Basic Craft Supplies

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The basic craft tools you need for cardmaking are listed here. If you feel that we are missing a great essential “can’t live without’ tool please leave a comment to let us know!

Stamping Tools

Acrylic Stamping Block – Catherine Pooler Designs


Stamping Ink

Midnight ink pad & refill (archival) – Catherine Pooler Designs

Jet Black ink pad (archival) – Ranger

Tuxedo Black ink pad (copic friendly)- Memento


Embossing Tools

2 inch embossing ink & refill – Brutus Monroe

Magic Bag anti-static powder bag – Brutus Monroe


Embossing Powder

Classic (Alabaster – white, Raven – black, Icicle – clear, Pearl – pearl, Marshmallow – snow effect) – Brutus Monroe

Metallic (Penny -copper, Gilded -gold, Sterling – silver, Golden Gourd – gold) – Brutus Monroe

Sparkle (Fairy Dust, Rainbow Sparkle, Raven – black, Milky Way, Jack Frost – Brutus Monroe

Night Shift (Red, Blue, Mulberry – looks black but changes to colour in light)

Frost (Blue, Gold – looks white but changes to colour in light)

Red – Ranger


Blending Tools

Blending Brush with white bristles – pack of four brushes – Catherine Pooler Designs

Life Changing Blending brush – available in various pack sizes –  Picket Fence Studios

Blending Buddy white bristle blending brush – sold singularly or in a bundle of seven brushes – Trinity Stamps

Blending Brush Scrubber – Brutus Monroe





Easy Squeeze Crystal Clear glue pen – Brutus Monroe

Easy Squeeze White glue pen – Brutus Monroe

Mini Glue dots – Zot Dots

Double-sided tape – Scor Tape

Foam tape – 3M Scotch

Small foam squares white or black – Scrapbook Adhesives

Purple masking tape – iCraft

Tape Runner and refill -Xtreme Tombow

Glue pen – Stix 2


Stamp Cleaner

Stamp Scrubber – Picket Fence Studios

Squeaky Clean stamp cleaner – Brutus Monroe



Storage Pockets – Avery Elle

Tidy Tray – Trinity Stamps

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