I’ve always loved the idea of stamping spoons to use as garden markers or just to make them a bit more personal, but for some reason I was always under the impression that it would be difficult. Not the case. It’s actually really easy to do and only requires a few tools that you can find on amazon or at your local hardware store!
What you need: a letter and number stamp set (I got this one), a hammer, and the object you want to stamp.
Simply hold the stamp of choice over the spoon or metal disc, making sure you’re working on a hard surface, and carefully hammer it until the stamp has left an impression.
Once you’ve got the tools, there are so many different things you can do with them. Obviously they can be used as garden markers, which would be such a great gift for anyone in your life with a green thumb (Father’s Day gift, anyone?). But I also love the idea of stamping simple metal disks to make customized necklace pendants, or stamping silverware to make it a bit more personal. Check out some inspiration below for lots of fun ideas!
I’m on the hunt for some pretty vintage spoons like these!
Click on images for sources; first image is my own.
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