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Rubber Art Stamping
(these rules were compiled by
the rubberstamper's email list)
Do not ... do not *ever* heat emboss a Styrofoam cup
full of Kool-aid.
Do not ... do not *ever* attempt to dry your hair with your embossing gun.
Rule # 3 but should be #1#...... Never,,,I repeat NEVER ,,,,,,,when asked to
explain to the x-ray tech/cop
at the airport "what is that?"" say heat gun,,,,,,,,,ALWAYS say heat
TOOL,,,,,,,,,,THEY,,will rip apart all your carefully packed stamp stuff and pull a gun on
you TOO !!!( or act like they were going to anyways),They get
a little JUMPY with the word GUN!!!
Do not...Do not *ever* attempt to swap your kid. (Kid Swap proposed)!
Do not EVER use super glue to glue two teeny tiny pieces of things together and then hold
them with your fingers...
Do not expect that just because all the kids are occupied, DH is on the computer writing
his paper, and both cats are asleep, that you can REALLY get some stamping done, even on
Do not *ever* host a swap in which 50 people sign up and are ALL expected to NOT drop...
some will... have replacements ready!!! :-)
When toasting marshmallows with your heat gun make sure you have the Hershey bar out of
the way or you have a hard time making your Smore's!
When someone tells you you can use your toaster to emboss, they do NOT mean you can stick
your card in there like a piece of bread.
Don't ever stamp on glossy CS with pigment ink and place it on a chair momentarily while
you stamp more images and forget that the card is on your chair and, well, you know the
Keep PLENTY of chocolate at hand for much needed bursts of energy and creativity.
If a friend informs you she is getting married on a convention day, ...well, must I say
NEVER miss a convention!! See previous rule!!!
If you have cats, do NOT leave your large pan of EP out...they MAY confuse it for, well,
lets just say, EP acts JUST like clumping litter!!
When using rubber stamps to create tattoos on your kids for dress-up days in camp...DO NOT
Embossing powder may LOOK like sugar. Do NOT use it in cereal.
Repeat after me: Stamping is addictive, but breaks for meals and bathrooms are vital. And
don't forget the kids!
Money must also be put aside for groceries. If you must, skim some off the stamping
Do not sneeze when you have just sprinkled EP on your card.
Do NOT put the cat's tail through the paper crimper.
But if you DO put the cat's tail through the paper crimper, do not try to emboss the
Do not ever let your husband and his army boots near
your embossing gun, he will steal it and blow it up using it on his boots!!
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