Category Archives: Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger

(2021 c007) Valentine on Die Cut Letterpress Background

I used one of my favorite techniques for the backgrounds, I again had fun following Jennifer McGuire’s Die Cut Letterpress Technique video to create the background.  I created the DIY Letterpress by cutting 3 pieces of heavy cardstock with Kat Scrappiness Star Fusion  and glued together.  Then I covered the top with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with white EP so that …

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(2021 c001) Winter Birthday

To create the slimline snow hills, I did creative partial die cutting with Kat Scrappiness Crafters Essentials Winter die set. I did the same thing with the swirl background and colored it with Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger . The deer & trees were cut from colored cardstock using the same die set. After assembling, I …

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(2020 c104) Gate Fold Ornament

I followed Jennifer McGuire’s Surprise Gatefold Cards video. I created this Gate Fold card using: for the gate doors by dry embossing with Crafters Companion EF6-CHEL Christmas Elegance embossing folder which is hard to find, the ornaments were cut with the discontinued Spellbinders 2012 Heirloom Ornaments dies. The snowflakes are from Arctic Snowflake Punch by Martha Stewart and from another which …

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(2020 c100) Thanks – Thanksgiving Letterpress

Once again I had fun following Jennifer McGuire’s Die Cut Letterpress Technique video to create the background.  I created the DIY Letterpress by cutting 3 pieces of heavy cardstock with  Kat Scrappiness – Peacock Teardrop Background Cover Die. Instead of the vellum step I covered the top with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with a cheaper brand of clear embossing powder. …

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(2020 c096) Slimline Christmas Village

I cut my snowy winter village layers with Hero Arts D1787 Tri-fold Edge Village Fancy Die. The sky was created with Tom Holtz Sizzix Crackle 3D Texture Fades Embossing Folder 664171. I followed Jennifer McGuire Embossing Folder Techniques video to color the sky by inking only the high points of the folder. I framed with …

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(2020 c095) Slimline Thanks

I love my new Kat Scrappiness Wonky Stitched Nesting Slimline Dies that I used for this card. For the background I again had fun following Jennifer McGuire’s Die Cut Letterpress Technique video to create the background.  I created the DIY Letterpress by cutting 3 pieces of heavy cardstock with Kat Scrappiness – Peacock Teardrop Background Cover Die and glued together.  …

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(2020 c087) Sympathy

On my heavy weight card base I stamped Sugar Pea Designs Pretty Peonies with  Versamark Ink   and heat embossed with Silver Ranger Embossing Powder .  I colored with Copics. I used my Taylored Expressions Blender Brushes to color with   Weathered Wood  Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger through  TCW202 Stencil Harlequin from The Crafters Workshop  .  The sentiment was cut with black …

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(2020 c076) Banner Birthday

I created a white card base and taped off at the fold line and created the blended background using Ripe Persimmon and Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger.   I used my Taylored Expressions Blender Brushes.   I used Kat Scrappiness Star Fusion to cover the front.  Lawn Fawn Happy Birthday Boarder Die and the banner was …

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(2020 c75) Birthday Rose

Background die:  Kat Scrappiness – Peacock Teardrop Background Cover Die Sentiment:  Little B – Handwritten Expressions Die Set Flowers:  I used my Misti Stamping Tool   and Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger to stamp Build A Flower: Rose by Altenew Stamps and cut out with matching dies. Challenges Entered: KatScrappiness: Birthday WordArtWednesday:  Chal. #452-453 – Anything Goes MyFavoriteThings: Color …

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(2020 c67) Baroque Motifs & Roses

The background was stamped with Altenew Baroque Motifs Stamp Set.  Then I used my Taylored Expressions Blender Brushes to color with Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger . The sentiments are from Hero Arts DC239 Wishes Stamp & Cut .  The  roses were cut using Altenew Garden Picks 3D Set .  (Since I was only using …

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