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TheAfricanQueen 09-25-2013 08:38 PM

What's your favorite reinker tip/technique?
My order for reinkers just came in today's mail. Now I'm looking for tips and techniques for using these lovelies.

I'd love to hear what your favorite tip/technique is!

stampin stacy 09-26-2013 06:21 AM

A few off the top of my head:


Color with them like watercolors, just place a drop on a plate or other non-pourous surface. Now grab a paintbrush and have fun.

Mix with gel medium for textured paint effects

Mix colors together to make new colors

put a small bit of glyceryn and reinker on a cotton ball then swirl, dab and smash onto cs for an alcohol like effect. The glyceryn lets the "ink" move around and if you want a lighter color dampen the cotton ball first.

color plain ribbon so it will match the ink and/or background of your card
You'll be sure to let us know what you think of your new reinkers?

fab 09-26-2013 09:32 AM

Never heard of using glyceryn with it before. Where do you buy it?

TheAfricanQueen 09-26-2013 01:28 PM

Stacy - what do you mean by gel medium? It that like gesso?

fab 09-26-2013 02:40 PM

Gel medium is like acrylic paint with no color in it. You buy it where the tube acrylic paint is sold at J or M stores or Aaron Bros. or Hobby Lobby. You would be sort of making your own paint in the DI colors.

TheAfricanQueen 09-26-2013 08:21 PM

Now that's an interesting thought. I'll have to keep a look out for that stuff. Thanks Fab!

fab 09-26-2013 08:37 PM

There are several different mediums available to use. There is an irridescent one too.

alsmouse 09-26-2013 08:37 PM


Originally Posted by fab (Post 181590)
Never heard of using glyceryn with it before. Where do you buy it?

I located it in the pharmacy. hth

fab 09-26-2013 08:38 PM

Thanks Alsmouse.

Susanlhl 09-27-2013 03:05 AM

The shaving cream technique can be messy but fun:

Make your own spritzer spray with rubbing alcohol and reinker in a spray bottle.

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