Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Quick Tip Tuesday: Getting Staz-On Ink Off Acrylic Blocks

Happy Tuesday everyone!

Here's a quick tip for anyone who likes to use stamping on their Cricut projects...

Several months ago I read an article in Creating Keepsakes magazine about getting Staz-On ink off of your acrylic blocks.  I don't know about you, but I always manage to get Staz-On ink on my blocks when I use it!

The secret to removing it?  The Mr. Clean Magic Eraser!!!
I decided to give it a try and it really worked...my blocks look good as new!

Before:

The Magic Eraser at work:


After:

Ta-da! 

*Note:  I used the Magic Eraser on Close To My Heart acrylic blocks, with no harmful results to the blocks.  Different types and brands of blocks may yield different results.

Have a creative day!  :)

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12 comments:

  1. Is there anything those things CAN'T do? Thanks for the tip! I just got my first set of Staz On and had that exact problem the other day!

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  2. thanks for posting this...i am on my way to the store...lol

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  3. Lori:
    Super tip! Have added the Magic Eraser to my shopping list! TFS!
    jackie

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  4. I am going to go and buy one of these and try it! Thanks for the tip.

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  5. thanks so much for this tip. mine were getting to the point that they weren't see thru anymore. off to try it now

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  6. Love this tip Lori. Does it work well with the wood blocks too? Gonna give it a try.

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  7. Wow - great tip - thanks for sharing this!!
    MelissaMade

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  8. Hmmm! Great tip, I'm going to have to try it in the morning.

    Smiles!
    Gwen

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  9. Excellent tip! I don't know how those things work on just about everything, but they're genius!

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  10. Fabulous tip! I actually have one of these sponges too.

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  11. Brilliant! My kids just used my blocks and got it all over them! You are a life saver!

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