Rubbernecker Thursday- Colorburst Fall Leaves

Happy Thanksgiving!!

img_2112Hope that you are having a wonderful day with family and friends, counting your blessings and enjoying one another! Today on the Rubbernecker Inspiration Blog, the design team have a special treat for you, a visual feast of beautiful cards to celebrate this beautiful day of blessings and thanksgiving!

The card I am sharing today is another example of how versatile Rubbernecker background stamps can be. Today’s card features聽 Vertical Stripe #686 and an inspirational sentiment, Biggest Adventure #803-04. I also used the same leaf die cuts that I used on my last card, but this time I used them on some of that fabulous “Color Burst” paper that I made using Color Burst Watercolors, and Heavy Metals!

I stamped the just a part of the Vertical Stripe Background in dark brown ink on kraft card stock. This left room for me to add the lovely sentiment in the right hand bottom corner, stamped in the same ink. For the orange panel I used my Vertical Stripe stamp to first stamp the lines vertically, then turned the stamp and stamped the lines horizontally in the same ink, instant gingham! One stamp , two very different background looks!

I die cut my leaves with scraps of my watercolor paper from my Halloween cards, paper I made using Color Burst Water Colors and Heavy Metals, these are so fun, if you have not tried them you really should!! I inked the edges of the leaves to add definition, and added them to my orange gingham panel. With a little dark brown velvet ribbon to finish it off my card was done, easy as pie! Speaking of pie, I need to go and get myself ready for our feast, my mom has baked several different pies, and cheesecake too!! Yum!!

Hope your day is filled with blessings, family, friends, laughter, and joy!! Thanks for stopping by! 馃檪 I hope you will check out all the other beautiful card on the Rubbernecker Inspiration Blog, they are really lovely!! Enjoy!!

Rubbernecker Stamps Used:

Vertical Stripe #686

Biggest Adventure #803-04

I also used color burst water colors and heavy metals from Ken Oliver

Rubbernecker Design Team Sunday- Amazing Background Stamps!

img_2085Hello!聽 Happy Sunday!! 馃檪 Today I have a wonderful autumn card to share with you, made with only background stamps and a lovely sentiment from Rubbernecker.聽 The sentiment is “Just Because”, I love the simple typeset font and the inspiring words. The main panel of kraft card stock is stamped with Les Miserables #673 a lovely script background.

fullsizerender11I stamped another piece of kraft card stock with the Cheesecloth Background #437. I used the Vertical Stripe Background #686 on my orange card stock. For the yellow card stock I used Watercolor Stripes #690, first stamped in one direction, then turned and stamped again across the first set of stripes to create a fabulous plaid look!! Yup, you can do that!! (the Vertical Stripe background makes an awesome gingham looking background when used this way! Just saying…)聽 The watercolor stripes are so soft and light, they create the perfect subtle background for anything, as stripes or plaid! I cut each stamped background with a really fun leaf die set from Lawn Fawn called stitched leaves, inked the edges, and added them with a metal button and some twine to my card.

Background stamps are often overlooked, but they so versatile and fun! You can use any card stock to create your own background papers, and just by changing your ink and paper colors you can create a completely different tone and mood for your project. They are wonderful for everyday cards, altered art, or scrapbooking, the options are endless!! These are just a few of the great backgrounds that Rubbernecker offers too!! 馃檪

Thanks for stopping by today, there are more wonderful cards to inspire you on the Rubbernecker Inspiration Blog today, check it out HERE! 馃檪 Hope your day is fabulous!! 馃檪

Rubbernecker Stamps Used:

Les Miserables #673

Cheesecloth Background #437

Vertical Stripe Background #686

Watercolor Stripes #690

Just Because

Rubbernecker Thursday- Thanks a Latte!

fullsizerender10Good Morning! I have a really fabulous Rubbernecker stamp set to share with you today, Coffee time Set # 458! This 15 piece set includes 7 fun coffee themed focal images, and 8 coffee themed sentiments!! And check out that background panel… a whole background of coffee beans! If you know me, you know I don’t actually drink coffee, if it only tasted like it smells… I do however LOVE coffee because all my good friends drink coffee, and a coffee invite means a great time with some of the most wonderful people in the world!! Also all the teachers at school are big coffee fans so any coffee related cards go over well with a Starbucks gift card…ask me how I know! 馃檪 My over use of exclamation points this morning might lead you to wonder if I have not in fact had a cup (or ten) of coffee this morning… nope, just very excited about this stamp set!!!

Thanks so much for stopping by today, any comments are greatly appreciated. 馃檪 Don’t for get to check out the Rubbernecker Inspiration Blog, so many beautiful cards….

Rubbernecker Stamps Used:

Coffeetime Set #458

Coffee Bean Background #201-01

Rubbernecker Design Team Sunday: Tis’ The Season

fullsizerender8Good Morning! Hope that you are having a lovely day in your part of the world! Today’s card is another Rubbernecker Design, I am LOVING these snowmen so much!! This is Snowman with Present # 963-03, adorable! And checkout that awesome background stamp, Watercolor Stripes #690, my new favorite!! The sentiment is Tis The Season #981-05.聽 Colored with Copic markers.

Today is Design Team Sunday, so pop over to the Rubbernecker Blog and check out ll the great cards the other design team members have created to inspire you!! 馃檪

Thanks for stopping by!

