Inspired by Tim | March

March 31st, 2016

Inspired by Tim | March | www.rangerink.com
Each month members of our team at Ranger HQ sneak in a bit of creative time to create projects inspired by Tim Holtz’s monthly tag.  This month members of the team created projects inspired by his March tag.


Inspired by Tim | March | www.rangerink.com

Spring Banner By Kathy Paglia

My inspiration was the crocuses and daffodils coming up in my yard.

  • Tim Holtz Distress Paint – Picket Fence, Black Soot, Spiced Marmalade, Carved Pumpkin, Spun Sugar, Picked Raspberry, Milled Lavender, Wilted Violet, Broken China, Mermaid Lagoon, Squeezed Lemonade, Mustard Seed, Twisted Citron, Cracked Pistachio
  • Tim Holtz Distress Sprays – Picked Raspberry, Carved Pumpkin, Spiced Marmalade, Salty Ocean, Wilted Violet, Peacock Feathers, Mermaid Lagoon, Mustard Seed, Squeezed Lemonade, Mowed Lawn, Cracked Pistachio
  • Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Ground Espresso
  • Tim Holtz Distress Crayons – Mermaid Lagoon, Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade, Picked Raspberry, Seedless Preserves, Twisted Citron
  • Ranger Multi Medium- Matte
  • Ranger Glossy Accents
  • Ranger Texture Paste – Opaque Matte
  • Jet Black Archival Ink
  • Dylusions Mica Sprays – Pink Gumball, Vibrant Turquoise, Crushed Grape
  • Wendy Vecchi Mica Sprays – Buttercup
  • Liquid Pearls – White Opal
  • Ranger Non-Stick Craft Sheet
  • Adhesive Foam Tape – Black
  • Ranger ¼” Wonder Tape
  • Ranger Ink Blending Tool and Foams
  • Tim Holtz by Tonic Studios-Cush Grip Snips
  • Tim Holtz Alterations by Sizzix – Decorative Strip Dies: Tattered Flower Garland, Butterfly Frenzy; Movers and Shapers – Mini Hearts
  • Tim Holtz Idea-ology – Paper String, Grunge Letters – Mini Alpha
  • Tim Holtz by Stampers Anonymous-Flourish Layering Stencil
  • Cardboard

Inspired by Tim | March | www.rangerink.com


Inspired by Tim | March | www.rangerink.com

Time Tag By Patti Behan

I was inspired to make this project as a reminder that it is okay to relax and do nothing . Just enjoy the beauty of your surroundings.

  • Dina Wakley Media Gesso: White
  • Ranger Artist Brushes
  • Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stain- Picket Fence, Weathered Wood, blueprint Sketch, Brushed Pewter
  • Ranger Surfaces – #10 Kraft Tag
  • Ranger Metal Foil Tape Sheets
  • Tim Holtz Distress Crayons – Chipped Sapphire, Hickory Smoke, Black Soot
  • Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad – Gathered Twigs
  • Ranger Non-Stick Craft Sheet
  • Archival Ink Pad-Jet Black
  • Ranger Collage Glue Stick
  • Ranger Multi Medium – Matte
  • Tim Holtz Alterations by Sizzix- Bigz Dies: Pocketwatch Frame, Gadget Gears; Movers and Shapers: Mini Gears
  • Tim Holtz by Stampers Anonymous: Fabuous Flourishes
  • Tim Holtz idea-ology- Big Chat; Industrious Stickers; Heirloom Roses; Dapper Paper Stash
  • Cardboard, Black Ribbon

Inspired by Tim | March | www.rangerink.com


Inspired by Tim | March | www.rangerink.com

Dreamcatcher Tag by Taylor Huizenga

I was really inspired by the Feather Duo Bigz Die because it reminded me of a dreamcatcher. I decided to use the Feather Duo die and create a cosmic dream state background to show through the feathers to tie them in to each other.

