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Forum: Stamp Talk 02-04-2012, 01:22 PM
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Hello Kitty is important to one's creative well...

Hello Kitty is important to one's creative well being! I know from personal experience. :D
Forum: Stamp Talk 02-02-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 39
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Posted By Inky Whiskers
I've seen that gold patina! When SU brought in 16...

I've seen that gold patina! When SU brought in 16 new colors last year I had one of the returning In Colors in a spot already, Riding Hood Red, and it had that pretty metallic shimmer across the pad....
Forum: Stamp Talk 02-02-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By Inky Whiskers
We of the home die cutters can use pretty much...

We of the home die cutters can use pretty much any of the various company's dies in any of the crank machines. The exceptions being Grand Excalibur jumbo dies & Sizzix dies for the BS Pro. Those are...
Forum: Stamp Talk 02-01-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 39
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Posted By Inky Whiskers
What happened to P&P's pad sounds more like a...

What happened to P&P's pad sounds more like a chemical break down than a mold or mildew issue. If there is a life form living in her pad, the bleach should take care of it. :D
Forum: Stamp Talk 02-01-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By Inky Whiskers
Yeah, the BS handle can come loose with use. I...

Yeah, the BS handle can come loose with use. I have to tighten mine up about once a year or so. The allen wrench that come w/a BS is important to hang onto & attaching a piece of tape w/'Big Shot'...
Forum: Stamp Talk 02-01-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 39
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Posted By Inky Whiskers
Ah ha! So washing the ink out & putting new ink...

Ah ha! So washing the ink out & putting new ink in should solve the problem until the ink breaks down again. I wonder what makes it do that? Like I noted, I have pads 10+ years old, including my Real...
Forum: Stamp Talk 02-01-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,663
Posted By Inky Whiskers
I have NEVER had any stamp pad do that! :shock:...

I have NEVER had any stamp pad do that! :shock: I've had ink oxidize & get a metallic shimmer on the pad. But in the 10+ years I've been stamping I've never seen what you describe & I live in an area...
Forum: Stamp Talk 01-31-2012, 02:54 PM
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Posted By Inky Whiskers
What is the pad doing that's giving you fits? The...

What is the pad doing that's giving you fits? The most common issue is the felt pad coming loose from the base. That's fixable with a little dollop of glue. Alene's flexible & clear drying tacky glue...
Forum: Stamp Talk 01-30-2012, 08:42 PM
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Posted By Inky Whiskers
Well...maybe? Poly stamps left on the acetate...

Well...maybe? Poly stamps left on the acetate steet they come on can form a bond that defies removal w/o risking a tear in the stamp. The cheaper the stamp, the more likely this is to happen. As for...
Forum: Stamp Talk 01-30-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,385
Posted By Inky Whiskers
The Grand Excalibur is wider than most manual...

The Grand Excalibur is wider than most manual home die cutting machines with a die width of 8" over the standard 6" die width of the other machines. The exception I believe is the Big Shot Pro at 12"...
Forum: Stamp Talk 01-30-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,385
Posted By Inky Whiskers
One of my downlines worked on her prep for an...

One of my downlines worked on her prep for an upcoming stamp camp when the power was out using her manual Big Shot. :lol: While storage for the thick Sizzix dies can be a challenge, I like that they...
Forum: Stamp Talk 01-30-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,663
Posted By Inky Whiskers
Glossy card stock may work for cling foam, but I...

Glossy card stock may work for cling foam, but I can't recommend it for polymer stamps! I had bought some cd cases that turned out to be frosted inside & tried glossy card stock for the polys & they...
Forum: Stamp Talk 01-30-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,663
Posted By Inky Whiskers
I don't make my own pads, but I do repurpose...

I don't make my own pads, but I do repurpose them. I love my SU! spots & when they retired a gazzilion colors in 2010 & was not going to buy 4 new sets of spots (3 sets of 10 colors + 1 set of 8...
Forum: Stamp Talk 01-29-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,663
Posted By Inky Whiskers
My new crapht room is well organized! Iris...

My new crapht room is well organized! Iris drawers with zip bags of um stamps by catagory. Shelves of labeled plastic shoe boxes, floss boxes of sorted bling, photo boxes with catagorized ephemera....
Forum: Stamp Talk 01-28-2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,385
Posted By Inky Whiskers
Not at all! That's why making & selling jewelry &...

Not at all! That's why making & selling jewelry & other handmade items isn't something I want to get back into any time soon. I don't have the time to be a happy demo AND a crafting diva who sells...
Forum: Stamp Talk 01-27-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By Inky Whiskers
I would have to have the TIME to do this & to...

I would have to have the TIME to do this & to make the time, I'd have to cut back on my stamping. I ain't ready to do that yet. :noway: When I'm ready to not be a demo anymore, I'll go back to some...
Forum: Tips and Tutorials 01-27-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,569
Posted By Inky Whiskers
Welcome! :wave: Like the others have said, a...

Welcome! :wave:

Like the others have said, a good black dye ink pad is a must, but you want an ink that will let you color using different mediums (markers & other wet coloring tools as well as...
Forum: Stamp Talk 01-26-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,385
Posted By Inky Whiskers
We didn't blow our own tubing, but we did visit...

We didn't blow our own tubing, but we did visit the artist who did. Our job was to cut & finish the tubbing into beads then design & assemble the products. We did mostly wholesale, including trade...
Forum: Stamp Talk 01-25-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,385
Posted By Inky Whiskers
I worked in a jewlery studio that sold hand made...

I worked in a jewlery studio that sold hand made glass & paper jewelry back in the 80's, plus I had my own business making & selling hand beaded jewelry & leather accessories in the 90's. I should...
Forum: Stamp Talk 01-24-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,385
Posted By Inky Whiskers
Findings are usually metal bits that hold jewelry...

Findings are usually metal bits that hold jewelry together & make it wearable. Clasps for necklaces & bracelets, hooks & posts w/backs for earrings, jump rings for connecting pieces, head pins for...
Forum: Stamp Talk 01-23-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,385
Posted By Inky Whiskers
Here's a thought P&P...take a lg or md flat rate...

Here's a thought P&P...take a lg or md flat rate PO carton & fill it with stuff for DD #1. When the box is full, ship it to her. If she really wants the goodies, she can find a place to store them. :D
Forum: Stamp Talk 01-21-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,385
Posted By Inky Whiskers
At least you came to the right place to find like...

At least you came to the right place to find like minded stampers. :D
Forum: Tips and Tutorials 01-21-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,644
Posted By Inky Whiskers
We did embossed frames/shapes at a few camps. We...

We did embossed frames/shapes at a few camps. We put the chip board frame or shape on top of the folder between the platform & a cutting plate. Shims may or may not be needed to get the right...
Forum: Stamp Talk 01-20-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,385
Posted By Inky Whiskers
I want to combine my new love, nail art, with my...

I want to combine my new love, nail art, with my old love, rubber stamping! :D
Forum: Stamp Talk 01-16-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,256
Posted By Inky Whiskers
I stamp right on my nails. It's more of an image...

I stamp right on my nails. It's more of an image transfer than stamping as we know it. It's like using a reverse image stamp where you ink up the image you want that faces the wrong way & stamp it on...
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