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How To Stencil With Glitter Paste and Our NEW Stencils!

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See how to stencil with glitter paste over a gorgeous ombre background – another twofer! We mentioned that we see stencils making quite a comeback in the card making world and with this fun lesson on how to stencil with glitter paste from Carol, we can see why! There are so many fun ways beyond the basics to use stencils and this idea is a total keeper! Let’s take a look at how to make this super sparkly, fun background […]

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Two for One – Under the Sea Cards To Make You Smile!

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Today we have not one but TWO under the sea cards to cool you off! The story of how Lisa served up two super cute under the sea cards for us today is something we think we can all related to and is a hoot. Let’s see what happened…. First Lisa started on her first background. She cut a panel of white card stock with our Nested Rectangle Small Stitch die and blended some Whisper and Beachside Color Fuse ink […]

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A Fun Handmade Tool Box Card!

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Look what Kittie created – a tool box card loaded with details! When Kittie said she wanted to create some basic tools with a vintage style tool box, we just knew that she would come up with something like this handmade tool box card. While it’s perfect for Father’s Day, this is the perfect card for anyone who is, as Kittie says in her original post, handy or WANTS to be handy! You can see all her how-tos on her […]

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How to Make a Mini Slimline Birthday Card!

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Check out how to make a MINI Slimline Birthday card using our slimline nested dies! Today we are sharing a fresh take on the slimline craze with this adorable mini slimline birthday card. Slimline cards are still super popular and along with them are their baby sisters – mini slimline cards – which are typically 6″ X 3″. These are a a very fun sized card to make and thanks to our three different, basic shapes of nested slimline dies […]

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A Beach Themed Birthday Card

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Make this beach themed birthday card in no time using easy to use dies! Today we are sharing a bold and bright beach themed birthday card from Julie that gets all its visual pop from some of our dies, including the new sea gulls which people have been asking for for a long time. We just love all the bright colors and can see this card being used for lots of different card-sending reasons just by changing out the greeting. […]

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A Birthday Cake Card + A Bonus Card!

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Check out this adorable birthday cake card and a super “sweet” bonus project! We just about fell over when we saw this fabulous birthday cake card and positively squealed when we saw the extra card Annie made for us. She says “I loved all of the images in the new Dessert Stamp Set so much, I had to create two cards to be able to color nearly all of them”.  We just LOVE it when people are inspired to USE […]

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BRAND NEW Stamps and Dies From Rubbernecker!

Check out all the brand new stamps and dies from Rubbernecker in our “Summer Adventures” Release!! You know we love it when we can offer new stamps and dies from Rubbernecker! Welcome to our “Summer Adventures” stamps and dies with BRAND NEW stencil designs on the way! Scroll down to see some incredibly gorgeous projects – all of which we will be sharing in more detail this month – and some SUPER fun ideas!

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Card Background Ideas Roundup – Get Inspired!

Let’s end the month with a roundup of some of our most popular card background ideas! This month, we’ve shared some amazing tips and tricks in loads of fun card background ideas. We thought we’d share some of the more popular ones here in case you missed them! First, many of you were inspired to load up on our fabulous Color Fuse Ink after you saw this post – we are not at all surprised because all WE wanted to […]

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A Fun Card for Dad!

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Come see how to make a super fun card for Dad – just in time for Father’s Day! There are a few occasions where you need to make a fun card for Dad and one is coming up soon – Father’s Day! Today Julie used some of our new dies to make an absolutely on point card for Dad. Swap out the greeting and this “handy” card can be used for lots of different reasons. Let’s take a look at […]

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A Sweet Handmade Greeting Card About Coffee

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How many times have you wanted to send a greeting card about coffee? If you are like Renee, today’s designer, you love to make a greeting card about coffee! Renee loves coffee cards and clearly, many of you do, too, since anything we create that has to do with coffee flies out of here! Renee really liked the idea of adding a vintage style background to her coffee card today and she’s sharing how she got that look in today’s […]

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Stained Glass Stamping – Easy and Stunning!

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Stained glass stamping is so easy and it creates the most beautiful cards! You may not have heard of stained glass stamping but it is one of the prettiest techniques and it’s actually really easy. Today Carol is taking us through how to do this technique and we know you are going to be hooked! First, let’s make the card base. Stamp our Splatter background stamp onto your card front with Slate ink from Color Fuse Set #12. PRO TIP: […]

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Easy and Fun Gel Plate Background Tips!

