About: tim holtz

Tim Holtz is the Creative Director for Ranger Industries, one of the leading manufacturers of innovative inks, paints, and embossing products. Tim plays an integral part in the development and design of cutting edge paper crafting products. Tim has teamed up with various key companies like Ranger, Advantus,Stampers Anonymous, Sizzix, Tonic Studios, and Core’dinations to bring unique products that work hand in hand with Ranger’s extensive lines.

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    12 tags of 2016 – may…


    people often ask how i plan these monthly tags?  truth is, i don’t…  each month i look back on tags from previous years, choose two very random techniques that have nothing to do with the other, and try to make them work together.  the outcome is as surprising for me as it is for you since i Continue Reading

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    junk bonanza 2016…


    another year, another junk journey to junk bonanza.  mario, paula, richele and i met up at junk bonanza in minneapolis last week for a day of junkin’.  we arrived early in the morning ready to seek out new treasures for booth props, vintage ephemera for product ideas, and the opportunity to be inspired.  junk bonanza is Continue Reading

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    12 tags of 2016 – april…


    one of my favorite things about these technique remixes is the opportunity to take an old technique and apply it using a new product.  it’s safe to say that as a paper crafter, there is no shortage of paper scraps around my studio.  often they are random leftovers of cut up 12×12 sheets, sometimes fragments of ephemera or photos, Continue Reading

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    thank you Whim So Doodle…


    for me, there’s simply nothing better than sharing creativity.  whether it’s on social media, videos, demos, or workshops, the opportunity to share what i love to do just makes me happy.  it’s been a while since i’ve hit the road teaching at stores, and we just returned from a jam packed trip teaching at Whim So Doodle Continue Reading

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    12 tags of 2016 – march…


    with spring right around the corner, i was inspired to brighten things up this month by re-mixing two techniques that had completely different color palettes when originally featured.  the result once again proves techniques can be adapted to meet our creative necessities.  the contrast between grungy and colorful layers provide an artful harmony all it’s own, and the perfect opportunity to showcase the Continue Reading

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