solution with its Color Swatches and Color Swatches for Inkpads stamps! Initially, utilize the Color Examples stamps (with waterproof ink like Ranger Archival) to completely produce your swatch boxes on your journal pages. Produce your ink swatches in the boxes with the Color Swatches for sheet protectors for coins or slides. Others choose cards that are 3″by 4″or trading card size, and then store them in pages that hold that size cards. Searching for something smaller sized than a complete letter sized binder? Do not forget that Simple Stories 6 “by 8″albums have pages with pockets sized for 2” x 2″and 3″x 4 “ink swatch cards.Your DIY ink swatch cards can quickly be made very nicely with the right tools. For perfectly shaped cards every time, use your
Sizzix Big Shot machine to die cut your cards.(You can find a 2″square die in this Nested Squares Set.)Stamp the overview for the swatch box from the Waffle Flower Color Swatches stamp embeded in black waterproof ink. Then utilize the matching filler stamp from the Color Swatches for Inkpads set to mark the color to fill in the ink swatch.Undoubtedly, the primary benefit of using pocket ink example cards is their flexibility. Cards can be easily included, deducted and rearranged in pockets as needed. You can even take ink swatch cards briefly out of their pockets to color match or brainstorm color combinations for a project.If you blend, match, and intend on changing out swatches often (state that 10 times quick! ), pocket ink example cards may be the very best choice for your recently organized color collection. 4. Die Cut Ink Example Tags Love the concept of individual ink example cards but don’t love the idea of pocket pages to save them in? Grab your Sizzix Big Shot maker and make some die cut ink swatch tags! These tag dies will provide you lots of options to find the perfect size tag for your ink examples.
Ink swatch tags
can be stored on book rings by color, ink producer, ink type, or more.Depending on the size of ink example tag you choose, there are great deals of options of how to make examples on them. One a small tag, you may choose to simply mark a single big spot of color with the Waffle Flower Crafts Color Swatches for Inkpads stamp set. A larger tag may have room for several ink swatches, or for demonstrating numerous techniques with the ink.
Large tags, for example, are a fantastic way to color swatch your Distress Oxide inks both plain and with the oxide effect.You can likewise use large tags to develop samples of layering stamps utilizing various color combinations. There’s no requirement to fit the entire stamp on the tag, only enough of it to get an impression of how the colors will look. Stamp, and then record below (or on the back) a set of ink examples revealing what colors
you used. Spend an afternoon making these inspirational ink swatch tags with your layering stamps and you’ll never ever run out of concepts for how to utilize them!Using ink swatch tags is a really flexible system to arrange and swatch your inks. The capability to select simply the size tag that you want indicates that you can select precisely the size that works for you. It’s really portable and also can be conveniently hung on a hook for fast gain access to and upgraded easily and quickly.5. Ink Example Via Dauber Organization Kill two birds with one stone and not just have a blending tool on hand for every color you utilize, but likewise have an easy and basic method
to see all of your ink choices in a single glance. Making the most of daubers with a clear storage case is a quick and easy way to show the inks you have on hand. Because the dauber foam tips are white, you’ll be able to see what your color will look like on
white paper. You can utilize a label maker to label boxes-one box for Distress Oxides, one for Scrapbook.com Inks, one for another, and so on. If you wish to be extra thorough, you can individually label each dauber by sticking the ink’s printed name onto the base of the dauber. This can be a fantastic method to develop examples by brand, ink type, or color combination. Plus, they look gorgeous sitting atop your craft space or they fit snugly in a drawer or on a bookcase. Conclusion Whether you pick among these systems (or a mix of them), you won’t be sorry for utilizing ink example cards or an ink swatch book. It will just enhance your organization, your imagination, your crafting efficiency and perhaps even conserve you cash by understanding what you have, what you need, and what you wish to buy again!