HOW TO USE A WAX SEAL STAMP WITH A GLUE GUN
Using a glue gun for wax stamping is a fun and efficient way to be creative and add a personalised touch to your stationery. Glue gun stamping is perfect if you're stamping more than one seal at a time, as it's much faster than using a candle & spoon. We definitely recommend this method for batch wax stamping such as wedding or event invitations. A glue gun also allows more control of the wax, making it easier to achieve a perfect seal.
HOW TO USE SELF-ADHESIVE SEALS

Wax seal stickers offer a convenient and modern take on the ancient art of wax sealing. Whether you've bought wax seal stickers or created them yourself with a traditional wax stamp, using self-adhesive wax seals is incredibly easy. Follow our simple 3-step guide to learn how to make the perfect wax seal sticker.

HOW TO CLEAN YOUR WAX SPOON
One of our most frequently asked questions is how to get sealing wax off the melting spoon once you've finished using it. Thankfully, there's an easy and quick solution and the only thing you'll need is a paper towel! Follow these 3 quick steps to keep your spoon in the best condition for making your unique wax seals.
DIFFERENT TYPES OF SEALING WAX

At Heirloom Seals, we are just a little obsessed with all things wax! We're well aware that this is a whole new world for some though which is why we're breaking down the various types of sealing wax you can choose from to create beautiful wax seals with your custom wax stamps. 

HOW TO DISASSEMBLE AND TAKE CARE OF YOUR EMBOSSER
Whether you're using an embosser for wedding stationery, business cards or gift making, taking proper care of your personalised embosser helps ensure you can create beautiful impressions for years to come. Follow our step-by-step guide with pictures to learn the best way to disassemble and store an embosser for safe keeping.
HOW TO USE AN OVERSIZED STAMP

Larger rubber stamps often end up too big to press down on a regular ink pad. In this quick step-by-step guide, we will show you how to ink an oversized rubber stamp with a raised bed ink pad to ensure that you achieve a crisp and detailed impression on your stationery, cards, gift tags and more.

HOW TO USE SEALING WAX BEADS

Beaded wax is one of the more traditional wax types but surprisingly easy to use. We love this particular type of wax for the creative freedom that it gives - it's perfect for wedding and party invitations, cards, envelopes, gifts and even scrapbooking. This simple step-by-step guide shows you how to use wax beads to create beautiful and unique wax seals.

HOW TO CHOOSE THE CORRECT EMBOSSER ORIENTATION

Embosser orientation refers to the side from which an embosser will make an impression on the page. At Heirloom Seals, we custom design our embossers so that you can choose the perfect direction for your project. To choose the correct orientation for you, take a moment to think about how you plan to use your custom embosser and which materials you're likely to use.

 

HOW TO CLEAN A RUBBER STAMP
It's an industry secret that keeping rubber stamps clean is actually the key to making a perfect impression every time but ssshh - don't them that we told you! Follow our easy step-by-step guide to learn how to clean your rubber stamps and see the results for yourself.
HOW TO MAKE WAX SEAL STICKERS
Our preferred method of stamping in the studio, the quickest way to create multiple wax seals at once is to use a glue gun. You can stamp, peel the dried wax seal directly off the silicone mat, add an adhesive sticker and use it on whatever surface you prefer. So there's no pressure of wasting that nice envelope by accidentally messing up your stamping!