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Contents: One travel stamp platform Two high magnetic strength neodymium magnets One dual-thickness metal hinged stamping cover with gridlines Size: 6.5” x 6.5” top and side guides You’re going to love the size of this platform designed by Tim Holtz! The Travel Stam...  Full Description & Details
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Contents:

  • One travel stamp platform
  • Two high magnetic strength neodymium magnets
  • One dual-thickness metal hinged stamping cover with gridlines

Size: 6.5” x 6.5” top and side guides

You’re going to love the size of this platform designed by Tim Holtz! The Travel Stamp Platform is designed for your on-the-go crafting and is perfect for those who enjoy creating cards, tags and other small crafts. This lightweight platform will fit perfectly onto your workspace, no need to store it and have to pull it out every time that you want to use it.

The travel-sized platform features all the same functionality as the original, larger, Stamp Platform, except that its convenient smaller design makes it easy to carry to your classes, crops and other events. You’ll love the portability!

Features of the Travel Stamp Platform:

  • Lightweight, weighs just over a pound
  • One side of the acrylic lid is designed for clear stamps and other side for rubber stamps
  • Magnetic surface
  • Perfect size for creating tags, cards, journaling and other small projects
  • Sized ideally for portability
  • Guides are located at the top and side of the platform
  • Magnetic anti-slip base
  • Highly durable
  • Fits nicely on your craft table or workspace
  • Use all different sizes of paper
  • Precision stamping
  • Great value

How to Use the Travel Stamp Platform for Clear and Rubber Cling Stamps

  • Select your paper (cardstock, watercolor, smooth or mixed media)
  • Lift the acrylic lid and choose either the clear or rubber side and replace the lid
  • Align your paper up with the raised guides located on the edges of the magnetic base
  • Place your magnets on opposite sides of the paper to secure your paper (keep magnets separated)
  • Place your stamp on your paper, face down, on your desired location
  • Close the lid so that your stamp adheres to the lid
  • Open the lid and choose your ink and ink up your stamp by gently tapping the ink pad onto the stamp
  • Close the lid again and apply pressure to your stamp
  • Lift the lid to reveal your stamped image.
  • Repeat for multiples of the same project or remove paper by taking off magnets

How to Use the Travel Stamp Platform for Watercoloring

  • Choose your watercolor cardstock
  • Place your paper on the magnetic surface, securing it with the magnets
  • Choose your stamp and place it in your desired location on your cardstock
  • Close the lid to transfer the stamp from your paper to the lid
  • Choose your favorite Tim Holtz Distress Markers (sold separately)
  • Add color to the stamp and lightly spray with water
  • Close the lid and apply pressure to the stamp
  • Open the lid, wipe color off the stamp with a Stamp Shammy (sold separately) and apply your next color
  • Continue to add color to achieve a layered look on your project
  • When finished, use your heat tool to dry the stamped image

How to clean the Travel Stamp Platform:

  • Choose your stamp cleaner or Stamp Shammy (solvent, hand sanitizer, alcohol wipes and more)
  • Do not use acetone or nail polish remover on the surface
  • Rub gently with a cloth until clean

Tips for Using your Travel Stamp Platform

  • Avoid getting ink on the guide rails
  • Do not use acetone or nail polish to clean the Travel Stamp Platform
  • Re-ink your stamp and stamp again to achieve a deeper color
  • Keep magnets separated!
  • Store and protect in the handy, correlating Travel Stamp Platform Sleeve (sold separately, ton-1712e).

If you’re a card maker or a crafter that attends crafting events, you’re quickly going to find that the Travel Stamp Platform is exactly what you’ve been looking for! Get yours today, you’ll be happy that you did!

Keep your platform protected with the Travel Stamp Platform Protective Sleeve (ton-1712e) and Replacement Magnets are available (ton-1709e), each are sold separately.

Watch the Travel Stamp Platform in action in our video!

Read what customers are saying about the Tonic Studios Travel Stamp Platform:

“I love the size of this platform!! I have the larger size as well but could not resist having the smaller size. SO HAPPY I purchased this. It’s a wonderful addition to my other crafting essentials (plus it travels well ;-) lol!!) if you focus more on card making more than scrapbooking...this is the size I recommend. BUT if you are like me you might just have to have both (it’s also nice to have it if you are making something with someone else, so they have something to use too) LOVE IT!!” – Xan Creates

“I had the larger Stamp Platform and have to say I just love this size. Perfect to take on vacation, scrapbook or journal meets. Lid id reversible for clear or rubber stamps which I love. Be careful of the magnets they are very strong so make sure to keep them good and separated. I highly recommend this to anyone who stamps. I have had other major brands, and this is my favorite.” – RileyBaby

