The craft of rubber stamping has recently experienced a renewed surge of interest. The popularity of the craft has literally exploded overnight. Rubber stamping crafts are highly versatile and can be utilized creatively for numerous projects such as; the making of scrap-books, greeting cards and personalized gifts, to name a few. If you are thinking of getting started with this craft, here are some ideas and tips to point you in the right direction.

How About Bookmarkers?

Most persons will have fond memories of receiving cool bookmarkers when they were children - bookmarkers are definitely a favorite. Making bookmarkers is an excellent rubber stamping idea.

Let your creativity be your guide, there are countless ways to incorporate rubber stamping crafts when making bookmarkers. If you intend to present the bookmarker as a gift, then you can use the rubber stamp with the person's name or even a motif.

Book Stamping is Fun!

Experiment with a book with a plain cover. Decorate the book with the rubber stamps according to a theme or a special interest object. Book stamping with rubber stamps, especially, lends itself to gift giving. Consider adding embellishments to the book, such as a ribbon or even a pretty pen.

Make Cards

There are extensive varieties of rubber stamps which can be used to adorn cards. Even in this age of e-cards, greeting cards are still in demand and are still one of the best ways to show someone that you care.

There are overwhelming designs and styles that you can come up with in creating rubber stamped cards for any occasion imaginable – Valentine's day, Christmas day, Mother's day are just a few of the numerous opportunities for card giving.

It's a Wrap!

Enhance plain wrapping paper or gift bags with rubber stamps. If you have kids, then this is a great project to get them involved in. The possibilities are endless; along with the stamps, incorporate markers, colored pencils and even a little glitter – anything that makes for interesting work is allowed.

Rubber stamping crafts allow you to easily feel like an artist – if you are not one. With the immense variety of decorative rubber stamps available, it is not difficult in finding designs to be used in that special project.

Ornamented rubber stamps can be found at numerous websites and stores on the internet. Whether you are interested in them for your personal use or you just want to collect them – rubber stamping can be a great hobby.