Inspired by Tim | July

July 29th, 2015

Each month members of our Ranger Ink HQ team sneak in a bit of crafting time.  The rules are simple, create something inspired by the current month’s tag by Tim Holtz.  This month team members created projects inspired by Tim’s July 12 Tags tutorial.

Inspired by Tim | July | www.rangerink.comBird Crazy Birthday Card by Patti Behan

I had so much fun working with the Microglaze in this month’s tag.  There are so many possibilities.  I’m  looking forward to using it a lot more!

  • Tim Holtz Distress Markers-Mowed Lawn, Spiced Marmalade, Festive Berries, Twisted Citron, Broken China, Walnut Stain, Mustard Seed, Wild Honey, Faded Jeans
  • Tim Holtz Distress Microglaze
  • Tim Holtz Water brushes-Fine Detail and Wide
  • Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pads-Weathered Wood, Broken China, Vintage Photo
  • Ranger Archival Ink Pad-Jet Black
  • Ranger Adhesive Foam-White
  • Ranger Adhesive Strips
  • Ranger Glossy Accents
  • Stickles Glitter Glue-Stardust
  • Ranger Surfaces- Watercolor Paper
  • Tim Holtz by Stampers Anonymous Cling Mount Stamp Sets-Bird Crazy, Crazy Things, Crazy Talk, Perspective
  • Core’dinations Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Shattered Collection- 10-S
  • Tim Holtz idea-ology Paper Strings-Black
  • Yellow Cardstock


Inspired by Tim | July | www.rangerink.comCelebrate Card By Laura Lindson

I was inspired by a dear friend’s garden and wanted to make a card for her birthday

  • Ranger Surfaces Watercolor Cardstock
  • Tim Holtz by Stampers Anonymous Cling Mount Stamps – Botanical Sketch & Handwritten Sentiments
  • Ranger Archival Ink – Jet Black
  • Tim Holtz Distress Markers – Abandoned Coral, Festive Berries, Picked Raspberry, Squeezed Lemonade, Shaded Lilac, Salty Ocean, Dusty Concord, Ripe Persimmon
  • Tim Holtz Distress Microglaze
  • Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pads – Shabby Shutters, Twisted Citron
  • Ranger Collage Glue Stick
  • Core’dinations Kraft-Core Cardstock

Inspired by Tim | July | www.rangerink.comSeashell Tag by Kathy Paglia

My inspiration was a hermit crab shell we bought on vacation a few years ago.

  • Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad-Vintage Photo
  • Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stains-Faded Jeans, Picked Raspberry, Spun Sugar, Fossilized Amber, Chipped Sapphire, Mermaid Lagoon, Fossilized Amber, Abandoned Coral
  • Tim Holtz Distress Microglaze
  • Tim Holtz Distress Markers-Abandoned Coral, Fossilized Amber, Mermaid Lagoon, Cracked Pistachio, Twisted Citron, Ripe Persimmon, Walnut Stain
  • Ranger Non-Stick Craft Sheet
  • Ranger Glossy Accents
  • Ranger #8 Tag – Manila
  • Ranger Ink Blending Tool and Foams
  • Ranger Matte Medium
  • Ranger Watercolor Cardstock
  • Ranger Mister Bottle
  • Tim Holtz Water Brush-Fine Detail
  • Ranger Adhesive Foam Tape – Black
  • Perfect Pearl Pigment Powder – Turquoise
  • Perfect Pearl Mist – Turquoise
  • Idea-ology-Crinkle Ribbon, Big Chit Chat Stickers, Paper String
  • Tim Holtz Alterations by Sizzix- Texture Fade – Bubbles
  • Tim Holtz by Tonic Studios 7″ Kushgrip Snips, Paper Distresser
  • Tim Holtz by Stampers Anonymous Cling Mount Stamp Set-Nautical Blueprint

ICE Resin Inspiration

July 21st, 2015

ICE Resin blogDid you see the news last week?  ICE Resin has joined the Ranger Ink family!  We love that the ICE Resin blog is dedicated to projects, inspiration, and education.  If you haven’t checked it out, you should!  You are sure to be inspired and are sure to catch ICE Resin fever!

