Today’s beautiful color wheel in ombre is all you need to make this card a work of art! Today we have a beautiful, clean and simple birthday card made by Melinda. She created a color wheel in ombre effect with die cuts and it is simply breathtaking! We can see this done in so many variations with different die cuts, a single color ombre look and even as a row instead of a circle. Any way you put this together […]Continue Reading
Did Someone Say Ombre Cards?
Ombre cards are still hot hot hot – come see what WE’VE got! Ombre cards are still all the rage and it’s easy to see why! Beautiful colors – monochromatic or deliciously mixed – all flow into one another down or across a swath to make a gorgeous, melty look. Our designers are big fans of ombre which you can see when you browse our list of posts dedicated to this technique. Let’s take a peek at some family AND […]Continue Reading
Handmade Autumn Cards With Lots of Ombre!
The gorgeous handmade Autumn cards are made even more beautiful with the double use of an ombre look! This month’s theme is all about handmade Autumn cards and this one from Lisa is just about one of the most quintessentially golden glowy cards we’ve seen. We absolutely LOVE the double ombre thing going on and of course Lisa has shared all her tips for the making of this beauty. Shall we get started? To begin, Lisa picked out a watercolor […]Continue Reading
Try This Handmade Ombre Birthday Card Idea!
This handmade ombre birthday card is fun and funny and perfect for just about anyone! We are getting such a kick out this handmade ombre birthday card in its bright and beautiful greens and with that funny little saying! This kind of card is perfect to send to anyone celebrating another year! Shall we get Julie’s inside scoop so we can try this out ourselves? Julie started with that dynamic background by applying distress inks in shades of yellow greens, […]Continue Reading
WOW! Ombre Emboss Resist With A TWIST!
Two techniques combine to make an ombre emboss resist look you won’t be able to stop using! You may have seen versions of this ombre emboss resist technique before. You simply heat emboss a background stamp with clear (or white on white card stock) powder and then apply your inks from lightest to darkest to create an ombre look. Today Carol has take this gorgeous application and totally upped the ante with a DOUBLE ombre look! You can see how […]Continue Reading
An Ombre Rainbow Background on a Card!
Easy to make – hard to stop staring at! This ombre rainbow background is one of the most delicious things we’ve seen! The way these colors blend together over this shaker card background makes this card look like so much greater than the sum of its parts. Allison took some basic birthday elements and combined them with this super colorful, can’t-stop-looking-at-it background to make a card that is truly a knockout! Let’s get her inside scoop. First Allison used the […]Continue Reading
A Gorgeous Teal and Purple Ombre Card
Purple flowers and a teal ombre background combine to make a stunning card! We love beautiful color combinations and this teal and purple ombre card from Lisa just grabs our attention with these striking shades. It makes us so happy when we see ombre card backgrounds made so easily with our Color Fuse Ink and this card shows this off to perfection! Let’s see how Lisa put this together for us so we can try it at home. Lisa started […]Continue Reading
Make a Beautiful Blue Ombre Background
You won’t believe how easy it is to create this blue ombre background with our Color Fuse Inks! When we first saw this card from Carol, we were struck not just by the stunning poppies but also by that stunning, rich blue ombre background. Carol said she was inspired by a photo of poppies against a deep blue sky and we say she nailed that feeling on this beautiful card! Let’s take a look at the steps Carol shares to […]Continue Reading
A SUPER Easy Ombre Technique!
Learn an easy ombre technique using just one ink color! Ombre is still hot in the paper crafting world and we love the look, especially when it is created with a ridiculously easy ombre technique using just one color of our Color Fuse ink! This post is part of our Rubbernecker Christmas in July 2021 celebration. Every day during the month of July we are sharing projects that are designed to inspire you to start thinking about all the fun […]Continue Reading
Make an Ombre Look With A Stencil
When you make an ombre look with a stencil, everything matches up perfectly and shows off your colors! This refreshing handmade summer card gets a lot of its impact from Jamie’s using a fun way to make an ombre look with a stencil she cut herself using one of our dies. This is such a clever way to make your supplies do more than one task and we love how her card shows off how beautifully our curate Color Fuse […]Continue Reading
Ombre Happy Halloween Cards – Slimline Style!
