TagJamie Martin

A Pretty, Springy Handmade Card With Flowers

Rubbernecker Blog RN-Heart-a-1-2022-JM

Look forward to warmer weather with a springy handmade card with flowers! We’ve all loved seeing pretty winter cards but clearly our designers are ready for a new season – proof positive with this pretty springy handmade card with flowers stamped and die cut for some pop! Jamie’s put this together for us today so let’s take a look at her little tips and tricks! Jamie started by stamping the floral elements from our Summer Bloom set using the colors […]

Continue Reading

Handmade Cards To Support a Friend In a Slump

Rubbernecker Blog RN-Here-for-You-a-1-2022-JM

Sending handmade cards to support a friend? Check out this sweet design! There are lots of reasons to make and send handmade cards to support a friend going through something hard or unpleasant and this design idea from Jamie is a total go-to. It’s perfect for any gender, any age and for any reason because the sweet imagery is universally recognized and the colors are not too bright, not too dark……this is like the perfect “Goldilocks” card! Let’s take a […]

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

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

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

Add Cute Details Using Embossing Powder

Rubbernecker Blog SL-BD-a-11-2021-JM

Using embossing powder in different colors on the same card easily adds lots of cute details! We all know that using embossing powder and our heat tools to add some textural details to our cards is an easy trick. Today’s card shows how combining two different colors of embossing powders can be really complementary and give those little details just enough extra wow to make them special. Let’s take a look at this cute card Jamie has made for us […]

Continue Reading

Use Several Colors to Up Your Cloud Stencil Designs!

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

This could be one of our favorite cloud stencil designs yet! There are lots of cloud stencil designs you can use to add a fun background in your card making and this one today from Jamie, with all these beautifully blended pastel layers of clouds, is absolutely ADORABLE! Who would have thought that just a repeat using our Cloud Stencil and some of our softer shades of Color Fuse Ink could make a background like this? Well, clearly Jamie did! […]

Continue Reading

Pretty Burlap Thank You Cards!

Rubbernecker Blog RN-Fall-SL-TY-a-10-2021-JM

Who knew burlap thank you cards could be so fun? Well, Jamie did – these burlap thank you cards are so perfect for the Fall season! And we are already picturing them for Christmas, for the spring…….that rustic burlap frame adds instant visual interest and texture and then it’s just the decorating that sets the theme. Let’s look at how to put them together! First Jamie die cut a piece of burlap with our Slimline OPC Scallop die. Jamie says […]

Continue Reading

A Fun and Easy Handmade Fall Thank You Card!

Rubbernecker Blog RN-Fall-Thank-You-a-10-2021-JM

You will be able to use this handmade Fall Thank You card to say thanks to anyone for anything! Today we’ve got a very sweet card from Jamie that combines so many of the bold, rich colors of Fall with some easy to do techniques that add a ton of interest and won’t take a ton of time! Let’s dive in! First, Jamie used our Leaf Die Set to cut some background and detail segments of assorted leaf shapes. She […]

Continue Reading

Another Pretty Slimline Fall Card!

Rubbernecker Blog RN-The-Best-e-9-2021-JM

Check out how all the details come together on this slimline fall card for a sweet friend! Today’s slimline fall card is brought to you by Jamie and we love how she’s put together several easy-to-do details on one card that will surely tell a friend how much they mean to you. Let’s take a look at how all these fun elements come together. Jamie made GREAT use of some pretty patterned paper she has and chose a piece that […]

Continue Reading

Easy Stamped Layered Flowers For a Slimline Card

Rubbernecker Blog RN-Thanks-a-8-2021-JM

Use our stamps for easy layered flowers that wow every time! Our stamps that created beautiful layered flowers are growing every day in popularity and simple but stunning cards like this one from Jamie are, we are sure, part of the reason! From highly detailed sets like this one to watercolor looks like the one today, layered flower stamp sets are an easy way to get lots of shading and dimension using just those stamps and great ink. Let’s see […]

Continue Reading

Our Pretty Scalloped Square Frame Makes This Card Pop!

Rubbernecker Blog RN-Yourself-aa-7-2021-JM

See how a scalloped square frame creates the perfect setting for some of our new flowers! The scalloped square from our Square Combo #1 OPC (One Piece Cut) Die remains one of our most popular shapes and when you see it used on this card, you will immediately see why. This simple but adorned shape creates the perfect frame for today’s greeting and gives a tiny arrangement of some of our brand new flower stamps an ideal place to sit. […]

Continue Reading

Make a Snowman Card For Any Winter Occasion!

