To make ink with nuts, shell walnuts and boil walnut hulls, or boil acorns. Add vinegar to the walnut solution and sifted ash to the acorn solution. Mix in plant dyes or chemicals for color.Continue Reading
The tannins are responsible for dark color in handmade inks. Tannin can come from tea leaves or, in this case, nutshells. To color the inks made with tannin, plant dyes can be used. Boil mango, indigo or logwood in tap water and add vinegar.
Eastern gray squirrels are omnivorous and eat food such as bird eggs, insects, seeds, nuts, buds, fungi, acorns, flowers, bark and baby birds. Their front teeth never stop growing so they don’t wear out due to constant gnawing.Full Answer >
Popular "Close to My Heart" scrapbook supplies include variously-sized papers in different colors and designs, thousands of small embellishments, stamp ink in over 60 colors and personal cutters for creating custom shapes. Coordinating ribbons, colored markers and a software program for creating digital albums are also popular. The "My Reflections" scrapbook products line, which includes various styles and colors of stickers, die-cuts, trim and paper, is one of Close to My Heart's most popular scrapbook product lines.Full Answer >
Etch brass by stamping or drawing a design with oil-based ink on the brass and setting the brass in the ferric chloride or etching solution for up to two hours. For the project, collect etching solution, a piece of brass, an oil-based black marker, a piece of plastic and a plastic container. Wear protective gloves, goggles and a face mask as well.Full Answer >
Dating back to Neolithic China, India ink is a deep-black ink made from carbon sources, such as soot, mixed with water. Additives change the durability and consistency of the product, so some manufacturers add glue or shellac to the formula.Full Answer >