|My first stamps|
I started with stamps the way I start a lot of things, timidly. Just a few little pieces to use in small areas, mostly around mug rims- cute....
One year there were no smaller blocks, so I picked out a couple of larger ones and began to work with imprinting larger pieces.
Then he sold the business.
I found more wood blocks in Bar Harbor, on the main street in a shop that sells unfinished wood items. They sell larger blocks and those blocks would need a larger space to work with. That's when I decided to make trivets and soap dishes- a (slightly) larger canvas to play with.
Now I don't have to wait for my yearly visit to Maine. I have crossed over to stamp obsession and need to stay away from the "buy" button! I just checked it to get the link for you and saw about five more stamps I'd like to snap up! I am stamping plates, mugs, bowls, jars, platters, and anything else I make. The platters are my favorite.
This weekend my studio table looked like this:
So much freakin' FUN!
and that's not all of them ~