New features on RangerInk.com for September

August 31st, 2012

RangerInk.com September 2012 Web Features

The beginning of this weekend also marks the beginning of September, which means it’s time for us to usher in some new web features on RangerInk.com.

This month’s Tips and Techniques feature is all about Stickles™ Dry Fine Glitter. You can apply this great product in a variety of way and we are going to show you how! Once you check out the techniques, we even have 2 new projects that you can try out to test your skills – Continue reading

Ranger’s 2012 Warehouse Sale is just around the corner!

August 30th, 2012

2012 Ranger Warehouse Sale

We are pleased to announce that the 2012 Warehouse Sale will be held on Saturday, September 15th from 9am to 2pm.

For this one-day only event, a wide selection of discontinued and slightly imperfect arts & crafts and scrapbooking supplies will be available to the public. Many of the items will be priced 50% to 75% off WHOLESALE pricing!

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Ranger is now on Google+

August 29th, 2012

Google+ Logo

Would you rather +1 than like? We want to make sure that you have access to all the latest and greatest Ranger happenings no matter what your favorite social media channel is. With that being said, we are happy to announce that you can now follow Ranger on Google+.

You can check out the Ranger Ink Google+ Page by clicking here. To add us to your circles, simply click “Follow” in the upper right hand corner of our page.

Claudine Hellmuth photo tinting technique

August 28th, 2012

Claudine Hellmuth Photo Tint

In this video Claundine Hellmuth shows us how to use Studio Extra Time slow-dry medium and her popular artist quality Studio Paints to bring a photo to life.

Take a look at this video to see her photo tinting technique in action along with a list of everything you’ll need to do this technique yourself.

An unexpected remodel of the Ranger front offices

August 27th, 2012

Ranger Construction

Sometimes great things come from unexpected sources. Last week we had a water cooler malfunction that resulted in a flood in our front offices. Of course, all the great people here at Ranger banded together and made do with the situation.

The result? After some fresh paint, new carpet, and some furniture rearrangement, our offices are looking better than ever! Here are a few before and after pictures of the remodel.

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Getting ready for ScrapFest 2012

August 24th, 2012

ScrapFest 2012 Prep

Hey Ranger fans, we’re just 3 weeks away from ScrapFest 2012! This premier scrapbooking event kicks off on September 14th and runs through the 16th at the Mall of America in the Land of 10,000 Lakes – beautiful Minnesota.

Tim Holtz will be there running various workshops and demos featuring Ranger products over the course of the show. That means everyone here at Ranger has been hard at work prepping supplies for these exciting events.

We thought you’d like to get a sneak peek at what goes on behind the scenes to make these workshops such a huge success. Take a look at these photos from the past week:

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Kraft Tag Pear Card

August 21st, 2012

Kraft Tag Pear Card

When is a Kraft Tag more than just a tag? When you use it as a card base! Learn how in our new Kraft Tag Pear Card project by Tammy Tutterow.

In this project you will use an Inkssentials Surfaces #12 Kraft Tag with a variety of other Ranger products to create this unique pear card. Ready to get started? Head on over to the project here to see everything you need.

Perfect Pearls Great Friend Card

August 17th, 2012

Perfect Pearls Friend Card

Happy Friday everyone! If you foresee some crafting in your upcoming weekend, you have to check out this Perfect Pearls Great Friend Card by Richele Christensen.

In this project you will use Perfect Pearls Pigment Powders to make this elegant butterfly themed card come to life. As always, we have a list of everything you will need along with easy to follow instructions available right here.

Ranger on the Road in Texas

August 15th, 2012

Night view, downtown section. Dallas, Texas

*Night view of downtown Dallas circa 1942 courtesy of the Library of Congress

 

Ranger is on the road yet again. This time we are in the ninth most populous city in the United States, home of the Cowboys, and hotbed for great Texas style BBQ – that’s right Dallas, Texas!

Down at the Michaels’ Creative Conference you’ll find the one and only Tim Holtz demoing a variety of Ranger products in our booth. We are excited to announce that we won an award for Continue reading

New Project: Distress/Inkssentials Fly Card

August 14th, 2012

Distress/Inkssentials Fly Card

We have another new project for you this morning. Today we have a wonderful card courtesy of Tara Nixon. This project features several of our Inkssentials and Distress products combined to create an inspiring hot air balloon scene.

Be sure to check out the easy to follow instructions for this Distress/Inkssentials Fly Card to get started!