Have you checked out all of the unique slimline dies in the Rubbernecker store yet? I thought this fun Slimline Postage Die would be perfect for creating a postcard-inspired card for a friend that I’ve been missing lately. Embellished with just a couple of die-cuts on a pretty ink-blended background, I love how the extra empty space afforded by the slimline format really allows me to convey a sense of absence. INK-BLENDED BACKGROUND Start by cutting a piece of white […]Continue Reading
Creating Scenes with Fun Inking Techniques
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 […]Continue Reading
Make a Watercolor Flower Background with Stamps!
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 […]Continue Reading
Background Stamps For Card Making + Kissing = WOW!!!!
Today we are going to show you how to use background stamps for card making plus an easy kissing technique to make something that is going to Blow. Your. Minds! Read on to be WOW’d! Hi there! Annie here again to talk a little bit about background stamps for card making. Like many of you, I have loads of pretty craft items…some that have never been used and others that never get put away because they’re so useful. Background stamps […]Continue Reading
Retro Scooter Springtime Card
Hi there! Annie here today with a fun springtime card featuring some of the newest dies in the Rubbernecker shop. The first time I set eyes on that adorable scooter die, I pictured it leaning next to an old stone wall in some faraway European city. And since the only traveling I’ll be doing for a while is in my mind, I decided to take that inspiration and do my best to recreate the scene I was imagining. COBBLESTONE BACKGROUND […]Continue Reading
Sending Blooms Your Way
Hi there! Annie here with a clean and simple springtime card perfect for letting loved ones know that you’re thinking of them right now. I created this card with just stamping for a change. When there’s a lot going on around me, I actually love the simplicity of just paper, stamps, and ink to take my mind off of things for a while. LAYERED FLORAL IMAGES Stamp each layer of the two different flowers from the It’s Spring Time stamp […]Continue Reading
Cool Background Technique for Card Making!
Hi there! Annie here today wanting to share a very cool background technique for card making – one I am sure you will use over and over! I created a bright springtime card made with one of the beautiful new Spring Layered clear sets and some of the gorgeous colors of Color Fuse Ink. Although perfect for stamping out layered images like this one from the Happy Mother’s Day stamp set, the four shades in each set of Color Fuse […]Continue Reading
Floral Hugs Card With Touches of Gold
Hi there! Annie here today with a bright and cheerful card with touches of gold made with one of the gorgeous new Spring Layered clear stamp sets from Rubbernecker. The big, beautiful blooms in the Blossoms in Spring stamp set can pass for several different varieties of flowers, making it a super versatile set for year-round stamping and cardmaking when paired with all of the beautiful shades of the new Color Fuse ink. Haven’t tried the Color Fuse Ink pads […]Continue Reading
A Cute and Easy Masculine Fishing Card
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. […]Continue Reading