This Z Fold Snowman Card Will Crack You Up!

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Z Fold cards are fun because, like slimlines, they give you lots of extra space and today’s Z fold snowman card uses every inch! We bow down to Kittie Carraciolo, one of our Associate Designers, for this card that is not just loaded with delightful detail but, once you “get it”, brings a huge grin to your face! Kittie uses TONS of our dies on her cards and we are always amazed at how her creative use of them adds […]

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Cute Winter Greeting Cards With Inchies!

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Even though Christmas is past, there are still a zillion reasons to send winter greeting cards and when they are handmade by you they are, of course, that much more special. Today Allie has created for us an adorable and gorgeously unconventionally colored winter greeting card that you can use with any fun winter images. First, she die cut some white card stock with her Frame With Curves and adhered the frame to her card front, reserving one of the […]

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Adding Texture To Cards – WOW Video!

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In today’s Stamp Along With Rubbernecker, you are going to be WOWed off your set with this incredibly inventive technique for adding texture to your cards using heat embossing. It is truly jaw dropping! Take a peek – All of that incredible texture and shine and deliciousness was made by heat embossing and watercolor ink! Even though there are loads of fun ways for adding texture to cards, like all the embossing pastes and other media, Preeti us sharing her […]

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A Fun Winter Shaker Card With GNOMES!

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Today Lisa has created for us a winter shaker card loaded with details and some of our adorable gnomes! Lisa says she loves this set because there are so many different characters in the set so she used it in combination with some of her favorite colors to create wintry shaker card just perfect for the season. Let’s follow along and make one, too! First, stamp your favorite gnomes and some of your favorite animals from our Woodlands series on […]

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Coloring Directly Onto Stamps – WOW Technique!

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Have you ever tried coloring directly onto stamps with markers? Did you even know you “could” do that? Today, Melinda, one of our new Design Team members, has created a simply gorgeous card for us using this WOW technique. We just love that she used a spring/summer stamp and created a perfect winter card by using her beautiful cool palette of blues and silvers. You will want to use a stamp positioner, like the Misti for example, for this to […]

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A Cute Snowman Birthday Card!

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In her very first post as one of our new Design Team members, Renee is sharing with us a snowman birthday card that we think is just adorable! And thanks to a greeting that can certainly serve as birthday wishes but can be a nod to any cheerful greeting, we are thinking having a stack of these on hand would be excellent! Renee stamped and colored her images from our Christmas Inchies set and cut them out with the coordinating […]

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How To Do Watercolor Looks With Stamps

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If you’ve been looking to change things up a little, today we’ve got a super easy, fun and beautiful way for how to do watercolor looks just with stamps and ink! Carol is using our Winter Wonderland clear stamps to create a beautiful winter Thank You card and we can see this dazzling yet simple technique using any or all of our specially designed layered stamps. Let’s take a closer look at how Carol made this card. First, Carol highly […]

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Gorgeous Snowy Z-Fold Card

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Today we are sharing an absolutely gorgeous snowy Z-fold card made by Kittie. This card has been one of her most popular on her own blog and we just couldn’t wait to share it with all of you. This card is made even more dramatic by Kittie’s adding a deep dark night sky in the background and using all white die cuts with touches of just brown on the deer to make them stand out. We just love the look […]

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Basic Card Making Supplies To Get Started

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Today Preeti is kicking off a new year of card making by sharing an information packed video loaded with suggestions for card making supplies to either get started OR to continue on your crafting path. If you are a beginner, this video will help you choose products that will give you more bang for your buck and if you are an experienced card maker, you will love hearing some of Preeti’s great suggestions and factoids! Preeti is sharing information about […]

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A Clever Snowman Card Idea!

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Even though this was originally created as a Christmas card, we just had to share this adorable snowman card idea because it’s just SO clever! We can totally see this design concept used with loads of our other characters and critters! Our Associate Designer, Julie Warner, created this card by stamping, coloring and die cutting the little snowman with all his details for the reflection. Then she covered the buttons, pocket and his face with masking tape on the stamp, […]

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Tri-Fold Window Cards – Easy Hack!

