Holidays cards are one of the most tell-tale signs that the holiday season is upon us. Opening your mailbox to find an envelope filled with joyful greetings and warm hugs from afar can make any chilly, dreary day brighter. Are you preparing to send some holiday cheer to your friends and family in the form of cards? We’ve got the perfect inks! Check out our 8 favorite inks to find some fun and festive choices for adding some dazzle to your holiday cards!
J. Herbin Emerald of Chivor
If you’re looking to delight your friends and family the moment they open their cards this holiday season, this is the ink for you. This lovely green ink has shimmer for days and a glorious red sheen that rivals Rudolph’s nose! You can pick up a 50ml bottle for $26 or a 2ml ink sample for $1.85
Diamine Red Lustre
This is not your typical red ink! A real crown jewel in the Diamine Shimmertastics line, Red Lustre is the perfect red shimmer ink for holiday cards with its glittering golden sparkle. Snag this gem of an ink in a 2ml ink sample for $1.75 or a 50ml bottle for $20
A tried and true favorite black ink, X-Feather will stand up to the journey across miles, looking fresh and crisp as ever. This bulletproof Noodler’s ink is water-resistant, resists feathering, and is a true black color. Give it a try, you can find it in a 2ml ink sample for $1.25, a 3oz bottle for $12.50, or a 4.5oz bottle for $19.
Diamine Sherwood Green
There isn’t a much jollier green out there than Diamine Sherwood Green. Your loved ones will smile when they read your heartfelt sentiments written in this festive hue. Bring it home in a 2ml ink sample for $1.25, a 30ml bottle for $7.50 or an 80ml bottle for $14.95.
Noodler’s Empire Red
Make your holiday memories last forever with the eternal Noodler’s Empire Red. This great ink is the perfect shade for holiday tidings and will hold fast for those trips over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s mailbox. Grab a 3oz bottle for $18.50 or a 2ml ink sample for $1.25.
Diamine Golden Sands
The love of friends and family is a golden treasure, share that radiant gift with everyone on your mailing list this year. Diamine Golden Sands is a glittering, shimmering gem of an ink that looks great in all situations. Snatch up a 2ml ink sample for $1.75 or a 50ml bottle for $20.
De Atramentis Plum
You’ll have visions of sugar plum fairies dancing in your head the whole time you write with De Atramentis Plum. Awaken a little whimsy with this reserved but unusual deep turquoise ink that also features a fresh plum scent! Available in a 2ml ink sample for $1.45 or a 35ml bottle for $14.95
Monteverde Yosemite Green
Your cards will come alive with the enchanting evergreen hue of Monteverde Yosemite Green. This ink is great for cards but can also be used to spruce up those everyday notes all year round. Give it a test with a 2ml ink sample for $1.25 or buy a 90ml bottle for $15 and you’ll be set!
Honorable Mention: De Atramentis Charles Dickens
What’s the Christmas season without Charles Dickens? This gorgeous gray ink, named for the famed Christmas Carol author, is a lovely ink to offer your season’s greetings in style. Available in a 2ml ink sample for $1.30 or a 35ml bottle for $12.95.
Want to give all of these inks a try and have a rainbow of holiday cards to share? Check out our Inks for Holiday Cards ink sample package set.
What is your go-to ink for correspondences?
The Goulet Pen Company Team