20 Projects with Pigment Ink

by | January 7th, 2015 | Comments Off on 20 Projects with Pigment Ink

Calling all creative crafters! If you enjoy using our ColorBox Pigment inks because of the vibrant colors they provide to your finished craft projects, you will surely get excited about these 20 awesome projects with Pigment Ink we’ve gathered to share with you today:

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1. Pretty Handmade Pillow

This holiday themed pillow is made using ColorBox Crafter’s Ink and some holiday stamps. ColorBox Crafter’s is a pigment-based ink specially formulated for off-paper projects, like stamping on wood, clay, and fabric. ColorBox Crafter’s Ink is permanent on fabric when heat set, which can be done with an iron. This pillow is actually very easy and fun to create! Even though the holidays have passed, this pillow can be created in any motif with anystamps. That’s the beauty of stamping your own custom fabric!


2. Loveful Valentine Card

If you love hearts, this embossed Valentine card is perfection! Tami Sanders shares how to create a stenciled design with ColorBox Pigment Ink and then emboss the design with our ColorBox Embossing Powder. Pigment ink stays tacky longer than other ink types, making it the perfect medium for heat embossing.

love card

 3. Stamped Iron-On Transfer Shirt

If you’re thinking of a unique DIY gift, this cute custom shirt is one of the best ideas. The result looks very clever and professional but creating it is really simple. You only have to stamp the paper with our ColorBox Crafter’s Ink and follow the instructions on the iron-on transfer paper’s package.

stamped iron on shirt

4. Dainty Mixed Media Background

This fun altered tag features a mixed-media background using Colorbox Pigment Ink and gesso. The colors remain vibrant even after the ink has been diluted in water due to our ColorBox Pigment Ink’s high level of pigment. You can use the same design or techniques for making cards, scrapbook pages, photo frames, or mixed media canvases!

mixed media tag

5. Cute Birdcage Journal

Write down your thoughts, ideas, and feelings in this purple birdcage journal which highlights a cute chipboard birdcage. This project features seven great ColorBox Pigment ink colors: Berry, Espresso, Ocean, Ice, Curry, Boysenberry and Grass. Pigment ink creates a vibrant, opaque look when stamped on paper.

birdcage journal

6. Elegant Brown Card With Bow

This exquisite looking card is actually made from a recycled seat sign from a wedding. Yes, you read it right! It’s actually “rescued from the garbage can,” according to Becca (the artist who created this card). The ColorBox Pigment Ink used to stamp the sentiment ensures a bright, vibrant color no matter the surface… trash-can resuce or not!

brown card

 7. Tote Bag

A little stamping, inking, and stenciling and you’ll have a very cute tote bag like this one. You can fill this bag with treats or goodies and give it as a gift, or use it every time you go to the grocery store and be environment-friendly and stylish at the same time! Tami Sanders created this tote using ColorBox Crafter’s Ink.

tote bag

8. Live, Love, Laugh Card

Inspire someone to live, love, laugh, and enjoy life! This lifely card will surely be cherished and greatly appreciated by a friend or a family member. The artist who created this card only used stamping. stenciling and minimal embellishment, but the finished project is stunning! The ColorBox Pigment Ink used on the silhouettes makes the images pop off the page in vibrant color.

live love laugh

9. Adorable Stenciled Onesie

This is probably the cutest, most adorable project among this list.  Create and give this stenciled onesie and you will make a mommy very happy. Simply stencil using dainty floral patterns and ColorBox Crafter’s Ink, add some buttons, and a ribbon and you’ve created an adorable keepsake!

stenciled Onsie

 10. Cute Fabric Cellphone Case

You don’t need to buy a case for your mobile phone. You can make your own like Jen Goode shows in this blog post. Making this fabric cellphone case is very simple, fun, and inexpensive! The key to the virbant color on the fabric – ColorBox Crafter’s Ink.

cellphone case

11. “You Are Very Special” Card

Show your loved ones how special they are. Create this pretty pink card for Valentine’s day or any day of the year! You will surely receive warm hugs and kisses from the person you’ll give this card to. On this card, Yana uses both ColorBox Pigment Ink and Colorbox Dye Ink stamped images for a tunning, yet ehtereal effect:

you care special card

12. Card Plus Container Gift Set

Say “thank you” in a creative and heart-felt way. Make this card and container gift set for your mom or best friend. The container is perfect for storing small memorabilia and other stuff. It’s also a perfect baby shower gift or party favor. This project features Izink, an acrylic pigment ink that is packaged in a bottle with a dropper.

gift package

13. Pink Tag

Pass on your creativity! Create cute pink tags and give to your girlfriends or to brighten someone’s day!  You can make bookmarks using the same design and techniques used for this tag. The results will still be pretty! Meihsia used Izink acrylic pigment inks to create the vibrant color on this tag:


14. Bandana Dye

Show some warm love to your furry friend with this dyed bandana using colorful Izink acrylic pigment ink. Your pet will absolutely look more adorable with this on; plus you’ll make your canine happy and look cool.

bandana dye

15. Fabric Oven Mitt & Recipe Book Gift Set

Have a family or friend who loves to cook? This fabric oven mitt and recipe book is the perfect gift! Sabrina created custom patterned fabric for the handmade oven mitt and the album cover using ColorBox Crafter’s Ink.

overn mitt recipe book

 16. Rainbow Heart Journal

If you have a tween who loves to keep a diary, this rainbow heart journal is probably the best Valentine’s gift for her. This altered project is created with upcycled fabrics, stamped with ColorBox Crafter’s Ink.

rainbow heart journal cover

17. Welcome Card

Give a warm welcome to a loved one with this cute yellow card. Involve the kids in making this card because it’s fun and very simple to do. Izink helped to create the vibrant colors used in this card!

welcome card

18. Monster-rific Birthday Card

A handmade DIY birthday card is more appreciated and treasured than the one bought from a storeand this adorable monster card is no exception! These fun little monsters were stamped with Izink arcylic pigment ink.


 19. Stamped Cloth Napkin

Hosting a dinner with friends? Make the night extra special by making stamped cloth napkins and tags with their names on it. You can make two sets, one to use for the dinner itself and one as a simple gift to your guests. Sabrina created these napkins using ColorBox Crafter’s Ink.

stamped cloth napkin

 20. Mixed Media Canvas Clock

This bright and bold mixed media canvas turned into a clock is a unique gift item or a home decor. The design looks a bit complicated but it’s actually NOT. You’ll feel like a little kid splish splashing ink and stamping but in a very artistic way! Adrienne created this canvas using Izink.

canvas clock

Pigment inks are extremely versatile – you can blend them, use them on fabric, and even create jewelry with them! We hope you got plenty of great gift or home decor ideas from this blog post.  Let us know which projects you’re excited to try – you can share the link to your finished project in the comment box below. Happy creating, everyone!

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