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Inspired by Tim | July

July 29th, 2016

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 July tag.


Inspired by Tim | July | www.rangerink.com


Inspired by Tim | July | www.rangerink.com

Liberty Tag by Phil Quagliariello

My inspiration was Independence Day.

  • Ranger Surfaces 10# Manila Tag
  • Tim Holtz Distress® Watercolor Cardstock
  • Tim Holtz Distress® Markers- Mustard Seed, Black Soot, Tattered Road, Barn Door, Faded Jeans
  • Tim Holtz Distress® Ink Pads- Candied Apple, Wilted Violet, Scattered Straw, Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick, Picket Fence
  • Tim Holtz Distress® Paint- Picket Fence, Blueprint Sketch, Dried Marigold, Pumice Stone, Mustard Seed
  • Tim Holtz Distress® Micro Glaze
  • Ranger Glue N’ Seal
  • Ranger Wonder Tape
  • Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool and Blending Foams
  • Ranger Non-Stick Craft Sheet
  • Ranger Heat-It Craft Tool
  • Tim Holtz® by Stampers Anonymous Stamps: CMS122, Americana Silhouettes
  • Tim Holtz® Alterations by Sizzix – Vagabond Machine; Thinlits: Adventure Words; Handwritten Words
  • Tim Holtz® by Tonic Studios-Kushgrip Snips
  • Tim Holtz® Idea-ology-Mirrored Stars

Inspired by Tim | July | www.rangerink.com


Inspired by Tim | July | www.rangerink.com

Happy Summer Card by Kathy Paglia

My inspiration was summer here at the Jersey Shore.

  • Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Salty Ocean
  • Tim Holtz Distress Markers – Picked Raspberry, Twisted Citron, Squeezed Lemonade, Tumbled Glass, Abandoned Coral, Cracked Pistachio, Worn Lipstick, Salty Ocean, Faded Jeans
  • Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stain – Squeezed Lemonade
  • Tim Holtz Distress Paint – Picked Raspberry, Twisted Citron, Wilted Violet, Abandoned Coral
  • Dina Wakley Media Paint – Magenta
  • Dina Wakley Media Mica Spray – Lapis
  • Wendy Vecchi Mica Spray – Sunflower Sparkle
  • Tim Holtz Distress Marker Spritzer
  • Tim Holtz Waterbrush – Detailer
  • Tim Holtz Distress Micro Glaze
  • Tim Holtz Distress Watercolor Cardstock
  • Ranger Emboss-It Ink Pad
  • Ranger Embossing Powder – Black
  • Ranger Multi-Medium – Matte
  • Ranger Adhesive Strips
  • Stickles Glitter Glue – Turquoise
  • Ranger Non-Stick Craft Sheet
  • Ranger Ink Blending Tool and Foam
  • Tim Holtz by Tonic Studios Kushgrip Snips
  • Tim Holtz Alterations by Sizzix – Thinlit Dies: Tropical, Alpha Numeric and Vacation Words
  • Tim Holtz by Stampers Anonymous Stamp Set – Mariner Blue Print, CMS234

Inspired by Tim | July | www.rangerink.com


Inspired by Tim | July | www.rangerink.com

Mosaic Birthday Card by Patti Behan

When I first made the watercolor background for this card I didn’t really like how it came out, so I cut it into squares and made a mosaic design with it.

  • Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pads-Broken China, Abandoned Coral
  • Ranger Archival Ink Pad-Jet Black
  • Tim Holtz Distress Markers-Abandoned Coral, Pine Needles, Wild Honey, Broken China, Mermaid Lagoon, Spiced Marmalade
  • Tim Holtz Distress Microglaze
  • Tim Holtz Distress Watercolor Cardstock
  • White, Pink and Coral Cardstock
  • Tim Holtz by Stamper’s Anonymous Stamp Set-Mini Bouquet
  • Tim Holtz Alterations by Sizzix Dies-Thinlits: Celebration Words-Block

Inspired by Tim | July | www.rangerink.com


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Dylusions Paint Pens Tips & Tricks

July 27th, 2016

Ranger Signature Designer Dyan Reaveley joins us today with a video showing some tips for using her Paint Pens!

July New Product Highlight – Tim Holtz® Alcohol Inks

July 26th, 2016

Welcome to our July New Product Highlight for the NEW Alcohol Ink colors!

