How to Age a Die Cut With Ink

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Learn how to age a die cut with ink to add a cool, vintage element to your cards. This card is a stunner for sure with those bright beautiful flowers set against that fun gel-print background and we love the partial lattice on which those blossoms are resting. Before we got a chance to figure it out on our own, Natasha shared this post and includes her fun and easy tips on how to age a die cut with ink. […]

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Use Alcohol Ink on Die Cuts For Cool Effects!

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Check out what alcohol ink on die cuts can do to add some cool effects to your cards! “Oh please can we make this really awesome effect so much hard to make?” said NO card maker EVER! Today’s awesome mini-technique of using alcohol ink on die cuts to add tons of interesting texture and details is one that we know you all will want to bookmark. Just LOOK at those hills in this background! Do they not almost look like […]

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Make a Multi Media Card Background – SO FUN!

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You have to check out how easy and fun it is to make this multi media card background loaded with textural details! Many people think that making a multi media card background is super complicated and requires a boat load of supplies. While you certainly CAN do all that to make card backgrounds, today Carol is sharing some easy and downright fun-to-do tips for creating something that is just loaded with details, texture, depth and color. Let’s dive right in! […]

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Father’s Day Card Ideas

We know – finding new Father’s Day card ideas can be tough. Check out our sampling of ideas for cards for men that you can use any time! Every year, we see a lot of people searching our site for Father’s Day card ideas and this year we thought we’d pull a few and pop them into one post. Browse this collection and when you see one you want to explore further, just click on the link and we will […]

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Make This Slimline Father’s Day Tool Box Card

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He will not be able to get over the details on this slimline Father’s Day tool box card! Kittie is back to her die cut magic and she’s created this incredibly detailed slimline Father’s Day tool box card. We can’t get over how incredibly realistic she’s made all the elements on this card and all you have to do to learn all her generous tips is to pop on over to her post where she shares it all. We wanted […]

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Acrylic Paint on Gel Plate Stenciling – VIDEO!

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Wait until you see what acrylic paint on gel plate stenciling can do when you add foil to the mix! Lisa is back with more of her amazing backgrounds and today she’s used acrylic pain on gel plate stenciling and then adding FOIL to make these beautiful panels absolutely POP! She’s even sharing a fun little video showing just how easy these are to make. And we have to say, that even without the foil, these backgrounds are so colorful […]

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Color a Windy Background With Markers

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Did you know you can color a windy background with markers? Truly, you can! When Melinda first saw this new stamp set she said she immediately pictured the girl bringing home her flowers from the market on a windy day. So she set out to color a windy background with markers and my word – she nailed it! Can’t you just feel those soft, sweet scented gusts and breezes puffing around our flower bearing friends? Want to see how you […]

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New From Rubbernecker!

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See what’s new from Rubbernecker June 2022! Just in time for summer fun, our Rubbernecker June 2022 release is PACKED with fun summer images plus a super secret bonus set that you’ve been asking us to make just for you! Let’s get started in checking out all the fun new items! First we have our Under the Sea sets. These were so cute and so fun to make and we wanted to add lots of little additional details we just […]

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A Summer Themed Rubbernecker Sneak Peek!

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We can’t contain ourselves – check out this summer themed Rubbernecker sneak peek! Tomorrow is the day – Our June Release will go live for everyone and we just could not wait one more second to share this absolutely adorable summer themed Rubbernecker sneak peek featuring one of our new sets. We shared some tiny peeks the other day and this gives you a look at a full sized image from one of the new sets. Jamie has made this […]

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Color Design Inspiration for Cards

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Check out a fun way to find color design inspiration for cards! Do you have a favorite method to find color design inspiration for cards? There are beautiful color combinations everywhere and today Colleen is sharing one of the ways she finds colors she wants to use on her projects. Colleen says “I was inspired to create this card using the mood board below. I enjoy combining color, composition and texture to my cards, and this mood board really inspired […]

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A Quick and Easy Card Made With Die Cuts

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How fabulous is this quick and easy card made with die cuts and layered for a peek-a-boo look?  Every once in a while you “meet” a card whose design is so simple and so easy but has so many possibilities that it takes you a moment to realize what a gem you have on your hands. This quick and easy card made with die cuts is one of those. Want to see how just fast and easy it is? Check […]

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More Rubbernecker June 2022 Sneak Peeks!

