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Inking Diagonal Stripes – Card Making Tip!

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You will NEVER struggle with inking diagonal stripes in perfect alignment again! Inking diagonal stripes can be a real pain in the neck! They can often be hard to get lined up with whatever element you are adding them to, the alignment can “drift” with edges getting off kilter and you can end up with uneven gaps between the stripes. In today’s FREE video tutorial, Preeti shares her method for inking diagonal stripes in any colors, on any element and […]

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Rubbernecker Color Fuse Re-Inkers Are HERE!

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We are SO happy to announce that Rubbernecker Color Fuse Re-Inkers are here and ready to ship! Today is the day! We are excited to have all the Rubbernecker Color Fuse Re-Inkers for our AH-MAZING Color Fuse Inks on the shelves and ready to ship! Every single color set is here and begging to be sent to a good home to be loved and used! When our Color Fuse Ink arrived on the scene, even WE weren’t prepared for how […]

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How to Choose Copic Marker Colors For Your Background Stamps

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Today our Copic QUEEN Michelle is going to help us figure out how to choose Copic marker colors using two of our background stamps as examples. Copic markers come in just about every single shade in the rainbow and choosing how to make them work together for artwork quality coloring can be daunting until you know some of the tricks. Michelle is so generous to share her particular magic with us! To start, Michelle suggests that you color through the […]

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Elegant Homemade Christmas Cards!

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Today we are sharing one of the most elegant homemade Christmas cards we’ve seen this season. Carol used on of our new clear layered floral stamp sets call Winter Bouquet. She layered these gorgeous pine cones and floral stems over a sparkly overall background and it’s just so dazzling! Let’s check out how she put this together. First she stamped the Veined Leaves background stamp onto white card stock with Versamark and heat embossed with gold powder. PRO TIP: Be […]

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A Fun and Spooky Monster Card!

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We just cracked up when we saw Lisa’s spooky themed but oh-so-adorable monster card today! The silly funny monsters against that doom and gloom background is the perfect combination of trick and treat! Let’s check out how she made it! First she cut out her monsters from purple and green card stock and mixed and matched the pieces to make her little characters. Then she used her clouds stencil that she made using the new Clouds Slimline Die to sponge […]

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A Gnome Christmas Card!

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Today Annie has a really cute gnome Christmas card for us to learn how to make and she’s added so many fun details! Remember, all these little tips and tricks are ready for you to use on all your other projects, too, so you look like a STAMPING GENIUS! LOL! First, let’s look at the beautiful ombre background she’s created for us. She cut her white card stock the with the largest die from our Slimline Nested Ticket Stitch die […]

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NEW Frightful and Delightful Stamps!

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We have some new Halloween stamps that are sure to help you create boo-tiful cards to celebrate the season. Snag these new red-rubber stamps and let’s get our craft on. These new slimline sillouette stamps are to die for!  Although these A2 sillouettes are killing it as well!  And whats a card without a sentiment…     Already finished your Halloween crafts? Snag one for next year, or buy one as a “Treat” for your crafty friend, because trick-or-treating should […]

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DIY Halloween Greeting Cards Roundup

Today we wanted to share some Halloween greeting cards as a close to our 13 Days of Halloween Countdown. We hope these past couple of weeks have inspired you in a fun way!  First, here’s a roundup of cards from our blog that might just give you some ideas for Halloween greeting cards you still have time to make and send to “treat” a friend!   And if you missed any of our 13 Days of Halloween “treats” – some […]

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Copic Skin Tutorial and No-Line Coloring

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Good morning creative friends! Michelle here, and today I have for you the third installment of looking at darker skin tones with Rubbernecker Stamps in this Copic skin tutorial using no line coloring for a truly hand painted look! If you missed the first two in this series you can see them here and here.  I have been looking at coloring darker skin tones on a series of new stamps released by Rubbernecker. I have been trying to share a […]

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A Cute and Easy Masculine Fishing Card

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Hey fellow crafters, Annie here today! Masculine cards can be tough sometimes but today I’ve got a fishing card that is cute and easy and features one of man’s most fun pursuits. With all of the crafty tools and embellishments on my bench, it can take a lot of restraint not to use them all on the latest card I’m making. Having a great focal image makes the process almost effortless, though, because you aren’t tempted to overthink or over-embellish. […]

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There’s a Brand New Stamp Pad In Town!!!

