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Fun Halloween Monsters-A Great Card for Kids!

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These cute card ideas for Halloween PROVE that monsters don’t always have to be scary! Even though this Cute Monsters set isn’t really something I might choose for myself, I was excited to see that the parts and pieces are so fun and mixable that I just had to sit down and play with them! Between spooky Halloween cards and super CUTE Halloween cards like these, well, Rubbernecker sure has us covered! To make this card I used the newly […]

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Cute Halloween Cards with Owls!

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Are you a fan of spooky or cute Halloween cards? We love both kinds and today we’ve got a slimline Halloween from Kittie that is a SUPER cute treat yet has a great “trick” up its sleeve. You can take just one of these adorable owls in their trick-or-treat costumes and pop just ONE onto an A2 card front and have an additional stinkin’ cute Halloween card ready to send. Kittie used the Slimline Squares Frame Die to cut a […]

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Make a Fall Shadow Box Card!

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Today we are excited to share a super cute fall shadow box card from our Exclusive Associate Designer, Kittie Caracciolo. As usual, Kittie has created an adorable fall scene made using some of our die cuts tucked into a card-sized shadow box. The feedback from our customers on this die has been overwhelming – we are SO glad you love being able to make these shadow box cards so easily using the die! This image shows a little of what […]

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A Labor Day Barbecue Card!

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Today we are sharing a SUPER detailed and totally adorable Labor Day barbecue day that is just perfect as an invitation or a thank you card. Can you believe all the detail Kittie, our exclusive Associate Designer, packs into her projects? She used a whole bunch of our dies including the BBQ Set, Tabbed Mountains, Pine Tree Forest, Cooler, Picnic Tables, Grass. Grass #2 and Small Birds! And it’s not just her creative use of dies that adds so much […]

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Flower Card Design

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Today we are featuring a beautiful cheery example of flower card design ideas using slimline cards from Kittie Caracciolo, our Exclusive Associate Designer. Don’t you just LOVE Kittie’s cards? They are always loaded with so much detail and look SO fun to make! Kittie shared with us that she is really enjoying having lots of extra space for her design ideas and this card certainly shows that off! Kittie used one of our Slimline Frame dies in combination with one […]

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A Super Cute Slimline Card Idea!

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Today I want to share what I think is a really cute slimline card idea because you can adapt it to so many different themes. I chose three seasons but you could use this concept for flowers in a garden, times of the day or any other time when you want to show the same motif in different stages.  For this card I used the Rubbernecker Slimline OPC Square, Cabin, Winter Tree, Stitched Hills, Tiny Leaves, Grass #2, Tiny Flower […]

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Door Cards that Welcome You In

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Door cards have become so popular in paper crafting.  You just have to see how Kittie makes these amazing scenes. We love how she challenges herself  making each door scene unique by adding seasonal embellishments.  For this pretty summer scene she used the some of our amazing die-cuts that you don’t want to miss:  Door with Steps, Macrame Planters, Tall Terracotta Pots, Small Flowers #1, Small Flowers #3, Tiny Flower Buds, Grass Set, Puppies, Knob Top Fence and Leaves and […]

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A Handmade Camping Card

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Today we are excited to share this handmade camping card to help you hold onto the tail end of summer! If you or anyone you know loves to go camping, this handmade camping card is a cute way to celebrate that passion. And it was SUPER easy using the new camping dies from our latest batch of papercrafting dies!  For this fun card our designer Kittie used the Camping Tent, Camp Fire Set, Camping Items, Cooler, Winter Tree, Spring Leaves, […]

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Farm Pop Up Box

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It was so much fun making this farm pop up box card. When I design a pop up box I like to fill it full of themed images that tells a story, starting on the main top portion of the box and carries over to the three flaps.  For this project I used Rubbernecker’s Barn, Tractor, Farm Animals, Chicken/Squirrels, Ducks, Picket Fence, Corn Stalks, Grass, Bird Set and Cloud Stencil.  I used Color Fuse Inks Sets #2, #4 to color […]

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Vertical Slimline Beach Card

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Today we are sharing a gorgeous vertical slimline beach card created by our Associate Designer Kittie Caracciolo. We feel SO lucky to have Kittie exclusively creating cards like this one for us to show off our goodies! Kittie shared that she imagined looking back at the beach to build this scene and we love this perspective! She used the newly released Rubbernecker Slimline Solid Bubble Scallop paired with the Lifeguard Tower, Palm Trees, Sand Toys, Deckle Hills, Waves and the […]

