Friday, May 24, 2013

Ranger Melt Art Mania!

Howdy Peeps!!!
Thank you for poppin in today 
to join me and Ranger as we continue
to explore Melt Art....


But before we go any further....
If I had a bucket list....this would be right up
there at the top of my list....
the HONOR and PRIVILEGE  to 
design for Ranger/Tim Holtz.

When I opened my email around 2ish am
to find an email from Tim asking me
to join such an FANTABULOUS group
of SUPER CREATIVE people...
can I tell you....
I never went back to sleep that night...

The wheels began to turn!!
Now, if you know ANYTHING about me....
you know, I am all about flowers....
so I decided I would pull out my Melt Pot,
some Clear Beeswax and a few Petaloo Flowers....
and let the games begin!!


Here is what I came up with.....


The Wild Blossoms Darjeeling Collection by Petaloo
I used......began as white flowers.
I colored them with a Wild Honey Distress Reinker Mixture,
a dab or Fired Brick Distress Re~inker ink,
a spritz of Dylusions ~ Ink Spray....
and dipped 'em in a pan of Clear ~ Melt Art Beeswax....
VOILA!


I created a video tutorial on how I colored the flowers 
and about the "dippin" process.

Hope you enjoy it!!!!



NOW DON'T RUN AWAY TOOO QUICK!!

There is a give~away involved here!!
This is how it works.....
 Leave a comment on my blog....
and YOUR IN!!

DRAWING WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 1ST

Who knows....
you could be chosen for the
SUPER FABBY MELT ART GOOODIES!


PRODUCTS USED:

Ranger ~ Melt Art
Melt Pot
Clear Beeswax
Project Pan
Claudine Hellmuth's Multi Medium ~ Matte
Tim Holtz ~ Distress Reinkers
Wild Honey
Fired Brick
Dyan Reavely's Dylusion Ink Spray
Squeezed Orange
Vibrant Turquoise
Ranger ~ Perfect Pearls
Perfect Gold
Mint
Forever Green
Perfect Bronze
Tim Holtz ~ Tiny Attacher

Mini Gears

Petaloo ~ Printed Darjeeling Flowers
Wild Blossoms ~ Large and Medium ~ White
Wild Butterfly ~ White
Mixed Textured Mini ~ Teal
Chantilly Velvet Leaves


135 comments:

Barbara said...

Tred to watch, says it's private. ?????

Pam said...

I can't watch either, Lynne. :(

Debbie Fagnant said...

Congrats Lynne!! This is a awesome project. Can't wait to watch the video.

butterfly said...

Huge Congratulations - what a thrill to get that email, and for sure no sleeping after that!! What a brilliant and inspiring project... looking forward to coming back for the video soon.
Alison x

JustCardsBy Sara said...

wow this is amazing as always you blow me away and teach me something new I love it you are amazing....

Christine Slak AKA Aunt Prissy said...

Congratulations on being able to cross off a really exciting item from your Bucket List. I know how those nights go when the ideas are so many and the sleep hours so few. Happy to know there will now for sure be flowers amongst Tim's Grunge!

Kim Nath said...

I can see why they would want you on the team, your art is amazing! Thanks for the great tutorial, this tuff looks like it would be fun to work with.

Elena Olinevich said...

Congrats Lynne,I can not say that I don't feel any jealous feeling, of course I feel, but you know, that I am just happy for you, so well deserved. Can not wait to see this video

Theresa said...

Congrats Lynne! big doings for sure. thanks as always for sharing.

Susan said...

Since I need detailed instructions, you video was very helpful. Thanks so much for taking the time to share it. Love this canvas.

Chesiesmom said...

What an exciting email!! Tim must be SO impressed with your creation - it is absolutely gorgeous!! As always LOVE the tutorial, sure makes me want to get busy creating... and makes me want some new goodies, like a melting pot!!! <3

Di Garling said...

