Learn how you can make FOUR holiday cards from ONE card sketch using some easy adaptations! The other day on her blog, our Exclusive Associate Designer Kittie Caracciolo shared a fabulous post on how to make four holiday cards from one card sketch – all different, all adorable and all easy! She shares lots of extra details in her original post so be sure to pop on over and check out all the goodness. First she shared a quick sketch […]Continue Reading
Handmade Non-Traditional Christmas Cards
When you see this idea for handmade non-traditional Christmas cards you just might make a change in your plans! Classic poinsettias are an expected them for holiday cards and they are just lovely. That said, today’s idea for handmade non-traditional Christmas cards features poinsettias in colors you don’t find in nature and these are simply STUNNING. If you love a modern look yet enjoy classic motifs, this card is so up your alley! Colleen says “What inspired me to create […]Continue Reading
A Slimline Gnome Card For The Holidays!
This slimline gnome card for the holidays has us chuckling – talk about a surprise gift! We were pretty excited to how Julie created this slimline gnome card for the holidays – we just love the idea of a gnome popping out of a gift box to send his happy wishes! And we were even more excited when we saw that she made that fun colorful panel using one of our new stencils! Let’s take a look at how Julie […]Continue Reading
Quick and Easy DIY Holiday Cards!
These DIY holiday cards are a stash buster’s delight! So not only are these DIY holiday cards simply gorgeous, they can help you use up any variety of patterned papers with its simple, one piece peek-through die cut and a couple of die cut embellishments. Let’s take a look at how Carol created this for us. First, she made her card base by cutting her patterned paper to card front sized and adhered it with her tape runner. PRO TIP: […]Continue Reading
Make Some Holiday Thank You Cards – VIDEO!
Today in our Friday feature Stamp Along With Rubbernecker, Preeti is showing us how to make some really pretty holiday thank you cards. She’s got some amazing tips in her video and the cards are just SO lovely. Think about those people who have made things easier for us this year and those people who we want to both gift and thank – holiday thank you cards are perfect for those people especially if you are tucking a tip inside. […]Continue Reading
How To Use Layered Stamps Video Tutorial
Today we are super lucky to have a video tutorial for you on how to use layered stamps featuring our SUPER popular NEW set, “Winter Bouquet”. This set is flying out the door because it is so gorgeous AND has a matching die set making your crafting that much easier. This set is so much fun to play with and makes the most elegant Christmas cards! We created this stamp to pair well with our color fuse inks, which utilize […]Continue Reading
Christmas Craft Ideas From Rubbernecker!
We love Christmas craft ideas and we love seeing all of the amazing non-card ideas that you all come up with; ways to utilize the crafting supplies you already have, to make something new and festive. Here are a few ideas to help you step outside the comfort zone of card making and get crafty! 2-4-6-8 Box To make this SUPER fast and easy gift box, download the template below and follow the cut and score lines. (Cut lines are […]Continue Reading
LOADS of Non-Denominational Holiday Cards
We recognize that not everyone celebrates Christmas and that many of you send non-denominational holiday cards during the end of the year season. So we thought it would be nice to share some of our cards that you could create to use for this purpose. Here we go! This little fella could use a hug AND a boost! This card proves that there’s no such thing as too much sparkle! Doesn’t this just look so welcoming? We love this pretty, […]Continue Reading
New Release Dogs Front and Back
Hello everyone! The new release Dogs Front and Back (1244) stamp set is a lot of fun. Our designer went a little further with it for her Christmas card. She used both the front of the dogs and the backsides of the dogs for her card. Can you believe she fussy cut all the little dogs out after coloring them? They look great. The sentiment she paired up with the Dogs is the, It’s All Fun (981-07) sentiment stamp. This […]Continue Reading
Santa’s Feeling Jolly!
Have a very jolly Christmas! Rae Ann has the last card of the year for the team. Yes, the team is going on vacation to spend this very busy and happy time of year with their families. The card Rae Ann has for us today is perfect with Santa with Tree (962-03). Her coloring on Santa is perfect, and using the matching Santa with Tree die cut (962-03d) gave her a perfect cut on him. She put some great elements […]Continue Reading
Ornament Branches – Simple and Sweet
Marilyn made a gorgeous Christmas card this week. She did a magnificent job coloring the Ornament Branches (966). All of her beautiful shading making the branches seem as if she used the matching Ornament Branches die cut (966D). However, she didn’t she shaded them in a way that they look like they are coming right off the cardstock and they look beautiful! She also added the sentiment stamp Season of Gladness (981-08). The branches, ornaments and the font of this […]Continue Reading
Stokes The Owl Getting Ready!
