From birthday invites to bright and bold mixed media crafts, the Life of the Party Premium Dye Ink Minis Bundle will add the perfect pop of color to it all! Included in the package are 8 mini ink pads by Catherine Pooler Designs. The set features the colors Party Dress, Lime Rickey, Tutti Frutti, Aquatini, Tiki Torch, Something Borrowed, Tiara and Flirty Fuchsia. Made in the USA.
I’m totally in love with these ink pads. They are the perfect size if you don’t have a lot of space on your desk. The ink is amazing!! Every stamped image I stamped using this ink stamped out crisp and bright. I love it and I totally recommend the mini pads.
I bought the foundations bundle, as well as life of the party, and Spring fling in the minis. I also bought a midnight mini for sentiments, and a ((full size (from Catherine Pooler ink)) I am not happy with the way they stamp, or even direct to paper, or blend, all the wonderful traits they're supposed to be incredible for. I used only well loved stamps, that are very well conditioned, a small solid flower for my color chart, and a larger solid square, for my key ring swatches. That all I've used it for. but, they're very splotchy, even after letting them dry down and free stamping them repeatedly, and I'm talking about most of the colors. I have stamped them on Catherine Pooler 100 lb paper, Neenah 80lb cc solar white, canson watercolor, staples 110 smooth cardstock, pretty much every paper I own. The results were the same. I don't know what's wrong with these, if I got the last of old stock, if it's actually required you get reinkers when you purchase them? They seem to be wet, just not laying down pigment as they're sold to be. I think it's wrong to sell a product that doesn't do what is claimed to do, without buying an additional product right from the start, to make them work. I bought the minis, to try them out, from scrapbook, because they were barely left in stock there, at the time, but I also got 6 colors of the carnival collection in full size, and the browns from the neutrals full size, directly from Catherine Pooler. The Browns all work beautifully! The carnival full size, not so much. So here I am, writing a negative review, which I rarely do, about a product I was so excited to finally be able to figure out how to afford right now, and it makes me very sad. I had planned on getting all full size pads and reinkers down the road, but never would have thought my brand new inks would be worthless without investing in the reinkers just so I could swatch them. I spent over 150.00 already. And I cannot justify spending even more than that, right now, or actually at any time, for something that doesn't preform the way it's claimed to, right out of the box. I have many other inks, full and minis, that I've had for years, most I've never reinked at all, I understand these are foam pads, but they shouldn't arrive brands new, needing ink. I gave 3 stars, simply because, even though they're blotchy, the colors are truly beautiful, I just wish i could use them 😔
Its no wonder these have sold out so quickly, they're perfect! A great size pad [more than double the size of a memento teardrop for example], the pads are really juicy with a great vibrant colour. They're refillable too, which I always love. The size to me is great as I don't have a lot of storage space for full size pads. They also can be used like a distress ink when you sprize water on them you get the same effect. A great product
I bought these ink pads for two reasons:
1. The variety of colors in this set and the vibrancy of those colors
2. The foam ink pad holds and delivers more ink to the stamp than the felt pads.
I also picked up another set of four different colors along with a dark brown and black ink pad.
Not disappointed at all !!
I am new to stamping and wanted an assortment of colors to start off. These have worked beautifully with my photopolymer stamps. I have used them for rainbow looks and love fading one color into the next by using generational stamping methods. Every stamp comes out clean and colorful. Great set!
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