Sports Border Frame
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Sports Border Frame

Using acrylic craft paint on stamps is another way of creating fun stamped works of art.

Designed by Tammie Wilson, courtesy of Stampendous®.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Stampendous® Woodblock Stamp - Sports Border Woodblock
  • DecoArt® Americana® Paint - Ice Blue, Primary Blue, Primary Red, Ebony Black, Milk Chocolate and Burn Sienna
  • DecoArt® Varnish, Matte
  • Wood Square Frame, 12"
  • Wood Letters, 1"
  • Paintbrush - 1" Flat Soft Bristle and #2 Round
  • Water Basin
  • Paper Plates
  • Paper Towels
  • Make-up Sponges (4)
  • Sandpaper
  • All-purpose Glue
  • Wet Wipes

Project Instructions

Sand frame to smooth any rough areas or edges.

Using the 1" brush, apply two smooth even coats of Ice Blue to the entire frame, and let dry.

Using a make-up sponge apply Ebony Black to the stamp image and stamp on frame to create borders.

Apply paint again after each image is stamped.

Using the round brush and thinned paint, color the images in as desired, using the colors from the palette.

Apply two coats of varnish, let dry.

Glue letters on as desired.


Clean-up is easiest if done immediately after you use the stamps. Simply clean with soap and water and use an old toothbrush to get into the crevices. If you cannot or forget to clean the stamp right away spray the stamp with rubbing alcohol and let sit a few minutes. Then clean with soap and water as usual.