This Cup O' Joe Core Ink Pad is from Hero Arts and is part of the Hero Hues Collection of inks. This dye ink is perfect for everyday stamping and cardmaking. This ink pad comes with a six-section palette built into the underside of the lid where you can mix the ink from the pad, from the reinker (sold separately), add water to the ink, or test other colors to see if they blend with this ink. This ink is acid free, quick drying, waterproof, and fade-resistant. This ink is permanent when heat set. This ink pad is made in the USA.