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Copic Skin Tones that Look Real

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Copic Markers are such a versatile tool in the hands of an artist. We love seeing how each of our stamps can look totally different depending on the creativity and techniques of each person. Today we are going to follow along with Michelle, as she shows us how to achieve realistic copic skin tones. She did a series on darker skin tones earlier in the year, you can find links to those posts at the bottom. We hope she inspires […]

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Creating Scenes with Fun Inking Techniques

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Just WOW! Have you had the chance to play with our amazing Color Fuse Inks yet? Today Annie has a great tutorial for you on blending, and the result is just stunning! If you are ready for some fun summer inspiration, take a look at today’s post and get prepared to feel the warms of the sun on your face, your toes in the water and butt on the sand!  Hi there! Annie here today with a pretty summer card […]

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DIY Birthday Card for Beginners

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Happy First Day of June fellow crafters. We are looking forward to school being out, summer adventures, and lots of extra crafting time. We love how Jamie used our Party Balloons stamp for this fun birthday card. We don’t know about you, but we are ALWAYS in need of a good birthday card. Is your stash running low? Follow along with Jamie below and make a few of these fun DIY cards to keep in inventory!  Rubbernecker Stamps has this […]

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CAS Guys Card that Wows!

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Hello my fellow crafty friends, Preeti here today on the Rubbernecker blog with two CAS (Clean and Simple) guy cards. It feels only like yesterday that we were celebrating New Years so how are we are through mid year already?? Where did the time go?? Well I am glad that even with all the chaos around us we have reasons to celebrate and it is time to celebrate all the Fathers out there. Today I am using the Diamonds Die […]

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Caffeinated Goodness- DIY Coffee Card

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Hello all! We are just loving this awesome creation by Lisa Bzibziak today! Such a bright card to help us keep this week moving right along! As you know, there is alot of caffeinated goodness in the Rubbernecker shop and we love seeing how Lisa chose to use a few of our faves today!  Scroll through this post to see Lisa’s take on this card.  I just love the owls available over in the shop!  And Campbell here is having his […]

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A Living Wall made of Paper!

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Good Morning to you all! Allison here and I have a lot of small die cut flowers in bright summer colours to make up today’s card. We just added a living wall to our yard which was the inspiration for my card today. I don’t know about you, but paper flowers are much easier to keep alive haha.  If you have noticed, I have been using a lot of these tiny flowers in my handmade card project recently, and the […]

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How to Stamp Summer Blooms for Handmade Card

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Hello Rubbernecker friends!  Today I’m sharing this pretty floral card using the Summer Bloom stamp layering set.  I did lots of easy masking to make this beautiful card to send hugs to that special person!  This card is also a good example that when things don’t turn out exactly as you had hoped, just roll with it, and all turns out fine in the end!  Read on to see what I mean. Here are the steps for my card: Create […]

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Using Shaped Dies to Create Gift Tags

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Hello Friends, Preeti here on the Rubbernecker blog today showcasing shaped gift tags using stamps and die cuts. Threre are so many different shapes of nesting dies and stand alone dies avaibale at Rubbernecker and they will all work beautifully for this project. I have made wine and coffee tags for my project today, but you can make a flower tag, a circle tag and many more endless possibilities. One question I get asked very often is what do you […]

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It’s The 2020 Spring/Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!

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Hey Friends – welcome to the 2020 Spring/Summer Coffee Lovers Blog Hop! We are feeling extra caffeinated today and are pumped to share these java-inspired creations with you all! We don’t know about you, but we are soooo ready for some in-person coffee dates with our friends, because coffee over Zoom just isn’t the same. We are ready for warm mugs in our hands, fancy latte foam art, and maybe a scone or two with our favorite people. For now, […]

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Using Primary Colors to Say Happy Birthday

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Hey there!  Lisa here again and today I’m back with some more stripey goodness!  This time I used it for this birthday card using the Dog With Big Eyes stamp along with Birthday Balloons! I created the background just like my last, but this time using the Color Fuse #8 blues… I love using a frame to highlight the main card images!  But I also love letting the images push the limits of the frame… I mean all of this […]

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Country Sunset Scene Card-WOW!

