How To Line Up Stamps Straight

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Are you tired of stamping and it comes out crooked? Or having tilted greetings on your cards? I’m here today to share a few tips for how to line up stamps straight. I hope you’ll join in!

Learn how to line up stamps straight every time in today's card making hack! Don't waste any more paper on crooked greetings!

The Problem

Crooked stamping is the problem! We all do it, even the ‘professionals’ who have been stamping for years. We don’t have to keep doing it though, so let’s solve the problem! It will save time and paper in the process.

I have tips for stamping straight using regular acrylic blocks and also with the Stamparatus. We will talk about using acrylic blocks first.

Using Acrylic Blocks

First, lay your stamp onto grid paper or a mat, and line it up straight with a gridline.

Learn how to line up stamps straight every time in today's card making hack! Don't waste any more paper on crooked greetings!

Place a block over top of the stamp. Line up the block straight with the gridlines, and lower the block onto the stamp to adhere.

Learn how to line up stamps straight every time in today's card making hack! Don't waste any more paper on crooked greetings!

Lay your paper straight with the gridlines. Ink your stamp. When stamping onto the paper, make sure the block edges are straight with the gridlines and edges of your paper.

Learn how to line up stamps straight every time in today's card making hack! Don't waste any more paper on crooked greetings!

It’s straight!

Learn how to line up stamps straight every time in today's card making hack! Don't waste any more paper on crooked greetings!

Using The Stamparatus

Lay your stamp onto the base, aligning it straight with gridlines. You can do this on top of paper or directly on the platform base.

Learn how to line up stamps straight every time in today's card making hack! Don't waste any more paper on crooked greetings!

Rotate the clear plate over to pick up the stamp. Just before making contact with the stamp, make sure gridlines on the plate are straight with the words on the stamp.

Learn how to line up stamps straight every time in today's card making hack! Don't waste any more paper on crooked greetings!

After the stamps are adhered, check to make sure the stamps are straight with the gridlines.

Learn how to line up stamps straight every time in today's card making hack! Don't waste any more paper on crooked greetings!

Ink the stamps and stamp.

Learn how to line up stamps straight every time in today's card making hack! Don't waste any more paper on crooked greetings!

Straight!

Video Tutorial

If you’re more of a visual learner, watch along below as I share these tips in today’s video!

I hope today’s post helped you learn how to line up stamps straight. Thanks for visiting!

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2 Replies to “How To Line Up Stamps Straight”

  1. Katy O'Fleming

    HI Anna- thanks for all your tips to solve everyday problems in card making! You’re very kind to share your knowledge and experience!

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