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We just LOVE it when our designers spot something clever and today we are excited to share a very fun and easy way to make stunning tri-fold cards without having to purchase specially sized card stock. Annie, who brings us today’s card, spotted that all the “In Circle” dies released this past fall are the same size and line up the same way and she’s showing us a way to layer them to make a tri-fold card that you can […]

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Three Happy Winter Cards Using The Same Background Setup

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Today we are going to show you some great ideas for how to make three different Happy Winter cards using the same slimline base setup. These are a great example of how just changing up your decorative elements can change the whole vibe of a card. Let’s dive in! Our designer Jamie said she was initially inspired to use the Mr & Mrs. Gingerbread Die because while they sure are cute for Christmas, they can be used plenty of other […]

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Adorable Polar Bear Greeting Cards!

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What better way to send warm winter wishes than with cute polar bear greeting cards? This cute fellow atop his huge snowball is just the thing to bring a smile to someone’s face during the long winter months. We anticipated that this winter might need some additional sending of cheerful cards so we created a whole bunch of sets that could be used for the holidays AND beyond! This card is exactly the kind of project we had in mind! […]

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Meet Our 2021 Rubbernecker Design Team

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We are very excited to share our Rubbernecker Design Team 2021 members! All these talented ladies bring you all the inspiration and ideas on our blog and we feel blessed to have them all as part of our family! Scroll down and get to know them all! Kittie Caracciolo is a Rubbernecker Associate Designer, who constantly inspires our die-cut products; she even has her own line of dies within the Rubbernecker Shop. After a four decade career in Medical Administration, […]

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Join Us In Thanking Michelle Houghton!

Today we are a mix of sad and happy. Sad because Michelle Houghton is leaving our Design Team but oh-so-happy for her because she is moving on to some AMAZING new opportunities! Michelle has been our go-to-girl for all things Copic as we are sure you know from seeing her amazing posts. And now, Michelle is going to be working with Copic themselves as one of their in-house experts! What a well-deserved, perfect position for Michelle! We are so thankful […]

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Masking Technique Tips For Awesome Results!

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We are so excited to share some excellent masking technique tip shared today by Carol. She uses the very handy masking technique in a couple different ways on this beautiful one panel card and we are just loving all the depth and perspective she’s been able to create. Let’s dive in! Carol started with cutting some white card stock with the largest Nested Rectangle Scallop die. She stamped her polar bear with Copic safe ink onto this panel and again […]

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Make a Merry Christmas Card!

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Today on Christmas Eve we wanted to share this post on how to make a Merry Christmas card as a Christmas card to you, our loyal followers and fans. We’ve shared some incredible Christmas cards and projects this month and what better way to end the cheer with a Merry Christmas card? Lisa made today’s card and she’s sharing lots of fun tips and ideas. Let’s dive in! Lisa stamped a piece of white card stock with the ‘Twas The […]

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Masculine Card Ideas Using Color Burst

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We aren’t sure Michelle intended for this to be inspiration for masculine card ideas but we love how she combined these vibrant shades of blue with that edgy look of metallic silver. This isn’t just a card for a guy per se, but it sure would be a fantastic card for the men in your life!And thanks to the use of Color Burst, you can get a ton of really interesting color variances for a fresh look every time. Mix […]

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Beautiful Slimline Snowman Christmas Cards!

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We just love snowman Christmas cards and today we are sharing one created by our Associate Designer Kittie Caracciolo. Kittie has such a way with die cuts and today she’s outdone herself again with this cheerful card that is perfect for “kids” of all ages! We love that Kittie took full advantage of the oversized scale of a slimline card to add this nice fat snowman sitting on his comfy snow bank and visited by those bold red cardinals. Of […]

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Cute Christmas Cards DIY AND Slimline!

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Today we have some really cute Christmas cards DIY in slimline mode. Of course you can adapt this adorable design to a standard sized card but we just love that Allie has packed a whole happy scene onto this card. Let’s check it out! Allie says “These cuties always find their way into a few of my cards through the year. I love the look on their faces and their playful postures.” Of course the way she’s colored them and […]

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