  • Ranger Surfaces-#8 Manilla Tag
  • Ranger Surfaces-#8 Black Tag
  • Ranger Shiny Foil Transfer Sheets- Frozen: Silver Foil Sheet
  • Ranger Glossy Accents
  • Ranger Non-Stick Craft Sheet
  • Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stain- Picket Fence
  • Tim Holtz Distress Mica Spray- Brushed Pewter
  • Tim Holtz Distress Crayons: Picked Raspberry, Peacock Feather. Seedless Preserves, Black Soot
  • Tim Holtz Alterations by Sizzix: Bigz Die – Feather Duo; Thinlits – Shape Strips
  • Cardboard

Inspired by Tim | March | www.rangerink.com

Dylusions Hello Friend Card by Kelly Kronowski

March 29th, 2016

Dylusions Hello Friend Card by Kelly Kronowski

Our very own Kelly Kronowski shares with us this Dylusions Hello Friend Card tutorial!

Find Kelly’s tutorial in our Projects Library: Dylusions Hello Friend Card by Kelly Kronowski

Spring Chicks by Kassa Hayselden

March 28th, 2016

Spring Chicks by Kassa Hayselden

Our Guest Designer Kassa Hayselden shares with us this vibrant Spring Chicks tutorial!

Find Kassa’s tutorial in our Projects Library: Spring Chicks by Kassa Hayselden

Distress Paper Mosaic Birdhouse by Patti Behan

March 24th, 2016

Distress Paper Mosaic Birdhouse by Patti Behan | www.rangerink.com

Patti Behan shares with us this creative tutorial for how to make a Birdhouse with the Distress Paper Mosaic Kit!

Find Patti’s tutorial in our Projects Library: Distress Paper Mosaic Birdhouse by Patti Behan

ICE Resin® Cast Leaf Necklace with Jen Cushman

March 23rd, 2016

ICE Resin® Cast Leaf Necklace with Jen Cushman | www.rangerink.com

ICE Resin® Director of Education Jen Cushman shares how to make a leaf cast from Resin using the ICE Resin® Molding Putty, Tints & ICE Resin®!

Find Jen’s tutorial in our Projects Library: ICE Resin® Cast Leaf Necklace with Jen Cushman

Springtime Watercolor Media Board by Tammy Tutterow

March 21st, 2016

Springtime Watercolor Media Board by Tammy Tutterow | www.rangerink.com

Our Guest Designer Tammy Tutterow shows us how to make Springtime Watercolor Media Board!

Find Tammy’s tutorial in our Projects Library: Springtime Watercolor Media Board by Tammy Tutterow

ICE Resin® Mixed Media Tag with Jen Cushman

March 16th, 2016

ICE Resin® Director of Education Jen Cushman shares how to make a mixed media tag using ephemera & resin paper!

So Lucky Altered Frame by Audrey Pettit

March 14th, 2016

So Lucky Altered Frame by Audrey Pettit | www.rangerink.com

Our Guest Designer Audrey Pettit shows us how to make this festive altered frame!

Find Audrey’s tutorial in our Projects Library: So Lucky Altered Frame by Audrey Pettit

Easter Egg Decorating Challenge

March 11th, 2016

Hi Everyone! With Easter just around the corner, we decided to hold an Easter Egg decorating challenge at Ranger HQ and we’d love for you to participate too! Decorate an Easter Egg using Ranger products and post it to our blog (see the end of this post for details). We cannot wait to see all of your beautiful inspiration 🙂

Our Signature Designers made their own as well – from 3D to 2D…check out all of their unique creations!

Dyan Reaveley

Wendy Vecchi


Dina Wakley



Tim Holtz


Watch his tutorial here:


Kathy Paglia


Featured products: Dylusions Ink Sprays & ICE Resin Glass Glitter

Laura Lindson


Featured products: Liquid Pearls

Teresa Natividad


Featured products: Ranger Paints, Texture Paste, Artist Brushes

Debbie Tlach


Featured products: Dina Wakley Media Heavy Body Acrylic Paints, Artist Brushes

Kelly Kronowski


Featured products:Ranger Paints, Dina Wakley Media Heavy Body Acrylic Paints, Distress Paint, Distress Splatter Brush

Brianna Marosy


Featured products: Ranger Paints, Distress Paints, Ranger Shiny Foil Transfer Sheets, Collage Glue Stick

EASTER EGG HUNT!!

(We also had fun hiding the eggs around the office 🙂 )









Cat with Attitude by Tracy Scott

March 7th, 2016

Cat with Attitude by Tracy Scott | www.rangerink.com

Our guest designer Tracy Scott shares with us this fun Cat with Attitude project!

For the full tutorial, visit our projects page: Cat with Attitude by Tracy Scott