Stamparatus Basics


Stamparatus Basics Video

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Hello Friends,

I was recently asked some basic questions about using the Stamparatus stamp positioning tool from Stampin' Up!.  I remember all the questions that I had when the Stamparatus was first introduced, so I thought that you might like to see a video that addresses common questions about the Stamparatus.

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Common Stamparatus Questions Answered

What's included with the Stamparatus?  The platform, 2 plates, 2 magnets and a foam pad.

When do you use the foam pad?  Use the foam pad when stamping with Photopolymer stamps for added cushion.

How much does it cost?  $49.00

What are some of the benefits of using the Stamparatus stamp positioning tool?  Restamping a without lining up, stamping stacks of cards, technique stamping such as hinge stamping

How do you clean ink from the plates?  Most of the time wiping with water and shammy.  Occasionally, clean with soap and water then dry with cloth.  

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Sailing Home Stampin' Up! Sneak Peek

Sailing Home Stampin' Up!

Hello Friends,

I just love this time of year!  The flowers and the trees are bursting with color.  The birds are happily singing their bird songs.  Even the frogs have a happy, hello spring song.'s Sneak Peek time which means that I get to share some of my beautiful new playthings from my craft space.  Today, I'm sharing the handsome Sailing Home Bundle from Stampin' Up! which will be available starting June 4, 2019.

Sailing Home Stampin' Up!

Just look at the collection of stamps and dies offered in the Sailing Home Bundle.  The nautical stamps are all so beautifully detailed.  And the dies not only coordinate with the stamps, but there are also plenty of extra fun dies too like the sea plants, the long rope, a rope knot, a banner, arrows, and stitched sentiment shape.

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Sailing Home Card Tips and Tricks

I stamped the row of square knots using my Stamparatus and the hinge method.  It was super simple and it makes a fun border.

My anchor was cut from a Champagne Foil Sheet and tied it with the new Night of Navy/Sahara Sand Bakers Twine.

I cut my sea plants from two different colors-Mossy Meadow and Old Olive-for a little flair.

I stamped my lighthouse using Whisper White Craft Ink on Night of Navy Card Stock to brighten the background.


I love hearing from you.  What's your favorite stamp or die from the Sailing Home Bundle?




Have a fabulous day,



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Craft & Carry Stamparatus Bag Available December 5, 2018

A tool as beloved and important as the Stamparatus deserves its own special treatment. And what better way to treat your most versatile stamping companion than by giving it its own special carrying and storage solution.   I love that I can store all my Stamparatus Supplies in one gorgeous place!  Get one for your Craft Space and gift another to your favorite Crafty Friend.