John Ballou's Profile
I grew up in a family of crafty and artsy people near the Adirondacks in Northern New York. In 2003, I started participating in a hobby called letterboxing (www.letterboxing.org, www.atlasquest.com) and I needed a rubber stamp. I wanted one of a bear paw print. I combed all the craft and stamp stores in my area. Couldn't find one. So I decided I needed to carve one myself. I did, it turned out great, and I have loved carving rubber stamps ever since!
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I really love the soft medium, and the unique and hand-carved look. I've carved hundreds of stamps since my first bear paw and each is unique and…
- Born on February 20
- Joined July 15, 2008