Inspired by Tim | August

August 27th, 2015

Inspired by Tim | August | www.rangerink.comEach 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 August tag.


 

Inspired by Tim | August | www.rangerink.comButterfly Birthday Card by Patti Behan

The background technique in this month’s tag was very shabby chic to me, and it inspired me to make this pretty feminine birthday card.

  • Ranger Surfaces:  Mixed Media Paper
  • Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pads: Black Soot, Shaded Lilac, Shabby Shutters, Broken Chine
  • Tim Holtz Distress Markers:  Shaded Lilac, Shabby Shutters.
  • Tim Holtz Adirondack Alcohol Ink:  Eggplant
  • Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool and Foam
  • Ranger Multi-Medium:  Matte
  • Dina Wakley Media Gesso:  White
  • Ranger Adhesive Strips
  • Ranger Non-Stick Craft Sheet
  • Tim Holtz idea-ology:  Crinkle Ribbon , Jute String, Gem Clips, Lost and Found Paper Stash
  • Tim Holtz by Stampers Anonymous:  Watercolor Stamp Set
  • Tim Holtz Alterations by Sizzix:  Vagabond Machine; Magnetic Platform; Precision Base Plate;
  • Thinlits-Block Celebration Words, Shape Strips; Movers & Shapers-Mini Butterflies, Mini Hearts
  • Wendy Vecchi Studio 490 Clearly for Art
  • Other:  Purple Cardstock

 

Inspired by Tim | August | www.rangerink.comFriendship Tag by Ellen McVetty

My inspiration was squeezing in as much time as possible with friends and family before summer is over.

  • Ranger Surfaces: #8 Manila Tag,
  • Tim Holtz Distress Ink: Bundled Sage, Fired Brick, Chipped Sapphire, Worn Lipstick
  • Tim Holtz Distress Paint: Black Soot, Picket Fence
  • Ranger Archival Ink Pad: Jet Black Tools: Paint Brush, Scissors, Remnant Rub Tool, Stipple Brush
  • Ranger Multi-Medium/Matte
  • Dina Wakley Media Gesso – White
  • Tim Holtz Alterations by Sizzix:  Thinlits- Shape Strips And Friendship Words/Block; Vagabond Machine; Magnetic Platform; Precision Base Plate
  • Tim Holtz idea-ology: Remnant Rubs/Botanical, Timepieces, Game Spinners, Crinkle Ribbon, Tissue Tape/Laboratorie, Paper Stash/Destinations
  • Tim Holtz By Stampers Anonymous Mini Ornate Cms064
  • Misc: Removable Tape

Inspired by Tim | August | www.rangerink.comSeashore Tag by Kathy Paglia

I was inspired by my recent family vacation to the beach.

  • Tim Holtz Distress Ink: Stormy Sky, Chipped Sapphire, Pumice Stone
  • Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stains: Mermaid Lagoon, Twisted Citron, Tea Dye
  • Tim Holtz Distress Paints: Spiced Marmalade, Broken China, Mermaid Lagoon, Salty Ocean
  • Tim Holtz Distress Glitter: Spiced Marmalade
  • Ranger Non Stick Craft Sheet
  • Ranger Perfect Pearls Mist: Turquoise
  • Ranger Surfaces #8 Tag: Manila
  • Ranger Ink Blending Tool and Foams
  • Ranger Multi-Medium: Matte
  • Ranger Mister Bottle
  • Ranger Adhesive Foam Tape – White
  • Dina Wakley Media Palette Knife
  • Tim Holtz Idea-ology: Crinkle Ribbon, Philosophy Tags
  • Tim Holtz by  Tonic Studios: 7″ Kushgrip Snips
  • Tim Holtz Alterations by Sizzix: Bigz Die – Sand & Sea;  Decorative Strip Die – Confetti
  • Tim Holtz by Stampers Anonymous Stencil:  Flourish
  • Core’dinations Color Core Cardstock
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Bird Crazy Back To School Pencil Pack by Audrey Pettit

August 25th, 2015

Bird Crazy Back to School Pencil Pack by Audrey Pettit | www.rangerink.comAudrey Pettit is this week’s guest artist and we just love what she has to share!  Everyone has gone crazy for the fun and quirky Bird Crazy stamps from Tim Holtz.  Audrey combined the stamps and matching dies to create a fun and unique back to school pencil pack.

Find the full tutorial in our Projects Library: Bird Crazy Back To School Pencil Pack by Audrey Pettit.

