12 Days Starts on Friday!

12 days 2014

12 Days of Giveaways, Tutorials, Gift Favorites, Special Deals and Features EVERY Day for 12 days!!! IMPORTANT TO NOTE! ALL 12 Days Parties have Giving Incentives!  What that means is this – Every “online party” set up featured by the 12 Days Event benefits those in need or having a rough time this holiday season!  I know how difficult holidays can be – so “hostess” rewards are going out as special gifts this Christmas Season!!! There is also the opportunity to BOOST {Read More}

12 Days Start Grabbing Deals Now!

Pinterest Gift Guide

12 Days of Giveaways starts VERY soon at AboveRubiesStudio.com!  As a matter of fact – it starts on Friday Night at Midnight!!!  We have almost $1,000.00 in giveaways including a Grand Prize of an all new Cricut Explore! We have giveaways for crafty friends, makeup lovers, healthy body’s, relaxation, hot gifts for all! However, SOME of the party is starting just a little bit early – This video breaks down what to expect – Remember there is 1 Crafting Tutorial {Read More}

MUST GIVES! 2014 TOP Holiday Gift Giving Guide

2014 Must Gives

This Year I have been asking LOTS of people what is on their WANTS and Gives List!  So I compiled a list of 36 Items (12 in 3 prices ranges) that REALLY rock!!!     12 Gifts Under $25.00  My Crush Book – Close To My Heart – $12.95  Ink Edgerz Complete Kit – Craft-e-Corner – $14.99 Pink Nesting Dies – AboveRubiesStudio.com – $14.99 Pure Mineral Foundation Tower – Youngevity – $10.00 Jamberry Style Box – Jamberry Nails – $25.00 (Remember just {Read More}

TNT: Use WHAT for Embossing?

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Keeping with the Makeup theme (I used nail polish last week) – I wanted to show you something that Britten from TwoatATimeDesigns told me about from a magazine she had a while ago – I thought – show it as a TNT because it’s too good not to bring back and keep sharing!  Especially if you want to share some love for the holidays! It turns out Lipstick makes the perfect medium for heat embossing and gives you a ton {Read More}

DIY Raffia and Twine Bowls for Decorations

Raffia and Twine Bowls

I got really inspired when I saw Courtney from A Little Craft In Your Day post about Alene’s Tacky Glue and the new look bottle – it reminded me of a favorite thing we used to do when we were kids with my mom….so I thought – why not make something similar but to fit my decor for the Thanksgiving and the Christmas Season – actually these bowls can be used year around with my everyday decor – pretty easily! {Read More}

DIY Easy Enamel Dots, Redesigned Embellishments and more!

DIY Enamel Dots

So, from all of my fun with Jamberry Nails as of these days – I have LOTSO nail polish laying around – and I realized – it’s enamel! Why can’t I use it in crafting!??! So I started doing this…and BAMMO – easy DIY Enamel Dots to place wherever you would like!     Enjoy the Moments! What color enamel dots will you be making?  Post a pic on instagram, twitter, pinterst and tag me @ByMeganE with a #DIYEnamelDots and {Read More}

Thankful Heart Card Inked and Embossing Folder

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A thankful heart – that’s how I feel when I think about each and every viewer and kind soul that has become a friend through AboveRubiesStudio over the years – Today I wanted to create a card using A Thankful Heart stamp I also thought it would be fun to show you something I accidentally discovered as I was playing with inks and techniques.  Inking your embossing folders, and embossed images can give an awesome and great look – but {Read More}

TNT: Glitter Borders No Wet Glue!

I LOVE using my Glue Glider and the many different patterns of adhesive they have for different strength to create GREAT Glitter Trim or Borders!  Easy, Mess Free, and POW! POP! BAM! Insta-Glitter!   Enjoy!

Easy But Fun 3 Piece Easel Stand Pop Up Card

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A what!?! Yes! This Card is Easy!  Yes this card is Interactive! Yes this card is an Easel!  Yes this card pops up! Yes this card is for a birthday! Yes you can make it too for any occasion you need a different card idea for!!! What Was Used: Any stamps you want – I used the Birthday Set included with the Artiste Cricut Cartridge Bundle so that I didn’t have to hand cut my shapes! Any designer paper and {Read More}

Can I Ask a HUGE Favor? I Have Winners to Announce & More…

November Stamp Set Layer Flowers Cards Scrapbooking DIY

Hey Crafty friends, I have some major winners to announce today – but before I do that…. I do not normally do this kind of thing from my blog, I will post it up in social media – but I generally don’t ask for this (generally!) BUT – my heart is IN this – and it’s just SO close and I know you all would do it for ME, so I’m asking – Would you do this for Melanie? She {Read More}