Archives For Dye Based Inkpads

A Little Bit Of Love

December 6, 2018 — 9 Comments

‘Ere, fancy a little bit of love? No, I don’t mean in the cheeky wink wink kinda way, I simply mean a fabulously simple card.

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Creatively Colourful Card

December 3, 2018 — 13 Comments

During Black Friday I got myself a few bargains but am still working a fair bit away from home so I only had a short amount of time to make something. 

What did I do and how did I do it? Read on, chum…

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Inkpad Overview

November 23, 2016 — 18 Comments

All inkpads generally have a starting point of either a water, oil or solvent base.

From these three starting points various inclusions are added to give different effects and get different results. Examples of inclusion are colours (dye or pigment) mica, glue and some bases have nothing added.

Finding the right inkpad for the job can therefore be a daunting affair.

To help you understand the difference, I’ve put together an explanation of each base type along with some tips, suggested brands and techniques. Continue Reading…