How to Design Your Own Stamps

Design your own stamp using some simple household items. 

If you've been itching for another simple DIY project to do over the weekend, watch this 60-second tutorial on how to create DIY custom stamps! 

Want more pattern tutorials? Click here to learn how to make repeat patterns with Julia Rothman.


Materials Needed

  • Wood block
  • String
  • Glue
  • Acrylic paint 
  • Wine cork
  • Craft knife
  • Pencil (eraser)


1. Pattern 1: Glue and wrap a string around a wood block. Use the other side of the block as your stamp.
2. Pattern 2: Draw a half-circle around the edge of a wine cork and carve out the rest of the cork.
3. Pattern 3: Use the back of your pencil to create simple polka dot patterns