If you make cards or do scrapbooking, you likely use little blocks with images on them and dip them in ink. But, did you know there are differences? Let’s take a look at the differences in stamps and watch the short video, below.

Wood Mount

Wood mount are made of rubber. The stamps are precut and permanently mounted on a wood base, thus ready to use. Red rubber, typically, lasts for years and gives a crisp, clear stamped impression with each use.

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Cling are made of red rubber, have an image label that is sticky and adhere to clear blocks. These stamps can be used in the Stampin’ Up! Stamparatus. The plates facilitate easy and precise stamping. Once done, remove the stamp from the blocks or plates for easy, space-saving storage.

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Photopolymer are transparent and allow for easy image placement. Adhere to clear blocks. Photopolymers are flexible and easy to line up. Because they can bend, mix and match, and layer images easily, they provide more creative flexibility.

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Distinktive provide photo-realistic images available only from Stampin’ Up! Stampin’ Up! Distinktive Stamps have a special texture that adds depth and dimension, all in one step. Distinktive stamps are available both in red rubber and photopolymer.

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