Just when you thought there was enough ink pads in the world to do
just about every job your heart desired...here comes another
one...Clearsnap, the company that does Colorbox chalk, Ancient page,
and Style Stones just came out with a new ink pad/re-inker
Comes in 13 colors and is a fast dying pigment ink plus has
re-inkers. NOT recommended for embossing, but can be heat set..Great
for paper, shrink plastic, Style Stones (of course)and even polymer
I doubt anyone has seen this one yet..as they just introduced it at
ACCI this past weekend. In addition to the NEW ink pad, there is a
whole new line of Style Stones to make you drool with envy.
If you need more info, just let me know..I plan to order some next
week or so,
Hope you enjoyed the insight into a new product
Rio Grande Traders
Clearsnap introduced Style Stones last year. They are made of a wood
and clay combination. Come in a variety of designs, frames, and even
You can color them with chalk ink pads, Brillance, and now MicaMagic
pads. They are small, come 4 to a package. Would make a great
embellishment for altered book, scrapbook page, card, etc. The ones
that I have in stock are pre-drilled which means you can also do
One of the samples from Clearsnap was they took a frame style stone
and made a stained glass hanging....because the frame is pre-drilled,
they slipped glass stones thru the middle and then hung it. Very
Scrap and Stamp magazine Oct 2004 which was just released has a big
article of style stones with sample projects.
Hope this helps......and you are RIGHT, scrapbookers have not
discovered these as yet and alot of the stamping stores are giving up
their stamp sections and headed in that direction...too sad for my
Thanks, Debbie. I went to the Clearsnap site and got a look at them -
I'm sure I'll go back to my stamps after I get a bit of the knitting
newness out of my system. Heck, I've even been day-dreaming about ways I
might combine the two!
Pat... how about beads with the yarn, woven through a stamped image, and
then add clay designs with a little bit of wire for embellishing the
VBG... Louise, who has returned to knitting Irish cables and lace, while
taking a respite from stamping and claying and wiring and painting....
I am also taking a break from stamping and knitting an
afghan--southwestern theme....hmmm...yes, you could combine stamped
images and knitting...how about shrink plastic with punched holes that
could be sewn into the project like buttons????
The Style Stones come pre-drilled and could also be stitched into a
Hey PAT--we might start a whole thing with stamps and knitting.