silhouette stamping with reverse masking

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Use silhouette stamping with reverse masking to create gorgeous, easy focal elements on your handmade cards! Silhouette stamping with reverse masking isn’t  a new thing but we don’t see it done often and it’s a shame. Because just LOOK at this beautiful card! Our Color Fuse Ink is perfect for this technique – we specifically formulated it to blend easily and beautifully and with reverse masking, those qualities are absolutely essential for results like these. Colleen created this for us […]

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A Mini Slimline Card With Bling!

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Check out this mini slimline card with bling and sparkle! When we saw this mini slimline card with bling and shimmer from Jamie, we kept tipping it this way and that because that beautiful, subtle sparkle makes you just NOT want to stop looking at it! Want to make one? Let’s go! Start by die cutting all your elements; Die-cut gold glitter paper with our Crosshatch Design die; Using our You Script With Shadow die, cut the script portion from […]

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More Layered Stencils to Color Flowers!

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Check out a card made with another set of our brand new layered stencils to color flowers! People are going bananas for our brand new layered stencils to color flowers that they can then stamp the details with our new coordinating sets. Wow! We love stencils, and certainly we’ve had lots of great feedback from you all for our others. But these layered stencils that let you color each section of the flower differently have hit a sweet spot! Today […]

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Easy To Make Classy Cards

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Check out Kittie’s idea for easy to make classy cards! Sometimes you need something to send that looks a little more……”posh”. And no one wants to spend all their FUN time searching for an idea that fits that bill. Recently, Kittie shared a great idea for easy to make classy cards that can be changed up any way you want and still have some of that elegance, that touch of chic yet still clearly be handmade. This way they know […]

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Come See Us In Person in Puyallup, Washington!

This weekend – May 13th and 14th – we are in Puyallup, Washington at the Scrapbook Expo! Our booth is LOADED with goodies – including lots and lots of new stuff – and the tables are groaning with samples for you to gobble up with your creative eyes. We have so many fun new things to share and we really hope that if you are local you can stop by, say hi, take advantage of some show specials and otherwise […]

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Our New Layered Flower Stencils – VIDEO!

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See how easy it is to create using our new layered flower stencils! Today’s card, from Lisa, features two fabulous fun techniques in one. First, Lisa used our brand new layered flower stencils to create those dimensional blooms. Second, she created two gorgeous background frame elements using one of our great background dies. How fun is that? We love it when you can make two cards in one – what a fun time saver! Let’s talk about those layered flower […]

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Use No Line Watercoloring to “Hand Paint”

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Come see another beautiful card made with the no line watercoloring technique that starts with a stamp! Today, Melinda is back with another absolute stunner of a card. She’s shared her no line watercoloring talents with us before here and here and today’s card is another beautiful example of how this easy technique can make you look like a true watercolor artist. Melinda shared with us “When I saw this release I was ecstatic because the florals are just amazing […]

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New Flower Stencils for Card Making

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If you love our layered flower stamps you are going to FLIP for our new flower stencils for card making! We’ve become known for our beautiful layered floral stamps with additional details you won’t see with other stamp sets. Because those have become so popular and because we know some of you love to experiment with the coloring of these beautiful images, we’ve created some new layered flower stencils for card making. These four new stencil sets are designed to […]

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An Adorable Die Cut Mini Slimline Card!

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How sweet and charming is this die cut mini slimline card? Some cards give you the instant feels and this die cut mini slimline card makes us want to run and make a tall glass of ice cold lemonade and sit and chat and soak up the sun! Jean has put this together for us and one of the most magical things about it – aside of that summery vibe! – is that this card was made almost entirely using […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!

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Happy Mother’s Day to all who celebrate! To all who are celebrating their moms or celebrating BEING moms, we join you. We also honor those people who may not fit the traditional definition of “mother” but share the love, understanding and kindness that is most associated with mothering. “Mother” isn’t just a noun and we have seen countless examples of people who have mothered others in a way we truly respect and cherish. Enjoy this day in your honor!

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A Handmade Card in Lavender and Blue – Stunning!

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This handmade card in lavender and blue has a fun trick used on the sentiment! So we think we can all agree that this handmade card in lavender and blue is an absolute knockout, right? Lavender and soft blue is a beautiful color combination all on its own. Used here with these beautifully detailed roses against that airy, fresh background – well, it just creates a mood that sings “Spring!”. We want to mention two things. First, due to technical […]

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The Cutest Die Cut Cherry Blossom!

