Are you a member of UKScrappers and if so have you checked out the blog hop today? It starts over at UKS and Make The Day Special is taking part over on the blog.
The MTDS DT has made items using the inking technique of "direct to paper" and there are some fab examples on the blog.
I added the ink directly to the kraft cardstock in stripes by using masking tape:
Materials used: Kraft cardstock, Versamagic chalk inks, Unity stamp, black Versafine ink, buttons.