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Unread 04-20-2017, 11:02 AM   #1
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Default Memento Luxe - Opinions?

All of my Colorbox Fluid Chalk Ink pads are past deceased at this point and reinkers are nowhere to be bought. I am giving up on them. With great regret. And I don't want to buy the cats eye pads.

I'd like to find a nice pigment ink replacement. I've tried Versamagic and wasn't wild about it. It didn't seem all that opaque to me. How about Memento Luxe? Anyone use it and can you speak to how you feel about it?

Does it stamp cleanly? Can you get detail? Does it take forever to dry?
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Unread 04-20-2017, 11:56 AM   #2
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I have the full set and I love it! Nice vibrant colors and it stamps great! It does take a bit to dry but if you are in a hurry you can zap it with your heat gun.
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Another thumbs-up here. I only have the Tuxedo Black and Wedding Dress(white), but love how they stamp. Nice and crisp, and of course because it's a hybrid/pigment, you can heat emboss with EP too. I've used it with detail stamps and have no complaints at all. I did a try out on my blog recently, comparing all my white inkpads. All done on black cardstock. You can see the results HERE.
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Unread 04-20-2017, 02:41 PM   #4
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The colors are gorgeous. I am very tempted. Can't tell you how irritating the whole Colorbox thing was. Loved the ink, couldn't get reinkers. Now the full size pads are all but extinct. I don't get it. It's a fabulous ink.

Okay, time to dry my tears and move on.
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I have 21 full size colorbox ink pads I'm about sell on ebay. I made those swatches about 6 months ago. I will definately make sure you they are still pletny "Inky" if you're interested. I'll PM you a message to see you're interested! Here's a picture of them... Catherine
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Ooops I just saw that you were talking about Chalk inks, not pigment. Please disregard!
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I have 3 pads of it and I feel like they are a little dryer of a pad than the Avery Elle ones. I think it might just be my preference to have a juicier pigment ink pad.
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