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Is this not the sweetest little die cut cherry blossom? Today we are sharing another beautiful card made by our Exclusive Associate Designer, Kittie Caracciolo. Kittie used some of the brand new floral dies from last month’s release to create a die cut cherry blossom bouquet for her simple card base. Kittie combined these pretty flowers – we call them “CHEERY Blossoms” because they make everyone happy! – with our new Branches die set. This set is zooming out of […]

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For Quick Backgrounds Use Watercolor Ink!

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Today’s backgrounds use watercolor ink and a spritzer for a gorgeous effect! If you love making custom colored backgrounds use watercolor ink with this super easy technique to create something totally unique and beautiful. You pretty much can’t go wrong with this method and you can use any colors you like to create something dimensional, with lots of beautiful visual movement and such rich variations in shades. One thing that is particularly beautiful about these card backgrounds made with watercolor […]

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Explore This Handmade Sunflower Card Idea

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This beautiful handmade sunflower card idea just POPS with color! We are gaga over this handmade sunflower card idea, with the bright beautiful yellow sunflowers just positively popping over that bright bold blue plaid background! Our Color Fuse Inks are just perfect for this card design with all the shades so clear and clean and just deliciously colorful. Annie created this for us today using our Like a Sunflower Stamp set, part of the lineup of new goodies we just […]

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New From Rubbernecker!

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See what’s new from Rubbernecker this May 2022! You know what they say… April showers REALLY DO bring May Flowers and that’s what inspired all the new from Rubbernecker goodies this month! Our May release is packed full of florals- it has a little something for everyone. We have stamps with coordinating stencils for easy layering.  We have big open blooms for those who love to color.  We have small blooms for background embellishments, and everything in between. Instead of […]

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Handmade Tags to Use on Gifts OR Cards

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Make a stack of these handmade tags to use on gifts or cards for some instant cuteness! We love the idea of making bunches of these and having them at the ready. As Jamie says, they are fun to make and having these handmade tags to use on gifts or cards on hand make putting something together so fast. Just tie one onto any gift and you’ve instantly made it special. Or pop one on a card base and you […]

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Use Up Those Leftover Die Cut Flowers!

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See which of our new dies makes your leftover die cut flowers shine! This fabulous card AND brilliant idea comes from our own friend and Exclusive Associate Designer Kittie Caracciolo. So, are you like every other card maker and have a little bowl or envelope of leftover die cut flowers? And do you look at them and wonder when and how you will ever use them up? Cut the introduction of our new Spring Wreath die! We added this because […]

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Rubbernecker April 2022 Project Roundup

Rubbernecker April 2022 Project Roundup – cute and crazy critters! This month our theme was animals and we are sharing all the projects in this Rubbernecker April 2022 Project Roundup. We saw cute cards and funny cards and sweet cards and cards that taught us some new things. We also got a big beautiful batch of new stamps and then later in the month a gorgeous group of new dies! So many beautiful things! This month was so loaded with […]

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Come See Us In Chantilly, VA!

We are set up and ready for you to come see us in Chantilly, VA at the Scrapbook Expo! If you are in the area, we would be so totally tickled to have you come see us in Chantilly, VA at the Scrapbook Expo! We absolutely love meeting our customers and fans in real life and we try hard to set up our booth so it’s loaded with fun things to see and buy. We have HUNDREDS of samples on […]

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Make This Die Cut Flip Top Window Card!

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Wait until you see all the details in this handmade die cut flip top window card! Our eyeballs popped out like those cartoon characters when we saw this die cut flip top window card that Lisa made for us today! It is LOADED with adorable details and she even added a fun belly band to keep her magnificent window closed. And of course, being a member of our amazingly generous Design Team, Lisa has shared her how-tos with us so […]

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Use Our Sun Ray Stencil BEHIND a Die Cut Frame!

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You will never look at your sun ray stencil the same way again when you see this cool technique! We’ve shared lots of projects that use our Sun Burst stencil and it’s one of our super popular products thanks to the fun details we added. Today, Melinda is taking using a sun ray stencil like ours up a HUGE notch with a very fun inking technique combined with a fabulous, multi-paned peekaboo look with a die cut frame. Melinda says […]

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