Ranger and Tim Holtz are very excited to announce the release of 6 new Tim Holtz® Alcohol Inks. Alcohol Inks are fast drying, acid free, fade resistant dye inks specially formulated to create gorgeous backgrounds and vivid pops of color on non-porous surfaces. Six new ink colors are available as two 3 piece kits and individually as open stock.

In case you missed it:
Watch our Creative Director & Signature Designer Tim Holtz introduce the new Alcohol Ink colors:

Below are examples of how each new colors complements the existing palette:






These 6 new vivid colors are also available in 2 NEW 3pc. kits:

We hope you enjoyed our New Product Highlight for the new Alcohol Ink colors! Thank you for checking in each day to learn more about these exciting new releases. We cannot wait to see the great projects you create!

July New Product Highlight – Dylusions Paints

July 25th, 2016

Ranger and Dyan Reaveley are pleased to announce the addition of 6 new colors to the Dylusions Paint line. 6 gorgeous new acrylic paint colors coordinate with the current line of Dylusions Ink Sprays. All paints in the Dylusions assortment are easily blendable yet waterproof, dry quickly to a matte finish, accept all types of writing inks without clogging up the tip, and are compatible with the complete line of Dylusions Ink Spray.

Watch Dyan Reaveley introduce her new paint colors:

Funky Fuchsia

Pure Sunshine

Chopped Pesto

Polished Jade

Ground Coffee

Slate Grey

We hope you enjoyed our New Product Highlight for the new Dylusions Paint colors! Stay tuned as we continue our week of our New Product Highlight each day covering all of our recently launched products for July. See you tomorrow!

July New Product Highlight – Tim Holtz Distress® Grit-Paste

July 22nd, 2016

Welcome to our July New Product Highlight for the NEW Tim Holtz Distress® Grit-Paste!

Tim Holtz Distress® Grit-Paste is a dimensional medium designed to provide a textured effect on a variety of craft and mixed-media surfaces. Apply with a palette knife or paintbrush directly on porous or non-porous surfaces for unique effects. Dries to a textured matte finish that can be colorized with your favorite Distress Ink, Crayon, Paint, or Stain.

Watch Ranger’s Creative Director & Signature Designer Tim Holtz introduce the new Grit-Paste:

This new medium can achieve a variety of textured effects. You can use the Grit-Paste to create a rust texture:

Achieve a wintery snow texture perfect for your holiday crafts:

You can also apply the Grit-Paste through your favorite stencils:

Enhance and colorize using all of your favorite Distress products:

We hope you enjoyed our New Product Highlight for the new Tim Holtz Distress® Grit-Paste! Stay tuned next week for a continuation of our New Product Highlight each day covering all of our recently launched products for July. Have a wonderful weekend and see you Monday!

July New Product Highlight I Dylusions Stamps

July 21st, 2016

Welcome to our July New Product Highlight for the NEW Dylusions Stamp designs! We’ve added six new bold and artistic designs to the collection. Check out all of the designs below with inspiration from Dyan Reaveley!

Always features more of Dyan’s signature ladies:

Anatomy of a Page is the ideal basic stamp set for creating a journal page:

Never Forget includes more of Dyan’s well-loved quotes and sayings:

Passage of Time includes a gentleman and a lady in Dyan’s whimsical style:

Puddy Cat features adorable cats in various sizes:

Rose Colored Glasses includes Dyan’s quirky collaged imagery:

Check out all of these fun tags & journal pages created by Dyan and her daughter Jay using the new stamps!

We hope you enjoyed our New Product Highlight for the new Dylusions Stamps designs! Stay tuned this week for a New Product Highlight each day covering all of our recently launched products for July. See you tomorrow!

July New Product Highlight I Archival Inks

July 20th, 2016

It’s time for our next July New Product Highlight for the NEW Archival Ink colors!

Ranger is excited to announce the addition of 6 NEW Archival Ink colors to the collection. These 6 bright new colors complement the current Archival Ink palette. Archival Inks™ provide lasting stamping results that are permanent on many surfaces. Get a crisp image that doesn’t bleed over water-based inks and markers, acrylic paint, water colors, Tim Holtz® Alcohol Ink or Perfect Pearls™ pigment powders. Currently available in 30 colors in the size #0 ink pad & 1/2 oz. re-inkers.



In case you missed it:
Watch our Creative Director & Signature Designer Tim Holtz introduce the new Archival Inks:

See how the 6 new colors complement the colors in the palette!