Firstly big CONGRATS Lynne, what an honour to have the man himself ring you. WOW. Love what you have done too. Great work. Cheers Di xo

jasann said...

Congratulations, Your project is just so beautiful, can't wait to try this technique, jut have to wait to get my equipment because I haven't tried this technique yet. thanks for the opportunity to win this prize!

Darshell Silva said...

Congrats Lynne! You deserve it. Love your project as usual. Take care. Darshell

Kim said...

Amazing project, girlie! The video was wonderful, loved all of the tips and tricks! Beautiful!!

Country Essence said...

Sooo want to give the melt art a try...WOW...LOVE IT!

CC said...

Wonderful project, as usual. I'm so exciting to give a try. Kisses from Lisbon.

Sharm Nidyanandan said...

Congrats Lynne!! ;) and Very beautiful project! Thanks for sharing! X

Linda Cain said...

THE.best gal at video taping! So fun...you ROCKED IT girl! Gorgeousness.

Violent Kittie said...

What a beautiful project! I have never played with Melt Art before, but I really want to now!

Sandra's Kaarten said...

Congrats, I like it! What a fantastic project!!

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Gorgeous canvas Lynne, your flowers are stunning, love how,you coloured them and added colour to the edges. Wonderful dimension and texture. Tracy x

Lori said...

Wowza Lynne! This is gorgeous! Congrats on being part of MELT ART MANIA!! lol....Beautiful piece, off to watch the vid!

Laurel Lee Pollard said...

Wonderful work, as always, Lynne! Terrific idea to use Ranger's Perfect Pearls with the beeswax - I bet it looks amazing IRL! Laurel, New England Paper Crafts
www.NewEnglandPaperCrafts.com

Marjie Kemper said...

How gorgeous! Love your canvas and especially those flowers. Can't wait to see your process.

Amy Lou said...

I have a melting pot but I haven't used it yet. Wow! I'm inspired now! Thank you!

Maureen Hayes said...

First of all, can I just say that I am so happy that Tim Holtz/Ranger recognized your wonderful talent. You know what a fan I am of yours and it is their good fortune to have you working with them!

Thanks for the chance to win. I have been eyeing a melting pot forever, and simply haven't been able to afford one. I would LOVE the chance to play with all this goodness.

Congratulations and what a beautiful piece you've created! Thanks so much for the video tutorial, you know I love them. . . Lol!

Hugs,
Maureen

Aloesaloes said...

Hi Lynne,
must be so great to be asked bij T!m... Congrats on that!
I love the canvas, the colours are so beautiful and the texture is amazing!
Loes

Buffy Esser said...

Oh wow Beautiful Canvas! thank you so much for adding the video of how you did the flowers that was really awesome...I always love your projects I always learn something new!

Caroline D. said...

Congratulations on designing for Tim and Ranger!! No wonder you coudn't get back to sleep! It would be a dream come true! The flowers are Gorgeous... well the whole canvas is!!! Great vid... I had no trouble seeing the video. Thanks for sharing your enthusiasm and talent with us!!

Merrihew said...

Gorgeous canvas, Lynne! Love the techniques you used on creating the flowers! I must add the beeswax to my wish list! Loved the video! Thanks!

Cheryl

Vicky Alberto said...

OMG Lynn I am so excited for you and that project... well MELT my heart it is so gorgeous!

Dee in N.H. said...

Wow Lynne!! You are amazing!! Even Tim knows, tee-hee....Love it! You weren't kidding when you said you had a surprise for today!

Debbie L Gregory said...

The colors on the flowers and butterfly look even more amazing here in the pictures. Love the colors you used and always love finding a new video. Would love to watch you put the canvas together.

Cathy said...

I have always wanted to play around with this product. I will be sure to watch the video and get some good tips.

Ellie Knol said...

HOW great, and your project turned out just perfect!

Maureen Chandler said...

