Lady Liberty Journal Spread by Cheiron Brandon

June 28th, 2017

Lady Liberty Journal Spread by Cheiron Brandon | www.rangerink.com

Guest Designer Cheiron Brandon shares how she created this patriotic journal spread in celebration of the upcoming holiday!

Find Cheiron’s tutorial in our Projects Library: Lady Liberty Journal Spread by Cheiron Brandon

New Tim Holtz Distress® Oxide Colors!

June 26th, 2017

Inspire your creative side with more new releases from Ranger! This launch includes exciting new product from Tim Holtz Distress®.

TIM HOLTZ DISTRESS® OXIDES

Introducing 12 news colors of Tim Holtz Distress® Oxide Ink Pads, a water-reactive dye & ink pigment fusion that creates an oxidized effect when sprayed with water. Use with stamps, stencils and direct to surface. Blend using Ink Blending Tools and Foam. All oxide colors are available in 3” x 3” ink pads and coordinating .5 oz re-inkers.

AVAILABLE IN 24 COLORS OF INK PADS AND COORDINATING RE-INKERS


Download a copy of the press release here: Tim Holtz Distress® Oxides.


Summer Flowers by Miranda van den Bosch

June 22nd, 2017

Summer Flowers by Miranda van den Bosch | www.rangerink.com

Guest Designer Miranda van den Bosch dives into season with this bright Dylusions inspired Summer Flowers journal spread!

Find Miranda’s tutorial in our Projects Library: Summer Flowers by Miranda van den Bosch

Dylusional Rocks by Debbie Tlach

June 19th, 2017

Dylusional Rocks by Debbie Tlach | www.rangerink.com

Debbie Tlach shows how she spruced her garden up with these adorable garden identifiers using Dylusions Paint Pens!

Find Debbie’s tutorial in our Projects Library: Dylusional Rocks by Debbie Tlach

Dina Wakley #ShowUsYourMEdia

June 15th, 2017

We’re super excited to have Dina here at Ranger this week to launch her new #ShowUsYourMEdia monthly art challenge! Keep reading below to hear from Dina more about the challenge, participation, and what this challenge means to her!

#ShowUsYourMEdia | www.rangerink.com

Are you ready to go on a personal art journey with me?


I started keeping a journal in 1979. My first entry was the day of my grandmother’s funeral. I wrote it in pencil, and later my dad told me I should write in pen, so my thoughts would have more permanence. That day was the start of my life-long belief in journaling, in writing yourself down, in making your mark on the world. 


When I discovered mixed-media and art journaling in 2004, it was a natural fit. I love art. I love journaling. The marriage of those things is pure joy.
I want to put the “me” back in mixed media. All art is personal, whether it be a card or an art journal page or a painting. Join me as we begin a series of monthly challenges and prompts that will fuel your creative spirit and help you delve into the ME of MEdia.

Challenge Rules

  • We will announce monthly challenges on the Ranger blog on the third Thursday of each month.
  • Use at least one Dina Wakley Media product in your project. If your product is not obvious (like paint), please list the colors you used.
  • You can make anything you like—a card, an art journal page, a tag, a canvas, anything!
  • Interpret each challenge any way you like. You can be literal or you can use it as a springboard and see where it takes you. Let the challenge inspire you and stretch you.
  • Try to journal on your piece. Write your thoughts about each prompt. You can write a little or you can write a lot, but do your best to incorporate your thoughts and feelings into the piece.
  • When you complete a challenge, please share it on your blog and social media (Instagram/Facebook) with the tags #showusyourMEdia and #rangerink.
  • We will do two random drawings each month for a prize. We will search the hashtag #showusyourMEdia on Instagram for one winner, and then on Facebook for the second winner. To be clear, you must use the hashtag #showusyourMEdia on either Instagram or Facebook in order to show up in the search and to be eligible to win. Please note social media accounts must be set to public in order for us to view your post. You have until the third Wednesday of each month to complete the previous month’s challenge.
  • We will announce the previous month’s winner AND the new challenge on the third Thursday of each month.

  • Our FIRST challenge starts today!

    The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. ~Aristotle
    Create a piece of art that shares with us your “why.” Why do you create? What compels you?

    To launch our new challenge series, we invited a group of artists to do our first challenge and to inspire you to join us! Let me introduce you to this talented group!

    Sue Kemnitz

    Visit Sue’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SueKemnitzArt

    Kay Pierce

    Visit Kay’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/texfolkart

    Milagros Rivera

    Visit Milagros’ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/milagroscrivera/

    Lisa Oxley

    Visit Lisa’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/scrapwitchlisa

    May Flaum

    Visit May’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/craftwithmay

    Claudia de Nooijer

    Visit Claudia’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/claudiadenooijer

    Jenn Shurkus

    Visit Jenn’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jennshurkus

    Michele Kosciolek

    Visit Michele’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stuffbybelle

    Catherine Carter

    Visit Catherine’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/catherinescraftcorner

    Kirsten Varga

    Visit Kirsten’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kirstenvarga

    Jennifer Engle

    Visit Jennifer’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mixedmediajenn

    Jennifer Gallagher

    Visit Jennifer’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/papergeometryco

    Rae Missigman

    Visit Rae’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/raemissigman

    Sandi Keene

    Visit Sandi’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sandikeene

    Are you ready to play and put the ME back in MEdia? We can’t wait to see what you do!

    Check out below to see my personal take on the first challenge!

    #ShowUsYourMEdia | www.rangerink.com

    #ShowUsYourMEdia | www.rangerink.com

    #ShowUsYourMEdia | www.rangerink.com

    #ShowUsYourMEdia | www.rangerink.com

    #ShowUsYourMEdia | www.rangerink.com

    Father’s Day Card by Bobbi Smith

    June 12th, 2017

    Father’s Day Card by Bobbi Smith | www.rangerink.com

    Guest Designer Bobbi Smith shares with us how she used Distress products to make this helicopter themed card for Father’s Day!

    Find Bobbi’s tutorial in our Projects Library: Father’s Day Card by Bobbi Smith

    Father’s Day Card by Cheiron Brandon

    June 8th, 2017

    Father’s Day Card by Cheiron Brandon | www.rangerink.com

    Guest Designer Cheiron Brandon shares with how she uses Dina Wakley Media products to create this adorable card you can make just in time for Father’s Day!

    Find Cheiron’s tutorial in our Projects Library: Father’s Day Card by Cheiron Brandon

    Father’s Day Card by Audrey Pettit

    June 5th, 2017

    Father’s Day Card by Audrey Pettit | www.rangerink.com

    Guest Designer Audrey Pettit shares with us how she crafted this cityscape card using Tim Holtz Distress® products just in time for Father’s Day!

    Find Audrey’s tutorial in our Projects Library: Father’s Day Card by Audrey Pettit

    Animals Are Your Best Friend by Miranda van den Bosch

    June 1st, 2017

    Animals Are Your Best Friend  by Miranda van den Bosch | www.rangerink.com

    Guest Designer Miranda van den Bosch shares with how she created this furry friend journal page using Dylusions products!

    Find Miranda’s tutorial in our Projects Library: Animals Are Your Best Friend by Miranda van den Bosch

    Distress Crayon Backgrounds by Cheiron Brandon

    May 25th, 2017

    Distress Crayon Backgrounds by Cheiron Brandon  | www.rangerink.com

    Guest Designer Cheiron Brandon shares with how she uses her Distress Crayons to create different textures for multi-purpose backgrounds!

    Find Cheiron’s tutorial in our Projects Library: Distress Crayon Backgrounds by Cheiron Brandon