What can I use instead of an inkpad?

Substitutes for an Ink Pad

  1. Markers. Apply multiple colors to a single stamp by using markers to color certain portions of the stamp.
  2. Crayons. Use special crayons, like Stampin’ Up’s Watercolor Wonder brand.
  3. Paint.
  4. Glue Pad.
  5. Bleach Pad.

Does StazOn ink work on plastic?

Unlike a pigment-based ink, which only works on porous surfaces such as paper, chipboard, and wood, the StazOn ink will work on plastic, aluminum, shrink plastic, glass, vellum and more.

How do you rejuvenate a dry ink pad?

To revive ink pads, use a refill kit or add distilled water and vegetable glycerin. Be sure to use the right kind of ink for the right kind of pad. Rehydrating with distilled water will only work once on dry dye ink pads. You can make your own ink pad refill if you have gouache paint and vegetable glycerin .

Is StazOn ink permanent?

Thanks to its mild smell, StazOn is much safer to use than other permanent inks. It is permanent ink, acid free and archival quality.

What is StazOn ink used for?

StazOn is the ink of choice for mixed media artists because of its versatility when working with non-porous surfaces, textures, and finishes. StazOn can be used for background colors and because of the unique formulation, this ink will dry permanently on top of texture pastes, gesso, and other mediums.

What is ink refresher made of?

DIY Ink Refresher: Fill a 4oz spray bottle with water and 1 Tablespoon of glycerin, shake and spray on dried out dye ink pads. DIY chalk ink: Drugstore Isopropyl Alcohol or distilled water (in a spray bottle) Chalk pastels.

How long do stamp pads last?

A: Shelf life is two years from the manufactured date, which means if you do not use the pad for two years, it should remain well saturated. If you use the pad frequently, the pad may need to be re-inked before the two years.