“Coloring” with Mini Ink Cubes

Hello and welcome. Today’s cards show a quick way to add color to a background…

I stamped three robots from THIS adorable set repeatedly on a piece of Neenah White Cardstock using THIS ink to create a background. After debating what kind of medium to use to color all the robots, I decided to use mini ink cubes for super quick coloring. Since the images are playful, I thought the “artsy” look that the mini ink cubes give would be a good fit. To add the color, I simply used the ink cube like a stamp and pressed the ink on to each robot, rotating colors. 
For this “boy” version of the card,  I used Maliblue, Cracked Pistachio, and Spiced Marmalade mini inks…

For the “girl” version, I used Neon Pink, Neon Red, and Neon Orange mini inks…

A closer look…

I like the texture that the distress ink cube produced (orange)…
I finished off the cards by heat embossing a coordinating sentiment and adding a heart that I die-cut from THIS set. I colored it with a coordinating ink. 
I hope this inspires you to give mini ink cube coloring a try on your next project. Speaking of coloring…

check out my friend, Kathy Racoosin’s Coloring Challenge HERE.

Thanks so much for stopping by!



  1. Kathy
    February 6, 2016

    Thank You for sharing your coloring for The Daily Marker 30 Day. Love the all your colors and pattern.

  2. Shelly
    February 3, 2016

    Oh, these are so cute!!

  3. Annette Allen
    February 2, 2016

    those little robots are so cute and I love how you added the color..

  4. Karen L K
    February 2, 2016

    Nice idea!

  5. Mary-Anne V
    February 2, 2016

    What a completely brilliant idea fir colouring…I love these cards. I will have to try it soon!

  6. Rushd Lady
    February 2, 2016

    Looks like you are all ready for sending some kids some cute Valentine's day cards! I think I have a robot stamp somewhere, but I don't know about a similar sentiment. I know a boy who just might like this card idea. Do you mind if I case your idea?

  7. Katie Bolinger
    February 2, 2016

    These are adorable. Great color choices.

  8. Megan
    February 2, 2016

    Genius idea, Heather! 🙂 Love the look, and so much faster than coloring each one of those images!


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