Scrap Booking Supplies: Ink
Choosing from among all the inking scrap booking supplies can be daunting. How do you know which ink to buy? Do you need different kinds of ink for scrapbooking and stamping?
Here you will find our basic ink primer to get you familiar with what's available as well as our recommendations for our favorite brands and styles of scrapbooking ink. Using ink is a fun and inexpensive way to add creativity to your scrapbooking layouts and cards.
Chalk inks are archival, acid-free, and fast-drying, and they give a soft look. You can use them on wood, leather, paper, and more! These are great for distressing your papers.
Dye inks are water-based and are permanent. This is a great general-purpose ink that can be used on all types of papers and is one of those great everyday stamping and scrap booking supplies. Dye-base inks will fade over time. These are great for distressing your papers.
Pigment inks are wonderful to use on clay, mica, wood, paper, shrink plastic, and more. Pigment inks are thick and fade-resistant. They are also archival and acid-free, and are perfect for embossing! Pigment ink will not dry on coated papers unless you emboss the image.
StazOn inks are acid-free, archival, and dry within three to five minutes. StazOn is perfect for surfaces such as transparencies, vellum, glass, tile, metal, plastic, and more! StazOn will stain your stamps so you will need to get a StazOn specific cleaner.
Not sure how to use all these great new inks? Head over to our
custom ink stamp techniques page to put your new scrap booking supplies to good use.
Return to Scrapbook Supplies
Return to Home