I was glad the video worked for me - and it was wonderful! I hope everyone gets to watch!! You are so creative Lynne - thanks so much for sharing this technique!!

Rebekka Reinsch said...

What an Amazing job, love seeing what people can create using the magical ranger inks!

Inca Princess said...

I love flowers too! I'm definitely doing this project!!

Karen Buchanan said...

Love the way you have colored the flowers! Now I need to go get some Beeswax!

Kathy Eddy said...

I love, love, love this! It is gorgeous!

Kat Baker said...

Amazing project! I can't wait to try this with my flowers. Thank you for sharing your expertise.

patc said...

Absolutely gorgeous!

Jassy said...

This is absolutely gorgeous, love the way you coloured the flowers but then there is so much more detail in your piece to enjoy too. Thanks for sharing.

Tami said...

Very, very cool!!!
Fondly, Tami

Michele M said...

Just loved your passion for your work. The butterfly was my favourite. You just bring out the want to be creative. Congratulations on being selected you SO deserve it.

Scrapthat said...

Loved watching you work the beeswax!! TFS

Michelle said...

So happy for you, Lynne! You rocked it!

Kathi said...

wonderful tutorial. Can't wait to try the technique!

Donna Arkle (DizzyDee) said...

Thank you for sharing this gorgeous project. I have just got my melt pot and was really not sure about the whole wax thing!, but love your flowers so much and the perfect pearls makes such beautiful highlights I'm going to give a try now. Thank you so much. X x

neetoldstuff said...

I've never done melt art, but this piece is so Awesome I would like to try! I love that butterfly!!

Debby said...

Very pretty flowers!

Lost Mermaid said...

What a great idea and tutorial ! I'm heating up my melt art pot right away - can't wait to try it!

Anonymous said...

Awesome and amazing technique...could you show us how to the whole canvas! I really like the flowers but the whole canvas is beautiful!

Thanks for sharing this technique

Diane S.

Anonymous said...

How awesome is that!!!

Melissa Melissa said...

Congrats and what an honor

Sandy said...

Hey Lynne - I watched your whole video and loved it. I am really going to get into the melt art stuff!! Congratulations for being a part of this team - they are so lucky to have you. I have been following you a little while now and love what your style!!!!
Sandy

Becky said...

The canvas is bee-utiful! Now I really do have to get some beeswax. I feel another addiction coming on...
I'd also like to know how you did the background of the canvas as it is as lovely as the flowers and butterfly.

jasann said...

Just love this project, thanks for the tutorial, yours are always very clear and easy to follow, well done and thanks for sharing!!!

Rea' said...

The flowers are gorgeous, you DO have a way with flowers , Okay I'm gonna go dig out my pot!
Oh and tha is too funny... I had not read your blog before my comment on Ranger post ... LOL !! OKAY so now YOU are one of the Fab-tab-bu-lous !!! :)

Brenda Savage said...

Awesome! I really appreciated the video and the completed canvass is beautiful. I have to try this!

Vic said...

The whole piece is beautiful! Thanks for the video.

Barbara L. said...

Wow! These are amazing and the project is beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

Donna-Marie said...

Wow!! Super beautiful :-)
Gotta get my melt pan back out again...thanks for the inspiration!!

Teri Barefoot said...

I love your work and I love that you showed us how to do this
Thanks,
Teri

Pam said...

Congrats, Lynne! A dream come true. Fabulous project. Now I want to try it, too!

Bunnyfreak said...

Stunning piece.

Ryansmaama said...

Love your project. Thanks for the tutorial. I want to try this technique.--gkburrow@cmaaccess.com

Lisa H said...

very cool project! I love the flowers. =)

Margaret Ann Moffat said...

wasnt sure about using beeswax but you have converted me, thanks for the fab tips esp the perfect pearls. Now need to get some beeswax 😃

Carmflo39 said...

It looks amazing. Thank you for showing how to do it. Great idea for a gift.

Sue C said...

