And Finally, Some DIY Christmas Thank You Cards

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Fittingly, our last Christmas in July post is about quick and easy DIY Christmas thank you cards! What better way to show your gratitude for gifts, events and gestures over the holidays than to make and send some DIY Christmas thank you cards?  These cards are so beautiful and are clean and simple and super fast to make. (And honestly? We think it’s so pretty it could be your Christmas card if you like!) These are easy cards to make […]

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One of Our Handmade Christmas Cards With Poinsettias

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Check out this idea for classic Christmas cards with poinsettias! Christmas cards with poinsettias are a classic theme and most of the time they are beautifully done in reds and whites. Well Julie decided to render one in GOLD and white and it’s just stunning!  If you saw this post, you know that metallics are big this year and what better way to celebrate your crafting range than to create a classic motif with a trendy application? To make this […]

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Check Out This Vintage Red Truck Christmas Decor!

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Yes, you can make this gorgeous vintage red truck Christmas decor piece to use or give as a fabulous handmade gift! A trend that has endured the years is the theme of vintage red truck Christmas decor. There is something about an old red pickup truck against the snowy greenery of the Christmas season that people just really love. Our very own Kittie Caracciolo put her spin on this a few years ago and this post gets shared and commented […]

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Christmas Card Trends 2021

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All the Christmas card trends 2021 are so perfectly suited for people make their own cards! We were so delighted when we saw that Christmas card trends 2021 look almost as if they were predicted by stampers! We can’t even contain ourselves so let’s take a look! Here is a list of trends that we got from the experts in this field: – Stars – Bright Pops of Color – Graphic Line Elements – Handmade Effects – Foil or Metallic […]

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Make Some Christmas Paper Crafts From Your Stash!

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Use your stash of goodies to put together some giftable Christmas paper crafts! Christmas paper crafts are always popular and gathering and testing ideas can be a fun way to ease into holiday preparation. Don’t we ALL swear we are going to start early and then find ourselves in a crunch mid-December? Today we are going to share some ideas – some classic, some new – that can help you think outside the box (or package or bag or tag) […]

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Handmade Christmas Card Planning Guide

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Get your FREE Handmade Christmas Card Planning Guide and get ahead of the holiday crush! You are going to want to bookmark this page or print out this Handmade Christmas Card Planning Guide because this will help you figure out all the things you need to do and when to help you avoid that last minute holiday crunch. At least as far as card making goes! Here’s the guide and then we will add some more details (click on the […]

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Do You Need Tropical Christmas Cards?

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If you are making tropical Christmas cards, you HAVE to see this! Believe it or not, tropical Christmas cards are pretty popular. If you live in the Southern Hemisphere, you celebrate Christmas during your warm season. And if you live somewhere warm, a card like this is a perfect nod to your location. We just about fell over when we saw this card from Kittie and knew we had to share it with you all! You can see her original […]

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Cute Circle Frame Die Cut Christmas Card!

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You can use this circle frame die cut Christmas card idea with any favorite scene setters! This basic design for a circle frame die cut Christmas card looks absolutely adorable with these woodland creatures and we know that it would look equally as wonderful with just about any characters you’d like to use. Let’s take a look at how to put together this card so you can make it just like this or modify to your style. To make the […]

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Make a Batch of Adorable Homemade Christmas Cards!

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Do you make a lot of cards and if so, are you looking for some ideas for batches of really adorable homemade Christmas cards? You are in the RIGHT PLACE! Today Allie has a terrific idea for a basic design idea that you can customize to your heart’s content – here using a few of our brand new Christmas stamp and die sets – to make a big beautiful batch of cards. Let’s dive in! First, here are the new […]

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Christmas In July Stamps and Dies In One Handy Spot!

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We’ve gathered all our Christmas in July stamps and dies into one place for easy browsing! We’ve had so many of you coming over to the store to browse our huge collection of goodies that we decided to put all our Christmas in July stamps and dies in one spot so you can just scroll through to your heart’s content and see what we have available to get your OWN Christmas in July on. Let’s check out some customer favorites! […]

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Christmas Ornaments To Make From Your Stash!

