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How to Use Busy Paper On Handmade Cards

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Today we have a gorgeous design that helps you figure out how to use busy paper on handmade cards – check it out! Sometimes coming up with a design for how to use busy paper on handmade cards can be tricky. The paper and the pattern is gorgeous but you don’t want it to overtake the whole card. But you just can’t pass it up. Sound familiar? Today Carol is sharing her steps to use a more colorful, detailed pattern […]

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A Pumpkin Spice Season Card

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We see it everywhere in the stores and now – a pumpkin spice season card made even better with gnomes! We totally cracked up when we saw this pumpkin spice season card from Lisa! This time of year it seems like EVERYTHING is “pumpkin spice” and this colorful, sweet and cheerful card from Lisa really adds something special to the lineup. Let’s dive in, see how she made it and try one out at home. Lisa started by stamping the […]

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A Sweet Design for Handmade Fall Thank You Cards

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Make a few of these pretty handmade Fall thank you cards to have on hand! Today we get to feast our eyes on this idea for such vibrant and cheerful handmade Fall thank you cards thanks to Annie. She says “While brightly colored leaves get all the love during fall, I actually love the gorgeous fiery autumn flowers more.” Well when they look like this, we sure do agree! Let’s take a look at how Annie made this for us […]

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Beautiful and Simple Handmade Fall Cards!

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See how you can make some truly beautiful yet simple handmade Fall cards in mere minutes! Today our friend and Rubbernecker Associate Designer, Kittie, is sharing her idea for simple handmade Fall cards that are just as gorgeous as the ones that use a zillion fun things and take an afternoon to design to perfection. As much as we may love a good capital-P Project, sometimes a simple but sweet card is just what we need, both to send AND […]

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A Twist On A Ripped Paper Technique!

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Who knew that you could create such a beautiful background with a simple ripped paper technique? Card makers have been tearing up their papers for as long as they’ve been making cards. Today Allison is sharing her take on a simple ripped paper technique to create a background that is so stunning and adds so much visual interest, letting her little embellished die cut flowers really pop. Let’s get her details so we can make one of our own! Allie […]

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Stenciling Over Different Papers – AWESOME!

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See two cards that use stenciling over different papers to create the coolest looks! Today Lisa is sharing her take on stenciling over different papers and we have to say the results are so gorgeous that we immediately started picturing ALL our stencils with ALL our new patterns in our new Rubbernecker Paper Pads! Let’s get Lisa’s tips on stenciling over patterned papers AND gel prints and see how she made these two cards. For both cards, after choosing her […]

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How To Use Stamping Foam With Stencils

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Learn how to use stamping foam with stencils in just a few easy steps! If you’ve been wondering how to use stamping foam with stencils to make custom stamps, you are in the exact right place! Today Melinda is taking one of her favorite stencils from our collection and using it to make a custom stamp for her oh-so-pretty Fall themed Thank You note. She shared with us that she is “going to spend the month of October making thank […]

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One Layer Card Masking – Quick and Easy!

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Come see how you can create gorgeous looks using one layer card masking – quick and easy and FABULOUS! Today’s technique is so simple that it’s almost not a “technique”. One layer card masking – quick and easy and with just a few supplies – is an oldie but boy, is it a goodie! And today Colleen is showing it all off with a beautiful, colorful, perfectly all occasion card that we can all make in mere minutes. Let’s dive […]

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A Super Sweet Handmade Fall Card!

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We are in LOVE with this sweet handmade Fall card with all its precious details and just beautifully colored Fall veggies! Today Annie has combined something older – seasonal dies – and something newer – our Harvest Time Paper Pad – and is sharing this sweet handmade Fall card. Using the tractors she sees pulling cartloads of pumpkins in her area, Annie recreated that iconic Fall vibe in paper. Let’s learn how she did it so we can make some, […]

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Layering Inks To Make More Colors!

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You just have to see this brilliant method of layering inks to make more colors when you are stamping! We dream about having every shade in the universe represented in our popular Color Fuse Inks. Today, Carol has made that a partial reality by showing us a fabulous and easy way to use layering inks to make new colors that, naturally, work beautifully with every other shade of Color Fuse. You are going to love this clever trick and we […]

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A Beautiful Handmade Western Card!

