Ink Review: PenBBS Season 29 Part 1

Ink Review: PenBBS Season 29 Part 1

Today I will let the pictures speak for themselves. PenBBS Season 29 is out with 2 shimmer inks included in the lineup – 12 inks in all but I’ll be showing the first 6 in the series today. Each ink comes in the standard 60mL hexagonal bottle.   #406 Moon and Stars Shimmer I didn’t…

Ink Review: ColorVerse Season 7 Full Line

Ink Review: ColorVerse Season 7 Full Line

Many people have probably heard about the newest Season 7 inks from ColorVerse; six sets of inks that have been expected for the last month or so. Eye On The Universe was released last week and quickly sold out at many retailers; I was able to purchase three sets from Vanness and the other three…

Ink Review: Robert Oster Pen Chalet Exclusives

Ink Review: Robert Oster Pen Chalet Exclusives

Recently, Pen Chalet released an exclusive Robert Oster ink – Antelope Canyon. But the Chalet didn’t stop with just one special edition. Three more exclusive RO inks were added to the lineup to make a beautiful Arizona-inspired palette. I purchased a sample of each from Pen Chalet. I have tried to balance colors so these…

12 Days of Inkmas:  Krishna S Series Paakezah (Day 12)

12 Days of Inkmas: Krishna S Series Paakezah (Day 12)

Today is our final day of Inkmas! Thanks for following our crew as we have shared a fun bunch of inks. On day 12, I’m presenting a fun new ink that is beginning to show up at various retailers – Krishna Paakezah. This ink is a bright blue with slightly turquoise undertones and medium-high sheen.…

12 Days of Inkmas:  Sailor Manyo Ume (Day 5)

12 Days of Inkmas: Sailor Manyo Ume (Day 5)

Sailor Manyo Ume is one of my favorite inks lately – a burgundy with a touch of sheen, a bit of brown mixed in, one that sometimes shades, showing a pinkish red underneath. In comparison to a few other sheening burgundies, Ume doesn’t show much sheen and when it does, it isn’t bright. But this…

12 Days of Inkmas: Robert Oster Fire & Ice (Day 4)

12 Days of Inkmas: Robert Oster Fire & Ice (Day 4)

Robert Oster’s Fire and Ice (50mL for #$17) isn’t new, but I find myself reaching for it every holiday season. Something about that tealy blue and the red sheen feel perfect for addressing all of my holiday cards. So even if I haven’t seen it all year, it’s out and in a pen with at…

Ink Review: Sailor Virginia and Sailor Illinois

Ink Review: Sailor Virginia and Sailor Illinois

By Jessica Coles  Sailor started releasing a new lineup – the 50 States collection – early in 2019 with California and Colorado inks. Recently New York and Texas followed. I was surprised when Virginia and Illinois joined the set so quickly with only about 2 months between releases. Thank you to Dromgoole’s for sending over…