A Cute and Easy Masculine Fishing Card

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Hey fellow crafters, Annie here today! Masculine cards can be tough sometimes but today I’ve got a fishing card that is cute and easy and features one of man’s most fun pursuits. With all of the crafty tools and embellishments on my bench, it can take a lot of restraint not to use them all on the latest card I’m making. Having a great focal image makes the process almost effortless, though, because you aren’t tempted to overthink or over-embellish. […]

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There’s a Brand New Stamp Pad In Town!!!

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Rubbernecker is thrilled to announce a brand new stamp pad line created just for papercrafters who love to have groupings of colors specially designed to work together. Meet our new Color Fuse progressive color stamp pads from Rubbernecker! #colorfuse Today we are releasing the first four color sets of a stamp pad family in the Color Fuse line – Yellow, Pink, Blue and Green. Color Fuse is a quick drying dye ink with beautifully consistent coverage. Color Fuse works well […]

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Handmade Sympathy Cards – Elegant and Easy

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Happy March everyone, Jamie here with you today and today I am sharing an example of handmade sympathy cards you can put together quickly and easily and yet still send a loving message. I am sure I am not alone when I say I am sure we all hope we never need handmade sympathy cards, but when we do, it’s helpful to have some on hand. Here’s how my card was made- Stamp white cardstock with Crackled Mud Background Stamp […]

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Floral Encouragement Cards are the BEST!

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Welcome to some Rubbernecker Stamps inspiration to make some floral encouragement cards! Lisa here, and today I’m sharing a card made using the beautiful Poppy Bouquet stamp set once again, except this time instead of eye popping red, I used some soft greens.   I decided this Victorious sentiment was perfect to go along with it.  (Have I told you how much I love the sentiments available in the Rubbernecker shop??)  And since some of the image was covered up […]

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Super Cute Fox Greeting Card!

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Foxes just melt my heart and this sweet image from Rubbernecker Stamps definitely captures the cuteness factor so I HAD to use it to make a fox greeting card that I think came out ADORABLY. I also love this tree, and was so excited to do it up in light pinks. It reminds me of a gorgeous cherry blossom tree.  If you would like to recreate this card or for some inspiration you can follow the steps below!  Step 1 […]

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A Bold Rose Glitter Card And a COOL Technique!

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A very beautiful top of the morning my crafty friends, Preeti here – today I am sharing a bold rose glitter card showcasing the beautiful Bold Rose Stencil from Rubbernecker. A couple of months ago I watched a video by Jennifer McGuire on creating beautiful backgrounds and elements using stencils and glitter. Here is a link to her video. I loved the technique a lot, but I do not have as many colors of glitter as she has, so I […]

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Black and White Cards Can Be GORGEOUS!

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Hello friends!  Did you know that black and white cards can be every bit as stunning as their colorful counterparts? Carol here today and I have a sweet card today using the beautiful Daisy Bouquet #2 stamp.  I’ve paired this awesome stamp with my favorite type of patterned paper–gingham!! I am using all black and white set off with a pop of bright yellow. Black and white cards usually look more…….PUNCHY….when you use a bright color and this is a […]

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Adding Details to Cards using Colored Pencils

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Hi this is Preeti on the Rubbernecker blog today, showing you how adding details to cards using colored pencils can create depth with small detailed stamps. Very often we ignore or rather don’t give importance to the the really tiny images in some stamps. Especially for those of us who love using Copics, it can be difficult to add depth to tiny images using the markers as they require multiple shades for the blends which means the paper can get […]

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A Super Cute Farm Scene Card!

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I just had to make this farm scene card using a double shutter base and I HAD to include Nellie the horse,  Bessie and Bossie, the spotted cows AND their cute little chicken and duck friends! The shutter card layout has been around for a long time but it’s not a fold I’ve used until recently.  I love that it provides a larger palette to create an extended scene on.  When closed this card shows the tree and one cow […]

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How to Color Darker Skin Tones with Copics

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Good morning all, Michelle here with you today. I have my second installment featuring how to color darker skin tones with Copics on another beautiful image by Rubbernecker Stamps – you can see the first post here. This image is considerably darker than the first. I am OK with how the skin turned out, I have used this combo before with better results, but I LOVE how her hair turned out so I am sharing!     Base the entire […]

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Flower Thank You Cards are Always “In Season”!

