Stamp Collecting Fun For All Ages

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Stamp collecting is considered a fun activity for many people, both adults and children. It provides the enjoyment of collecting different types of stamps whether they may be found in ordinary binders or through received mail. For some it is an exciting hobby. Beginners are often fond of collecting as many different kinds of stamps […]


Important Facts For The Stamp Collector

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Everyone knows that a stamp is a small piece of paper that is glued to the exterior of a letter or parcel sent via the post office. It is used both locally and internationally as proof of paid fee for the service rendered. Stamps represent something more for the collector. They represent significant valuable pieces […]


10 Great Tips On How To Design A Card

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1. There are many types of cards you can choose from . Design the ones that you need or that sound the most interesting to you. Try birthday, anniversary, cards for children, wedding, sympathy, holiday or get well. 2. To begin the design you will need good paper. Look for pre-folded cards or use cardstock […]


Postal Stamps

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Pakistan Postal Stamp Collection It is not so obvious which stamp is the first issue of Pakistan. In 1854 East India Company issued the first modern postal system in South Asia. Before this issue, a local postage stamp was issued in 1852, known as “Scinde Dak”. Scinde Dak is the oldest stamp in Asia and […]


Make A Coffee Can Herb Garden

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If you drink a lot of coffee, you probably have quite a few metal coffee cans on hand. With just a little effort, you can make a useful and pretty handmade gift for your friends and family. First, wash out your can and peel off any labels. Next, apply a coat of metal primer to […]


Rubber Stamps

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There are several different methods of producing rubber stamps. The most cost effective method of making rubber stamps is vulcanizing. This process involves the creation of a rubber mould into which is poured the raw rubber stamp gum. The gum is placed on top of the mould and the stamp is then formed with a […]


Creating Rubber Stamps Not All Methods Created Equal Part 3 Of 3

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Welcome back to “Creating Rubber Stamps: Not All Methods Created Equal.” In parts one and two of this three-part series, the advantages and disadvantages of the laser-engraving and photopolymer rubber stamp-making processes were discussed. In this final installment, you will learn how to make custom rubber stamps and art stamps from the comfort of your […]


Rubber Stamping Clipart Save Money By Sending Your Own Artwork Direct To A Stamp Manufacturer

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By following a few simple guidelines you can save money by creating rubber stamp artwork that a stamp manufacturer can download without any design input, stamp manufacturers love it when artwork arrives that is ‘ready’ for production. You may currently be paying $12.00 for an unmounted, mass produced stamp in the shops, buying the same […]


Creating Rubber Stamps Not All Methods Created Equal Part 2 Of 3

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Welcome back! In part one of this three-part series, the advantages and disadvantages of laser-engraved rubber stamps were discussed. As discussed in the first article, although laser engraving has a high start-up cost, its quality and efficiency are second to none. In this segment, you will learn the benefit and fallbacks of a photoengraving stamp-making […]


Making Rubber Stamps Using Liquid Polymer

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If you are interested in making rubber stamps and have investigated other rubber stamp making methods you should seriously consider polymer stamp production as a serious option. What are Polymers? Tiny molecules strung in long repeating chains form polymers. Why the chemistry lesson? Well for one thing, your body is made of them. DNA – […]


How To Spot Fake Cuban Cigars

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Everyone knows that Cuban cigars are the most coveted cigars, renown worldwide for their smoothness and rich flavors. Indeed, Cuban cigars are so prized that many illegitimate dealers have been known to sell fake Cubans to unsuspecting cigar smokers. How do you tell if what you have is a fake or the real thing? First, […]


The Hobby Of Stamp Collecting

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Stamp collecting is a popular and rewarding hobby. If you are just starting out and would like to know where to start, here are some helpful tips. It is said that the first rule of stamp collecting is to find a particular type of stamp you think you would like to collect and to take […]


What Is Philately Stamp Collecting

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Philately, or the study of stamps, is a huge field of study that has captured the attention of many Americans over the years. This fascination with stamps and the history that surrounds them has led to a hobby related to philately, which is collecting stamps. Usually, stamp collection begins with the acquisition of a first […]


Address Stamp Collecting A Sticky Hobby

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Do you ever notice the picture on the address stamp? It is astounding to see just how many different kinds of address stamp pictures are seen on envelopes throughout the world. From famous presidents to regular members of the Disney World crew, there are many different pictures and icons that are featured on an address […]


Creating Rubber Stamps Not All Methods Created Equal Part 1 Of 3

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Whether you’re a rubber stamp rookie, dabbler, or seasoned veteran, you’ve undoubtedly wondered how to make your own rubber stamp. When creating a custom rubber stamp, there are many methods that can be used; in this three-part series, you’ll learn the pros and cons of several different stamp-producing methods. No matter the method, if you […]


Stamps Collecting Has Never Been So Easy

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Collecting stamps has been a popular pastime ever since there were stamps to collect. Collecting stamps has never been easier and collecting isn’t just for the gray-haired gentleman who spends his days poring over his stamps. When collecting stamps, it’s important to have at least some definition of what you’re hoping to achieve. Some people […]


Your Stamp Supply Shopping List

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Collecting stamps is a great hobby that people from all over the world enjoy. It doesn’t matter if you are young or old. This hobby is not only fun, interesting but you can also learn a lot. There is a whole wide world collecting stamp community for you to be part of. The key for […]


How Can You Tell Fake Cigars From The Real Cuban Cigars

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Everyone knows that Cuban cigars are the most coveted cigars, renown worldwide for their smoothness and rich flavors. How do you tell if what you have is a fake or the real thing? First, make certain that you purchase your cigars from a legitimate dealer. Buying from your local tobacconist or a reputable mail order […]