Fantastic project Lynne, love the layering and all the detail. Sue C x

Lee Ann said...

I can see exactly why you were chosen! Love, love, love the new perspective on coloring my flowers and using "clear" beeswax! Thank you so much for the video, for us visual learners, it's the key to success!

nichtniedlich said...

Such a nice project! Thanks for the how-to, it's very inspiring. I also love the perfect pearls because of the gleaming surface, absolutely wonderful!
best wishes, serafeena

Denise said...

Wow, love what you did. I think it's time for me to get a melting pt and some bees wax. Love distress ink and have a variety of colors. Would love to win this giveaway. Thanks for your inspiration and sharing your video.

Mary Ann T said...

I haven't used my melting pot in years, but this definitey makes me want to give it a try. I'm thinking picture frame with some of these lovely flowers. Here's hoping.....

Wanda H said...

Totally Fabulous!!!!!!!!!!!

Deb Lorence said...

Gorgeous canvas Lynne! Thanks for sharing your technique!

Hettie said...

I want to get my melt pot out and play now! Thanks for the wonderful inspiration. Love this canvas.
xxx

Miranda said...

fantastic flowers, they are amazing really luuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuv them a lot
thx for the tutorial
huigs
Miranda

Phyllis Olson said...

Great tutorail and beautiful flowers. Thanks for sharing.

cat lacigale said...

thank you so much for this great video ! I have got the melting pot and always try new techniques. Thanks for this one ! I did not try beeswax yet.
best thoughts from France.
Catherine

Terry said...

Love the video and thank you for sharing! What a knock-out project in so many ways! Love it and thank you for a chance to win! Happy Weekend!

Giselecrafts said...

FINALLY GOT A CHANCE TO SE IT! LOVE IT!!!!! YOU R THE BEST !!! :)

Kate said...

This is amazing! The color & texture is awesome! Love it!

Renee M said...

Very nicely done video with so many fun ideas to try! Thanks for sharing :)

Debbie Ravenhill said...

Wow Lynne This is such a lovely piece of art! Just love those flowers. Great video tutorial, picked up lots of tips, thank you. I've not used wax in my melt pot, however looking at the results wax is next on my crafty shopping list!! Hugs Debbie R xx

mbchetti said...

Thanks for the great video. Melt art is something I have not tried. But after watching you make those beautiful flowers it is now something I would like to try. Also thanks for the chance for the great giveaway.....

Michelle Pa said...

What a great idea! I never would have thought of beeswax :(
Everything looked perfect :) I must try it out TFS

texasbarb said...

WOW!!! Totally in love with your project!!! Thank you so much for the video tutorial!!! I haven't tried the beeswax and now I know I NEED some.

Susan C. said...

Great idea to 'dip' the paper flowers...I'm thinkin' that would be something to try with die cut ones as well. Thanks for sharing!

Kezzy said...

Wow gorgeous stunning creation and the video of the flowers you made wow so got to try that :-) Kezzy xxx

Sandra Strait said...

Thank you for the fantastic inspiration!

Denise McMichael said...

OMG!!!! The flowers and butterfly are absolutely gorgeous!!! Am so gonna have to try this. I can't make anything without a flower of some kind either....LOL

lorrietori said...

these are so beautiful!! thanks so much for sharing this :)

Julie Frokjer said...

This is such a gorgeous piece of art! Thanks for sharing your talent with all of us.

Karenliz said...

Lynne, found you through Ranger's Blog. What an amazing video. Its not just the techique that you are so willing to share but your exciting in creating your flowers and teaching others to do it. Thanks you for sharing your talents!

barbarastewart1 said...

OH WOW ... it's a GREAT WEEK. You heard from TIM and I found YOU. Doesn't get much better than this.

barbarastewart1 said...

Who better to hear from at 2:00ish than Tim!!!! Sure glad I found your site ... just my style (only yours is better).

Linda Pekrul said...