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Extend the use of your background stamps with these gel plate background tips! Today we are super excited to learn some really useful gel plate background tips from Lisa – we just LOVE getting more out of our crafting sessions and supplies and these tips are going to get you both. Let’s dive in and follow along! First, Lisa made sure that she put her gel plate out over a protected surface – this can get a little messy! She […]

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A Very Cool DIY Greeting Card Background!

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Learn how to make a stunning DIY greeting card background! There are zillion ways to make a fun greeting card background perfectly suited to your project and this one from Annie just blew us away. Have you ever seen such a great mix of a modern, almost mysterious background combined with an adorable, focal element? We just love this juxtaposition of two styles and can’t wait to show you how she did it! To start on this card for teenage […]

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Quick and Easy Birthday Cards – SO CUTE!

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Check out how to make some truly adorable quick and easy birthday cards – change up the greeting for ANY occasion card! As much as we love nothing more than a good, long, satisfying crafting session, sometimes we need cards in a hurry and this idea for quick and easy birthday cards is totally a keeper. Change up the greeting and you can have a card ready for any occasion! Let’s make one! First, let’s make that pretty stamped panel […]

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Die Cut a Stamped Background For a Cool Card Element!

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See how when you die cut a stamped background you can get an absolutely gorgeous quick and easy card! This awesome post shows that quick and easy cards can be off the chain gorgeous when you die cut a stamped background and pop it over a simple inked panel. This is one of the best “batch” card ideas we’ve seen and we are loving that just about any oversized die in combination with just about any background stamp can give […]

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Rubbernecker Watercolor Sale!

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Hooray! The Rubbernecker watercolor sale starts tomorrow, 5/15! It’s starting to be spring all over and with it comes loads of pretty flowers so what better way to celebrate then with a Rubbernecker watercolor sale?  We’ve got some select stamp sets and watercolors ready for you to snatch up at some killer prices. PLUS – see below for a fun thing to do today with our own Melinda Stearns! All Colorburst and Liquid Watercolor 6 packs are on sale from […]

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Rubbernecker New Release Sneak Peek!

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It’s time for another Rubbernecker New Release Sneak Peek!! We love love LOVE releasing new goodies to you and we love creating these “Rubbernecker New Release Sneak Peek” posts for you because we know it gets you all excited for what’s coming in just about one week. Our Exclusive Associated Designer, Kittie Carraciolo, helps us come up with fun ideas for dies that can be used in lots of different ways just as she shows us on all her super […]

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Try An Emboss Resist Card Background!

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Check out our designer’s clever tip for making an emboss resist card background in a lot less steps! It’s really fun to make images “float” on an inked panel and today, with this quick and easy emboss resist card background, you can use a number of images in just one step. That’s right – ONE STEP! Let’s check out how Julie did it. First, Julie took a piece of white card stock and secured it in her stamp positioner. Then […]

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Distress Ink Backgrounds For Cards

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See one of our favorite realistic looking distress ink backgrounds for cards! There are loads of fun ideas for creating distress ink backgrounds for cards and this one we especially love because it really brings our Cobblestone Background stamp to life! Melinda saw a fun watercolor tutorial on creating a rock wall and decided to recreate that cool, shaded, mutli-color look using our stamp as a short cut. We think she nailed it! Let’s learn how to do this. Take […]

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A Pretty Turquoise and Pink Handmade Greeting Card

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Check out this trendy slimline pale turquoise and pink handmade greeting card – SO pretty! We love trendy color combinations and this turquoise and pink handmade greeting card nails it! The fact that it’s a slimline card means that there is that much more fabulous color to enjoy! And this is one of those cards that, other than the coloring, is super quick and oh-so-easy. Let’s face it, lots of us got hooked on new TV shows during our cloistering […]

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Heat Embossing on Acetate – WOW!

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Take a look at how heat embossing on acetate takes this to a new level! Ok – raise your hand if you knew how awesome heat embossing on acetate looks! This is such a fun and unexpected look and we cannot WAIT to try it out with some of our other background stamps! Let’s make one along with Carol, shall we? Before we begin, it is VERY IMPORTANT that you use only heat resistant acetate for this technique. Regular acetate […]

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