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Ways to Color with Stampin' Up!


Color with these Products

Additional Products to use with Color Products

Have you wondered what ways that Stampin' Up! offers you to color on your projects? Well, there are quite a few ways. In fact, I count 6 basic products with which you can color on your projects. 

  • Markers - we call them Stampin' Write Markers because they are double tipped. Once side has a brush end, the other side a fine tip to write or color. You will find markers in our core color families. 
  • Ink Pads - We offer ink pads in all our core colors. Part of what makes Stampin' Up! so great is color coordination. Our flip top store upside-down cases just make for an even better ink pad. The color always stays at the top of the pad. And of course you want to make sure you keep your ink pads fresh and not dry out. We offer a mini ink pad which we call the Ink Spot, some people call them Ink Squares, in our most popular colors. We have unlinked spots too. Pair them with your favorite Ink Refill. Of course there is another way to get our Ink Spots - subscribe to Paper Pumpkin. 
  • Ink Refills or re-inkers. If we offer an ink pad, we offer a ways to keep it fresh with our nifty ink refill bottles. Be sure to purchase them when you buy your ink pad so you know that we will still have it in stock. Use them to re-ink our Ink Spots too!
  • Chalks - or pastels. Use them alone or with some of our additional coloring tools.
  • Stampin' Blends - alcohol markers that offer the greatest way to blend colors. 
  • Watercolor Pencils - use alone or with a blender pen or watercolor brush for a soft or intense look.
In addition we offer several additional products that work wonderfully with our coloring products. I only have 7 pictured here, but add a in Versamark Ink Pad. There are just so many ways to color with Stampin' Up! Add re-inker to our embossing paste and use alone or with our decorative masks.

Should we talk about the additional coloring products? Sure!

  • Water Painters - hold liquid (water or rubbing alcohol) for easy watercoloring.
  • Blender Pens - dual-tipped pens filled with specialized solution for easier blending. Use with Basic White cardstock or Shimmery White and Classic Stampin' Ink.
  • Stampin' Spritzer - Fill this empty bottle with water or rubbing alcohol and any color of Classic Stampin' Ink Refill. Mix and Spritz. Can be cleaned out. Makes great backgrounds.
  • Clear Acrylic Blocks - normally you would use these to mount our red rubber cling mount stamps but you can also use them to color with. Just drop a few drops of your favorite ink refill, maybe add some water, or grab another one of the tools pictured, like Wink of Stella or a Water Painter or a Blender Pen.
  • Wink of Stella - adds a subtle shimmer to projects but can be paired with our ink refills.
  • Blending Brushes - Blends ink beautifully. Apply in light shades, create a gradient, or layer the color for an opaque look. Use with decorative masks. Can be washed. I recommend getting 9 total, one for each basic color of the color wheel, plus neutrals. 
  • Sponge Daubers - Daub touches of ink on stamps or directly on projects. Fit on fingers for greater control. Washable, sort of. I have one for each core Stampin' Up! color, about 50 in all. But you could just get 2 packs and use them for each color of the color wheel. They work great for edges of paper. 
With all the different combination of color products and additional coloring tools, the only limit is your imagination. 



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