Check out the ICE Resin website and ICE Resin Blog


Announcing: ICE Resin joins the Ranger Family

July 14th, 2015

ICE Resin joins Ranger Ink Press Release |

Ranger Industries is excited to announce an exclusive distribution and manufacturing partnership with Susan Lenart Kazmer and her ICE Resin® brand of jewelry products.

We are very excited to be working with Susan and Jen. Their dedication to research, product development, and teaching fit perfectly into what we do at Ranger. Having ICE Resin® in our product line adds to our growing range of Mixed Media products and gives us a new way to engage our customers in the Jewelry Market. We hope to provide a seamless transition as we begin to accept and ship orders from our warehouse in Tinton Falls, NJ beginning July 14th, 2015

You can download the press release here: ICE Resin joins Ranger Industries Press Release |


365 Summer Themed Mixed Media Canvas by Zoe Hillman

July 13th, 2015

365 Summer Themed Mixed Media Canvas by Zoe Hillman | www.rangerink.comZoe Hillman is this week’s guest artist at Ranger Ink.  Zoe shares a step-by-step tutorial for a mixed media canvas that is full of texture and layers.  You will love seeing how Zoe created this beauty!

Find Zoe’s tutorial in our Projects Library: 365 Summer Themed Mixed Media Canvas.


Use Your Scraps by Wendy Vecchi

July 9th, 2015

Use Your Scraps by Wendy Vecchi | www.rangerink.comDo you have lots of scraps?  You know, the pieces too good to toss in the trash because you *could* use it for something?  Now is the time!  Thanks to this handy post from Wendy Vecchi you will know be digging into the scrap bin to create mini treasures.

Find Wendy’s post in our Projects Library: Use Your Scraps by Wendy Vecchi.


From My Heart Card by Dina Wakley

July 8th, 2015

From My Heart Card by Dina Wakley | www.rangerink.comMaking pretty cards from ugly art… join Dina Wakley for a quick tutorial showing how to create a greeting full of heart made from your “ugly” art.

Find Dina’s tutorial at: From My Heart Card by Dina Wakley.


This is Life Burlap Panel by Nicole Wright

July 7th, 2015

This is Life Burlap Panel by Nicole Wright | www.rangerink.comHow fun is this little decor piece?  It is packed full of texture and technique.  This week’s guest artist shares how to create it step-by-step in our Projects Library.

Find the tutorial here: This is Life Burlap Panel by Nicole Wright.


Summer Wildflowers Card featuring NEW Liquid Pearls

July 2nd, 2015

Summer Wildflowers Liquid Pearls Card by Tammy Tutterow | www.rangerink.comDid you see the news yesterday?  We have added six new colors of Liquid Pearls!  These new colors are so bright and are perfect for summer!

Summer Wildflowers Liquid Pearls Card by Tammy Tutterow | www.rangerink.comWe are excited to share a quick and easy card tutorial with you today featuring these gorgeous new colors of Liquid Pearls.  This tutorial will show you just how versatile Liquid Pearls can be.  If you think they are only good for adding dimensional dots then you are going to need to check out this tutorial!

Find the tutorial here: Summer Wildflower Card featuring Liquid Pearls by Tammy Tutterow.


New Distress July 2015 | Blueprint Sketch + New Liquid Pearls!

July 1st, 2015

Distress July 2015 Blueprint Sketch | www.rangerink.comIntroducing, Blueprint Sketch – a highly saturated blue, this vivid hue will inspire your artful endeavors.

Distress July 2015 Blueprint Sketch | www.rangerink.comBlueprint Sketch is the perfect foundation for your next creative inspiration.

Distress July 2015 Blueprint Sketch | www.rangerink.comDownload the Hickory Smoke press release here: Distress July 2015 Blueprint Sketch |

Be sure to check out Tim’s blog too for more information about Blueprint Sketch!

Liquid Pearls Summer 2015 | www.rangerink.comWe are also pleased to share with you that we have added six new bright shades of Liquid Pearls!  Be sure to join us tomorrow for a tutorial featuring the new shades of Liquid Pearls!

Download the Liquid Pearls Summer 2015 press release here: Liquid Pearls Summer 2015 |