Nautical Mixed Media Card by Jenn Shurkus

August 17th, 2015

Nautical Mixed Media Card by Jenn Shurkus | www.rangerink.comHappy Monday Ranger Friends!  We are starting the week with a fabulous mixed media card by guest artist Jenn Shurkus!  Jenn shares step-by-step how she created this mixed media card that is full of texture and dimension.  It captures the feeling of summer by the sea perfectly!

Find Jenn’s tutorial in our Projects Library: Nautical Mixed Media Card by Jenn Shurkus.

Transparent Texture Paste Resist on Fabric by Tammy Tutterow

August 14th, 2015

Transparent Texture Paste Resist on Fabric by Tammy Tutterow | www.rangerink.comTammy Tutterow is our guest artist today with a tutorial featuring our Transparent Matte Texture Paste.  Tammy shares how to use the paste to create a resist on fabric.  Combined with Distress Spray Stains the finished project has a layered Batik look that is so easy to create!

Find Tammy’s tutorial at: Transparent Texture Paste Resist on Fabric by Tammy Tutterow

Video Introduction to Paint Combs by Dina Wakley

August 12th, 2015

Ranger Signature Artist Dina Wakley joins us today with a video introduction to her new Dina Wakley Media Paint Combs.  Dina shares how she uses the combs to apply and add texture and design to different mediums and paints using the Texture Combs.  You won’t want to miss the fun ideas she shares!

Video Introduction to Clear Gesso by Dina Wakley

August 8th, 2015

Ranger Signature Artist Dina Wakley joins us today with a video introduction to her new Dina Wakley Media Clear Gesso.  Dina shares tips and techniques for using the new medium and explains why you need it in your creative toolbox!

New Distress 2015| Ground Espresso AND New Dina Wakley Media, Dylusions, and Ranger Ink

August 7th, 2015

New Distress August 2015- Ground Espresso | www.rangerink.comAwaken your imagination with the latest addition to the Tim Holtz® Distress line, Ground Espresso– a rich roasted brown, reminiscent of your favorite cup of joe will have you craving more!

New Distress August 2015- Ground Espresso | www.rangerink.comThis iconic color of the Distress line makes a bold appearance in the color palette with it’s robust dark tones. The perfect compliment for all your Distress techniques, Ground Espresso will inspire your inner barista and have your next craft project brewing with creativity.

New Distress August 2015- Ground Espresso | www.rangerink.comDownload the Ground Espresso press release here: Press Release: August 2015 Distress- Ground Espresso.

Be sure to check out Tim’s blog too for more information about Ground Espresso!

We are so excited to share even more new products this month for you.  From Dina Wakley Media, Ranger Ink, and Dylusions:

Dina Wakely  Media Summer 2015 | www/rangerink.com Dina Wakely  Media Summer 2015 | www/rangerink.comDownload the Dina Wakley Media Summer Release Press Release: Press Release: Dina Wakely Media Summer 2015 | www/rangerink.com

Ranger Ink Summer 2015 | www/rangerink.comDownload the Ranger Ink Summer Release Press Release: Ranger Ink Summer 2015 | www/rangerink.com Dylusions Summer 2015 | www/rangerink.comDownload the DylusionsD Summer Release Press Release: Press Release: Dylusions Summer 2015 | www/rangerink.com

Fall Foliage Place Cards by Patti Behan

August 6th, 2015

Fall Foliage Place Cards by Patti Behan | www.rangerink.comIt isn’t too early to start thinking about fall crafting ideas!  Start your fall party planning projects with this fun and easy fall place card project by Patti Behan.

Find the project instructions in our Project Library: Fall Foliage Place Cards by Patti Behan.

The First Friday is coming!

August 5th, 2015

Don't miss it!  The August Distress Reveal is coming August 7 at noon EST!Don’t miss it!  The August Distress Reveal is coming August 7 at noon EST!

We can’t wait to show you the new color and a few other new surprises!

Distress Micro Glaze Resist by Anna-Karin Evaldsson

August 3rd, 2015

Microglaze Resist by Anna-Karin Evaldsson | www.rangerink.comHappy Monday Ranger friends!  Today we have a fun tutorial to share with you from guest Artist Anna-Karin Evaldsson.  Anna-Karin shares how she created a resist on her tag background using Distress Micro Glaze.

Find the tutorial in our Project Library: Distress Micro Glaze Resist by Anna-Karin Evaldsson.