Stokes (1118-02) is a very fun, cute stamp. Jennifer went a new way with coloring him on Kraft colored cardstock with colored pencils. She did a magnificent job. Her wonderful touches of embellishments look beautiful. The ribbon and the extra little wooden heart give it extra texture and keep your eyes moving around the card to take everything in. She paired Stokes with the sentiment Magic Of The Season (980-09). The look on Stokes face is probably how most parents […]Continue Reading
Ornament Branches Get Christmasy
Is everyone getting their Christmas cards into full swing? We know it is a little over a month and a half until Christmas but, when your cards are extra special and handmade, we start early. The team is in full swing with their Christmas cards this year. Lisbeth is getting started with Ornament Branches (966). This is one of our beautiful watercolor stamps, however Lisbeth is showing us you can do more with it than watercolor. She did an amazing […]Continue Reading
Spooky Pumpkin Man
Jamie is dishing up some more Halloween fun for us using Pumpkin Man (936). She did an amazing job with her card. The colors in the background look fantastic, just like an Autumn night in October. The way Jamie embossed pumpkin man and then colored him to match the background, makes pumpkin man truly stand out as the star. What is also fun about her card is she also used the matching Pumpkin Man Die Cut (936D). Having a die […]Continue Reading
Trick or Treat Cat with Rae Ann
Halloween is getting closer as the year seems to be going by faster and faster. Rae Ann made a very cute little card using Trick or Treat Cat (45-09). Before she put this wonderfully colored Trick or Treat Cat she cut him out using the matching Trick or Treat Cat Die Cut (45-09D). The die cut really puts a nice edge on the cat without having to do all the fussy cutting. Rae Ann also put a very festive orange […]Continue Reading
Polar Bears with Jennifer
It is getting time to start working on your Christmas cards if you are one who likes to make them all handmade, like our team members do. Jennifer is getting hers started with Polar Bears (659-07) and the Snowflake Frame (656). We love the background that she made using her distress inks for her card! She did an amazing job. Her sentiment is Merry & Bright (980-03). It looks fantastic! If you would like to get these stamps you can […]Continue Reading
Fern with Rae Ann Beryel
Rae Ann made such a sweet card using Fern and her matching Fern die cut. She did an amazing job coloring Fern. The cute little sentiment is Fashion Fades, it goes perfectly with Fern. Rae Ann put her fantastic finishing touches with embellishments on the card. She also used Rounded Corner Rectangle with Pierce Dies to add that extra texture. Everything she always adds looks beautiful. We hope you enjoy her project today, remember to come back every day and check out […]Continue Reading
Hippo Friend with Rae Ann Beryel
Rae Ann colored the little hippo with the attached flower from the new set Hippo (3104) perfectly. The little hippo looks very sweet and adorable. A card that any friend would want to get especially with the sentiment of “You are the very best!” from the stamp set Best Friends Etc. (3032). Rae Ann put a lot of fun texture on the card with using several different elements. She used Nested Circle Stitch Dies (5006D), Nested Circle Scallop with Holes (5119D), along […]Continue Reading
Wedding with Rae Ann Beryel
Rae Ann always has the perfect layout, perfect texture and perfect cards when it comes to weddings. She has not failed us yet again for a gorgeous card using the new Wedding stamp set. After stamping the wedding dress and the tuxedo, she cut them out using Nested Oval Small Stitch Dies. Rae Ann also used the new Nested Oval Scalloped Dies to give it that soft beautiful edge. Her sentiment came from the stamp set Best Friends Etc. Which is also the […]Continue Reading
Butterflies Are Free with Jamie Martin
Jamie made us a very inspiring and beautiful box using Butterflies Are Free (3020) today. It is beautiful with the gorgeous. We love way she colored the butterfly all the way to the little embellishments. Jamie used the Butterflies Are Free matching die cuts (3020D) to really get a nice edge on the butterfly. It looks beautiful. Jamie really gave the box that “aww” reaction. The sentiment she used you can actually find in the Butterflies Are Free stamp set. […]Continue Reading
Birthday Wishes Circle with Tina Goodwin
Birthday Wishes Circle (565-20) is a very fun sentiment to use. Tina was very creative and thought outside the box with this great upbeat and inspiring birthday card. Instead of putting the Birthday Wishes Circle as part of the card off to the side of an image, she instead highlighted it. Her card is very fun with the checkered pattern paper, that would make anyone love the card. She also added other elements to bring even more fun into the […]Continue Reading