"The Frugal Crafter Cleans Up" article on how to make your own stamp cleaner - from the Lily Pad cards website. 8 oz spritzer bottle 2 Tablespoons of liquid glycerin 1 Tablespoon of baby shampoo Distilled water 1 teaspoon of Rosewater (optional)
how to emboss. Note from Jacque: The only thing I would clarify is to buy pigment ink for embossing. Dye based ink is for stamping without embossing. Pigment ink will not dry on its own - it must be covered in powder and heat embossed.
Wrap some baker's twine or other string around a wooden block to create a graphic textured stamp. -can also use rubber bands- Stamp on inside of paper bags from grocery store or paper that comes in mailed packages, use as wrapping paper.