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Faux Postage Stamps

Faux postage stamps, handstamped with animals and botanical images. Rectangular postage stamps with deer, fox, rabbit, pineapple, tropical trees and leaves.

Faux postage stamps are fun and easy to make with the Stitched So Sweetly Dies. Combined with Designer Series Papers and stamp sets, faux postage stamps are fun embellishments for your cards, scrapbook pages and bullet journals.

I used the 3 smallest dies from the set to create my postage stamps. You can go bigger if you wish, depending on your project.

It’s a great and economical way to use up your paper scraps for this project. Also, it’s something that can be done quickly. Sometimes, we just need a project that we can complete in minutes and this one is definitely one of those.

Don’t worry if your stamps don’t fit the small space. It adds to the charm of your postage stamps. By showing just a part of the image, you create interest and a sense of mystery. Make sure you add a number at the top right corner for that finishing touch.

Here’s a list of materials to help you create your own faux postage stamps:

I hope that you enjoyed this technique and that you’ll give it a go. There are many ways you can use postage stamps to your projects. Add them to your cards, tags, envelopes, bullet journals, scrapbooking and memory-keeping.

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Would you like to learn this in class? Let me know so we can organise one for you. Bring along your friends so you can share the experience.

Are you also looking for other fun papercraft projects? Check out my events page and book in. There’s always something new to learn.

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