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AJenny says… I tend to store my ink pads on a rack, ensuring they are sealed when not in use. If it’s an ink that I don’t ÕÃi ÛiÀÞ vÌi ] > Ã ÜÀ>« Ì i V>Ãi V } w ° Most ink pads require a bit of maintenance from time to time to keep them moist, which will give you the best stamped images. You can buy an Àiw v À Þ ÕÀ «>`Ã q ÕÃÌ >`` } > viÜ drops onto the ink pad will refresh it and make it good as new. It’s also a good idea to try to avoid contaminating your ink pad with other craft materials, so always try to stamp in a clean work area with lots of space around you – it’s all too easy to discover that glitter or other ink colours have migrated to your ink pad!
Store your stamps upside down to keep them in top condition!