New challenge : carving stamps

After seeing the wonderful stamps made by my friend Miss Thundercat, I wanted to give the whole stamp carving thing a try.
After all, I bought a stamp carving kit from Traci Bunker's Etsy shop last year, complete with cutters, carving blocks and tutorial, but never got round to actually use them.

This happy go lucky character is the third stamp I made. The previous two can be found on my flickr but I'm not happy with them. On the other hand, I would have been a natural talent if I has succeeded on first try, which obviously I am not :o)

Carving stamps is really addictive and once I buy some new carving material I see myself making other stamps. I'll keep you posted.
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6 Response to "New challenge : carving stamps"

  1. allingoodfood42 says:
    6 April 2010 at 00:20

    Wow I haven't done that since high school I really love it. It is really fun seeing how they eventually come out. Keep up the good work.

  2. Kitty Darkness Designs says:
    6 April 2010 at 10:47

    This is really cute! See, I told you it be fun once you start trying :D Haha! I'm happy you found a new addiction, yet another one I can share with you ;) xo Tarah

  3. Ceinwyn / Ingrid says:
    6 April 2010 at 11:52

    Aw, thank you both. :o)

    PS. I think I need to tweak my settings, because I wasn't notified of your comments and only saw them because I was testing the link in my latest bento post.

  4. jen morgan says:
    6 April 2010 at 19:30

    I have always wanted to try out the stamp carving also. Yours turned out super adorable!

  5. Em says:
    6 April 2010 at 21:29

    You are doing a great job!

  6. thefruitysalad says:
    7 April 2010 at 23:29

    very cute

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