“This is my best purchase this year! Way to go Tim Holtz. Keep marketing what the scrapping girls need. I'm showing it off and everyone that looks it over is very excited about how easy it is to use, and I am also excited about how light weight it is and how convenient it is to stick it in a crop tool bag for a crop. Thank you Tim Holtz!!!!” – vickywoo

“This is my third stamp platform and by far the very best! What a deal on the price and so easy to use. All I can say is WOW! This size is perfect for card making.” – lvdkmeyer

“I have the larger platform but this one is the perfect size for my card making. It doesn't take up much room on my work table. Love it.” – california born

“I already have the regular-sized Tim Holtz Stamp Platform and wanted the smaller one when I heard about it. Because of the open edges on the two sides, I like this design very much. It's looking like this brand has won me over and I really like it a lot”. - mawmawvee

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  • Verified Buyer

    Travel Platform

    This is a great size for making cards with, and I found it much easier to handle than the larger Tim Holtz platform.

    However, I found that i have the same issues with the Travel Platform that I had with the original. When your card stock is butted up against the ruler edges, you almost have to stand up and put your hands straight down on top of the top to get your stamp to give a full impression. At first I thought it was my stamps, but realized it was not.

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  • Verified Buyer

    Travel Stamp Platform

    What a great tool. I have the larger platform, but find I don't use it much because I have to stop, drag it out, clean off a space and use it for one stamp. This travel platform should be called the "mighty worker" instead of travel size . It is small enough that it can stay on my craft table, takes up no room and I find I use it constantly. I sincerely doubt I will use the large one any more. This is perfect for all my stamping needs and because it is somewhat open when a stamp is used, I can use all sizes of paper. I LOVE this platform. Thank you Tim for "going small" on this.

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  • Verified Buyer

    I love this!

    I just love this Stamp Platform. I have the larger Tim Holtz one, and this one is just as sturdy.

    I have the mini MISTI, which I use a lot, but I love the fact that you can use bigger card stock in the Tim Holtz platform, as one side and the bottom are open. It is so simple to use for both rubber and photopolymer stamp sets, no having to insert anything, simply turn the door around for whichever set you are using. It is well made, but still very light. Just love it.

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  • Verified Buyer

    Perfect Size Stamps great

    I had the larger Stamp Platform and have to say I just love this size. Perfect to take on vacation, scrapbook or journal meets. Lid id reversible for clear or rubber stamps which I love. Be careful of the magnets they are very strong so make sure to keep them good and separated. I highly recommend this to anyone who stamps. I have had other major brands and this is my favorite..

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  • Verified Buyer

    Perfect size for quick projects.

    I love the size of this platform!! I have the larger size as well, but could not resist having the smaller size. SO HAPPY I purchased this. It’s a wonderful addition to my other crafting essentials (plus it travels well ;-) lol!!) if you focus more on card making more than scrapbooking...this is the size I recommend. BUT if you are like me you might just have to have both (it’s also nice to have it if you are making something with someone else, so they have something to use too) LOVE IT!!

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  • Verified Buyer

    Tonic Studios Tim Holtz Travel Stamp Platform

    I have purchased two other brands of stamp positioning platforms in the past, and the larger Tonic Studios - Tim Holtz - Stamp Platform, so I have personally worked with all of them and compared their performance and quality. By far this one is my favorite. It is compact enough to leave on my countertop for daily use, and the quality design and performance is superior. I highly recommend the Tonic Studios Brand and especially the Tim Holtz designed products.

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  • Verified Buyer

    I just love it!!

    Today I have had my first play and I've got to say.....I LOVE IT!!
    I have the original MISTI and I use that all the time I also own the We R Memory Keepers equivalent and that would by my least favourite.
    I must say it is quite heavy and almost the same size as the MISTI but I am sure I will be reaching for it for a long time.
    Thanks for such a great product!!!!!!

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  • Verified Buyer

    Tim Holtz travel platform

    This is my best purchase this year! Way to go Tim Holtz. Keep marketing what the scrapping girls need. I'm showing it off and everyone that looks it over is very excited about how easy it is to use and I am also excited about how light weight it is and how convenient it is to stick it in a crop tool bag for a crop
    Thank you Tim Holtz!!!!

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  • Great for quick placement

    The travel stamp platform is perfect for when I need to make a precise placement of a stamped item in a hurry. I love the size and the performance. It's a great complement to my larger stamp platform. The small size does not keep it from being a favorite tool in my crafting arsenal. Lightweight and easy to use.

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  • Verified Buyer

    Nice size ...great quality

    I have several different brands of stamping platforms, but found that I prefer the Tim Holtz Tonic Studio platform. I love the smaller size of the Travel platform. It has all the functions as the other Tonic platform but I actually use it more often because it is so handy.

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