New to stamps? No sweat. Grab an alphabet stamp set (and numbers, too!), stamping blanks, a hammer and a bench block, and you’re ready to go. Here are a few tips: To darken indentions, color them with permanent marker and buff to remove excess. Place a strip of electrical tape below your word or phrase. Then, as you work, line up each stamp’s bottom edge with the top edge of tape. Straight lines, every time!