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Can your dies work in the Cuttlebug?
The FRAMELIT Flip-it Dies work in the Cuttlebug and any other machine on the market that cuts wafer thin dies. Just a note, on some machines, you might need the extended (longer) cutting pads and platform for the larger dies.
Does the Sizzix Magnetic Platform work in the Cuttlebug?
I'm sorry, the Sizzix Magnetic Platform does not work in the Cuttlebug.
When should I receive my Personalized Stamp?
The PERSONALIZED Clear Stamps will ship approximately 5-6 weeks after ordering and will ship separately from other items ordered. If you have not received your stamp within 8 weeks of ordering and you are in the USA, please let us know. International customers, please allow additional time for shipping.
What form of payment do you offer on your website?
We take Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover and Paypal.
Where can I find more of the great storage sheets you use to store your stamps?
Ahh, these are popular! You can find them on our website here: Link to Storage Sheets.
How much is shipping?
Shipping is only $1.25 per stamp set in the United States, $2.00 to Canada per stamp set and $3.00 international per stamp set. Shipping for other items varies. Please add an item to your shopping cart and use the shipping estimator to view the shipping amount.
How do you ship my stamps to me?
We send them via the US Post Office. We’ve found this method to be the most economical and pretty fast. It usually takes up to ten working days to get your stamps to you, in the US, (Canada and International can take up to four weeks) but most times, it’s quicker! And the price! You can’t beat our shipping prices!
I want to become a Club Member…what are the benefits?
Well, the best benefit is that you’ll be cool if you join! {grin} Another great benefit is the price! You SAVE money! You can’t beat that! AND you get your stamps (and dies) mailed out before anyone else that’s not in the club! Every 12 consecutive months you are a member, you will receive an online Gift Certificate for $15 ($25 if you are in the Kit Club) as an Anniversary Gift. You get it free! It's our way of saying, "Thank You!" Also, Club Members receive a 15% discount in our shop and at our tradeshow booths (except Classes, Fan Gear, and Big Shots). Check out the Join the Club page for all the details and sign up today!
Do you ship Internationally?
Yes, we ship the clear stamps and exclusive dies international for only $3.00 per set. Shipping for other items varies. Please add an item to your shopping cart and use the shipping estimator to view the shipping amount.
I live in California, why do I have to pay sales tax?!?
Well, it’s the price you pay for living in our great state. Stephanie lives in California too, and it’s what happens when you live in the same state as the company you order from. AND, our state needs the funds. Bad. But yuck, no more politics talk….too boring!
What is The {Stamps} of Life’s Angel Policy?
We allow crafters who individually hand make finished items for resale to use our designs as long as the quantity manufactured or sold of any given design is handmade and does not exceed 200 pieces. If possible, please credit ‘The {Stamps} of Life’ somewhere on each creation. We do not allow our designs to be used in any type of mass manufacturing process, whether this be via mechanical, photographic or handmade means. When sharing your work on the internet in galleries, message boards, etc., please link to our website, www.TheStampsofLife.com so others can find our great products. :)
Where else can I find products by Stephanie Barnard?
You can find Stephanie Barnard products by Sizzix and by Clearsnap/ColorBox. Make sure you check out her dies, embossing folders, stamps, inks, ink refills and more by these great companies!
What is the difference between The {Stamps} of Life Stamps and the clear stamps made in Asia?
Our stamps are made from yellowing resistant photopolymers and are latex free. These polymers are designed and produced for the printing industry and are meant to carry and transfer ink. {This is why they stamp so well!} The stamps from Asia are produced from vinyl or silicone based materials, and aren’t designed for a quality impression. We are proud to say we use the highest quality photopolymer for our stamps and they are PROUDLY made in the USA.
How long do photopolymer clear stamps last?
Photopolymer clear stamps can and should last a lifetime. There is no specific life span on photopolymer clear stamps, with proper use and general cleaning and care they should last as long as traditional rubber stamps.
What is the best way to clean clear stamps?
Stephanie's favorite way is with cheap baby wipes! However, if you're an obsessive–compulsive, they do make cleaner specifically for clear stamps. Also, if for some reason your stamps start to lose their tack, you can wash them with soap and water. Never soak or let any of your stamps sit in a solvent or alcohol based cleaner, because they can break down all types of stamps. We also recommend not using solvent inks on the clear stamps.
How do I keep my stamps sticking to the acrylic blocks?
Photopolymer clear stamps normally will stay sticky and adhere well for years to come to your blocks, if they lose their tack simply wash them with soap and water or the clear stamp cleaner. For best results, do not store your stamps on the acrylic blocks. Instead, return them to their original plastic sheets (where their other stamp friends are!) ;)
I can’t sign in to my account. I know that I’m entering the correct login email and password.
We’re sorry for the inconvenience, but just this one time, we are going to need you to update your password on the sign in screen. Click on that yellow link that says “here” right under the login email and password, then follow the directions. You will eventually receive an email that you will need to click on the link provided.
I love the music in your videos, who sings that song?
Thanks! We get so many compliments on our song choices. Since we are a business, we purchase the commercial license on our music. You should be able to find info on the songs on iTunes or Amazon.

Here are the songs we use:
Only You Can Make Me Happy by The Fire Apes
Indie Rock Girl by TV/Tv
Picture Perfect by Daddy's The Engine
All Of A Sudden by Telekinesis
Tell Me You'll Be There by Everyday Sunday


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