Tagchristmas

VERY Last Minute Gift Ideas from Crafters!

Rubbernecker Blog KC-Rubbernecker-5157D-Window-4-Pane-11-ornaments

Our suggestions for last minute gift ideas – from crafters, it’s a little easier! We happen to this last minute gift ideas from crafters are a little easier than “mere mortals” because we’ve got a stash of goodies we can use to pull something together. We thought we would share some ideas here so you can breathe a little! First, we recently saw Kittie take an empty cookie tin and turn it into something special. This is absolutely do-able in […]

Continue Reading

Winter Card Making Ideas from Christmas Cards

Rubbernecker Blog eZy-Watermark_23-11-2021_01-26-33PM

Adapt holiday cards into winter card making ideas – like with this beauty! Around this time of year we start to think about how to use holiday cards we see to come up with winter card making ideas we can use for the rest of the season. This stunner from Melinda is a perfect example! All you have to do to extend the use of this card for months is to change out the greeting and you’ve got a truly […]

Continue Reading

DIY Christmas Gift Tags – Quick and Easy!

Rubbernecker Blog RN-Christ-Tags-a-12-2021

These DIY Christmas gift tags might save the day! We are closing in on the holiday and we think this idea for some quick and easy DIY Christmas gift tags might just end up being a lifesaver! How many times have you run out of those stick-on ones or, worse, discovered they won’t STICK to your wrapping paper! ARGH, right? One of the best things about making your own gift tags is that there will be no question which gifts […]

Continue Reading

Quick and Easy Christmas Cards

Rubbernecker Blog KC-Rubbernecker-5416-01D-Slimline-Christmas-Tree-3-right-640x502-1

Quick and easy Christmas cards you can make in minutes! No matter how well you plan, it’s always such a huge relief to have ideas for some quick and easy Christmas cards you can make in a flash. Kittie recently shared this idea on her blog and we just loved the simplicity of the design but how pretty it turned out. You can get all her details on her post here – below are some highlights we want to point […]

Continue Reading

Handmade Fox Christmas Cards!

Rubbernecker Blog IMG_9621

Who knew how cute fox Christmas cards could be? Well, Allie did for sure, based on this idea she came up with for fox Christmas cards that has us totally captivated! We love how she combined two dies you would never suspect would work together so well and did a whole “peanut butter and jelly” thing on this card. Shall we see how she did it? Annie started by stamping one of the foxy friends from our Fox stamp set, […]

Continue Reading

A Christmas Edition of Throwback Thursday!

Rubbernecker Blog gnome

How about a Christmas edition of Throwback Thursday? Like many of you, many of our Design Team members are in their own holiday crunch, doing all the Holiday Things. We wanted to make sure these generous ladies didn’t feel crazed so Jamie jumped in to help us pop in a couple of fun Throwback Thursdays, revisiting some previous posted projects that have endure the test of time and are still just so adorable! Let’s take a look… First is this […]

Continue Reading

Looking For Cute Christmas Card Ideas?

Rubbernecker Blog Wintry-Christmas-Wish-Card-by-Annie-Williams-for-Rubbernecker-Main

Add this to your cute Christmas ideas card ideas file because it’s SERIOUSLY adorable! There are so many different styles of Christmas cards and one of our faves are cute Christmas card ideas because you can really put so much personality into something that’s both festive and whimsical. Today’s card from Annie totally fits that bill and just love what she did with one of our new background stamps. Annie said “When I saw the new Twas The Night Background […]

Continue Reading

Beautiful Handmade Christmas Cards With Poinsettias

Rubbernecker Blog Photo-Nov-21-9-41-18-AM

And today, some handmade Christmas cards WITH poinsettias! Yesterday in this post we showed a non-poinsettia floral Christmas card and today we are flipping the coin and sharing an idea for handmade Christmas cards with poinsettias that is such a fabulous showstopper! Thanks to one of our easy-to-use die sets, making these gorgeous, realistic paper poinsettias is easier than the final project looks. What is extra fun about this card is that Natasha, who is already an AMAZING card maker, […]

Continue Reading

Easy Masked Backgrounds With Stamps!

Rubbernecker Blog IMG_2793-1

Making masked backgrounds with stamps is super easy with these tips! One of the fun things about creating masked backgrounds with stamps is that you can truly create a whole scene with lots of details, depth and dimension using a simple masking technique. Today Carol is showing us just how to do that with this adorable, festive card just perfect for the holidays and even further into the winter with a simple greeting swap! Let’s check out all her details. […]

Continue Reading

Stunning Handmade Poinsettia Christmas Cards!

Rubbernecker Blog Rubbernecker-Stamps_Lisa-Bzibziak_12.09.21

These poinsettia Christmas cards are so lavish and real looking! Poinsettia Christmas cards are a popular theme and these cards take that theme and go full on luxury with it! We cannot get over how real these flowers look and are sure that anyone to whom you send one of these cards will be speechless! Let’s take a look at how Lisa created these for us today. Lisa started by making her background, which you can’t really see in the […]

Continue Reading

Fun Handmade Southwestern Christmas Cards!

