With the stamp inked up and cleaned up, return it in position and gently press, holding the stamp in place with one hand while pressing with the other. I’m careful not to use too much pressure or the stamp with squish down and blur the image.
Now it’s a matter of repeating the steps for each word in the line, using the thin mount to keep my spacing.
When I have a letter with a descender like the “g,” I stamp the rest of the word, remove the tape, and then add the “g” to the word. I clean my stamps as I go by wiping down with a baby wipe. A good soapy bath is a great way to clean them, too!