What to do When You Forget Your Clear Blocks

It is summer vacation here and so we are still figuring out how we are going to spend our time each day.  Yesterday, the kiddos really wanted to go to WiggleWorks, a local kids activity gym.  The nice part, it has a raised bar for the parents to sit at and watch the kids while being able to relax ourselves.  So, I thought it would be a great opportunity for me to get some thank you cards made while the kids ran around like monkeys.10402532_886220878060741_7309019827128172379_n

I had everything I needed… that is until I went to start stamping and realized that I TOTALLY FORGOT my clear blocks!  OOPS!  So, I had to get a little creative and come up with a new solution, because darn if I wasn’t going to get some progress made on my cards! Smile 

Now if you are ever in this situation, the one thing I know you will have is your clear block case!  And the nice thing… it is see through on the back side and you already know the stamps cling to it. 


Turns out it totally works!  Maybe not as comfortably as using an actual clear block.  But in a pinch it will totally do it for you. Smile 

Other suggestions I’ve heard recently are:

  • using a cell phone
  • using the bottom of a drinking glass
  • or just using your fingers (though I don’t think this option works as well as the others by far!)

How about you?  What is the most creative way you’ve come up with to use your clear stamps when you didn’t have a block?  Leave a comment here or over on Facebook where we’ll be chatting about it and I’ll compile the suggestions for us all to have as tips in our back pocket.

In the meantime, I was going to make sure you had seen the promotions going on this week.  Because you know, who doesn’t like a great deal?


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This is a great deal and a great way to try out all the benefits of being a demonstrator.  From the online forums and facebook groups, to my Fun n’ Crafty group that swaps and shares ideas daily, to the discount or opportunity to earn extra money with your love of creating!
YES!  You can get Blendabilities in your Starter Kit!
Right now Blendabilities are only available as a limited preorder for demonstrators, but when you sign up and select your starter kit, you are able to take advantage of these promotions as well and so you can choose to have Blendabilities in your kit.  Sweet! 

See my FAQ about joining Stampin’ Up here
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