Good Morning Gayle, thanks so much for your sweet comment on my ornament. In answer to your question. I stamped some of the ornaments with Gina's Black Amalgam and some with Memento Tuxedo Black - either works - the stamp has to be inked really well. I didn't get a good impression on the first holly ornament I did and remarkably was able to line up perfectly for a second impression. I did not spray a fixative on the ornament. If I were making these on tiles to use as coasters they would have to be sprayed. As a side note, I had made some these years ago some with good stamping, more not so good. I bought some last year thinking they could be stamped in the MISTI, but found they're too thick.
Thanks Gayle - I'm happy to be home although I'm not yet settling into my craft room as much as I would like. Glad you like my cup. Love all your Halloween cards they are great. Got to make one for the little girl on my street and I still have Xmas cards to make although I did manage to get a good start on those prior to my trip.