Holiday Wrapping Paper

If you missed our holiday wrapping event at Rare Device this past weekend you can still make your own wrapping paper at home!

stamped gift wrapping // Yellow Owl Workshop

Home made wrapping paper is so easy and fun to make and it adds a special little something to each gift. You can make anything from geometric patterns to holiday specific motifs. All you need is some blank butcher paper, some carving rubber or linoleum (our carve-a-stamp block works great!), a carving tool, and ink pad.

How to make a stamp // Yellow Owl Workshop

– draw your design on your stamp
– carefully carve out your design
– ink up your stamp
– stamp away!
– wrap that present up!

stamp gift wrap // Yellow Owl Workshop

Halloween Stamps

So we’ve been having a grand old time making Halloween stamps with the new Holiday Cave-A-Stamp Kit! Using the templates and making up a few of our own, here what we came up with! For our extra templates click the link at the bottom!

Carve-A-Stamp Poster with Templates

template tracings

Tracing from the poster is easy, and you can modify the templates, like how I added a Jack-O-Lantern face to the pumpkin.

Carved Halloween Stamps

We stamped on paper and envelopes to make some spooky and festive stationary, but you could stamp on cloth or paper candy bags, ceramic and glass dish ware (remember to heat set!), or really anything.

Carved Halloween Stamps

Carved Halloween Stamps

Carved Halloween Stamps

You can find the Holiday Carve-A-Stamp kit HERE! And for a few more spooky templates download HERE!

Valentines

Valentines Kit

Just in time for Valentines Day I’ve got some X and O stationery and gift tags that you can print out and give to someone special.

Best part, all you will need is the print out (down below), 2 pieces of 8.5 x 11 paper or card stock of your choice, scissors, craft knife, and rubber cement.

Valentines Kit in dif. colors

Get the printable right HERE!

 

Carved Stamp Fan Gear (GO GIANTS!)

Growing up in a house full of women in Kansas City I thought the World Series of Baseball was called the “Royals Series.” The Royals won in 1985 so that just made good sense. I live in SF now and and nobody even cares about the Royals, their awesome logo or George Brett.  Nobody here makes  “Bo Knows____” references.  But San Franciscans DO have a very good team and I sure they are going to beat that other team that is totally not the Royals.

So, hey, Giants fans — I carved some stamps and stamped some apparel. You can make one for the Giants or your own home team with our Carve-A-Stamp Kit and our All Surface Ink Pads!

San Francisco Giants stamp, carved stamp shown with template, carved stamp and carving knife.jets hand carved stamp

Different sport, same technique!