It’s summer and it’s creative time – see some Rubbernecker June 2022 sneak peeks and get excited to stamp! We are going to test out a new thing here and offer you some Rubbernecker June 2022 sneak peeks in little slices. This way you get to see the design and vibe of each item so you can start making your list and when the full images of the items are ready, you will be too! Let us know if you […]

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Come See Rubbernecker In Orlando!!!

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Come visit the Rubbernecker in Orlando booth this weekend – we have a special guest!! This weekend is going to be SO much fun! With Rubbernecker in Orlando – the home of our special guest – we get to have the one, the only, KITTIE CARACCIOLO come and share the wild excitement with us! Kittie will be there to share how she made some of her breathtaking projects, give you her PRO TIPS at how she turns our humble dies […]

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Rubbernecker June Release SNEAK PEEK!!!

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We just can’t wait – check out this Rubbernecker June Release sneek peek of a set that has our Design Team over the moon! We didn’t want you to have to wait until next Tuesday to start getting your eyes on what’s coming in our Rubbernecker June Release so we just HAD to share this gorgeous project with you. Annie says “The beautiful image from the Flower Girl Stamp Set has so many gorgeous details that I wanted to make […]

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Rubbernecker May 2022 Project Roundup

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Rubbernecker May 2022 Project Roundup – beautiful flowers! Our Rubbernecker May 2022 Project Roundup is all things flowers! This month we’ve experienced a bounty of beautiful blooms and we are SO inspired! We also released some brand new goodies, including our flying-out-the-door layered flower stencils with coordinating stamps.  Here you can see all the cards from May in one spot so if there’s one here you missed or want to go back to again, click on the image below and […]

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Remember and Honor This Memorial Day

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Today we remember and honor all of those who gave their lives to protect all of us. Today is Memorial Day here in the US, when we honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.We would like to extend that honor and gratitude to those of you who are loved ones of those selfless people. We know that it is not just the sacrifice of those who serve, but also that of all the people […]

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Our Iris Stencil for Handmade Cards – WOW!

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Our new iris stencil for handmade cards gives you bold beautiful layers that will POP! Our new line of coordinating stamp and stencil sets are apparently just what so many of you have been looking for! These four beautiful designs have been flying out of here and we are loving seeing what you all are making with them. Whether you get both the stencil set and and stamp set, the projects you are sharing with us make our hearts sing! […]

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Our New Pierced Cover Dies Are a HIT!

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Our new pierced cover dies are flying off the shelves – this card will help you see why! If you haven’t had a chance to check out our new pierced cover dies from this card will almost certainly make you pop right on over and check them out. This card is from Kittie and we have to say that as beautiful as these photos are, in real life it’s positively breathtaking. Kittie, as always, is sharing all her details in […]

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Use Markers Over Ink to Create a Watercolor Look

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Easy technique – use markers over ink to create a watercolor look that is irresistible! Most of us who are paper crafters are either artists or artist-wannabes and love creating projects that show off the artistic talents we do have. Many people adore the look of hand painted elements but weren’t gifted with that skill. The answer? Use markers over ink to create a watercolor look that is absolutely stunning! Julie created this card and you can see that all […]

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Two Gorgeous Handmade Sunflower Card Ideas

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These beautiful handmade sunflower card ideas are completely versatile and just so pretty! Our designer today is Lisa and she’s shared lots of gorgeous projects using gel prints and even shared some tips on how to make them. Today’s two handmade sunflower card ideas she’s showing off also use some of her gel prints but have no fear! If you aren’t into that you can substitute patterned paper or card stock, follow along and have the same brilliant effects. Shall […]

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Make a Beautiful Oxide Ink Watercolor Background!

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Make a dreamy oxide ink watercolor background to set off your stamps with a vintage vibe. Today Melinda is sharing a new passion for her – creating a beautiful oxide ink watercolor background that perfectly sets off any stamp that can offer a vintage feel. This beautifully detailed image from our Sketch Rose set is the perfect thing to show this off. Let’s dive in and see how Melinda made this! Melinda got started by cutting a piece of watercolor […]

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