homemade stamp pads- because I am done paying $8 for them...
Cut felt to fit the bottom of a plastic lid or plate, pour paint (add a pinch of salt), put felt on top. Choose your own paint, rinse the felt and reuse. Easier for kids than those tiny stamp pads.
Homemade Stamp Pads for kids!
DIY: Make your own ink (you can mix your own custom colors, etc.), plus a link to a video tutorial on making your own custom stamps!
Great article on different types of inks, how they can be used, and how to store them. Stamping Tips and Techniques - Mementoes In Time
A dozen things to do with a Versamark inkpad!
The Crafty Blog Stalker: My Craft Room & DIY Ink Pad Storage
Stamp Pad on Fabric comparison & directions on how to stamp on fabric via Craft Test Dummies.com.
How to Make a Cut-N-Dry™ Felt Custom Ink Pad... good to know when you have a lot of cards to make.
Ink pad holder stamp pad storage dimensions