Happy Halloween cards range from spooky to cute and everything in between. This awesome ombre background Halloween card with a cute scarecrow sits right in the middle, don’t you think? That ombre background sure sets the tone and the addition of all those adorable die cut details give you plenty to look at. AND, this card could EASILY be converted into an A2 card – just trim the background slimline insert die cut and place the greeting over the cut […]Continue Reading
Combine Embossing Paste and Dry Embossing – WOW!
Using embossing paste and dry embossing with a folder is insanely easy and the effect is awesome! Today we have this colorful card from Ricky and he is bringing that with some drama with a quick and easy way to use embossing paste and dry embossing together to add a ton of impact with one step. Let’s get right into it! Ricky started by stamping the image from our Tangerine Trip onto watercolor card stock. He lightly sprayed it with […]Continue Reading
Birthday CANDLE Cards – Flashback Friday!
Come see some super cute ideas for birthday candle cards for anyone and everyone! One of the fun things about birthdays is the flicker and dance of the flames on the candles. Whether you use one or 100, they are a fun aspect of the celebration and we thought we would share some birthday candle cards as a nod to this tradition. Our first card features just a solitary candle on a pretty tiered cake and we think that is […]Continue Reading
January 2023 Blog Roundup
All in one spot, check out what we covered and learned in January 2023! This month, we did things a little different so our January 2023 blog roundup will look a little different, too. We added some fabulous new Design Team members, looked back at some of our most popular projects from 2022 (and sometimes beyond), and shared some terrific storage ideas and our top ten favorite tools. If you missed anything just click below and you can get all […]Continue Reading
Beautiful Cards Made with Ink Blending
See some cards made with ink blending and how truly easy it can be! Yes, our designers are professional grade and are able to achieve beautiful effects often with more ease than us civilians. But with our Color Fuse Ink and the right tools, cards made with ink blending effects is totally within reach of even the most novice stamper. Here’s the card that got us on this kick: You all LOVED this card when it came out earlier this […]Continue Reading
Ways To Use Die Cut Frames
See some fun ways to use die cut frames on your cards! Inspired by a card that got a ton of love, we thought it would be fun to share cards that give you ideas for fun way to use die cut frames. Whether you use just one to spotlight an element, a set of nested frames to build some drama or layered frame die cuts to create gorgeous depth, these often unsung heroes of card making deserve some attention! […]Continue Reading
Monochromatic Card Inspiration
Get lots of monochromatic card inspiration with these projects! Monochromatic color schemes – where you use just one color in variations of intensity and depth – can be gorgeous. One of our all time most clicked posts featured a – shockingly! – black and white design so we thought we would share this and other projects to give you a kick start with some monochromatic card inspiration. First up is that card: Did you ever think different elements of black […]Continue Reading
Cool Effects With Rubbernecker Wavy Stencil!
See why the Rubbernecker Wavy Stencil has been a fan favorite since the day it launched! As you know, this month we are sharing favorite projects from the past year (and beyond!) chosen by our panel of experts – all of YOU and all of US! Today we are featuring a card that blew you all away using the almost-famous Rubbernecker Wavy Stencil. You might have seen it recently in our post showing off cards that sparkle. Let’s take a […]Continue Reading
Easy Semi-Spooky Halloween Card!
Combine a trick and a treat with this easy to make semi-spooky Halloween card! Today Carol caught the Spook-tacular Paper Pad bug, too and has made for us a really cute, only semi-spooky Halloween card that features a handful of all new goodies from our store. Let’s take a peek at how to put this together! Start by choosing a patterned paper from our new Spook-tacular Paper Pad and trim 4 ½” x 5 ½”. Keep the scrap strips to […]Continue Reading
Two Perfect Gnome Cards For Friends!
Get the steps to make not just one but two adorable gnome cards for friends to make their day! These two gnome cards for friends are SO cute and they are so versatile that this is a design idea you are going to want to bookmark or pin on Pinterest to use over and over. Change up your color scheme and the sentiments and you’ve got cards for DAYS! Let’s check out Allison’s details so we can make these and […]Continue Reading
The CUTEST Halloween Gift Tags!
Just wait until you see these beyond adorable Halloween gift tags made with one of our brand new stamp sets! As we’ve mentioned, Halloween is the third most popular holiday in the US. Maybe it’s the cute costumes, the sense of community with trick or treating or the vast amounts of candy circulating but we know Halloween paper crafting is always very popular. These insanely sweet Halloween gift tags from Allison are just the thing to use to turn any […]Continue Reading