Foam or Craft Foam is a versatile product and is useful in many rubber stamping projects. Foam for use in craft projects is often referred to as Craft Foam. Foam is typically sold by the sheet and these are available singularly or as packs. Craft foam is available in a wide range of colors including metallics. Foam can be cut using a craft knife or with a pair of sharp scissors. See Profile of Craft Foam for more detailed information about foam.
Using Foam in Rubber Stamping Projects
Foam is an excellent addition to many rubber stamping projects. When shapes are cut or punched from a piece of craft foam, these can be added to stamping projects as embellishments which add dimension and interest. Other ways of using craft foam including impressing the surface with a stamp to leave an impression. Scraps of foam are ideal for raising the surfaces of images in rubber stamping projects. See Create Impressions in Craft Foam and Make Foam Embellishments for more ideas.
Making Foam Stamps
Another important use of craft foam is to make customized foam stamps. These are quick and easy to make and are a great way to create unique stamps. See How to Make Foam Stamps for a step by step guide.