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Using Clear Stamps
Handy Hippo - step-by-step photo instructions for those new to stamping with acrylic blocks

Conditioning Your Clear Stamps
...if you have a problem with ink beading on the stamp surface.
Tutorial - eliminate beading by using an eraser
Or try inking up a problem stamp with a clear embossing ink pad, and then letting it dry before using your regular ink pad over it. This helps the ink adhere better.

Where to buy Acrylic Blocks
eBay UK - current 3-pk search results

Ink Pad Guide
monkeyhousehobby - discusses when to use the various types

Where to buy Versafine Ink Pads
eBay UK - current Versafine search results
Using EZ Mount
EZ Mount Instructions - step-by-step illustrated how-to guide
Where to buy EZ Mount
eBay UK - current EZ Mount search resultsJoanna Sheen - currently (Mar 2013) £3.99/sheet, £1.50 pnp under £9, free pnp on all orders over £9.

Helen's Hobbies & Crafts - currently (Mar 2013) £3.35/sheet, postage by weight starting at £2.20 but can fit multiple items into that weight band (750g), uses strong book mailers for packaging, arrives in good condition. Starts costing less than from Joanna Sheen if you buy 4 or more sheets.