Ink crazy

Included in my recent dickblick order was a set of Derwent Inktense blocks:

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After playing with them for a bit I got the crazy idea of making actual inks out of them. So off I went, adding water to get the right consistency to use with my dip pens:

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This was fun! I forgot how much I loved playing with pen and inks…

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Homemade washi/paper/whatever tape!

So easy to do!

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I’ve got a pretty largish collection of tissue paper and mulberry paper….AND a decent supply of paper backed double sided tape.

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All I did was lay the paper out and put strips of the double sided tape on it, trim to size and hooray!

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Thanks to Jenny from craft test dummies for the tutorial and inspiration!