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Revisiting this since my last post. I've tried a couple of new ones.
My current favorite is Memories Unicorn . It's by Stewart Superior. I got it after I saw Jennifer McGuire use it in a teaching video.
I've also tried WPlus9's white pigment ink, and it's good. But I think I like the Memories better.
Have not tried Fresh Snow. I order from PTI all the time though not their inks (but stamps and paper galore). I tried their dye inks and was not really impressed, so never thought to try the white. Maybe next time I will.
Still, if I want it really white, I emboss. Stampendous Detail White.
Is Memories Unicorn whiter than Memories white? I use Memories white, but would love to have an even whiter white, if possible.
I'll stamp something with the Unicorn tomorrow and post it here so you can see how white it is. !
Thanks for your answer. I was just going to go on line to check on it---how timely. The Memories White I have is a dye ink. I love the Black they make so much, that I thought I would try the White. I usually don't use pigment unless I am going to emboss or doing some sort of special technique.
Stewart Superior has a line of hybrid inks called Palette and they have a white inkpad called New Canvas. It is a lovely inkpad to work with and the white is white like milk.
I have this as well and was going thru the posts first to see if anyone else had posted this. I really am quite happy with this one, and I have spent quite a lot of $$$ on trying to find a white one I liked.
jeanne3579 - Here's a picture of the Memories and also the WPlus9 on black CS:
I bought the WPlus9 because lots of people on a recent thread were talking about how great it was. I already had the Memories but figured I'd try the WPlus9.
I think the Memories is better. It gives a smoother look, the pigments in the WPlus9 tend to be more clumpy in my opinion, as you can see in the picture. I purposely used a difficult stamp, one that had both detail and solid areas.
Disclaimer - neither white is as quite as starkly white in real life as in the picture. They are both a bit softer. I just couldn't get them to photograph that way.
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Thank you for the comparison. I agree with you that the Memories is smoother and more opaque. Since Memories is already a favorite of mine, it is probably the way I will go. I'm hoping it dries rather fast as I will mostly be using it un-embossed. Thanks again.
I learned about this white dye ink this last weekend and am in love with it.
I know Stacey, owner of SS.com uses the dye ink pretty much exclusively for all her demoing and embosses with it as well, which I didn't know you can do. She uses a lot of vellum in addition to cardstock and it works amazingly well on both. You can also buy a reinker i believe but it takes a while before you will need it, from what i've heard.