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    demos:distress embossing glaze, alcohol ink+alloy

    yesterday was a great day in the studio! we had originally planned to demo at the carson stamp show for stampers anonymous this weekend, but like many things the show was cancelled, our travel plans changed, so we decided to make the best of things by doing 4 hours of demos on facebook live. the Continue Reading

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    2020 ranger + tim holtz distress:

    when it comes to distress, i’m always looking for different ways to add nostalgic colors and vintage texture.  i couldn’t be more excited to introduce you to the latest distress product line-up starting with distress embossing glaze!  these powders are ideal for adding dimension and translucent color to your projects. also available are new distress Continue Reading

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    2020 ranger + tim holtz alcohol ink:

    the world of alcohol ink has come a long way since i first designed the product line with ranger in 2004.  15 years later and alcohol inks are one of the fastest growing art mediums being used in everything from card making and home decor to fine art painting.  the vibrant fluid ink and luminous Continue Reading

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    12 new distress oxide colors:

    it’s always exciting to share the debut of new products!  today 12 new colors have been added to the distress oxide pallet bringing the total to 48 (with the remaining 12 colors coming in october later this year).  the innovative dye & pigment fusion of distress oxide has many of us inking with color combos Continue Reading

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    new alcohol ink products:

    when it comes to designing product there is nothing more rewarding than creating something new to work with something old.  today’s product debut from ranger features the new alcohol lift-ink an innovative formulation of ink designed to literally lift alcohol ink from a non-porous surface and transfer it to a porous surface.  the lift-ink pad Continue Reading

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    2018 Sneak Peek Ranger:

    welcome to day 5 of the 2018 sneak peeks!  today features ranger with the latest release of my distress products including new colors of oxide, blending brushes, tags, and resist spray as well as alcohol inks, foil, tools, and the perfect storage solution.  these products debut at the Creativations trade show and start shipping to Continue Reading

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    2017 sneak peek – ranger distress…

    welcome to day 6 of the 2017 sneak peeks of products being released later this month at “creativation” (formerly CHA).  the world of distress continues to be an evolution of creative discovery.  what began 13 years ago as a unique dye ink formulation of 6 vintage colors has expanded into a palette 60+ colors and crossed into various Continue Reading

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    new distress from ranger…

    the creative season is in full swing so it makes the holidays even more magical when we get new “toys” to play with right?  today ranger announced the release the following new distress products shipping next week: – 2 new color sets of distress crayons #6/#7 – more open stock distress crayons – the final release of flip-top distress paints – Continue Reading

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    the journey continues…

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    distress coloring on wood…

    fall is one of my favorite seasons and today i invite you to head over to the ranger blog to check out a simple tutorial creating colorful blends using distress on wood veneer from ETC papers.  i’m always inspired by the earthy colors nature puts on display and distress crayons and markers showcase that palette perfectly…t!m