My Little Red Toolbox | StazOn Ink


My Little Red Toolbox is back–this time with the one ink I cannot live without–StazOn ink. StazOn is a fast-drying solvent ink and it works on plastic, metal, glass, ceramic, laminated paper, coated paper and leather. Overkill for regular paper and envelopes? Maybe, but I stamp on glossy things like shimmery envelopes, labels, photos and washi tape all the time, and who needs a variety of black inks lying around? (Not me.) StazOn dries almost instantly, which helps when I stamp my return address on a stack of mail and it doesn’t smear all over the other envelopes.


I bought these notarial seals at Pieritz Bros during the letter social last weekend. They are shiny and gold. Normal ink pads would take a lifetime to dry, or never dry on them. The StazOn ink dries almost immediately so I can use my homemade seals (created with this By Pigeon stamp) right after I stamp them. Instant gratification.

I have StazOn inks in Blazing Red (such a solid, true red) and Teal Blue (a perfect peacock blue), but the black one gets the most use by far. The only downside with StazOn is that it stains your stamps, so if you frequently use different colored ink pads, you’ll need the StazOn cleaner on hand to keep your stamps ink-free.

We’re only about halfway through the Little Red Toolbox, so look for another post soon!

*For more about my little red toolbox, go here.

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10 thoughts on “My Little Red Toolbox | StazOn Ink

  1. Ting says:

    So lovely! X

  2. Nicole says:

    i love my stazon ink but i had no idea there was a special cleaner for it! looks like i’ll need to make a trip to my craft store soon

  3. Mom says:

    Sounds like a lot of fun. Really nice that it doesn’t smear. You always get the best craft supplies for your Little Red Toolbox!

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  5. Thanks for the post, Kimberly! We’re glad you find StazOn so important in your crafting.

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