Consumer Stamp Magazines

What could be almost as good as stamping?...Reading about stamping! So here are a few magazines that you might like to look into.

The Rubber Stamper
225 Gordon's Corner Road
PO Box 420
Manalapan, NJ 07726

New to the rubber stamping scene, The Rubber Stamper is perfect for the newbie stamper. A gloss publication, it is very project oriented and displays beautiful photography and step by step instructions. The majority of projects lean toward card making techniques and, stylistically, it tends to embrace the cute over other image styles.

408 SW Monroe #210
Corvallis, OR 97330

The oldest rubber stamping magazine, RubberStampMadness is an oversized publication primarily for experienced stampers. Its articles include profiles of reknowned rubber artists, cutting edge techinques, a wide variety of work by contributors, industry information and a plethora of advertisements of interest to the serious rubber stamper. Stylistcally it leans toward the realistic art rather than cute art.

Somerset Studio
22992 Mill Creek, Suite B
Laguna Hills,CA 92653

Somerset Studio is also a newcomer to the publishing arena. Unlike to previous publications, it specializes not in rubber stamping, but in paper arts. There are, however, a sufficient number of articles related to the use of rubber stamps in paper art to interest the die-hard stamper.

Stampers' Sampler
22992 Mill Creek, Suite B
Laguna Hills,CA 92653

A magazine only in its format, Stampers Sampler is just that, a sampling of stamp related projects. So if you love to stamp, but run short on imagination sometimes, this is a publication worth checking out.

Vamp Stamp News
PO Box 386
Hanover, MD 21076-0386
Info Line-410-760-3377
A monthly black and white publication, Vamp Stamp News focuses largely on technique. It also has regular sections on convention news, new products and catalog reviews.

1843 Rubber Art
P.O. Box 703
Atlanta, GA 30009

Stamping Arts & Crafts
Scott Publications
30595 Eight Mile
Livonia, MI 48152-1798

The new kid on the block-the current issue (Jan.-Feb. 1999) is the premiere issue. It appears that this magazine will focus on craft projects that utilize rubber stamps in their execution.

Trade Stamp Magazines

Marking Devices Publishing Company publishes two magazines-Rubber Stampin' Retailer & Makin' Stamps
136 W. Vallette, Suite 6
Elmhurst, IL 60128
(630) 832-5200
Business license required for subscription

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