CategoryTechniques

Make a Stamp With Die Cuts – So Easy!

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Learn how to make a stamp with die cuts from any design you like – it’s so easy and fun and really stretches your craft stash! Rubbernecker Stamps has rebranded and is now Brass & Bliss Craft Co. The items in this blog post can be found on our new website at www.BrassandBliss.com. The shopping links in this blog have been updated to take you to the correct location for purchasing. Today we get to see Melinda make a stamp with die cuts to […]

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Die Cut Fall Foliage Wreath Card – FREE Video

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You just have to come see how easy it is to make this fabulous die cut fall foliage wreath card! Rubbernecker Stamps has rebranded and is now Brass & Bliss Craft Co. The items in this blog post can be found on our new website at www.BrassandBliss.com. The shopping links in this blog have been updated to take you to the correct location for purchasing. Today Ricky is sharing his design for an amazing die cut fall foliage wreath card that is so gorgeous […]

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A Fun Inset Die Cutting Trick!

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Use this fun trick for inset die cutting to make cards that are real treats! Rubbernecker Stamps has rebranded and is now Brass & Bliss Craft Co. The items in this blog post can be found on our new website at www.BrassandBliss.com. The shopping links in this blog have been updated to take you to the correct location for purchasing. Today Jamie is sharing her fun method for using inset die cutting to add pops of color to her background and it could not […]

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Glow In The Dark Embossing Paste – HOW COOL!!!

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Come see what happens when you combine glow in the dark embossing paste and one of the Halloween themed Rubbernecker stencils! Rubbernecker Stamps has rebranded and is now Brass & Bliss Craft Co. The items in this blog post can be found on our new website at www.BrassandBliss.com. The shopping links in this blog have been updated to take you to the correct location for purchasing. We are SO excited to share this project from Ricky where he’s used some glow in the dark […]

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Try The Ink and Spritz Technique!

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Come learn how easy it is to use the ink and spritz technique for the most beautiful watercolor looks! Rubbernecker Stamps has rebranded and is now Brass & Bliss Craft Co. The items in this blog post can be found on our new website at www.BrassandBliss.com. The shopping links in this blog have been updated to take you to the correct location for purchasing. You’ve likely seen beautiful cards that look like they were hand water color painted. And while lots of them probably […]

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Paper Piecing With Fall Die Cuts

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Check out this adorable, ever so slightly spooky Halloween card made by paper piecing with fall die cuts! Rubbernecker Stamps has rebranded and is now Brass & Bliss Craft Co. The items in this blog post can be found on our new website at www.BrassandBliss.com. The shopping links in this blog have been updated to take you to the correct location for purchasing. We make a LOT of dies. We know there is nothing like having that perfect die cut to add some pop […]

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Two Rubbernecker Harvest Time Paper Pad Cards

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See two beautiful cards made using the perfectly seasonal patterns in Rubbernecker Harvest Time Paper Pad! When we created the Rubbernecker Harvest Time Paper Pad, we chose a combination of patterns that included some classic looks with some bold graphics so there would be something for everyone. Today we have two cards from Allison that show this off to perfection! Allison used one of our more nostalgic patterns for the backgrounds on both cards and used two different styles to […]

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Rainbow Ink Blending Die Cut Flowers

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See how rainbow ink blending die cut flowers can add so much beautiful color to a card with so little effort! In a previous post, Sammi shared her vision for creating some beautiful butterflies using this same technique. Today she is back with another stunner, showing how rainbow ink blending die cut flowers can add that same beautiful colorful look with very little time and effort. Sammi is really showing off how our Color Fuse Ink is so perfectly suited […]

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Ink Blending With Color Fuse – Halloween Style!

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Come see the gorgeous ways you can use ink blending with Color Fuse on today’s fun Halloween card! In today’s spooky yet adorable Halloween card, Sammi is showing how she used lots of different color combinations of ink blending with Color Fuse to create all her fun elements. Sammi says “I just love this grave scene – I knew that I wanted to make a spooky card with the Spooky Hand die in haunted forest and the Birch Forest die […]

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Make a Layered Dimensional Paper Poinsettia

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Learn how to make a layered dimensional paper poinsettia that will rival the real ones! Creating a beautiful layered dimensional paper poinsettia may look impossible and difficult, and today Carol is sharing with us her tips for making it totally doable. Carol says “For me, creating Christmas cards gives me total permission to go all out with the bling and glam as I have done here! Using previously released, but still loved, products can always be made in a new […]

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Try Chroma Glaze with Rubbernecker Stencils!

