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DIY Alcohol Inks

Alcohol inks are incredibly expensive. Save BIG BUCKS by making homemade alcohol inks. You'll get vibrant, gorgeous alcohol ink at a fraction of the cost!
Course Crafts
Cuisine Basics
Keyword Alcohol Ink
30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cost -

Instructions

  • With the cap on your Sharpie Marker, twist back and forth the cap to open the plastic case and retrieve the ink tube inside.
    With the cap on your Sharpie Marker, twist back and forth the cap.
  • Slice open the tube that contains the ink with a sharp craft knife. Cut all of the way from one end to the other. Place the tube in a small glass jar and squeeze a small amount rubbing alcohol onto it. Place the lid on the jar and allow to sit or stir the tube around in the alcohol to help the ink seep out.
    Place the tube in a small glass jar and squeeze rubbing alcohol onto it.
  • Once the top portion of your tube has turned mostly white, using gloved hands, squeeze downward onto the tube into the jar to release the pigment. Add more alcohol to equal approximately 1 ounce of total liquid.
    Once the top portion of your tube has turned mostly white, using gloved hands, squeeze downward onto the tube into the jar to release the pigment.
  • Squeeze the air out of a new precision tip squeeze bottle. Flip the applicator over and try to place just the needle portion of the lid into the alcohol ink. Release the bottle and suction will begin pulling the ink into the bottle. Continue until your squeeze bottle is full.
    Flip the applicator over and try to place just the needle portion of the lid into the alcohol ink.

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