These new inks provide vibrant and crisp color that really pops!

Thanks for joining us for our New Product Highlight on the new Archival Inks™! Remember to stay tuned this week for a New Product Highlight each day covering all of our recently launched products for July. See you tomorrow!

July New Product Highlight I Dina Wakley Media Stamps

July 19th, 2016

Welcome to our July New Product Highlight for the NEW Dina Wakley Media Stamp designs! We’ve added six new bold and artistic designs to the collection. Check out all of the designs below with inspiration from Dina Wakley!

Assorted Borders includes 7 unique border designs to accent your art projects:

Boxed Faces includes a set of 3 stylized faces with coordinating sayings:


Scribbled Text Elements is a collection of abstract designs created from scribbled handwriting:


Scribbly Girlies is a set of 3 adorable little girls with coordinating elements:


Scribbly Wings contain 2 pairs of beautifully drawn wings with inspirational sayings:


Sketched Faces is a set of 4 artistically sketched faces perfect for mixed media:


We hope you enjoyed our New Product Highlight for the Dina Wakley Media Stamps! Stay tuned this week for a New Product Highlight each day covering all of our recently launched products for July. See you tomorrow!

July New Product Highlight I Enamel Accents

July 18th, 2016

Welcome to our July New Product Highlight for the NEW Enamel Accents!

Available in the same vibrant 12 colors as the Ranger Dye Ink & Paint Dabbers, the Enamel Accents allow you to create dimensional, faux enamels to your paper crafts, home décor, mixed media, jewelry projects and more. These new Enamel Accents are an opaque medium with a high gloss finish available in a 1/2 oz. bottle with a fine tip.



In case you missed it:
Watch our Creative Director & Signature Designer Tim Holtz introduce the new Enamel Accents:

Create colorful accents on tags, cards & more!

Use Enamel Accents on metal findings to create fun pops of color on your craft or mixed media project.

Apply small dots of Enamel Accents to your craft sheet, allow time to dry and then simply peel them up to create these fun little confetti pieces!

You can even add Enamel Accents to your jewelry!

We hope you enjoyed our New Product Highlight for Enamel Accents! Stay tuned this week for a New Product Highlight each day covering all of our recently launched products for July. See you tomorrow!

This just in…NEW products from your favorite brands!

July 15th, 2016

Get ready for a summer of fun and exploration with our latest line up of new products from Ranger including new colors, designs, and mediums.


Create dimensional faux enamel accents on paper crafting, home décor, mixed media, jewelry projects and more. Ranger Enamel Accents is a dimensional, opaque medium with a high gloss finish. Use to doodle, dot, dash and decorate craft projects. Achieve the look of enamel paints in a non-toxic formula. The precision tip allows for easy application or use with Ranger’s Fine Tip Applicators for even finer detail.
Available to 12 bold colors in a ½ oz. bottle.

DIMENSIONAL FAUX ACCENTS, ACID FREE & NON TOXIC, AVAILABLE IN 12 COLORS



Download a copy of the press release here: Ranger Enamel Accents.




Ranger is pleased to announce the addition of 6 new colors to the line of Archival Ink. 6 bright new colors complement the current Palette. Archival Inks™ provide lasting stamping results that are permanent on many surfaces. Get a crisp image that doesn’t bleed over water-based inks, markers, acrylic paint, water colors, Tim Holtz® Alcohol Ink or Perfect Pearls™ pigment powders. All new color are available in the standard size #0 Archival Ink Pads and coordinating ½ oz re-inkers.

FADE RESISTANT DYE INK, WATERPROOF WHEN DRY, PERMANENT ON MATTE
& GLOSS PAPER



Download a copy of the press release here: Archival Inks™.




Ranger and Tim Holtz are very excited to announce the release of 6 new Tim Holtz® Alcohol Inks. Alcohol Inks are fast drying, acid free, fade resistant dye inks specially formulated to create gorgeous backgrounds and vivid pops of color on non-porous surfaces. Six new ink colors are available as two 3 piece kits and individually as open stock.

FADE RESISTANT DIE INK, FAST DRYING & MULTI-SURFACE INKS,
AVAILABLE OPEN STOCK & IN 3 PC. KITS



Download a copy of the press release here: Tim Holtz® Alcohol Inks.




