Rit Powdered Clothes Dye (any color)
1/4 Teaspoon Alcohol
5 Tablespoons Glycerin
Carefully blend dye & alcohol until it's the consistency of thin cream, starting with 1/2 tsp of p. dye and continue adding 1/8 tsp at a time until the consistency of a thin cream.
Add glycerin. Blend Well. Pour homemade ink over stamp pad or a fine grain foam-rubber pad. Spread the ink evenly with a brush, popsicle stick, or back of a spoon.
To Use small sponges as ink pads. cut compressed sponges into thin strips while dry and then add ink. It will create a thin smooth ink pad.