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Rubbernecker is thrilled to announce a brand new stamp pad line created just for papercrafters who love to have groupings of colors specially designed to work together. Meet our new Color Fuse progressive color stamp pads from Rubbernecker! #colorfuse Today we are releasing the first four color sets of a stamp pad family in the Color Fuse line – Yellow, Pink, Blue and Green. Color Fuse is a quick drying dye ink with beautifully consistent coverage. Color Fuse works well […]

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Handmade Sympathy Cards – Elegant and Easy

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Happy March everyone, Jamie here with you today and today I am sharing an example of handmade sympathy cards you can put together quickly and easily and yet still send a loving message. I am sure I am not alone when I say I am sure we all hope we never need handmade sympathy cards, but when we do, it’s helpful to have some on hand. Here’s how my card was made- Stamp white cardstock with Crackled Mud Background Stamp […]

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Floral Encouragement Cards are the BEST!

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Welcome to some Rubbernecker Stamps inspiration to make some floral encouragement cards! Lisa here, and today I’m sharing a card made using the beautiful Poppy Bouquet stamp set once again, except this time instead of eye popping red, I used some soft greens.   I decided this Victorious sentiment was perfect to go along with it.  (Have I told you how much I love the sentiments available in the Rubbernecker shop??)  And since some of the image was covered up […]

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Super Cute Fox Greeting Card!

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Foxes just melt my heart and this sweet image from Rubbernecker Stamps definitely captures the cuteness factor so I HAD to use it to make a fox greeting card that I think came out ADORABLY. I also love this tree, and was so excited to do it up in light pinks. It reminds me of a gorgeous cherry blossom tree.  If you would like to recreate this card or for some inspiration you can follow the steps below!  Step 1 […]

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A Bold Rose Glitter Card And a COOL Technique!

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A very beautiful top of the morning my crafty friends, Preeti here – today I am sharing a bold rose glitter card showcasing the beautiful Bold Rose Stencil from Rubbernecker. A couple of months ago I watched a video by Jennifer McGuire on creating beautiful backgrounds and elements using stencils and glitter. Here is a link to her video. I loved the technique a lot, but I do not have as many colors of glitter as she has, so I […]

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Black and White Cards Can Be GORGEOUS!

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Hello friends!  Did you know that black and white cards can be every bit as stunning as their colorful counterparts? Carol here today and I have a sweet card today using the beautiful Daisy Bouquet #2 stamp.  I’ve paired this awesome stamp with my favorite type of patterned paper–gingham!! I am using all black and white set off with a pop of bright yellow. Black and white cards usually look more…….PUNCHY….when you use a bright color and this is a […]

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Adding Details to Cards using Colored Pencils

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Hi this is Preeti on the Rubbernecker blog today, showing you how adding details to cards using colored pencils can create depth with small detailed stamps. Very often we ignore or rather don’t give importance to the the really tiny images in some stamps. Especially for those of us who love using Copics, it can be difficult to add depth to tiny images using the markers as they require multiple shades for the blends which means the paper can get […]

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Flower Thank You Cards are Always “In Season”!

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It’s winter where I am here in Canada, but it’s spring in my craft room today making some flower Thank You cards! A columbine flower instead of snow? I say Yes! The soft purples are just what I need to brighten my day. Let’s take a peek:   If you would like to recreate this card or for some inspiration you can follow these simple steps. Step 1- I started by stamping with memento black ink on white card stock […]

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Pretty Handmade Floral Greeting Cards To Make!

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Hello Rubbernecker friends – do you love handmade floral greeting cards?  You do know that YOU are “bloomin’ marvelous”, right – just like on this card?   I love this sentiment and the fonts in it!  This fits for many different types of cards and I know I’ll be using it a lot.  I’ve used the Poppy Bouquet stamp for the main focus and have used my Copic markers to color it. Here are the quick and easy steps to […]

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Moon and Stars Encouragement Card

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Hey all! Have you ever had to send that encouragement card to someone pursuing their dreams? Over The Moon Clear Stamp Set and it’s matching die cuts are fantastic for an encouragement card and many others with the stamp set’s great sentiments and cute images. I decided to make my favorite kind of card – shaker! You all know by now that I love to make them. They just add that extra fun touch and love to the cards. I […]

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Tips for Coloring Dark Skin With Copics

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Coloring dark skin with copics takes a little more time and patience than lighter variations, typically there are more layers of ink, they are heavier by nature with not as much alcohol solution in the mix. So it takes a little more practice and a lot more mistakes to get images where you would like them to go. You know me I am always up for a good challenge! So when Rubbernecker asked if some of the design team members […]

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