2015 Projects – Fifty-Two Stamps – Intro and Week 1

Last year, I added stitching to my yearly projects. I liked doing something that didn’t involve painting, drawing, or pretty paper. It was different. I liked going outside my comfort zone. So I wanted to try that again this year. I knew I didn’t want to do stitching again. But I still wanted something different.

I thought and thought and then it came to me out of nowhere.

I would carve stamps.

One stamp for each week.

This might be crazy, it might be boring, it might be useless. I am not sure how it’s going to work out. But what I do know is that I am having fun thinking about it now. I had fun carving the first few stamps I did.

It might be tough to come up with 52 ideas. We’ll see. I plan to start the year with the words that are meaningful to me, so, of course, BRAVE had to be the first one.

Here’s to a year of carving!

6 comments to 2015 Projects – Fifty-Two Stamps – Intro and Week 1

  • MichelleGB

    Love this idea! I’m interested in carving my own stamps as well, so I’m excited to see what you create. The first one is awesome!

  • dawn

    So excited for this project of yours, it’s a good one! There are so many images you can do, I will have to try this!! Thank you for answering my comment below about your stamps. Julie is a queen of stamps, she just did one for everyday of December, did you see them. So cool and fun.
    This first one is a perfect start for yours, you can use it on everything!
    You could do one in the boys names, they would be thrilled I bet.

  • Angela Daly

    I missed the Julie’s challenge, December is very busy for me, but your idea is doable, thanks for the inspiration, love your blog by the way

  • GREAT idea!! I am new to journaling and such, but really love your idea of creating a stamp each week. I can’t wait to see what you come up with. In the meantime I will check out your 2014 posts on stitching.

  • Gez

    Stunning stamp! What a fabulous idea. Good luck and have fun with your projects. Happy creating. Gez

  • Carol in the Land of Oz

    Where did you find the supplies (I am assuming that is rubber) needed to carve your own stamp?

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