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Wait until you see the effect you can get using Chroma Glaze with Rubbernecker stencils! Sammi – today’s designer – says “As soon as I seen this hanging bird, I just fell in love with him! I imagined him hanging outside a house so I went with the idea of a brick house.” We are so thrilled that she decided to show off what kind of amazing look you can get using Chroma Glaze with Rubbernecker stencils. In this case, […]

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Handmade Cards With Tons of Sparkle

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  Get today’s secret ingredient to making handmade cards with TONS of sparkle! Especially around the holidays, handmade cards with tons of sparkle are always popping up. There’s nothing quite as festive as something that glitters in the light, whether it’s a traditional metallic or a pretty color. Today Julie is sharing her idea for a card that can be adapted so many different ways using that impact of sparkle. And she does that with an item you may already […]

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Make A Snowman Shaker Card

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Learn how to make a snowman shaker card with lots of sweet, easy details! There are SO many cute things going on with this project and we are so glad that Carol is sharing all her details for how to make a snowman shaker card with all those sweet touches. Carol said she wanted to use previously released products with new products for a fresh look. We think she hit this out of the park! Let’s get the steps in […]

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Make Some Oxide Ink Mixed Media Backgrounds

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Learn to create gorgeous oxide ink mixed media backgrounds with these easy tips! Today Melinda is sharing her take on making oxide ink mixed media backgrounds that add so much excitement, color and texture to any project. And it’s so much easier than you would think when you use the tips she shares right here in the post. Melinda says “I have been so inspired by mixed media ever since I created the 6 X 6 Watercolor Beauty Paper Pad […]

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A SUPER Easy Way to Make a Shaker Card

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Check out this easy way to make a shaker card – it’s brilliant! We love this adorable winter shaker card from Julie and think it’s so cute that with a simple sentiment swap it could be an ideal holiday card for someone special. And even though it features this trending interactive element, you COULD batch make these using Julie’s easy way to make a shaker card that you will want to use all the time. Let’s get the details! First, […]

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Why Add Layers on Cards?

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The answer to why add layers on cards is for easy impact – come get the details! If you’ve ever made a card that is just so cute but you feel like it is missing that little something-something you might be experiencing the question of why add layers on cards. Adding layers in colors that compliment your design creates a sense of visual depth, allows your detail elements to be shown off and creates a beautiful cohesive look that makes […]

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Rubbernecker’s Scenic Route Paper Pad – GORGEOUS!

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From the designer herself, check out this gorgeous card made with Rubbernecker’s Scenic Route Paper Pad. Last month, we released two brand new 6 X 6 Paper Pads designed by our very own Design Team member Melinda Stearns. Today we have Melinda herself sharing a card she created using her own designs she created for our own Rubbernecker’s Scenic Route Paper Pad. Melinda says “I was so inspired by the Tree in Oval for this post. It really spoke to […]

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Simple Ink Blending On Die Cuts – Easy and Fast!

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Come see how adding some very simple ink blending on die cuts can bring big pops of color to your projects. Sammi – today’s designer – says “My inspiration for this card was that it is Spring time and butterflies remind me of Spring – new beginnings. The sentiment is one of my ALL time favorite sentiments.” We love how her simple ink blending on die cuts adds so much pretty color with such an easy technique. This is perfect […]

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Learn a Cool Stenciling Technique With Masks

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This stenciling technique with masks adds so much to a card with almost no extra work! We love using stencils and masks together because you can get so much visual interest with so little extra effort – just a little inking! Today’s stenciling technique with masks to add both containment and highlighting is SO easy and, well, just look at that card! Melinda is going to take us through this and you will love how easy it is to do! […]

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Use Offset Layer Cover Dies For An Amazing Effect!

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Check out how incredible an effect you can set simply using offset layer cover dies! Today Dawn is showing us how to offset layer cover dies by just the teeniest margin to add an absolutely gorgeous and deeply dimensional look with nothing more than a few drops of liquid adhesive. You almost can’t call this a technique since it’s so easy but this is something you can do with any of our cover dies. Her version of a CAS card […]

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How to Custom Color Embossing Paste

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When you learn how to custom color embossing paste and how incredibly easy it is, you will use it all the time! Today’s drop dead gorgeous card from Carol not only shows how to custom color embossing paste but also shows off how the simplest use of monochromatic colors can add the most beautiful pop to a super CAS project. Carol says “CAS does not necessarily mean plain. This card has beautiful textural details but staying more neutral with the […]

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