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3 CTMH Black Ink Pads Explained!

Are you confused over the 3 Black Ink Pads that Close To My Heart carries?

While each pad is similar in appearance, they are each uniquely formulated to produce a different stamping result. Let’s take a look at the unique benefits of each so that you can make the right choice for your next project.

Black Exclusive Inks Pad…

CTMH - Black Ink Pad

This is the number 1 ‘go-to’ for any paper-crafter!

Formula: Acid-free, pH-neutral, water-based dye ink.
Features: An in-lid pad that ensures ink is always close to the surface.
Size: The raised pad is approximately 3-3/4 × 2-3/4″, with an overall package size that is equivalent to an iPhone Pro Max – 5 x 3-3/8″.
Best used for: Cardmaking, Tags, Sentiments and images that will not be colored.
ReInker: Available HERE!
Colors: A beautiful array of 41 colors are also available! Collect them all!
*For small projects try the 1″ Mini’s! A raised-style pad for small projects, available in a pack of 5.


Archival Black Exclusive Inks Pad…

CTMH - Archival Pad

This pad is the richest black of all the blacks!

Formula: Solvent-based, acid-free, waterproof, light-fast, fade-proof, non-smearing, archival and permanent.
Features: An in-lid pad that ensures ink is always close to the surface.
Size: The raised pad is approximately 3-3/4 × 2-3/4″, with an overall package size that is equivalent to an iPhone Pro Max – 5 x 3-3/8″.
Best used for: Project preservation. Scrapbook Pages or Family Recipe Books are a great example of this.
ReInker: Available HERE!
*Also works best on Vellum!


Intense Black Exclusive Inks Pad…

CTMH - Intense Black Pad

Looking to color or add water to your images? Then this is the pad for you!

Formula: Waterproof, non-smearing, fast-drying, fade-resistant, solvent-based, permanent.
Features: An in-lid pad that ensures ink is always close to the surface.
Size: The raised pad is approximately 3-3/4 × 2-3/4″, with an overall package size that is equivalent to an iPhone Pro Max – 5 x 3-3/8″.
Best used for: Coloring images with markers and watercolors.
ReInker: Available HERE!
*I like to use Tri-Blend Alcohol Markers with mine!

I hope you enjoyed my explanation of the 3 Black Ink Pads today. Personally, I have used Close To My Heart Ink Pads for more than 23 years and have never had an issue with the quality or performance within my projects. However, if you have any questions about these inks please don’t hesitate ask me. I’m always happy to help. 🙂

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