Rubbernecker Blog RN-Snowman-a-7-2021-JM

Here’s another fun take on how to make a snowman card for Christmas or ANY winter event! Apparently, our designers love to make a snowman card with our fun goodies and we are just tickled! The other day, Allison shared this idea and today we have Jamie with another fabulous take on snowmen! We are loving the slightly vintage feel from the plaid paper and her brilliant choice of a classic line drawing of our favorite frosty friends. Let’s dive […]

Continue Reading

A Gorgeous Christmas Batch Card Making Idea!

Rubbernecker Blog RN-Wintery-a-6-2021-JM

If Christmas batch card making is on your to-do list this year, check out this quick and easy idea! Every year many of us put Christmas batch card making on our holiday planning list. It’s always such a good feeling to have those cards done and ready to send and being able to do them in batches of cards AND “batches” of time is a huge advantage. Today Jamie brings us an idea that is so simple to put together, […]

Continue Reading

Make an Ombre Look With A Stencil

Rubbernecker Blog RN-Swim-b-5-2021-JM

When you make an ombre look with a stencil, everything matches up perfectly and shows off your colors! This refreshing handmade summer card gets a lot of its impact from Jamie’s using a fun way to make an ombre look with a stencil she cut herself using one of our dies. This is such a clever way to make your supplies do more than one task and we love how her card shows off how beautifully our curate Color Fuse […]

Continue Reading

Use Your Negative Die Cut as a Reverse Stencil!

Rubbernecker Blog RN-Million-a-5-2021-JM

Check out this fun twist for creating a reverse stencil from your die cut! Today Jamie is sharing a really innovative and fun way to use your die cuts to create a fun reverse stencil to help you add extra details with one easy step! We just love the way her night time “lights” peek through the skyline and she says she was inspired to thank a million people in a city with a million thanks. What a fun perspective! […]

Continue Reading

Quick and Easy Birthday Cards – SO CUTE!

Rubbernecker Blog RN-BG-d-4-2021-JM

Check out how to make some truly adorable quick and easy birthday cards – change up the greeting for ANY occasion card! As much as we love nothing more than a good, long, satisfying crafting session, sometimes we need cards in a hurry and this idea for quick and easy birthday cards is totally a keeper. Change up the greeting and you can have a card ready for any occasion! Let’s make one! First, let’s make that pretty stamped panel […]

Continue Reading

How To Create a Glitter Embossed Background

Rubbernecker Blog RN-Get-Well-a-4-21-JM

Come see how to make a truly stunning glitter embossed background! Holy WOW – this glitter embossed background has us excitedly looking at our other background stamps and glitter embossing powder to see how many more of these gorgeous elements we can make! There is so much movement and detail and sparkle and it’s SO easy to do with any of our background stamps. Let’s check out how Jamie made this incredibly gorgeous card. First, and you pretty much always […]

Continue Reading

Use Angled Layers On Cards For A Fun Look!

Rubbernecker Blog RN-Chris-Tags-d-11-2020-JM

Using angled layers on cards adds visual impact and a sense of fun! We have talked about using angled layers on cards before in this post and this colorful card with its hysterical greeting is the perfect use of this fun and easy technique. Let’s check out how Jamie put this together so you can try it out for yourself! First, Jamie stamped out Chicken Wire Background on a softly patterned paper with Versmark and heat embossed with silver powder. […]

Continue Reading

Super Cute Handmade Dog Cards!

Rubbernecker Blog RN-Tails-SL-e-JM-3-2021

How many people do you know who would love to receive handmade dog cards by you? Whether YOU are the dog lover or you want to send something to a dog lover, handmade dog cards can be a special way to recognize someone. Today, Jamie used on of our fun animal stamp and die sets, Dogs Front and Back, to make a sweet card. We’ve had so many people thank us for having both the fronts AND the backs of […]

Continue Reading

Inspiration for Encouragement Card Ideas

Rubbernecker Blog RN-Brave-F-2-2021-JM

We don’t see a lot of encouragement card ideas and this one is perfect for just about anyone! Encouragement card ideas are few and far between out there but we know that we send a lot of messages of courage, strength and determination and when we saw this project from Jamie, well, this is one to save! Jamie says “When I saw this new stamp set and that I could make a card that said ‘Be Brave’, I thought that […]

Continue Reading