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Check out a gorgeous handmade western card with incredible details! Recently on her blog, Kittie shared this stunning handmade western card that we thought looked so much like a postcard we just had to share it. We recently added some new western themed elements to our shop and Kittie took them and RAN with them! Just LOOK at those details! Kittie used our Saddle and Wagon Wheel die set paired with the Deckle Hills,  Deckle Frame and Picket Fence along […]

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Rubbernecker October Release Sneak Peek!

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Check out today’s beautiful project to get a Rubbernecker October Release sneak peek at a new stamp set and NEW coordinating product! You know us – we are like little kids with a secret that we just can’t keep! We just HAD to put up at least one Rubbernecker October Release Sneak Peek and we thought this card from Jamie was perfect. Not only is it a beautiful Fall floral card but it makes perfect use of a brand new […]

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Happy World Card Making Day 2022!

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Take a peek at how we combined celebrating World Card Making Day 2022 with National Coffee Day with our Guest Designer, Ricky Burton Romero! Happy World Card Making Day 2022! Have you set aside any time today to celebrate a day that celebrates all of us who LOVE making cards? We sure hope you did – you deserve it! A few days ago we celebrated National Coffee Day with a super fun blog hop. We are VERY excited to share […]

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Handmade Card With Blue Jay Birds

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Learn a fun trick to make a beautiful handmade card with blue jay birds. We see lots of cardinals on cards and today Melinda has used a clever trick to show off her handmade card with blue jay birds. She says “We have a ton of blue jays where I live and they do look much like a cardinal. So I was inspired to make my cardinal into a jay!” We never thought about how much these colorful bird resemble […]

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Mixed Media Card Making With New Papers!

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Get some tips on mixed media card making using our brand new Paper Pads! There are loads of ways to get started with mixed media card making and we’ve seen posts from several of our talented Design Team members showing us how to incorporate this “anything goes” style into cards using goodies from our store. Today, Natasha is showing us a design idea for a fun, rustic vibed mixed media card using our new Autumn Leaves Paper Pad. She says […]

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Contemporary Thanksgiving Cards To Make!

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Check out this idea to make bold and bright contemporary Thanksgiving cards! There’s been a little trend this year with the making of contemporary Thanksgiving cards along with all the classic designs. We love seeing these bursts of fresh ideas and today Colleen has taken this to a whole new level with her beautiful black and white elements against an almost neon colorful background. Let’s get all her inside scoop so we can adopt this gorgeous idea ourselves! Colleen started […]

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A Cute Slimline Fox Thanksgiving Card

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Get the tips on making this cute slimline fox Thanksgiving card to share with special people this year. This really easy and very cute slimline fox Thanksgiving card can be sent to anyone thanks to the sweet demeanor of those adorable foxes. It’s so cute that you can swap out the greeting and have an ideal Fall card for just about any occasion. Let’s see how Julie made this for us so we can try it out at home. Julie […]

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A Cute AND Spooky Halloween Card!

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Learn how to make a cute AND spooky Halloween card to cover all the bases! Today we are so excited to share a very cute and spooky Halloween card from Annie that has us both feeling the little shivers from the background and then a giggle from the adorable little creatures getting ready to trick and treat. This card is also pretty easy and fun to make so you get two pluses in on with two effects in one! Let’s […]

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Easy and Quick Thanksgiving Card

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Make one, make a stack – this easy and quick Thanksgiving card is gorgeous! When you have an idea for a card that you can put together super fast and doesn’t look it, it’s like money in the bank. This easy and quick Thanksgiving card has loads of pretty details thanks to the clever use of some patterned paper, a decorative sentiment stamp and some fast die cutting. Let’s take a look at how Jamie put this together for us […]

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Two Perfect Gnome Cards For Friends!

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Get the steps to make not just one but two adorable gnome cards for friends to make their day! These two gnome cards for friends are SO cute and they are so versatile that this is a design idea you are going to want to bookmark or pin on Pinterest to use over and over. Change up your color scheme and the sentiments and you’ve got cards for DAYS! Let’s check out Allison’s details so we can make these and […]

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Happy Fall Slimline Card

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Perfect for back to school or just to celebrate the season, this Happy Fall slimline card is quick to make and SO sweet. We love slimline cards for lots of reasons and this Happy Fall slimline card serves up all that extra space for a longer message (or a check) and features two very pretty images from our new Fall Happiness stamp set. Annie – the creator of this beautiful project – says “The gorgeous images in the new Fall […]

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