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This Z Fold Snowman Card Will Crack You Up!

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Z Fold cards are fun because, like slimlines, they give you lots of extra space and today’s Z fold snowman card uses every inch! We bow down to Kittie Carraciolo, one of our Associate Designers, for this card that is not just loaded with delightful detail but, once you “get it”, brings a huge grin to your face! Kittie uses TONS of our dies on her cards and we are always amazed at how her creative use of them adds […]

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Gorgeous Snowy Z-Fold Card

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Today we are sharing an absolutely gorgeous snowy Z-fold card made by Kittie. This card has been one of her most popular on her own blog and we just couldn’t wait to share it with all of you. This card is made even more dramatic by Kittie’s adding a deep dark night sky in the background and using all white die cuts with touches of just brown on the deer to make them stand out. We just love the look […]

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Beautiful Slimline Snowman Christmas Cards!

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We just love snowman Christmas cards and today we are sharing one created by our Associate Designer Kittie Caracciolo. Kittie has such a way with die cuts and today she’s outdone herself again with this cheerful card that is perfect for “kids” of all ages! We love that Kittie took full advantage of the oversized scale of a slimline card to add this nice fat snowman sitting on his comfy snow bank and visited by those bold red cardinals. Of […]

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Looking for Easy Handmade Christmas Card Ideas?

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We know that sometimes having super fast and easy handmade Christmas card ideas in your inspiration files is like money in the bank. Forgot someone on your card list? Need a few quick and easy cards to give out tips? Want to send something to a new friend? As the holidays get closer, our card making time gets more scarce and having an idea like this one from Kittie is a GODSEND! Kittie made this card using one rubber stamp, […]

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DIY Felt Ornaments Using Card Making Dies!

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Today we want to share some simply fabulous DIY felt ornaments our Associate Designer Kittie Caracciolo created using our card making dies. Wait until you see these projects – we are sure you will be bursting with ideas and inspiration! First, we have her cozy Christmas cabin. Is that not just so adorable? We just love the bright pops of red against the soft white and gray with that one brilliant yellow nod to the stars….. You can see more […]

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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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