12 Days of Inkmas: Day 12 Birmingham Blizzard Twinkle

12 Days of Inkmas: Day 12 Birmingham Blizzard Twinkle

I absolutely love that Birmingham Pen Company took their ink making process in house. Over the past year, they have been fine tuning and streamlining their  process and getting a crash course in the fine art and chemistry of ink making. Of their several different formulas, their Twinkle inks seem most appropriate for the holiday…

Ink Brand Overview: The New Birmingham Pen Company Inks

Ink Brand Overview: The New Birmingham Pen Company Inks

I was a loyal subscriber of the Birmingham Pen Company Pen Parcel ink subscription for several years. This habit meant I ended up with almost 100 bottles of their ink. Each color is named after a person, place or event related to their hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and the designs of their bottles and packaging…

Ink Review: Monteverde Ruby

Review by Laura Cameron The final ink that I ordered as part of the Monteverdepalooza of the past few weeks is Ruby ($8 for 30ml bottle). Ruby is a bright, almost fire engine red, that leans a bit orange. In heavy inkblots, Ruby sheens a greeny-yellow, but in regular applications it just shades really nicely. It…