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Today we are sharing some Christmas ornaments to make using supplies from your stash! With this being our Christmas in July celebration we thought we would share some Christmas ornaments to make using supplies you probably already have on hand! Wouldn’t it be great to get ahead on all the holiday making this year? We thought in addition to all the Christmas card inspiration we are sharing, it would be nice to add in a few “anything but a card” […]

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Happy Independence Day 2021!

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From our home to yours, we want to say Happy Independence Day 2021! We are sure many of you are taking this opportunity to safely celebrate the day with your friends and family and we wanted to wish you all a Happy Independence Day 2021!  Enjoy your cookouts today and come back tomorrow for more Christmas inspiration as we continue with our Rubbernecker Christmas in July 2021 celebration on the blog. Stay cool!!

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Quick and Easy Handmade Christmas Cards

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Check out this great idea for some quick and easy handmade Christmas cards! No matter how involved we may make our holiday cards, we all always need some ideas for some quick and easy handmade Christmas cards for those last minute moments. We loved this card from Kittie from last year so much we felt we had to share it again, especially with so many large seasonal greetings on sale! We just love how Kittie combined one large greeting, heat […]

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Rubbernecker Christmas Greetings On Sale!

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As part of our huge warehouse cleanout, we’ve got loads of Rubbernecker Christmas greetings on sale. Since you will be seeing tons of great holiday projects as part of our Christmas in July 2021 inspiration, we wanted to make sure you grabbed what you want to use this year now while it’s still available. Here are some but not all of the Holiday stamps that are on sale – most were priced at $4.30 and are not on sale for […]

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Rubbernecker Christmas In July 2021 Starts Tomorrow!

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We’ve got SO many fun things to show you on the blog during Rubbernecker Christmas in July 2021! Our designers have been LOVING making all kinds of fun things to share during the month of July for our Rubbernecker Christmas in July 2021 theme. Many of you are suffering through some crazy heat and what better way to cool down than to make some Christmas and winter holiday projects in front of a fan or under some nice, refreshing AC? […]

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SUPER Sweet Birthday Cards!

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Sweet birthday cards are always perfect and this one “takes the cake!” We love having ideas for sweet birthday cards because there really aren’t too many times when these aren’t just perfect. This one from Renee goes above and beyond loaded with some yummy treats suited to wishing someone sweet a Happy Birthday. Let’s take a look at how she put this cutie together! Renee started by cutting a bright pink frame using our Slimline OPC Squares and then cut […]

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A Beautiful Flower Bouquet Card From Kittie!

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This flower bouquet card is perfect for lots of occasions! If you see a stunning flower bouquet card out there, chances are it was made by or inspired by our own Kittie Caracciolo. Her talent creating cards loaded with rich, lavish paper flower bouquets is legendary and today she’s shared this card with us to share with you! This card uses the relatively new Canterbury Bells die in the Kittie Kraft by Rubbernecker collection and the focused cluster of blue […]

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A Pretty Flower Card Idea From Kittie

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Not you average “basic” flower card idea and perfect for so many occasions. I think we can agree that most anything Kittie shares with us isn’t exactly what we would call basic and this flower card idea is no exception. That said, the design of the card is straightforward and it’s all the pretty details Kittie has added that make this stand out. You can see the whole project and all her delicious tips and tricks on her blog here […]

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Positive and Negative Masking Card Making Tips!

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Learn some positive and negative masking – card making specific – for fabulous dimension! There are tons of ways to use positive and negative masking – card making calls for some small tweaks to this idea and today Julie is going to show us an example of how you can use both on your projects to add lots of dimension and perspective. To begin, Julie stamped and die cut a few cupcakes to use as masks and saved the piece […]

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Another Funny Handmade Slimline Card!

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If you liked yesterday’s card, you will also love this funny handmade slimline card with more funny fish! Yesterday we shared an under the sea card with with a tongue in cheek twist and today we are sharing another funny handmade slimline card with more sea creatures! Annie just couldn’t stop making these adorable fish so she made a second slimline card so she could add them all together. Let’s “dive in”! Just like with yesterday’s project, Annie started by […]

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Our Brand New Layered Rose Stencil In Action!

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Just look at what our brand new, two part layered rose stencil can do! We sent our designers all our brand new stencils including this two part layered rose stencil. And our insanely talented design team all went bananas over them and have been sharing their projects with us so we can share them with you! Like this beautiful card from Kittie – she posted it on her blog yesterday and we love it and want to give you some […]

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