Rubbernecker Blog Southwest-Christmas-Cards

If you’ve been searching for ideas for southwestern Christmas cards you are going to love this project! We’ve talked a bit about how there’s one section of our country that doesn’t seem to get too much crafting love and today we addressing that with this idea for detailed and fun southwestern Christmas cards that highlight the features that make that area so beautiful. This card was made by Julie and she says that it’s actually pretty easy to make thanks […]

Continue Reading

Easy Yet Stunning Heat Embossed Christmas Cards

Rubbernecker Blog RN-Christmas-a-11-2021-JM

You won’t believe how quickly you can make a whole stack of these gorgeous heat embossed Christmas cards! There are lots of different designs for heat embossed Christmas cards on our site with everything from entire backgrounds to tiny detail elements using this technique. Today we are going gaga for Jamie’s beautiful shades-of-green Christmas card that, with just a swap of a greeting, can step in for any occasion throughout the winter season. Her artful use of crisp white against […]

Continue Reading

Super Cute Handmade Reindeer Cards!

Rubbernecker Blog KC-Rubbernecker-Reindeer-and-Birds-5337-01D-3-right-640x501-1

These handmade reindeer Christmas cards are cute for anyone! When we saw this idea for handmade reindeer Christmas cards that Kittie shared on her blog, we asked her if we could share it here. Doesn’t this card just instantly make you smile? Those die cut reindeer look like they can’t WAIT to get to work! Kittie says she used some polka dotted paper for her “reverse” snowy background and we checked and our Splatter Background stamp (that Kittie used for […]

Continue Reading

Absolutely Adorable Christmas Shaker Tags!

Rubbernecker Blog IMG_9568

Hang them or tie them – these Christmas shaker tags are beyond brilliant! We are pretty sure that once you start making these Christmas shaker tags, you aren’t going to want to stop! Picture all your gifts wrapped in plain kraft, white or red paper with one of these tied on with some basic, rustic twine. Or picture a full, luxurious tree – perhaps even pint sized for a table top – covered in these captivating creations. Allison is really […]

Continue Reading

Clean and Simple Christmas Card Inspiration!

Rubbernecker Blog MASK-AND-LAYER-20

 Today’s video is loaded with clean and simple Christmas card inspiration to get you started! If you are looking for some clean and simple Christmas card inspiration ideas, you are going to want to pull up a chair and take a lovely ten minute or so break and watch this video tutorial. Preeti is at it again with her truly LOVELY cards, all her tips and tricks and fabulous details. Her first card is full of beautiful bright colors and […]

Continue Reading

Glitter and Stencils Together Make Magic!!!

Rubbernecker Blog IMG_2636-1

Use your glitter and stencils together to make EYE POPPING cards! There are so many ways to use stencils and we are over the moon that Carol is sharing this card where she shows how glitter and stencils together can create an effect that is truly eye popping. The ONLY thing we wish is that the photos showed how absolutely gorgeous the background is with TWO COLORS of glitter adding all the details. Honestly, it’s like nothing we’ve seen and […]

Continue Reading

A FUN Tip Using Large Snowflake Stencils For Cards

Rubbernecker Blog Rubbernecker-Stamps_Lisa-Bzibziak_11.25.21b

Use this tip with large snowflake stencils for cards and see the difference it makes! While tiny, all over snowflake designs are really sweet, large snowflake stencils for cards, like ours, are designed to give you lots of design details for the different shapes of snowflakes. Customers asked us for these larger designs and we were happy to bring them to you. Preeti even made a fabulous video tutorial for us using them here. Today, Lisa is sharing a tip […]

Continue Reading

How To Use Layers To Make Window Cards

Rubbernecker Blog MASK-AND-LAYER-19

Today’s Video Tutorial shows you how to use layers to make window cards that are truly unique! Most of the time, we use a die to cut an opening for our card windows but today Preeti us going to show us two ways for how to use layers to make window cards – no large dies needed! This first card uses a clever way to add two panels with foam adhesive to create that pretty, inked sky in a window […]

Continue Reading

How To Use A Snowflake Stencil Four Ways

Rubbernecker Blog IMG_0896

Check out the today’s video and get a SNEAK PEEK at a new product about to be released! Today Preeti is back with a super fun video tutorial giving us some great tips on how to use a snowflake stencil four ways for four completely different looks. These cards are SO gorgeous and loaded with so much to look at and of course Preeti makes it all look so easy. Couldn’t you just watch her all day? Before we curl […]

Continue Reading

And Finally, Some DIY Christmas Thank You Cards

Rubbernecker Blog KC-Rubbernecker-3013-Moose-3-group-640x624-1

Fittingly, our last Christmas in July post is about quick and easy DIY Christmas thank you cards! What better way to show your gratitude for gifts, events and gestures over the holidays than to make and send some DIY Christmas thank you cards?  These cards are so beautiful and are clean and simple and super fast to make. (And honestly? We think it’s so pretty it could be your Christmas card if you like!) These are easy cards to make […]

Continue Reading

Make A Watercolor Christmas Wreath Card!

Rubbernecker Blog eZy-Watermark_22-06-2021_12-48-54PM

If you love to watercolor, this Christmas wreath card will be as much fun to make as it is to send! A classic Christmas wreath card is always a good go-to theme and we absolutely LOVE what Melinda has done with this pretty stamp and one of our new stencils. The combination is magical! Let’s check out how to make one for ourselves. Melinda started by stamping our Wreath with Berries stamp in a very light color of ink onto […]

Continue Reading