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Ink for vic­tory

QÃÌ Ài Þ ÃÌ> « «>`Ã Õ«Ã `i ` Ü > ` Ãi> i`] LÕÌ ÃÌ w ` Ì >Ì Ì iÞ `ÀÞ out re­ally quickly. Are there any ways to ÀiÛ Ûi `iÀ «>`Ã] À Ì «Ã v À }iÌÌ } Ì i ÃÌ ÕÌ v Ì i Ì i wÀÃÌ « >Vi¶ Michelle Hart, Southamp­ton

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!

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