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African American Greeting Cards for Juneteenth!

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Many years ago, we noticed that there were not many African American greetings cards on the market and even LESS stamps that allowed crafters to create their own. We are proud that we were one of the first rubber stamp companies to make multicultural images and greetings because we truly do believe in not just equality for everyone, but equality in crafting as well! In observance of the Juneteenth holiday, Rubbernecker Stamps wants to take this opportunity to celebrate Black […]

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CAS Guys Card that Wows!

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Hello my fellow crafty friends, Preeti here today on the Rubbernecker blog with two CAS (Clean and Simple) guy cards. It feels only like yesterday that we were celebrating New Years so how are we are through mid year already?? Where did the time go?? Well I am glad that even with all the chaos around us we have reasons to celebrate and it is time to celebrate all the Fathers out there. Today I am using the Diamonds Die […]

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Using Shaped Dies to Create Gift Tags

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Hello Friends, Preeti here on the Rubbernecker blog today showcasing shaped gift tags using stamps and die cuts. Threre are so many different shapes of nesting dies and stand alone dies avaibale at Rubbernecker and they will all work beautifully for this project. I have made wine and coffee tags for my project today, but you can make a flower tag, a circle tag and many more endless possibilities. One question I get asked very often is what do you […]

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Five Ways to Color Background Stamps

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Hello crafters, Preeti here on the Rubbernecker blog and I have a lot to share with you today about fun ways to use your background stamps. Very often we use the background stamp as just that, mostly as a secondary element on our projects – something that just hangs out in the background. What you don’t realize is that many background stamps have wonderful images that can capture our attention and actually be the main focus of the card. One […]

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Building Floral Patterns with Stamps

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Hello friends, Preeti here on the Rubbernecker blog on a beautiful Monday Morning. Today I have two cards for you that are same but different,I know it sounds oxymoron, but I will explain as we move along. I have always loved patterns, especially textile prints. My Grandparents from my Dad’s side owned a textile and designer paper printing press. I would watch my grandfather create various prints using wood blocks carved in various designs by himself to create patterns. These […]

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FOUR Ink Background Techniques Using Color Fuse!

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Hello friends!  Preeti here on the Rubbernecker blog after a long time – I’ve been busy creating these cards using some new ink background techniques for you.   So, I have been isolation for almost four weeks now because of the virus and finally on Monday my test for the virus came out negative! This virus has completely wiped out my energy but has not weakened my spirit to create and love life. I have missed my art room for […]

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Repurposing Scrap Cardstock to Make Cards Pop!

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Hello friends, Preeti here on the the Rubbernecker blog! Today I want to share with you one of my favorite ideas for repurposing scrap cardstock to add some pretty interest to your projects AND reduce your stasg! It’s been a while since I posted as I am still battling the virus and remain in isolation. This week seemed a bit better so I sneaked into my favorite place in the whole world, my craft room, and created this card. Spring is […]

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Dazzling Layered Peony Card

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Hello friends, Preeti here on the Rubbernecker blog today with a peony card to bring some light and cheer! In these trying times I am so happy to be a part of this amazing crafting community. This is one place where social distancing doesn’t matter….art and creativity actually bring people together. While we have to be mindful to physically distance ourselves to keep each other safe, lets not forget to come closer by sharing handmade kindness cause that breaks all barriers […]

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A Cool Background Stamping Technique!

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Hi friends – Preeti here on the Rubbernecker blog with a simple background stamping technique to share. You can see another fun background technique here.   I love illustrative and sketchy art, so for this card I went that route. For my background I used the Europe Travel background stamp from Rubbernecker and the girl stamp is called Belle from Rubbernecker. I kept the color scheme for this card very simple, Pink Gray and Black.   Paris will always be […]

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Rubbernecker Color Fuse Stamp Pads Are a Hit!

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Hello friends Preeti here and I am super excited to share the new Rubbernecker Color Fuse stamp pads! These ink pads come in a four pack utilizing a progressive color value in each hue. This is so helpful when you are doing stamp layering as it takes all the guess work out. I love being able to have an easy way to get a beautiful end-product that looks like it took a long time and a lot of effort to […]

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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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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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Pretty Backgrounds for Cards Using Copic Markers

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Hello all, Preeti here on the Rubbernecker blog.Today I want to share with you one of my pretty backgrounds for cards. Let me explain how I created this. I never get tired of looking at all the beauty found in nature. The flowers all around us (for many of us its only during spring and summer), the beautiful colors of the sky and even the wintry snowscapes, everything so impeccable and beautifully created. One such time of the day for […]

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A New Way to Use Frame Dies For Cards!

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Hello there – Preeti here today on the Rubbernecker blog with a new way to use frame dies for cards! I think you will love it! Winter always seems to be so long and never ending, my eyes are starting to yearn to see some fresh green saplings on the tree and beautiful flower blooms everywhere. I get so exhilarated at the first sight of the bloom, that my body automatically goes into a happy dance mode. Anyone else? Just […]

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Sending Love with Rubbernecker!

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Hello Friends, Preeti here featuring  some amazing Rubbernecker stamp products including this awesome Sending Love greeting. This card is so not my usual style. I love to color flowers and sometimes cartoon critters. But this stamp set from Rubbenecker called Jacqueline caught my attention. This is good size stamp, which makes it easy to color . I am using my copics to color this image today.    Start by stamping Jacqueline on a copic friendly cardstock using a copic compatible […]

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Cute Baby Shower Cards

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Hi friends, Preeti here. I have two cute baby shower cards for you today using the Rubbernecker Over The Moon stamp set. These can be easily switched for a new baby boy or a baby girl card by simply replacing the sentiments. For my cards  today I wanted to use only the sentiments provided in this stamp set. Card 1: Stamp the bear and the moon images from the stamp set using a copic friendly ink in black onto a […]

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Elegant Space Card

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Hello there, Preeti here. As  promised I am showcasing a second card using the same Lift Off stamp set from Rubbernecker. My idea with this card is to inspire you on how to use a whimsical stamp set to create a more classy and elegant card. Background I started with a Navy Blue cardstock on which I blended some Distress Oxide inks. The colors used are Black Soot, Mermaid Lagoon and Tumbled Glass. I embossed a few images from the […]

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Whimsical Space Card

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Hello there, Preeti here sharing a fun and whimsical space card with you today. It feels like yesterday when I finished making all Christmas cards and now I am already making Valentine’s Day cards, where does the time go? Anyhow, for today’s card I used the Rubbernecker Lift Off Stamp and Die Set, which is an adorable set.  This card has a lot of white space, which means it is important to create a very colorful and bright focal image. […]

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