Convenient Flip tops are great for quick and easy application of Distress Paint with brushes, blending tools, splatter brushes and more! With a timeless matte finish, Distress Paints are very fluid water-based acrylic paints for use on multiple surfaces. Developed to be reactive with water, like other products in the Distress family, Distress Paints are the perfect choice to accomplish a wide variety of artist techniques. Use with Stamps, paper, wood, metal, glass, plastic and more!

1 OZ. PAINT WITH FLIP TOP LID, ACID FREE & NON TOXIC, AVAILABLE IN 24 DISTRESS PALETTE COLORS



Download a copy of the press release here: Tim Holtz Distress® Flip Top Paints.




Tim Holtz Distress® Grit-Paste is a dimensional medium designed to provide a textured effect on a variety of craft and mixed-media surfaces. Apply with a palette knife or paintbrush directly on porous or non-porous surfaces for unique effects. Dries to a textured matte finish that can be colorized with your favorite Distress Ink, Crayon, Paint, or Stain.

CREATE UNIQUE TEXTURED EFFECTS, DRIES TO A TEXTURED MATTE FINISH, AVAILABLE IN A 3.8 FL. OZ. JAR


Download a copy of the press release here: Tim Holtz Distress® Grit-Paste.




Tim Holtz Distress® Watercolor Cardstock is a versatile surface specially formulated for most water coloring and mixed media techniques. Stamp, ink, or color with water-based mediums. Choose your favorite side to create on – smooth finish for detailed work or textured for creating layers of color. Watercolor Cardstock is a heavyweight 118lb surface that resists buckling and dries quickly. Sold in packs of 10 – 8.5” x 11” sheets.

USE WITH DISTRESS MARKERS, CRAYONS, INKS, STAINS & PAINTS, DOUBLE-SIDED SMOOTH & TEXTURE SURFACE, 118LB HEAVYWEIGHT CARDSTOCK


Download a copy of the press release here: Tim Holtz Distress® 8.5” x 11” Watercolor Cardstock.




Ranger and Dyan Reaveley are pleased to announce the addition of 6 new colors to the Dylusions Paint line. 6 gorgeous new acrylic paint colors coordinate with the current line of Dylusions Ink Sprays. All paints in the Dylusions assortment are easily blendable yet waterproof, dry quickly to a matte finish, accept all types of writing inks without clogging up the tip, and are compatible with the complete line of Dylusions Ink Spray.

FLUID ACRYLIC PAINT, 2 FL. OZ. WIDE MOUTH JAR, AVAILABLE IN 24 DYLUSIONS PALETTE COLORS



Download a copy of the press release here: Dylusions Paints.




Dyan Reaveley continues to bring us into her world of Dylusions with her signature style of unique and intriguing imagery. Her latest release of stamp designs continues to inspire creativity and imagination for art journalers & paper crafters. Her latest release of six eclectic designs include: Always – featuring more of Dyan’s signature ladies; Anatomy of a Page – the ideal basic stamp set for creating a journal page; Never Forget – more of Dyan’s well-loved quotes and sayings; Passage of Time – includes a gentlemen and a lady in Dyan’s whimsical style; Puddy Cat: adorable cats in various sizes; Rose Colored Glasses: featuring Dyan’s quirky collaged imagery.

SIX NEW WHIMSICAL DESIGNS, RUBBER CLING MOUNT STAMPS, MIX & MATCH



Download a copy of the press release here: Dylusions Stamps.




Create bold mixed media art with 6 new Media Stamp designs from Dina Wakley. Media Cling Mount Stamps are ideal for mixed media art projects, journals, card making and more! Bring Dina’s designs to life in your art projects when used with Media Paints, Stencils and other accessories. Dina’s new designs include: Assorted Borders – 7 bold designs to accent to your art projects; Boxed Faces – a set of 3 stylized faces with coordinating sayings; Scribbled Text Elements- abstract designs created from scribbled handwriting; Scribbly Girlies – a set of 3 adorable little girls with coordinating elements; Scribbly Wings – 2 pairs of beautifully drawn wings with inspirational sayings; Sketched Faces – a set of 4 artistically sketched faces perfect for mixed media.

SIX NEW ARTISTIC DESIGNS, RUBBER CLING MOUNT STAMPS, USE WITH DINA WAKLEY MEDIA INK, PAINT, STENCILS & MORE



Download a copy of the press release here: Dina Wakley Media Stamps.