TagJulie Warner

Handmade Teddy Bear Cards For Winter

Rubbernecker Blog Snowy-Teddy-IMG3560

This might just be the cutest idea for handmade teddy bear cards for winter occasions! Cute and cuddly, despite the snow, these handmade teddy bear cards for winter are just so adorable and we really don’t think they are just for kids! Who wouldn’t love to imagine getting a little snuggle from this fuzzy little friend? And when it comes with a hug from you – well, that’s a bonus! Let’s see how Julie made this so we can send […]

Continue Reading

A Great Idea For Funny Christmas Cards!

Rubbernecker Blog CHristmas-Owl-IMG4426

Do you love funny Christmas cards? Then you HAVE to see this adorable mini slimline version! Some people like to send dramatic holiday cards, some people like to send non-denominational winter cards and some people like to send funny Christmas cards. If you are in that last group, then this card will absolutely hit your funny bone! This card was just too cute not to share now and if you got your hands on our recently released Winter Birds stamp […]

Continue Reading

One Way to Alter a Die Cut – So Clever!

Rubbernecker Blog THank-You-Wildflowers-IMG3723

See one way to alter a die cut to make a cool spot for a sentiment! Today we are sharing just one way to alter a die cut and it creates such a perfect spot for a sentiment! Julie used our Mini Slimline Cover #4 on her project and we can’t help but think how fabulous this would look with our new Striped Cover Die, either horizontally or vertically! Julie took her white card stock and lined up her die, […]

Continue Reading

Gorgeous Handmade Cardinal Cards for Christmas!

Rubbernecker Blog Cardinal-Joy-IMG4398

Grab this idea for handmade cardinal cards for Christmas, perfect for batch making! Making handmade cardinal cards for Christmas is a time tested trend and every year we see beautiful designs that send a joyful message with these beautiful birds. Today’s card from Julie is at the top of the list of beautiful designs and not only is it perfect for batch making, but Julie also paired a male AND a female cardinal for a lovely nod to authenticity. Let’s […]

Continue Reading

Handmade Winter Card Ideas – Our Theme All Month!

Rubbernecker Blog handmade-winter-card-ideas

Get ready for a month full of fabulous handmade winter card ideas starting with this gorgeous winter birch card! Can you believe it’s already time for us to start sharing handmade winter card ideas? For many of us it is still Fall but we card makers like to get a jump on every season and start collecting ideas for the cold months ahead. What better way to spend a chilly afternoon than with something warm and delicious in our mugs […]

Continue Reading

A Pretty Fall Thank You Card

Rubbernecker Blog Fall-thank-you-card

Today’s Fall Thank You card is just loaded with details and the secret is that they are all SUPER easy to add! Having a handmade Fall Thank You card at the ready is such an advantage – you never know when you might want to express your gratitude for something truly appreciated. But this time of year is also extremely busy. Having a few of these special cards on hand will make you feel like you have money in the […]

Continue Reading

A Cute Slimline Fox Thanksgiving Card

Rubbernecker Blog Fox-Fall-Slimline

Get the tips on making this cute slimline fox Thanksgiving card to share with special people this year. This really easy and very cute slimline fox Thanksgiving card can be sent to anyone thanks to the sweet demeanor of those adorable foxes. It’s so cute that you can swap out the greeting and have an ideal Fall card for just about any occasion. Let’s see how Julie made this for us so we can try it out at home. Julie […]

Continue Reading

A Quick and Easy Fall Slimline Card

Rubbernecker Blog Slimline-Fall-IMG1214

Today’s quick and easy Fall slimline card has a fun secret and once you make one of these, you will want to make a STACK! When you learn the fun little secret behind the making of this quick and easy Fall slimline card, we are sure you are going to be browsing ALL your die sets for anything nested. Trust us, this is a great trick to make beautiful, dimensional cards in just a couple of fast steps. This fabulous […]

Continue Reading

Easy Shaving Cream Background Fall Card!

Rubbernecker Blog Autumn-Days-IMG1520

Revisit an old technique with this GORGEOUS shaving cream background Fall card! While the technique might be a blast from the past, this shaving cream background Fall card has a modern, bold black on color twist we love! Julie used a piece of shaving cream background she had left over from another project – SAVE THOSE SCRAPS! – and decided to add a beautiful, almost Art-Deco style design to make a Fall card that is perfect for any occasion. And […]

Continue Reading

The Most Stunning Quick and Easy Christmas Card!

Rubbernecker Blog Sleigh-Bells-IMG3499

We know it’s hard to believe but this breathtaking project is a quick and easy Christmas card you can make in minutes! We all love a good quick and easy Christmas card and most of them, while just lovely, don’t always have the WOW that a more involved project does. Well, this beauty from Julie throws that concept right into the trash! This absolutely breathtaking card is not just literally breathtaking – like, we gasped when we saw it in […]

Continue Reading

Versatile Handmade Christmas Cards

Rubbernecker Blog Angled-Christmas-IMG3635

This idea for versatile handmade Christmas cards just might be your perfect solution! There are tons of ideas out there for versatile handmade Christmas cards that you can change up and many of them require lots of additional thinking and designing to adapt the design. This card might just the perfect antidote to that and still let you add your own creative twists. What makes this card so easily adaptable is that you use a simple cluster of stamped images […]

Continue Reading

A Pierced Cover Die Pretty in Pink!

