Even though Christmas is past, there are still a zillion reasons to send winter greeting cards and when they are handmade by you they are, of course, that much more special. Today Allie has created for us an adorable and gorgeously unconventionally colored winter greeting card that you can use with any fun winter images. First, she die cut some white card stock with her Frame With Curves and adhered the frame to her card front, reserving one of the […]Continue Reading
Adding Texture To Cards – WOW Video!
In today’s Stamp Along With Rubbernecker, you are going to be WOWed off your set with this incredibly inventive technique for adding texture to your cards using heat embossing. It is truly jaw dropping! Take a peek – All of that incredible texture and shine and deliciousness was made by heat embossing and watercolor ink! Even though there are loads of fun ways for adding texture to cards, like all the embossing pastes and other media, Preeti us sharing her […]Continue Reading
Gorgeous Snowy Z-Fold Card
Today we are sharing an absolutely gorgeous snowy Z-fold card made by Kittie. This card has been one of her most popular on her own blog and we just couldn’t wait to share it with all of you. This card is made even more dramatic by Kittie’s adding a deep dark night sky in the background and using all white die cuts with touches of just brown on the deer to make them stand out. We just love the look […]Continue Reading
A Clever Snowman Card Idea!
Even though this was originally created as a Christmas card, we just had to share this adorable snowman card idea because it’s just SO clever! We can totally see this design concept used with loads of our other characters and critters! Our Associate Designer, Julie Warner, created this card by stamping, coloring and die cutting the little snowman with all his details for the reflection. Then she covered the buttons, pocket and his face with masking tape on the stamp, […]Continue Reading
Tri-Fold Window Cards – Easy Hack!
We just LOVE it when our designers spot something clever and today we are excited to share a very fun and easy way to make stunning tri-fold cards without having to purchase specially sized card stock. Annie, who brings us today’s card, spotted that all the “In Circle” dies released this past fall are the same size and line up the same way and she’s showing us a way to layer them to make a tri-fold card that you can […]Continue Reading
Three Happy Winter Cards Using The Same Background Setup
Today we are going to show you some great ideas for how to make three different Happy Winter cards using the same slimline base setup. These are a great example of how just changing up your decorative elements can change the whole vibe of a card. Let’s dive in! Our designer Jamie said she was initially inspired to use the Mr & Mrs. Gingerbread Die because while they sure are cute for Christmas, they can be used plenty of other […]Continue Reading
Adorable Polar Bear Greeting Cards!
What better way to send warm winter wishes than with cute polar bear greeting cards? This cute fellow atop his huge snowball is just the thing to bring a smile to someone’s face during the long winter months. We anticipated that this winter might need some additional sending of cheerful cards so we created a whole bunch of sets that could be used for the holidays AND beyond! This card is exactly the kind of project we had in mind! […]Continue Reading
Masking Technique Tips For Awesome Results!
We are so excited to share some excellent masking technique tip shared today by Carol. She uses the very handy masking technique in a couple different ways on this beautiful one panel card and we are just loving all the depth and perspective she’s been able to create. Let’s dive in! Carol started with cutting some white card stock with the largest Nested Rectangle Scallop die. She stamped her polar bear with Copic safe ink onto this panel and again […]Continue Reading
Cute Christmas Cards DIY AND Slimline!
Today we have some really cute Christmas cards DIY in slimline mode. Of course you can adapt this adorable design to a standard sized card but we just love that Allie has packed a whole happy scene onto this card. Let’s check it out! Allie says “These cuties always find their way into a few of my cards through the year. I love the look on their faces and their playful postures.” Of course the way she’s colored them and […]Continue Reading
A Very Cute Slimline Snowman Card!
