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Old 03-27-2015, 01:12 PM   #1
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Default Which one should i buy- distress Stains or Distress ink

Anyone know which product of the new distress colors I should buy - stains or spray?

If you didn't buy all the product, which one gives you more bang for your buck?
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Old 03-27-2015, 02:10 PM   #2
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Ink pad and reinker gives you lots of options. The new colors are very different so color choice is personal. BTW a new color will be announced one week from today.
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I suggest the ink pads and reinkers, too, because you can stamp with them as well as do lots of techniques. You can make sprays from the reinkers.
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I luuuve the dauber top version of the stains! So easy to apply, and get really great coverage and effects, much better than dragging paper through ink daubed on a craft mat, at least for me. I'd love to get every color in this version!
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recommend the mini ink pads.
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I have exactly two bottles of the stains, but almost every color of the ink pads and markers and working on the refills. To me the inks are much more vibrant. I'd go with the ink, not the stain. Just my 2 cents
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I also recommend mini ink pads. Then you will have money to buy stains later ....��
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I have had the ink pads forever and love them, can never get enough of them. Ink pads and reinkers and you are set. Stamp, watercolour, spray, blend life is good.
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I have mini ink pad and stains. I put the stains in a covered paint palette, let them dry (it takes a while) and then I water color with them. Because I have the stains in the palette I use them more than the stamp pads. But if I had to pick one, I'd pick the mini ink pads.
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I get the full size ink pads and reinkers.
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Ink Pads and reinkers, every time. Its possible to make your own sprays, Tim has done it on one of his videos, and there are plenty of How-to's on You Tube and Pinterest, using re-inker fluid.You can add mica powders, like Perfect Pearls too for a bit of shimmer. If you have pads/reinkers, then go stains, rather than sprays, I'd say.
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