best silver and gold stamp pads?

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Posted 12/27/2012 by biochemipea in General Scrappin'
 

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Posted: 12/27/2012 10:06:06 AM
I have a silver Tsukineko Brilliance ink pad, and it's pretty good, but a little pale sometimes.

What are the best silver and gold ink pads, with the best coverage and a good metallic finish?

I don't want to use a heat gun or emboss.

Thanks!
Ashley.






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Posted: 12/27/2012 11:55:01 AM
Oooh! I'd like to know as well.


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Posted: 12/27/2012 12:05:39 PM
To be honest, I have been stamping for 10+ years and I haven't found a gold and/or silver ink pad I like. If I want metallic colors, I will heat emboss, which I know you said you would rather not do. Maybe you could use a Sakura Stardust pen or Copic Spica pen to trace what you have stamped. I'd love to hear someone had found something that is a real winner!



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Posted: 12/27/2012 12:11:43 PM
sorry... I was going to say I love the brilliance pads.

Have you thought about trying metallic paint?



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Posted: 12/27/2012 12:18:33 PM
I was just going to say versamark and silver or gold embossing powder.....lol


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Posted: 12/27/2012 12:30:46 PM
I don't want to trace over in pen or use paint because I want to stamp in finer images. Labels, background text, etc.







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Posted: 12/27/2012 12:40:07 PM
The best gold, IMO, is THIS one:

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Needs no embossing; dries very quickly.

I haven't found a silver I really like.

Molly

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Posted: 12/27/2012 3:23:26 PM
I have one that I'll have to check the brand on that stamps brilliantly but I hate to try to clean it off my stamps. It never comes off all the way.


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Posted: 12/27/2012 6:24:29 PM
Great question!! Unfortunately, I don't have any suggestions for great coverage. I do have a comment on the Delicata though. I like the color, but it isn't a very bold/bright coverage

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Posted: 12/27/2012 6:33:18 PM
What about using the silver and gold ( or bronze) distress stains. They are great and don't need to be embossed.

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Posted: 12/27/2012 9:58:35 PM
I like the stazon metallic colours

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Posted: 12/28/2012 12:24:35 AM
I saw a video where they applied smooch ink directly to stamp. I just got some gold & silver and will give it a try tomorrow. If it works, I will post a sample.




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