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Hi there! Annie here today with a fun and pretty way to send a country hello. As the days get longer this time of the year, one of my family’s favorite things to do is take a ride in the country after dinner. There’s one particular route we enjoy that travels past tons of open farmland, and on that route is a one-lane bridge that doglegs over a tiny brook surrounded by blue wildflowers. For the longest time, there were […]

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A Birthday Card with the Cutest Birds!

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Hi there, Jamie here with you today with a card that uses some of my favorite Rubbernecker Stamps products!  I just think that these birds are the cutest, they make me laugh every time I look at them, I think I’m that little bird hanging upside down hahah. Here’s how my card was made- Stamp Be Yourself on white cardstock with Onyx Black VersaMark Ink and color with Prisma Colored Pencils.   Cut out the birds using the Be Yourself Die […]

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Fun Technique to make a Floral See-Through Card

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Hello friends!  Carol here today, and I have a cool technique that I tried for my floral card today!  I’ve used the beautiful Fragrant Blooms stamps and coordinating dies to create a floral see-through card.  This was so fun and not at all hard to create!   In full disclosure, the technique for this design totally comes from the awesome Jennifer McGuire.  She has some good tips that make this easy to create (see her YouTube here.) Here are the […]

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Make Funny Cards for Friends Who Craft!

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Allison with you today to inspire you to make some funny cards for friends who craft. I must say, I absolutely love this sentiment!  I’m sure we all have that one friend that this sentiment and sassy girl is perfect for. This card was easy to make thanks to the flower die cutting 36 flowers at a time.  For the Card I started with stamping the “wrapped string background stamp” with Versamark Ink and embossed with gold embossing powder on […]

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An Easy Masculine Fathers Day Card

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Lisa here and today I’m sharing a masculine Fathers Day card that is pretty perfect for any dad – in any language! I just love this Old Truck stamp!  It’s fun to color up and it’s great for any card for a man – how many guys do you know who don’t love trucks, even just a little?  And how about that great stripey background!  I love the Graduated Horizontal Stripe Background stamp… it’s such a great simple but bold […]

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Make a Watercolor Flower Background with Stamps!

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Hi there – Annie here today with a fun way to create a loose watercolor flower background using clear silhouette-style stamps. My gardens have been bursting with color lately and I wanted to try to replicate the look using bright colors and soft edges. These cards are the perfect way to send a sweet springtime hello! The images in the Spring Meadows Stamp Set are super versatile because they really can be used for either foliage or flowers. For this […]

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Our Layered Stamps Video Tutorial Will Wow You!

Today we are sharing this terrific video tutorial that shows off our new clear flower layered stamps using our new Color Fuse ink to make stunning, detailed, gorgeously colored cards and paper crafting projects. This video was part of our virtual presence at the postponed Great Lakes Mega Meet. We did NOT want you to have to wait until the rescheduled dates in October to get some fun ideas and inspiration from us! This is a 25 minute plus video, […]

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Spring Cards – Three From One Stamp

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Hello Rubbernecker friends – today I’m using just one sweet stamp with its coordinating die to make three sweet spring cards!  I’ve used the Tree with Bench Swing stamp to create one clean and simple card, plus two more that are a bit more involved.  It didn’t take me very long at all to put these together!   All three cards are top-folding A2 card bases made with Neenah Solar White 80# card stock.  For each card, the swing image […]

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Five Ways to Color Background Stamps

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Hello crafters, Preeti here on the Rubbernecker blog and I have a lot to share with you today about fun ways to use your background stamps. Very often we use the background stamp as just that, mostly as a secondary element on our projects – something that just hangs out in the background. What you don’t realize is that many background stamps have wonderful images that can capture our attention and actually be the main focus of the card. One […]

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Colorful Handmade Cards using Spanish Phrases

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Lisa here, Popping in for a quick post today!  I had some of these rainbow shakers that I made a while ago waiting around to be finished and I decided they’d be perfect with the new Frases En Espanol #2 sentiment set! For full details on how I created these shakers, see this post here! I stamped the phrases from the Frases En Espanol set onto white cardstock using my Misti and some Color Fuse Inks.  I made them multicolored by […]

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Tiny Paper Flowers GALORE!

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With summer right around the corner I thought it was a good time to make a summer themed card and this die that cuts all these tiny paper flowers was the inspiration. Let’s take a peek! I just love how all those tiny paper flowers behind the fence add so much texture and dimension with nothing more than a swipe through my die cutting machine and some adhesive! It’s almost like a shaker card without the shake! Here’s how I […]

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