One-of-a-Kind Stamps and Crafts
From the Series Girl Crafts
Do you love using stamps to create crafts? Discover ways to design your own personalized stamps in One-of-a-Kind Stamps and Crafts! Craft expert Kathy Ross shows you how to make stamps from ordinary materials such as pony beads, buttons, pipe cleaners, and rubber bands. In addition, she provides many ideas for what to make with your stamps, as well as instructions for a Stamp Storage Box and an Ink Pad Storage Shelf. Get ready to have fun with stamps!
The Horn Book Guide
“No-frills illustrated instructions explain how to create twenty different homemade stamps using inexpensive, readily available materials includes bottle caps, corks, buttons, and craft foam. Rudimentary craft ideas using the stamps—such as decorating invitations or making stickers—are also provided, as are directions for making an ink pad storage shelf and stamp storage box. A clean design makes the information accessible.” —The Horn Book Guide
Author: Kathy Ross
Kathy Ross grew up in upstate New York in the 1950s. She credits her unusual and very creative elementary school education at Oswego State Teachers College coupled with a childhood that afforded her time to "be" for her endless ability to create. Kathy has written many children’s songs, is a writer for the Highsmith Summer Reading Manual, has made dozens of television appearances, and has given workshops for both children and adults around the country. Kathy has published more then 60 books to date. She was honored to be the featured author of the month on the website of the Children’s Book Council.
Illustrator: Nicole in den Bosch
Nicole in den Bosch lives and works with her family in a Civil War-era general store and schoolhouse on the eastern shore of Maryland. She has illustrated numerous books, greeting cards, and magazines.