Isn’t this slimline snowman card so fun? We love that Annie has combined the clean lines of the square frame die with the gently curving hills and the crisp outlines of the snowmen with that dreamy wintry background – can’t you just almost smell the snow? Let’s take a look at how Annie created this card for us. First, she stamped the tree from Wintery Friends Stamp Set across a 3″ X 8″ panel of white card stock using Versafine […]Continue Reading
How To Use Watercolor Pens With Layering Stamps
We are beyond excited to share today’s fabulous Stamp Along With Rubbernecker video all about how to use watercolor pens with layering stamps. You seriously will not believe the amazing results you can get with Preeti’s tips and tricks. It’s not often we look at something WE made and say “How’d she DO that” but today is one of those days. Take a look at these images. Would you not think these had been painstakingly created using so many shades […]Continue Reading
Super Cute Homemade Christmas Cards!
People won’t believe that YOU made these cute homemade Christmas cards when they see all the incredible details Lisa has shown us how to pack into them. Follow along with her steps here, though, and you can really show off your mad skillz! Let’s get started! First, Lisa created the front panel by placing the Winter Trees In Circle inside the largest of the Small Stitch Rectangle dies and used some washi tape to hold them perfectly in place so […]Continue Reading
Super Cute DIY Christmas Cards!
Today we have an assortment of some SUPER cute DIY Christmas cards all made by Lisa and all using items from our newest Christmas release. Let’s take a look and then we can get some juicy details! First this adorable slimline card with some of our stinkin’ cute (if we do say so ourselves!) winter cuties: Next we’ve got an adorable scene created in a shadow box. A shadow box created using one of our DIES and NOT with a […]Continue Reading
How To Use Liquid Watercolor On Card Backgrounds – VIDEO
Hold onto your stamps, folks – today we have another Stamp Along With Rubbernecker video on how to use liquid watercolor to make the most stunning card backgrounds. Preeti is at it again with a simply stunning wintry nighttime galaxy background for her admiring forest friends. We can’t get over all the depth and color and light and just gorgeousness Preeti created using her liquid watercolors and we feel so grateful that she shared her techniques with us in a […]Continue Reading
A Shadow Box Shaker Card Video Tutorial!
In today’s installment of Stamp Along With Rubbernecker, Preeti is sharing a shadow box shaker card video tutorial LOADED with tips and tricks to make this STUNNING project.This is a total show stopper and yet somehow Preeti makes it all so DOABLE! For easy future reference, here are the measurements of the three panels you will use in every version of this amazing “How’d she DO that?!?” project: Shadow Box Measurements: 6 ¼ x 5 ½ Front panel Score […]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
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
A Skiing Snowman!
Christmas is coming! There is Santa, snowmen, and all kinds of Christmas cards being made. This cute, rustic looking Christmas card was made by Jamie. Her coloring of the Snowman Skiing (963-04) is absolutely adorable. Before putting the little snowman on the Nested Oval Stitch Die Cut Set (5008D) she cut him out using the matching Snowman Skiing die cut (963-04D). To add even more joy to the card she used the sentiment Magic of the Season (980-09). With this sentiment and […]Continue Reading
Jasmine in Purples
Jasmine (758-04) looks beautiful the way Rae Ann colored her for today’s inspiration. Rae Ann did an amazing job of pairing up Jasmine with the Season of Gladness (981-08) sentiment. With these two together, she has made a very beautiful Christmas card. Rae Ann used many of the Rubbernecker die cuts. To take the ease of cutting Jasmine out she used the matching Jasmine die cut (758-04D), then adhered Jasmine to the the lovely shade of purple cardstock she cut out […]Continue Reading
Snowman Skiing The Moguls!
The Snowmen that were released last Christmas are still cute as can be. Rae Ann shows us that is true with her wonderful coloring on the cute little Snowman Skiing (963-04) stamp. She made her sweet snowy background, that looks beautiful. To make the Snowman Skiing stand out she cut him out using the matching Snowman Skiing Die Cut (963-04D). Rae Ann made a fantastic choice when she used the Nested Circle Scallop w/Holes die cut (5119D) for her sentiment. […]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