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It’s winter where I am here in Canada, but it’s spring in my craft room today making some flower Thank You cards! A columbine flower instead of snow? I say Yes! The soft purples are just what I need to brighten my day. Let’s take a peek:   If you would like to recreate this card or for some inspiration you can follow these simple steps. Step 1- I started by stamping with memento black ink on white card stock […]

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Shaker Birthday Card

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  Hi, Jamie here with you today and I don’t know about you but I love shaker cards! I thought this shaker birthday card would be a great way to start off your week. Here’s how my Shaker birthday card was made- Stamp the Brushed Flower #7 on watercolor paper with Onyx Black VersaFine Ink and emboss with clear embossing powder. Color the Brushed Flower #7 with Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens, here are the numbers; green-045, 047, pink- […]

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Pop Up Box Card Blanks Dressed Up!

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I like a shortcut as much as the next person and I am totally not ashamed to say that today’s project started with a package of pop up box card blanks from The Paper Cuts. These pre-cut, pre-folded, pre-everything-but-the-fun part cards are a lifesaver and today we are going to see how using those and some stinkin’ adorable  goodies from Rubbernecker can help you look like a paper crafting genius! For this project I used the Rubbernecker Winter Lamp Post, […]

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Using a Stair Step Card Template As a Base

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Today I wanted to share with you a cute way to use a stair step card template – this one from The Paper cut – as a base for any kind of card. For this card I chose a sweet little country cottage with some easy-to-do evergreen trees.  I used the Rubbernecker Spooky House, Evergreen Trees, Wrought Iron Fence, Grass, Small Ivy, Small Flowers #1, Tiny Flower Buds, Leaf Buds and Small Birds.  The card base was made using the […]

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Colorful Bird Cards To Crack You Up!

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  Lisa here, I have a fun one for you today with one of these colorful bird cards!  I don’t know about you, but I am absolutely loving these quirky birds!  They are so fun to color up in various colors!  I’m pretty sure I need all of them! These two were perfect together and it was fun to add one peeking out upside down in the background… looks like trouble to me! We all have that one friend who […]

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Handmade Beach Cards – You Will Smell The Sea

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It appears I am on a double shutter card kick lately and maybe it’s because I am SO over the winter months, but the idea of handmade beach cards just kept calling out to me to be made! Here’s the one I have today.  I used the Rubbernecker Beach Chairs, Beach Umbrella, Palm Trees, Deckle Hills, Waves, Birds, Tall Bucket, Lifeguard Tower (surfboard), Sun Moon, Boats #1 and Grass #2. The Card Base The card base was made using a […]

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Pretty Backgrounds for Cards Using Copic Markers

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Hello all, Preeti here on the Rubbernecker blog.Today I want to share with you one of my pretty backgrounds for cards. Let me explain how I created this. I never get tired of looking at all the beauty found in nature. The flowers all around us (for many of us its only during spring and summer), the beautiful colors of the sky and even the wintry snowscapes, everything so impeccable and beautifully created. One such time of the day for […]

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NEW Rubbernecker Workshops Announced!

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Exciting news! All NEW Rubbernecker workshops announced here and you can get all the scoop! Stamp & Scrapbook Expo has been opening up workshop ticket sales for the upcoming shows, and we are excited to announce that we have three workshops being offered this year!  Here are a couple of pics to whet your appetite and give you some teasers about what the workshop projects might look like and what kinds of exciting products you might get to try out! […]

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Pretty Handmade Floral Greeting Cards To Make!

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Hello Rubbernecker friends – do you love handmade floral greeting cards?  You do know that YOU are “bloomin’ marvelous”, right – just like on this card?   I love this sentiment and the fonts in it!  This fits for many different types of cards and I know I’ll be using it a lot.  I’ve used the Poppy Bouquet stamp for the main focus and have used my Copic markers to color it. Here are the quick and easy steps to […]

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A New Way to Use Frame Dies For Cards!

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Hello there – Preeti here today on the Rubbernecker blog with a new way to use frame dies for cards! I think you will love it! Winter always seems to be so long and never ending, my eyes are starting to yearn to see some fresh green saplings on the tree and beautiful flower blooms everywhere. I get so exhilarated at the first sight of the bloom, that my body automatically goes into a happy dance mode. Anyone else? Just […]

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Moon and Stars Encouragement Card

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Hey all! Have you ever had to send that encouragement card to someone pursuing their dreams? Over The Moon Clear Stamp Set and it’s matching die cuts are fantastic for an encouragement card and many others with the stamp set’s great sentiments and cute images. I decided to make my favorite kind of card – shaker! You all know by now that I love to make them. They just add that extra fun touch and love to the cards. I […]

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