Category Archives: Ink

Invent 2019 – Day 11: Elf (standard)

I’ll keep this short, just like the name. Well, I guess I now officially have an Elf on the shelf. Today brings us another beautiful green, the sort of green you would expect to be used for official elf uniforms. … Continue reading

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Inkvent 2019 – Day 10: Winter Miracle (shimmer & sheen)

I’ve secretly been hoping for a purple ink in this set, and today I thought it had arrived. When I uncapped the vial of Winter Miracle I was sure it was purple, it went on the paper purple, and then … Continue reading

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Inkvent 2019 – Day 9: Nutcracker (standard)

Today brings us another brown – I bit deeper than the earlier Triple Chocolate. I was initially thinking ‘walnut’ but I had some of my browns out, so I did a quick comparison of some of them. It’s warmer than … Continue reading

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Inkvent 2019 – Day 07: Mistletoe (standard) & Day 08: Gold Star (shimmer)

Not sure if it was random, or if Diamine opted to put a little something special for the weekend. I’ve been looking for a replacement green since Mont Blanc’s British Racing Green was discontinued, and Mistletoe may be it. A … Continue reading

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Inkvent 2019 – Day 06: Ho Ho Ho (standard)

A late post, but today’s colour is Ho Ho Ho – another red, this one a bit darker & richer. Looking at the two reds makes me think of cranberries – photos of cranberries always seem to have lighter and … Continue reading

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Inkvent 2019 – Day 05: Triple Chocolate (standard)

Who doesn’t like chocolate? Well, okay…. I know we have several members who are not fans of brown inks, but to each his own. Today’s Diamine ink is Triple Chocolate (standard). A nice bit of darker chocolate with some warmth … Continue reading

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Inkvent 2019 – Day 04: Polar Glow (sheen)

Today’s Diamine inkvent ink is Polar Glow, a deep blue with a subtle sheen – at least on this paper, in this lighting – but shows some shading, for me. From what I’ve read sheen seems to be quite dependant … Continue reading

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