Rubbernecker Blog Sweetest-Day-IMG4043

See how you can add an easy glow up to a card by inking over a pierced cover die. Our new Floral Swirl Pierced Cover Die has been a HUGE hit and while it is just absolutely stunning on its own, today Julie is showing off her twist. By buffing a little ink over the pierced surface, you get even more textural relief from the design AND can custom color your designs to make beautifully color coordinated cards.  Let’s see […]

Continue Reading

Use Markers Over Ink to Create a Watercolor Look

Rubbernecker Blog Little-Hello-IMG3982

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 […]

Continue Reading

Pierced Cover Dies on White Cards – Divine!

Rubbernecker Blog white-on-white

Use one of our new pierced cover dies to add spectacular details to your white on white cards! We are loving seeing all the ways you all are using our new pierced cover dies on your projects! They make the most heavenly backgrounds, don’t they? Julie’s card today shows us just how much delicious visual texture you can create by using one of these beautiful designs on a white on white card. White on white is, of course, a monochromatic […]

Continue Reading

A Handmade Cat Yoga Card – FEEL the Zen!

Rubbernecker Blog Calm-Cat-IMG3866

This handmade cat yoga card will have you chilling out in an instant! Even if you aren’t a “yoga person”, this handmade cat yoga card will have you feeling zen while you are creating it and then the person who receives it will be saying “Namaste” in appreciation. Julie created this for us so let’s dive in and make one too! First, stamp this cool cat from our Yoga Cats set onto a piece of white card stock with Copic-friendly […]

Continue Reading

A Sweet Handmade Card With Dogs To Send Love!

Rubbernecker Blog FurReal-IMG3899

How adorable is this handmade cards with dogs? April’s theme is animals and we have TONS of cute critters to help you make cards of all kinds. This handmade card with dogs from Julie feels like a warm and fuzzy hug and is perfect to bridge the super warm end-of-winter weather days with the chilly isn’t-this-suppose-to-be-Spring-already evenings. Let’s get Julie’s steps for creating this cute card that is loaded with love. Julie started by stamping the canine cuties from our […]

Continue Reading

Try This Handmade Ombre Birthday Card Idea!

Rubbernecker Blog Birthday-Bird-IMG3829

This handmade ombre birthday card is fun and funny and perfect for just about anyone! We are getting such a kick out this handmade ombre birthday card in its bright and beautiful greens and with that funny little saying! This kind of card is perfect to send to anyone celebrating another year! Shall we get Julie’s inside scoop so we can try this out ourselves? Julie started with that dynamic background by applying distress inks in shades of yellow greens, […]

Continue Reading

NEW – Off Set Pin Wheel Cover Die With Tricks!

Rubbernecker Blog off-set-pin-wheel-cover-die

See why our new off set pin wheel cover die is flying off the shelves! When we choose designs for our dies we always try to think of things that are fresh and new and can give you more creative bang for your buck. So when we opted to create an off set pin wheel cover die, we wanted to make it a little differently so YOU could make YOUR goodies a little differently. And the design for this awesome […]

Continue Reading

A Pretty Mini Slimline Window Card

Rubbernecker Blog Mini-Slimline-Window-Card

Use this idea for a mini slimline window card over and over! The simple design of this mini slimline window card can be used as the base for so many other styles and designs of mini slimline cards. You can swap out the focal elements for virtually any other motif, change up the color story to any of your favorite combinations, swap out the stenciling on the windows and swap out sentiments to have an endless choice of ideas for […]

Continue Reading

Mini Slimline Card Sketches – New Feature!

Rubbernecker Blog Hello-Flowers-IMG3685

Who wants some FREE mini slimline card sketches? We keep seeing people ask for fresh inspiration in the form of mini slimline card sketches and our designers are always chock full of ideas. We figured we’d put together some collectible FREE inspirations in the form of easy to use sketches. The ONLY thing we ask is that you let us know if these are helpful to you so we can be sure to always provide the things that are most […]

Continue Reading

How to Stencil Using Multi Colors of Ink

Rubbernecker Blog Bday-Stencil-IMG3706

Use lots of different colors of ink with your stencil for a super cool background! Today we’ve got an eye-popping birthday card made for us by Julie to show us how to stencil using multi colors of our awesome Color Fuse Ink. We just love how the colors pop on their own and here and there blend together to make gorgeous new shades. Let’s dive right in and get Julie’s tips! Julie started with our Geometric #1 stencil and several […]

Continue Reading