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Best black ink pad. I get asked all the time what is the best black ink pad. This is a great article. I use all of these pads except for Soot Black from Distress. She did not cover Brilliance Ink. I love that black for stamping on vellum. I also like it for when I want my projects to have a bit of shimmer. It's a really great article and a must read.
DIY Spray Inks and ink daubers - tutorial by Lindsay Weirich, the Frugal Crafter
playing with alcohol ink...
how to refresh a sharpie (it's usually the tip that dries out, not the ink) - soak in rubbing alcohol
The Crafty Blog Stalker: My Craft Room & DIY Ink Pad Storage These are Media Stix (intended to hold CDs or DVDs) and can be found at Target for about $12.