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Studio Friday: Invented tool. My hand carved stamp!

The carving tool for linoleumA hand carved swirl

Way back in February this year I was dreaming of carving my own stamp. It looked like real fun. A while after I bought myself a red little tool and a small piece of linoleum in an artist store, but it was not until after the summer I made the first stamp; a little swirl!

I made a rather thick and not to advanced design of a shape that I always draw when I doodle around, and I think it turned out really nice. This little stamp tool can be used in a lot of paper fun, like art journaling (see below) and card making.

Red is the colour of passion - art journal page by iHanna...
Spread in my art journal about the colour red (and pink). Red is the colour of strawberries, roses, wine and love, right? The black letters are stamped with the fun letter set I got from Melanee last week.

Link: I wish it was me who invented this YouTube movie – it looks quite funny!