How to Make DIY Foam Stamps Using a Stencil

Today I want to show you a simple and inexpensive way to make your own foam stamps!

741 Views 69 Likes
How to Make DIY Foam Stamps Using a Stencil
14 Steps
Supplies
Embed
1
Start by gathering your supplies. My foam and acrylic are both from Hobby Lobby (pretty inexpensive as you can see) and my stencil is from The Crafter's Workshop.

Start by gathering your supplies. My foam and acrylic are both from Hobby Lobby (pretty inexpensive as you can see) and my stencil is from The Crafter's Workshop.

2
Lay your stencil down. It doesn't matter which way (face up or face down.) Since mine was a square shape, I used the corner to my advantage.

Lay your stencil down. It doesn't matter which way (face up or face down.) Since mine was a square shape, I used the corner to my advantage.

Recommended For You
3
Using a black pen or a sharpie, trace the inside of your stencil onto your foam.

Using a black pen or a sharpie, trace the inside of your stencil onto your foam.

4
Make sure to get all the sections!

Make sure to get all the sections!

5
Once you remove your stencil, you should have a complete outline like this.

Once you remove your stencil, you should have a complete outline like this.

6
To make mine easier to handle, I cut around the area I had traced to make a smaller square

To make mine easier to handle, I cut around the area I had traced to make a smaller square

7
Next, using your exacto knife, cut out the segments of your pattern. Use your stencil as a guide if you need to. (Sometimes you wonder "does that stay or go!? Lol)

Next, using your exacto knife, cut out the segments of your pattern. Use your stencil as a guide if you need to. (Sometimes you wonder "does that stay or go!? Lol)

8
Once you're done you will have the foam part of your foam stamp! Now for the base.

Once you're done you will have the foam part of your foam stamp! Now for the base.

9
Start by spraying your foam with a good dose of spray adhesive. IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER: once glued down, your image will need to be reversed, so make sure you add your adhesive to the correct side!

Start by spraying your foam with a good dose of spray adhesive. IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER: once glued down, your image will need to be reversed, so make sure you add your adhesive to the correct side!

10
Apply the foam (adhesive side down) to your acrylic sheet. Some acrylic sheets have a thin plastic protective layer on them, so make sure to remove it first. Use even pressure or a brayer to press.

Apply the foam (adhesive side down) to your acrylic sheet. Some acrylic sheets have a thin plastic protective layer on them, so make sure to remove it first. Use even pressure or a brayer to press.

11
It is super easy to cut your acrylic to size now that you know how big your stamp is. Simply score with your exacto knife around your foam...

It is super easy to cut your acrylic to size now that you know how big your stamp is. Simply score with your exacto knife around your foam...

12
Then snap the acrylic. Repeat this on all sides as necessary.

Then snap the acrylic. Repeat this on all sides as necessary.

13
Done!! As you can see, the image is reversed so that when it's stamped, it will face the right way. I

Done!! As you can see, the image is reversed so that when it's stamped, it will face the right way. I

14

Thank you so much for joining me! To see a finished project with this Snapguide, check this out: www.thecraftersworkshop.com/b…

keyboard shortcuts:     previous step     next step
Comments
0 COMMENTS
View More Comments