I just found out how easy it is to refill Wink of Stella Stampin Up colours! And I want you to too! Let me ask you…
- Do you love getting MORE bang for your buck?
- Are you crazy for Stampin’ Up! Colours?
- Have you thrown out dried up Wink of Stella pens when you couldn’t get any more glimmer to come out?
Me too! Well no more! Go get them back! (Well unless they’re under the coffee grounds and mango peels. 😬) You’re going to LOVE how quickly you can add new life to them once you take a peek at my Timely Tip video. Such a simple tip that will have you glimmer colouring like this.
While I was experimenting I found there’s a few different ways to achieve coloured Wink of Stella. You may have even tried some of them yourself:
- colouring over top of your already coloured image or
- picking up ink from your stamp pad or ink refill with your pen.
Agreed, these are both easy and have super results.
But I really wanted something portable. Ya know, so you can be a one-handed colouring bandit. So you can colour while you’re making dinner, talking on the phone or on the road (no, not driving!).
Watch my video for my super easy answer to refill Wink of Stella Stampin Up colours so they’re portable!
Now I haven’t tried making ALL the colours (after all, I haven’t used up 48 Wink of Stella – well not yet anyway!) I have however been playing more with my Wink and Ink technique like I used for this card so I have had a FEW to turn into coloured pens!
Just like on the cute dragon card in my video, I combined two colouring techniques to suit his personality for my card here.
- I used my Stampin’ Write marker in Marina Mist and Lemon-Lime Twist to colour his tummy, leg, wings and spikes and
- I picked up my Lemon-Lime Twist Wink to colour his body and add some iridescent-y glimmer to his scales.
(After all how many dragons do YOU know that have shiny scales and iridescent skin? Almost all of them right?)
I didn’t want him to disappear into the Shimmery White background so I mounted two ovals in my Lemon-Lime Twist and Marina Mist first and adhered him on top with dimensionals. Once again, you can see the Tutti Frutti adhesive-backed sequins and a dynamic embossing folder, this time the Ruffled one, add some fun.
For the rest of the card, I found out the greeting from the Magical Day set fit EXACTLY in the middle of a banner from the Bunch of Banners framelits. (And yes, it hasn’t seen the light of day for awhile 😊.) TIP1: stamp the entire image and position the framelit on top so you cut off the “You Are” words. Works like a charm!
I figured I had enough colour already with the rest of the card so I stamped the greeting on Shimmery White with my Memento ink. (TIP2: since you’re colouring with alcohol in the barrel of the Wink of Stella now, you will need to use Memento so your black ink doesn’t bleed or smear.)
A wrap-around finely woven knotted ribbon in Lemon Lime Twist pulls the card all together.
OK now it’s your turn. Round up all your dried-up Wink of Stella, some rubbing alcohol and refills and give them new life! If you’re sweet on this cute dragon card, here are all the supplies I used. Simply click on the image to order from me and that little brown UPS truck will be headed your way in about a week!
You Can Make It Too
If you’re like me and love getting more value for your money and if you skipped over watching my video, scroll back up and check it out now! I promise you’ll get more life out of your Wink of Stella pens plus you’ll soon be glimmer colouring in all the colours of the SU! rainbow.
So take your cards from OK to glimmer greatness and refill Wink of Stella Stampin Up colours for ginormous colouring options today!