Homemade Clear Embossing Ink....You need 1 tsp of petroleum jelly, I used the classic, Vaseline. Mix in 1/8 capful of vegetable oil.Then mix in 1/8 capful of alcohol to dilute. Mix together. It doesn't make a lot but it does make more than enough to rehydrate your ink pad.
Homemade Stamp Cleaner - shared by Ellen who got it from Dorothy Martin: 1 Cup of Distilled Water, 1 Teaspoon of Baby wash, and 2 Tablespoons of Glycerin. 1 Teaspoon of Rose Water ~optional. Stir together. Put into a spray bottle.