Rubbernecker Stamps Used:

Watercolor Stripes #690

Snowman with Present #963-03

Tis The Season #981-05

Rubbernecker Thursday- Polar Bears and Cookies!

fullsizerender9Good Morning! Another Rubbernecker card to share with you today using a couple of the new release Christmas stamps!! Aren’t these Polar Bears so cute!? This stamp is called Bears Eating Santa’s Cookies #961-02. I colored my bears to be polar bears, but they could just as easily be brown bears too! I love that this stamp can be used for Christmas, or any other winter themed card as well. I am picturing gift card holders for teachers, with a cookie, hot Cocoa packet, and a Starbucks gift card! The sentiment is Blessed Christmas #980-04, just a lovely sentiment! The little red flowers are Journey Sequins Holiday Elements from Fun Stampers Journey. Image was colored with Copic Markers.

Thanks so much for stopping by, Please don’t forget to take a peek at the Rubbernecker Inspiration Blog, so much to see there!!

Rubbernecker Stamps Used:

Bears Eating Santa’s Cookies #961-02

Blessed Christmas #980-04

Rubbernecker Design Team Sunday: First Snowman of the Season!

img_2040Hello and Happy Design Team Sunday! This week I have a NEW release stamp from Rubbernecker!! This little cutie is Snowman #963-02. I LOVE snowmen, they are fun and easy to color, you can use them long after Christmas is over for all kinds of winter season cards, they are just wonderful in my humble opinion! Rubbernecker just released 6 all new snowmen stamps! (but there are even more in the whole collection!!) This little guy and the one on skis are my personal favorites! Go check out all the new items HERE!聽 There are also some really cute Santa images, and don’t get me started about the Polar Bears!! So CUTE! So much to share in the coming weeks!! Sentiment is Sound of Laughter, which makes this an awesome everyday card, or I can stamp Merry Christmas inside and turn it into a holiday card! 馃檪

Lots of inspiration on the Rubbernecker blog, pop over and see! Thanks for stopping by today, I really appreciate it! 馃檪

Rubbernecker Stamps Used:

Snowman #963-02

Sound of Laughter #642-08


Rubbernecker: Just One More Halloween Card…

img_2041Good Morning! Today I have another Halloween card to share with you using Rubbernecker stamps and those fabulous color burst watercolors! I made my background paper with the Ken Oliver聽 Color Bust Watercolor pigments, this is so incredibly easy, just takes a little patience. I also used the Heavy Metals on top of my color to add some splotches of gold, witch turned out quite interesting when I stamped my focal image, the gold came through my ink, as if I had done this step after I had stamped! I was curious to see if I could make my own shimmer spray with the Heavy Metals, so I mixed several drops in a mini mister with water. I spritzed this over my entire background paper, and it is SO shimmery!! (also done before stamping the image!) I an really enjoying all of the different things you can do with these Color Burst Water Colors, so fun!!

I used Pumpkin Man #936 as my focal image, spooky and fun! I really like these silhouette style images, they make up so quickly, but with a lot of impact! Sentiment is from Halloween Set 2 #474. Leave me a comment and let me know what you think. I would love to hear from you! There is also much more inspiration on the Rubbernecker Blog, pop over and check it out HERE!

Hope your day is wonderful, thanks for stopping by!!

Rubbernecker Stamps Sets Used:

Halloween Set 2 #474

Pumpkin Man # 936

Also Used:

Ken Oliver聽 Color Bursts :

Heavy Metals, Brights, and Caribbean Brights



Rubbernecker Design Team Sunday: Skeleton Dance

fullsizerender7UMMMM? Where are all my words?? was going to add some things to my little blog this morning and noticed that this post was missing all the words I had written!! eeek! Not really sure what happened, but the post聽 went kind of like this:

Good Morning, thanks for stopping by!! I have another Rubbernecker card to share with you today, this one is using the set Halloween Set 2 #474 again. I stamped three of the skeletons side by side and colored them with copic markers, cut them out, and then searched for Halloween papers that would work… or Halloween paper in general… I have been reorganizing my craft area, I am not sure if it was a good idea or not yet, it’s like I opened the craft version of Pandora’s box!聽 I really think I need to start coming up with a plan first, it might help!

Anyway, there are lots of fun cards to see on the Rubbernecker Blog because it is Sweet Sunday Design Team Showcase!! Check it out HERE!

Rubbernecker Stamps:

Halloween Set 2 # 474

Rubbernecker Thursday: Flying Monkeys Anyone?

img_2008Good Morning! Today I have another Rubbernecker card to share with you, this little witch is so cute and fun to color, she is from Halloween Set 2 #474. This is a really great set with 4 focal images and 11 Halloween sentiments included, check it out HERE. The sentiment I used for this card is so funny, its Flying Monkeys #475-02, and it always makes me giggle! You can find this sentiment聽 HERE. Colored with Copic markers. Papers are Bo Bunny and My Minds Eye. For more ideas and inspiration, pop over to the Rubbernecker Blog and see all the other wonderful cards the design team has created for you to enjoy, there are some really awesome ones!! 馃檪

Hope that you are having a lovely fall day today, where ever you are, thanks for stopping by! 馃檪

Rubbernecker Stamps Used:

Halloween Set 2 # 474

Flying Monkeys #475-02

Rubbernecker- Halloween House with Color Burst Background

IMG_2352These color burst watercolors are really kind of addictive and super fun! I made a bunch of back ground papers, just playing around with the color bust, experimenting and learning how they work. This is actually from the same piece that I shared a couple weeks ago. Once the background paper is made up, a card like this goes together so fast! Rubbernecker has some really wonderful Halloween stamps, this one is called Halloween House #660 and I love it!! 馃檪

Have a wonderful day!! Thanks for stopping by leave me a comment and let me know what you think about this card! 馃檪

Today is the team post over on the Rubbernecker Blog, check it out, lots of great ideas and inspiration!! 馃檪

Supplies Used :

Rubbernecker StampsHalloween House #660

Color Burst Watercolors Brights, Caribbean Brights, Heavy Metals Liquid Metals