Q & A - Stampin' Blends

Stampin' Blends are artist-quality alcohol markers.  An alcohol marker contains an alcohol-based fluid and dye ink.  The fluid floats the dye ink onto the paper and then the alcohol evaporates so, instead of the paper fibres swelling (like water-based markers), the ink sits on the surface of the fibres.  That means that the ink and fluid of the alcohol marker soaks through the paper, rather than soaking in, which allows for blending and saturating areas with colour without the paper deteriorating and tearing.

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The Color Lifter is a specialty marker in the Stampin' Blends range.  It has no colour in it at all!  It is a must for using with the Stampin' Blends, here's four reasons why...

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Use both the light and dark shades of Stampin' Blends to add depth and dimension to a coloured image.  Whether you start with the light or dark colour first is up to you.  Here's two techniques...

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Stampin' Blends are artist-quality alcohol markers for colouring stamped line-art images.  The ink that you use for stamping the line-art image needs to be a water-based ink so it doesn't bleed during the colouring process.

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The Stampin' Blends come as individual markers and, as yet, there are no storage solutions similar to the Many Marvelous Markers for these alcohol markers.  So, how do I store my Stampin' Blends Markers?

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The short answer is no.  Stampin' Up! made the decision to provide a low-cost, high-quality marker that could easily and economically be replaced without having to worry about purchasing ink refills or nib replacements.

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Kristine

Kristine McNickle
Hamilton, Waikato
New Zealand

I am a stay-at-home mum with three kids and a wonderfully supportive husband.  I love craft, but stamping and card making is my passion.  I also enjoy extending card-making and stamping techniques to create 3-D projects and gifts. 

I was introduced to Stampin' Up! a few years ago and I quickly fell in love with their high-quality, coordinating products and, soon after, became an Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.  I now hold regular workshops in my home focusing on the fabulous papercraft products Stampin' Up! has to offer. 

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