Take a SIP – Stamps, Ink, Paper!


These three items are the basics of rubber stamping. Today’s video shows you how to re-ink and take care of your ink pads. (If you received this message by e-mail or in a blog reader, you may need to visit my blog to see the link.) Scroll down to watch the video.

Thanks to Margie for suggesting this video topic. If you have a video idea for me, please leave it in the comments below or e-mail me at [email protected]


Stampin’ Up! currently sells four different types of inks:


Stampin up classic Ink



  • A waterbased dye ink
  • Dries quickly, easy to use
  • Basic Black pad is waterproof
  • Available as a full sizes pad or as Stampin’ Spots



Stampin Up Craft Ink Stampin SpotsCraft

  • Pigment ink
  • Safe for Scrapbooks
  • Can be used on wood and fabrics
  • Good for heat embossing




Stampin Up Stazon InkStazOn Ink

  • Permanent Ink
  • Available in Jet Black and White
  • Dries quite quickly
  • Great for watercoloring
  • Acid free



Stampin Up VersaMark Pad

VersaMark Pad

  • Watermark pad
  • Great for heat embossing and resist techniques
  • Also available as a marker





 Don’t think it, ink it!