Who better to join that awesome team!! Congrats! Loved the video, as always!

Tasha said...

Love the card! Thank you for sharing!

Crafty Mama of Four said...

Beautiful work!! and Congrats on the awesome news!!
I cannot wait to get one of these Melting pots & all the goodies to go with it!

Sian said...

A truly stunning creation. Love all the different textures and colours.

Kailash said...

Such a beautiful piece of artwork, it's totally inspiring!!!

Katie said...

Wow, Lynne your project was awesome as always!! I check on you frequently here on your blog. Would love to win these goodies and play around with it myself. Great work! Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.

Larissa Heskett said...

AMAZING!! I LOVE all the FUN Inspiration!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and have a Fabulous Week!! ;)

Helen said...

Great video tutorial - I would love to try dipping paper flowers into the wax - they look fab. Gorgeous canvas full of yummy texture.

Toula Makris said...

Love the bold colors!

Tracy Heaton said...

Just beautiful! great inspiration.
TFS

JPScraps said...

Gorgeous project & thanks for the video!

Anne said...

A new way to use my beeswax! Thanks for the helpful video.

xxcalamityxx said...

This is beautiful I just got my melt pot and bee's wax delivered can't wait to play !! xhugsx nikki

Peggy Lee said...

You are amazing Lynne, love love your artwork..thanks for sharing.

Peggy Lee
Hugs

Julie Leake said...

omg, I have learned so much from you, I have always wanted to "paint flowers" but did not know how to do it, and every thing else is just, well, blooming fantastic!!!!!

Julie Leake said...
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Deborah Mueller said...

Very cool techniques!

Loraine Arderne said...

Love that! Just got a melt pot and it's certainly time to play:-)

Tarnished Rose said...

Beautiful!

Marilyn

Ro said...

Whoa! Wonderful vid. I learned so much. Ranger is blessed to have you demonstrate the use of beeswax and flowers. I just never considered using it until I saw this vid. Thank u so much. Well, off to buy some beeswax!

Skraperella said...

Great project Lynne! Thanks for sharing and the chance to win :-)

Margaret said...

what a great demo, thanks for sharing

Cheryl said...

A fantastic tutorial! Thanks for sharing and thanks for the chance to win!

Katina said...

I love beeswax, thanks for a clever new way to use it.

Ruby Craft said...

Loved! Loved! Loved your video! I've never used beeswax before but when I get my melting pot I am definitely going to try it. Great tips on inking up the flowers and drying them in the oven and the project pan. Thanks for the inspiration and being part of melt art mania.
P.S. if Tim called me I wouldn't be able to sleep either.

Cindy J said...

First time here visiting your blog and I must say, I am very inspired and will be back when I have a lot more time! Loved the video and the ideas you shared, just beautiful work.

wilson.marie65 said...

Oh my!!!! I just think this beautiful and I have learned something new...wow wee...thank you for sharing....I love your work.....
marie

Debbie said...

Hugh Congrats Lynne, Everyone loves Timmy and I love your creations, GORGEOUS!!!

Sue said...

WOW how cute is this project. I love it. Thank you for sharing your tutorial and for taking part in Melt Art Mania.

susiesu said...

Thanks Lynne for sharing your project. I have only just treated myself to a melt pot so I shall now have to get some beeswax. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to win the prize from Ranger. lol Susiesu xxx

Georgia Cloer said...

Cannot wait to try this idea. Very clever and creative. You are so talented.

Mac Mable said...

Great video and great techniques. Thanks for sharing it with us. Love your work x

Peggy said...

I'm such a fan of your videos & this is the reason why!!!
Fantastic techniques, stunning project!!!!!

Nan G said...

What cool flowers! I have beeswax so I can try this! Awesome melt art hop. Thanks

Annemieke said...

Wow, what a beautiful project! It's amazing. I can't wait to watch your video.
Greetings Annemieke, from the Netherlands

Alonzo said...

This is cool!