Can you stop your clear stamps from getting stained? In my experience, the answer is “no,” especially with dark color reds, browns, pinks and browns. If you ink your stamps with those colors, it is inevitable. Watch my tips on how to reduce stains on photopolymer (clear) stamps.

Click to watch my tips on how to reduce stains on your photopolymer (clear) stamps tutorial here if the video is not displaying properly on your device.


Clean and simple Stampin Up Gourd Goodness card designed by Shelly Godby of with Stampin' Up! Gourd Goodness Stamp SetWhen Stampin’ Up! started making photopolymer stamps, I asked one of my stampers if it bothered her they got stained. Her response cracked me up and has proven to be truer than I could have imagined. She said “Not at all. At least, then I can find them.”

Stained enough to make them easy to find is one thing. Stained so deeply we can’t see through them is another. Now you have a couple of tips on how to reduce the stains on your photopolymer (clear) stamps.

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Gourd Goodness Card Measurements

Very Vanilla Note Cards & Envelopes

3-1/2″ x 1/2″ Tangerine Tango Cardstock


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Gourd Goodness Card Supplies


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