Category Archives: Tim Holtz Distress Inks by Ranger

(2018 c56) Coffee: a good idea

I have so many coffee loving friends, I need to make more of this type.  Stamps used:  Caffeine Addict from Sugar Pea Designs , inked with Versamark Ink over it & heat embossed with Espresso Embossing Powder .  Background created by smushing Distress Inks by Ranger: Scattered Straw, Foscilized Amber & Wild Honey onto my craft mat and then spritzing with H2O and then smooshing the …

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(2018 c32) Ellen Hutson Amazing Spring

This card face was amazingly enough done on HP Glossy Photo Paper! Yes, you read that right! I used Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger Blueprint Sketch, Wilted Violet, Twisted Citron, Carved Pumpkin, Abandoned Coral, Mermaid Lagoon and Skattered Straw. I simple applied with my Tim Holtz Sponge applicator directly onto the photo paper.  It is amazing that the  photo …

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(2018 c30) My Favorite Things, Olympic Event #2 Winter Theme

My card is supposed to represent a snowy winter night sky.  The gold “snowflake” in the left corner was stamped with  My Favorite Things: Mesmerizing Mandala Background stamped with  Versamark Ink and heat embossed with gold WOW Embossing Powder then I sponged the entire surface with Wilted Violet, Salty Ocean and Faded Jeans Distress Inks by Ranger I love this emboss/resist technque.  I spritzed water on …

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(2018 c29) My Favorite Things Creative Olympics Event #3

Yesterday’s card was a Fall scene and Today’s deer scene is in a Springtime mountain setting (see all the yellow sequin flowers in the shaker card) {Yesterday’s card was a fall scene on a gently rolling terrain}  (1) The sun in the left corner was stamped with My Favorite Things: Mesmerizing Mandala Background stamp with Spiced Marmelade Distress Oxide Inks by …

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(2018 c28) My Favorite Things Creative Olympics, 3 stamp sets used

(1) The sun in the left corner was stamped with My Favorite Things: Mesmerizing Mandala Background stamp with Spiced Marmelade Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger and heat embossed with clear WOW Embossing Powder .  (2) The deer is from My Favorite Things: January 2018 Freebie  stamp set, you can see it on the left. (I received it as a freebie in my order for January)  …

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(2018 c25) Hearts TIm Holtz Embossing Diffuser

Here is another card where I followed Jennifer McGuire’s video showing how to use Sizzix Tim Holtz Embossing Diffusers.   And here is another Crafter, Sara Emily’s post at sarascloset showing the same technique HERE. The picture below shows the embossing folders, Inks & die used.  Before running through the embossing folder with the outside edges diffuser, I swiped the …

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(2018 c22) Encouragement, Ellen Hutson & Hero Arts

Here’s more fun playing with my homemade hearts background stencil that was cut into watercolor paper. Used Spellbinders Media MiXage One Heart and  Hero Arts Valentine and three Hearts fancy dies .  You can see the beginning process on the previous post HERE.  So on today’s card after creating the side spray of Faber Castell Whipped Spackel  hearts from Spellbinders Media MiXage One Heart and  Hero Arts Valentine …

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(2017 c23) Rock Salt Rejoice

Rejoice, Christ is Risen, He is Risen indeed! I prepped a piece of discarded corrugated cardboard by gluing designer paper over it. Then I put a thinned coat of white gesso over it and sponged the edges & streaks across the surface with Tim Holtz products:  Distress Paint Faded Jeans & Broken China.   I stamped …

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(2016 c35) Designs by Ryn on Kraft

First I colored watercolor papers with several different color combinations of Color Burst by Ken Oliver  Then I stamped with Designs By Ryn – Flying Hummingbird 3 & Sideways Hibiscus. (and heat embossed with black EP which looks shiny/glittery) I fussy cut out images and adhered to the background. The background paper is a kraft clear resist design …

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(2016 c31)Ellen Hutson and Winnie & Walter Day 5

Share the Love with Essentials by Ellen and Winnie & Walter Day 5 Mood Board Challenge   For today’s background I am using a freebie from Winnie & Walter, LLC, at http://www.winniewalter.com. It is from The Gossip Column: The Geometric Generation Digital Elements, called Diamond Dizzy. After printing several of the designs I took them to …

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