I’ve gathered a bunch of projects that use ink pads as a primary coloring medium – some combined with others. Lots of fun to be had when these supplies all join forces!

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Easy Ombré Holiday Cards

Layered Flamingo stamps in distress inks

When to watercolor with Distress Ink vs Distress Oxide

Coloring with Inks and Pens (Sendak-inspired)

Color by layering distress ink colors

Stamp a Pattern on Vellum

Stamped Quilted Hexagon Card – Distress Inks

One Wreath Three Ways (Distress Oxide, Copic, Colored Pencil)

Watercoloring Realistic Narwhals in distress ink

Spring Bouquet Card in Distress Oxide and Watercolor

Mixed Media Angel Card

Create Distress Ink Flowers using dies

Inlaid die + ink blending + interactive slider card

Distress Ink Watercolor

Retro Inking

Inked Watercolor Lilacs

Stamping Multicolor Sentiments

Distress inks, meet paints!

Make a circus scene in distress oxide inks

Distress Oxide Watercolor Clean and Simple Card

Easy Breezy Watercolor – Distress Oxide and Watercolor