paint the town ANY color…

hey bloggers… thanks so much for all of the great comments you’ve been leaving sharing your excitement to learn more about Ranger’s extensive product lines.  it’s been a fun way to share tips and techniques through my blog on a variety of products and a great opportunity to check out Ranger’s very educational and technique driven website. it features a variety of product information, color palettes, projects, video demos, and more..

THE WINNER OF YESTERDAY’S FULL SET OF DISTRESS INKS:
{HEATHER}

Oh, I so love the distress inks! I haven’t come across a color I don’t like yet.

Dabbers_2 today’s product: Adirondack Paint Dabbers
okay so i have to say i haven’t always loved using paint – until adirondack paint dabbers came along.  and why?  because honestly these things are simplistically perfect!  these paints are available in 36 coordinating adirondack colors, black, white, and 4 metallics – all of which i have, use, and love.  there are so many features these have that i just have to start sharing them – get ready for a new addiction…
Dabberchart -First things first – these are DABBER paints and NOT HAMMER paints so using them properly will save you a lot of time and frustration. because there is a valve in the cap of the dabber, you need to be sure to press it down so the paint has a chance to flow through the cap – remember it’s a dabber.
-Always store your dabbers upside down.  After all, it’s paint and it’s thicker than ink so be sure to keep them stored upside down.
-To prime your dabbers first: shake the paint, remove the clear cap, and press the dabber ALL the way down on to your craft sheet.  While holding it down, squeeze the sides of the dabber until you see paint flow (this usually takes about 5-10 seconds).
-Dabbers are in convenient dabber bottles meaning you simply press down on the dabber on your surface to dispense the paint – no brushes needed!
-Because you can paint with a variety of colors and blend right from the dabber top – these bottles only dispense paint and never absorb it so you won’t contaminate your colors.
-Dabbers work on a variety of surfaces including paper, chipboard, grungeboard, fabric, metal, plastic, glass, and more…
-These paints are waterproof and washable on fabrics – so simple and so vibrant.
-The coordinating palette of colors allow you to combine lights, bright, and earthtones on your artwork.
-Dabbers are also an embossable paint – yep, just stamp with the paint and emboss with clear embossing powder..
-Paint the back of transparencies and apply them directly to cardstock (the paint works as a flexible adhesive – cool huh?)
-Dabber paints also work as a resist against Distress Inks, so you can apply the paint to a surface, let it dry, and ink over the top with Distress – try it…
-If the dabber paint is ever too thick for your desired application, simply unscrew the cap and add water to the paint.  you can easily create a wash of color simply by watering down your paint dabber.
-Check out Ranger’s website for more tips, techniques, and projects ideas using the Adirondack Paint Dabbers

today’s giveaway: A FULL SET of Adirondack Paint Dabbers!  okay deep breath here, that’s right all 42 colors of these innovative paint dabbers is today’s giveaway.  thank you Ranger!  all you have to do is post a comment on today’s post and a winner will be chosen the following day at random.  that’s it really.  what a great chance to own the entire collection.  get ready to paint the town (or at least your art)…t!m

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187 Comments to “paint the town ANY color…”

  1. Josie says:

    I love what you guys are up too. This sort of clever work and reporting! Keep up the good works guys I’ve you guys to my blogroll.

  2. Very good blog you have here and would like to revisit some day. I work in Iraq for the DynCorp International and procured top quality Ballistic Helmet. The best thing is they ship to APO/FPO addresses. I should say that the customer service is great and would recommend to my colleagues.

  3. Melanie says:

    Oh, I would love to play with these! They just seem so easy and fun to use, but I can’t ever choose what colors to get (I want them all!)

  4. Jean Schmuker says:

    That is so cool–all the colors–Yipee.

  5. I love paint, seriously adore paint and even more so I love the paint dabbers!
    corinnexxx

  6. Kristy says:

    I have seen these demoed … can’t wait to try them for myself! Thanks!

  7. Oh, these sound so fun! I would love to play with some new paints!

  8. Kali Everton says:

    These are on my wish list! Gotta try them out!

  9. Cyndy says:

    WOW! All 42 colors! This is way too cool! Thanks Ranger…Thanks Tim.

  10. Trish D says:

    Yet another fabulous giveaway – I have a couple of these and they really are wonderful. I love paint, but generally avoid it as it’s so messy (or perhaps it has something to do with the user!) but these a great solution

  11. Pat A. says:

    OMG! What an awesome prize! I would love to win this one for no one by me carries these. I’ve been trying to get them too but with no luck……….I’ll keep my fingers crossed.

  12. Amanda says:

    I just love these dabbers! I would love to have the whole set! thanks for the giveaways!

  13. Vicki says:

    If I win them I promise to store them upside down.

  14. Ophelia Staton says:

    Good Gosh!!!
    These are so great, and I would love this treat!
    Ophelia Staton

  15. Julie M says:

    Wow – the full set of dabbers – would love these (then I’d have to buy the storage tins to keep them in!!!!). Thanks for a great week of giveaways. Julie

  16. Arlene says:

    I would love to win a set of dabbers. another great give away! Thanks Ranger!!
    arlene

  17. Pat Rush says:

    This just keeps getting better by the day! Thanks for sharing!

  18. Sharon says:

    Oooh I haven’t got any of these so I’d really love to win the whole set lol! Thanks Tim and Ranger.

  19. waterproof and washable on fabrics…. wow the possibilities are endless!

  20. Gail Smith says:

    PLEASE LET IT BE ME!!!!!!!
    I LOVE THE ONES I HAVE AND WOULD DIE TO WIN THE WHOLE SET.
    CHEERS
    GAIL

  21. Donna Baker says:

    OOOH – fantastic! never tried these before but I sure would love to! thanks Ranger

  22. Stephanie says:

    Cant’ wait to make art with these – ink and paint — woowoo!

  23. tammy says:

    i would love to give these a try
    enjoy your day
    thanks t!m and ranger!!

  24. jen says:

    OH my gosh. I’m new to the dabbers – but I LOVE them… and a full set?!!? WOW!

  25. Janet B says:

    I’ve never tried these, and I’d just love to. Pick me, pick me!

  26. JenDoodleStamper says:

    I have never used dabbers, and you make it sound so easy that I can do it. I sure hope I win so I can use them finally. I can’t believe you are giving so many away this is awesome!

  27. Val Braun says:

    Wow! So many colors. Would love to try them all!

  28. Terri says:

    Sweet…a whole set?!? That would be awesome. I love to use these on my grungeboard.

  29. LOVE the paint daubers. This is so much easier than the paint-and-cosmetic sponge technique. And the colors rock.

  30. Nadja says:

    A beautiful colour range, but here in Argentina nothing is available. So I have non of these but they are on my wish list.
    Saludos,
    Nadja

  31. Karen B. says:

    Okay, the deep breath didn’t help. I have a few of the Dabbers and they’re fun to use. I can only imagine what a full set of them would be like to play with!

  32. Ana says:

    oh yes.
    I love all ranger products, so, if it’s not distress it will be dabber 😀
    If I’m lucky lol

  33. Gretchen says:

    Oh, I just bought 3 colors and tried them, they are fun. How exciting!

  34. Brit says:

    I haven’t tried the paint daubers yet but would really like to. Thank you for having an awesome blog!

  35. loes says:

    oooooooooo wow
    please please please……..
    your products are great!
    loes

  36. Jill Swanson says:

    Now you are really taking me out of my comfort zone…but that’s a good thing. Hope I can win and get a chance to play with these great paints. Jill

  37. Stephanie says:

    I love that these are soo versatile! And what a variety of awesome colors!

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