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Rubbernecker August 2021 Roundup!

Let’s review this month in our Rubbernecker August 2021 Roundup! As we come to a close of another summer month, we’d like to share a quick look at a few August highlights in this Rubbernecker August 2021 roundup. We hope you enjoyed getting “flower bombed” with all the gorgeous floral themed projects we enjoyed form our designers this month. We might be biased but we do believe we have one of the most creative design teams out there! The variety […]

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Rubbernecker Christmas In July Wrap-Up And August Theme

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Wow – wasn’t that FUN? We are so glad so many of you spent your month with us through our Christmas in July 2021 project sharing! And thank you all for the lovely feedback – of COURSE we will do this again! We are glad it was so helpful! We looked at our stats and these posts were your faves (click on the images to be brought right to the posts): First, our adorable gnomes against their “starlight mint” background. […]

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One of Our Handmade Christmas Cards With Poinsettias

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Check out this idea for classic Christmas cards with poinsettias! Christmas cards with poinsettias are a classic theme and most of the time they are beautifully done in reds and whites. Well Julie decided to render one in GOLD and white and it’s just stunning!  If you saw this post, you know that metallics are big this year and what better way to celebrate your crafting range than to create a classic motif with a trendy application? To make this […]

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Christmas Card Trends 2021

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All the Christmas card trends 2021 are so perfectly suited for people make their own cards! We were so delighted when we saw that Christmas card trends 2021 look almost as if they were predicted by stampers! We can’t even contain ourselves so let’s take a look! Here is a list of trends that we got from the experts in this field: – Stars – Bright Pops of Color – Graphic Line Elements – Handmade Effects – Foil or Metallic […]

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Happy Independence Day 2021!

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From our home to yours, we want to say Happy Independence Day 2021! We are sure many of you are taking this opportunity to safely celebrate the day with your friends and family and we wanted to wish you all a Happy Independence Day 2021!  Enjoy your cookouts today and come back tomorrow for more Christmas inspiration as we continue with our Rubbernecker Christmas in July 2021 celebration on the blog. Stay cool!!

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Positive and Negative Masking Card Making Tips!

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Learn some positive and negative masking – card making specific – for fabulous dimension! There are tons of ways to use positive and negative masking – card making calls for some small tweaks to this idea and today Julie is going to show us an example of how you can use both on your projects to add lots of dimension and perspective. To begin, Julie stamped and die cut a few cupcakes to use as masks and saved the piece […]

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Today We Celebrate Memorial Day!

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In honor of all of those who have lost their lives preserving our freedoms and protecting our democracy, we stand in honor of your sacrifice. And to those who have lost loved ones who have stood for us, we thank you from the center of our hearts. May we all take a moment to thank those who gave their utmost for all of us and those who love them.  

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The BEST Dog Stamps For Card Making!

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Looking for dog stamps for card making? Check THESE out! We don’t brag often but we are pretty confident in saying that the set used today are the BEST dog stamps for card making! Why? Because it’s a row of adorable, all different breed, all different sized doggos. Plus, and this is the most fun part, we made a stamp and die for both the front AND the back of the dogs so you can make cards like this one! […]

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Happy Easter from Rubbernecker!

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It’s Easter Sunday and such a beautiful time to celebrate! We know this is a space where you come for crafting tips and to fill your eyes with beautiful handmade cards, but we wanted to take a minute to just let our hearts overflow with thankfulness for the amazing gift of Jesus Christ.  We know that not everyone shares the same beliefs but what we do know, is that this beautiful crafting community that we are privileged to be a […]

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Rubbernecker – Made in the USA!

Is Everything From Rubbernecker Made In The USA? Every last thing in our store proudly bears the “Rubbernecker – Made in the USA” distinction. We are a small, family owned business now three generations deep. (Well, the little ones THINK they are helping so we let them believe that because they are so stinkin’ cute!) We pride ourselves on supporting other American businesses and want to always know that we are doing everything we can to sustain our own economy, […]

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DIY Easter Cards To Make!

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An adorable idea for some easy DIY Easter cards! If DIY Easter cards are on your list this year, you SO want to check out this project!  Anne is sharing her take on no-line coloring today and we just love the soft, sweet look it adds. She also has added a simple frame to a cute scene featuring our new Easter bunnies and taken the whole look up a notch. Let’s dive right in and make one ourselves! First, stamp […]

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One of The Prettiest Flower Birthday Card Ideas!

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We love seeing and saving flower birthday card ideas and this beauty with its white on white background in combination with those bright, cheery, almost tropical flowers takes our breath away! Melinda has created a keeper for us and we hope you pin this for future reference because we can see this card design idea being used over and over in all kinds of color combinations. Shall we make one? On white card stock, start stamping your layered flowers from […]

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A Stunning And Simple Card Design To Use Over and Over!

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You are going to love today’s simple card design so much because not only does it offer a STUNNING birthday card like the one made today, you can use this design over and over, with any motif in any color story for any occasion. You are going to want to bookmark this post because this design is a total keeper! The basic design is some layered circles and rings in the center of a tone on tone card panel with […]

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Instagram Hop – Join Us!

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Hey there – we are doing a fun Instagram hop where we are sharing some exclusive content on Instagram AND doing a fun giveaway Monday night for people who participate. All you have to do is go follow us on our Instagram page, like the posts and maybe if you are inspired leave a comment or two! Then on Monday night, we will be drawing the names of people who engaged with us out of a bowl and FIVE lucky […]

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Why You Need To Know Rubbernecker Color Fuse!

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Just LOOK at that array of colors available in our own Rubbernecker Color Fuse ink collection – aren’t they delicious? But color is just the start! Yes, we sifted through THOUSANDS of shades to find the ones that we felt best complimented each other for beautiful color coordination on your projects. And yes, we chose shades that, based on your feedback, offered the most stunning results when used with our ever-growing collection of layered floral stamps.  And yes again, we […]

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Are You A Rubbernecker Gold Status Customer?

Are you a Rubbernecker Gold Status customer yet? If you have spent $500 or more with us online over the past three years – yes, it’s cumulative! – you are a Gold Status Customer! AND, this is a lifetime achievement, so you don’t have to spend $500 a year (though we are in awe of those of you who do – SHOW US YOUR CARDS! LOL!) – once you’ve gained entry to this elite level of rewards, you are in […]

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A Funny Homemade Winter Card – Send a Smile!

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It’s the dead of winter and we are sure you know some people who could use a good chuckle – this funny homemade winter card is the perfect solution! Our quirky penguin adds just enough goofiness to the beautiful construction of this shaker card to make it saveworthy but also CRACK them UP! Let’s let Lisa take us through how she put this together. First, make your shaker window by using the largest of the Stitched Rectangles Dies (for the […]

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Celebrate PEOPLE with a Sale!

Yesterday we honored Dr. Martin Luther King for making diversity and inclusivity a priority in our culture. Today we want to celebrate ALL people everywhere with a sale on all our…..PEOPLE! Take 10% off all our stamps featuring people. People of all ethnicities, all ages, all pursuits, all interests – all of ’em! This is your chance to round out your collection of our fabulous characters from our delightful old people to our beautiful African American people to our coffee […]

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We Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who didn’t just stand for the rights of his fellow Black Americans but in fact stood against inequality for EVERYONE. In his iconic “I Have a Dream Speech” he said “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.” While much of that dream was centered around […]

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