Have you ever wondered what’s the difference between Stampin Write and Stampin Blends markers?  Exactly why does Stampin’ Up! have TWO kinds of markers?

VIDEO! What's the Difference Between Stampin Write and Stampin Blends Markers?

I agree it can be a little confusing.  But there are some REALLY good reasons for the two varieties.  Let me tell you all about them in my Jo-TIPS video.

What’s the Difference Between Stampin Write and Stampin Blends Markers?

Colouring with Stampin’ Up!’s Markers

While you CAN colour stamped images with both types of markers, I like the results a lot better with one of them – the Stampin’ Blends. 

But take a peek at a closeup view of the results with both of them and YOU decide.

What's the Difference Between Stampin Write and Stampin Blends Markers?
Stampin’ Write Markers

Here’s what I find about colouring with the Stampin’ Writes:

  • Difficult to achieve variation in colour
  • Leaves colouring “lines”
What's the Difference Between Stampin Write and Stampin Blends Markers?
Stampin’ Blends Markers

Here’s what I like about colouring with the Stampin’ Blends markers:

  • Easy to achieve seamless blending
  • Variation in tone to achieve highlights

I also talked about some of the fun techniques you can do with the Stampin’ Write markers in the video. Wanna see some of them?  Click on the image to find out more about each one.

Brush Marker Letters

Absolutely one of the ways I use my Stampin’ Writes the MOST!

See how effortlessly the Stampin Write marker makes beautiful letters.

VIDEO! What's the Difference Between Stampin Write and Stampin Blends Markers?

Direct to Stamp Colouring

Such a quick way to get a multi-colour watercolour feel!  Works best on your red rubber stamps.

VIDEO! What's the Difference Between Stampin Write and Stampin Blends Markers?

Watercolour Backgrounds

You can never predict how awesome and different each background will end up when you colour on your watercolour paper!  Use lots of water in your Stampin Spritzer.

VIDEO! What's the Difference Between Stampin Write and Stampin Blends Markers?

How to Get Flawless Colour Blending

I challenge you to see where the dark lines end and the light begins 🤪!  If you like to colour even a teensy bit, these are the markers for you.

What's the Difference Between Stampin Write and Stampin Blends Markers? See it with the Tropical Oasis Hibiscus!

Want to stick your toe into the water just a bit with the Blends?  Take a peek at this post where I tell you the best way to jump in!

Which Stampin’ Up! Markers Are Best for You?

In my experience, there is an easy way to answer this question.

If you love, luv, LUVH to colour and achieving true-to-life results are important, Blends are for you. 

Or if you want a little more versatility from your tools and you want ALL the Stampin’ Up! colours, Stampin’ Writes are the way to go.

Stampin’ Writes are available to purchase in colour families or in one large carrying box. Blends are purchased in individual colours or as light and dark combos. 

Add to your marker supplies toolbox by clicking on any image below.

What’s the Difference Between Stampin Write and Stampin Blends Markers?

See You Again Soon

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I hope you enjoyed finding out what’s the difference between Stampin Write and Stampin Blends markers – see you soon!

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