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Handmade Kite Card

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Making this handmade kite card on this vertical slimline layout was so much fun.  The tall card provides lots of space for the tree and the kites flying in the sky.  I used grass, flowers and a fence at the bottom of the card to balance the scene.  I used the new  Slimline Scallop with Holes, Winter Tree, Kite, Grass, Picket Fence, Garden Stems, Spring Leaves, Small Flowers #3 and Sun Moon. The Slimline Card Base and Scene Layer Cut […]

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Tropical Beach Card with Color Fuse Inks

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I had so much fun making this colorful tropical beach card.  I created the beach scene background and colored all the tropical foliage and flowers using Color Fuse Inks by Rubbernecker.  The inks are so easy to work with and blend beautifully using blender brushes and applicators.  I love the large exaggerated foliage and flowers in the foreground with the ocean in the background.   For this card I used the Rubbernecker Leaf Set, Sea Grass, Mixed Flower Stack, Birds, […]

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Watercoloring Die Cuts with Color Fuse Inks

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Watercoloring die cuts like the flowers and foliage on this project is a fun technique for coloring images.  I used hot press watercolor to cut the flowers and foliage and used Color Fuse inks to color them.  Hot press watercolor paper is very smooth and is the perfect base for creating gorgeous color and shading.  For this project I used the Organic Shapable Daisy, Flower #5 (large leaves), Wreath Set and Tiny Flower Buds. I used Color Fuse Set #5 […]

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With Love Card

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I wanted to make a feminine with love card so I paired the Nested Circle Scallop w/ Holes and the 2 Part Butterfly #3 along with the Large Ivy, Small Flowers #3 and Kittie Says Phrases #1..  The bright pink and green color combination is so striking against the white background. The hearts on the designer paper adds another element of love on this card. The Card Base and Sentiment Cut an A2 sized card base,  the eyelet circle and […]

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Cards with Pickup Trucks for Father’s Day

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Father’s Day is the perfect occasion to make cards with pickup trucks.  I think we all struggle to come up with ideas for masculine cards.  I like to turn to my old faithful pick up truck die, whether in a snowy winter scene for Christmas, a summer beach scene or even a sunny country scene with a tree and a few flowers and birds.  For my project today I used the Rubbernecker Truck, Inside Scallop Nested Die, Grass, Winter Tree, […]

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Coffee Cup Card

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This fun coffee cup card would be perfect to send to any coffee lover.  I don’t know about you but filling my coffee cup with good hot coffee is the first thing I do every morning.  And the “Life’s too short to drink cheap coffee” couldn’t be more true in my opinion.  For this card I used the Rubbernecker Coffee Cup, Flower Buds, Flower Stems and Cheap Coffee. The Card Base and Sentiment Cut an A2 sized card base using […]

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Handmade Greeting Card Ideas for Men

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It is not always easy to come up with handmade greeting card ideas for men.  I usually turn to some kind of nature theme scene with animals and trees.  Deer are my favorite to use.  For this project I used the Rubbernecker Birch Forest, Deer Family, Birds, Spring Leaves, Grass, Grass #2, Flower Buds and Flower Stems. The Card Base and Blue Background Cut an A2 sized white card base.  Use white cardstock to cut a scene base to fit […]

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A Paper Flower Bouquet ON A CARD!

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Handmade cards with flowers are so popular for Mother’s Day so I just had to create a paper flower bouquet and work it onto a card.  My mother was a florist and I learned floral design working with her in the flower shop. I know she would have loved seeing this colorful flower card and how I use floral design in my card making.  Mother has been gone for more than twenty years but she will be in my heart […]

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Flower Arranging with Die Cuts

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My project today shows a good example of flower arranging with die cuts.  Every spring my mother would fill large pots arranged with mixed flowering plants and foliage to place out on the front and back porches.  They were so beautiful when the plants grew larger and filled in.  That is the look I was going for with my bucket of flowers and I especially love the color combination.  For this project I used the Rubbernecker Wide Bucket for my […]

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Frame a Sentiment with Flowers

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For my project today I show how I frame a sentiment with flowers.  I had this large purple flower on my desk from recording the paper flower shaping video that I posted earlier this week and thought I would use it with foliage, a couple smaller flowers and a floral frame to highlight a sentiment.  The Special Joy sentiment could be used for any special occasion-birthday, anniversary, thinking of you, etc.  I framed it using the Floral Frame, Organic Shapable […]

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How to Make Small Paper Flowers for Cards

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Today I’m showing how to make small paper flowers for cards.  A couple weeks ago I shared a window card with you made using the Window with Double Stitch.  I  had the four rectangle sections left over from the window project and thought they would be perfect used with small flower pots and a sweet sentiment.  I paired the rectangles with Small Flowers #3, Tiny Flower Buds, Tall Terracotta Pots, Leaves and Greenery and a sentiment from the Kittie Says […]

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