:

DIY Horse printed shirt tutorial via lilblueboo.com

Love this bright pink shirt from Target:

Making your own stamp tutorial via lilblueboo.com

See how to use stamping to make this upcycled pieced look below. Click the image to view the tutorial:

Upcycled T-Shirt Dress with Stamped Fabric via lilblueboo.com

Comments

  1. says

    Found you via Mamabyrd who is linked up with Project Run and Play; what a great idea! I am totally inspired to stamp up some fabric of my own right now, thank you!

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  1. […] Step 1: (Optional) While this is not a necessary step, I included it because it’s what I did for the placemats my preschooler made for this post. First, using a sponge from the 10-pk I got at a dollar store, I cut tree shapes with a pair of scissors. Then I found interestingly shaped foam stickers and stuck them on to some of my son’s and daughter’s legos (I got this brilliant idea from this project). […]

  2. […] Step 1: (Optional) While this is not a necessary step, I included it because it’s what I did for the placemats my preschooler made for this post. First, using a sponge from the 10-pk I got at a dollar store, I cut tree shapes with a pair of scissors. Then I found interestingly shaped foam stickers and stuck them on to some of my son’s and daughter’s legos (I got this brilliant idea from this project). […]