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Old 09-10-2012, 08:17 PM   #1
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Can anyone tell me anything about the watermark ink pad that is in the christmas mini.
In the past I have used versamark to make a water mark, what would this other pad give me
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Old 09-10-2012, 08:45 PM   #2
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Are you referring to the Illuminate Glimmer ink pad? Illuminate Glimmer Watermark Stampin' Pad - by Stampin' Up!


Here's a few other posts with reviews:

Illuminate Glimmer Watermark Stampin' Pad

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Old 09-10-2012, 09:05 PM   #3
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Yes that is the one. Sorry I had not seen the other two threads about it.

Based on what I read on there, it looks like I might pass on that one, doesn't seem like it would be better than what I am already doing.

Thank you for your prompt reply
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I like the glimmer pad! It gives a nice effect on darker colors.
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Here's a link from going to the gallery and typing Illuminate Glimmer you can see how people have been using it. It looks like it is probably hard to photograph well though.
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Yes it is hard to get a good picture of a card made with it.

Here is one I made using it:

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/ga...&ppuser=170439

I used it on the gray background (brayer embossing folder before embossing) and you can see it really well on the black card stock.
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I have several projects using the illuminate pad:

3 Monkeys throwing around some....PAPER!!!: Ghouls are all AROUND!!!!!

3 Monkeys throwing around some....PAPER!!!: Illuminate ink for your Halloween cards!

And here is a project that using the Shimmer Paint Frost. But I had also included a comparison of the shimmer paint and the illuminate pad with pictures:

3 Monkeys throwing around some....PAPER!!!: Fancy favor baby bag

It is very hard to photograph but the illuminate does have a lot of shimmer to it.
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