Tues Tut: Howto Do Generational Stamping Effects & Proportionate Cricut Card Frame

Generational Stamping Howto Artbooking Cricut Cartridge

Well Cropped 2.0 was just a blast!  We had an amazing weekend and it has me so pumped to do so many other classes and tutorials for everyone!!! Todays Tuesday Tutorial features: How to Do generational stamping or creating an ombre stamp look Creating propionate frames from the Artbooking Exclusive Cricut Cartridge Chalk It Up Workshop on the Go Kit and Exclusive Stamps!

DIY Personal Diffuser and Here’s That Scrapbook Layout!

Close To My Heart Chalk It Up Scrapbook Layout Howto

Happy Crafting Day my friends!   I totally blanked and while I uploaded that scrapbook layout to Youtube last week, I never posted it here!  So make sure you check out that Close To My Heart Chalk It Up Scrapbook layout I did including all 3 kiddos at the bottom of the page! ( I LOVE how they match the colors in the paper!  Isn’t that the best as a scrapbooker??)     Today’s video though I wanted to show {Read More}

Hello Card -Chalk It Up – New Close To My Heart 2014 Idea Book

New Close TO My Heart Chalk It Up Quick Card

Its a sparkly crafty kind of day today!  I love the new Chalk It Up Work Shop on the Go kit!!  Chalk it Up is a top 5 of the new collections in the 2014 Annual Idea Book with Close to My Heart (Check it out HERE) I first said I was making a layout – then went into making a card – the card is first and the layout will be posted tomorrow! So make sure you come back {Read More}

DIY Play Dough and Foot/Hand Casts for Kids

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Hey Friends! Today’s Tues Tut is fun with the kids! I can’t believe they go back to school a week from Monday already here!!!  Maybe that means I’ll finally get all these videos edited and up online! YAY!  But I am going to miss them!  We’ve done a lot of fun projects together this summer, not as much traveling and activities as I had hoped, but stuff like this really help build memories and preserve them for a long time!! {Read More}

Get Close….Your Timing Couldn’t Be Better!

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**POST UPDATE – New Consultants Added to Team***   Get closer with Close To My Heart!  I would really like you to meet some amazing GEMS!  I can’t express to you how proud I am of so many of these incredible people who share so much talent and time to benefit the scrapbook industry and to grow in their own Home Based Business! I wanted to share the below information with you today – because in just a few short {Read More}

Tues Tut: Scrapbook Layout Speaking Life Over Baby Gradyn

Speak life over baby scrapbooking

Happy Tuesday My Friends! Would love to hear more about what you are up to today?  If you want to tell me, I would love to take a look in the comments today to hear!  But, I’m sure if you’re reading this, YOU are here because you want to learn a little something about crafting or be inspired with a Scrapbook layout. Today that is just what I have for you!  I wanted to create a scrapbook layout in under {Read More}

I’m Late I’m Late…(As Usual!) Time for Change!

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Hey All!  So it is Wednesday and there is bunches I want to share and happening again… I’m LATE as usual for just about everything and a space cadet with time frames, time zones and just time in general….it’s my nemesis! You??? Well I made an unexpected trip to Pennsylvania, along with totally not looking at my calendar correctly at all and I made a Fathers Day tutorial that I never posted – so first order of business – Share {Read More}

Cropped 2.0 Mystery Box Challenge Event and Classes 2014

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It’s BACK and Better than EVER!!!!   The Cropped mystery box challenge is back and better than ever which is why we are calling it Cropped 2.0!  This time offering 3 different Mystery Box choices to fit any crafter! This 2 day LIVE virtual event that will be held right Here at www.AboveRubiesStudio.com and is sure to be a creative blast!!! *For those who have already participated and want the box NOW before the supplies run out – pick your {Read More}

Challenge Accepted!!! Can You Do It?

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I am taking on this challenge that Deborah Mussack posted on Facebook today….she asked: Can you think of 100 positive things about your life? So here it goes! I am going to list just 100 of the most positive things in my life….They are going to be in random order and not by priority or obviousness I would guess – – – I would LOVE to see how many of you would accept this challenge – and I’m EXTRA excited {Read More}

Making Personalized Metal Stamped Name Jewelry Custom DIY Gifts

Memory Necklace Jewelry

I am ecstatic at how these necklaces for the kids Teachers turned out!!!! I used the ImpressArt metal stamping tools and all new Soft Strike Alkeme bases to create amazing custom name jewelry!  I stamped each metal ring with each of the kids names from the class and placed the teachers name on the larger middle base. Attached each of the rings using small split rings to a beautiful Beadalon Chain from Craft-e-Corner.com      I can’t believe the school {Read More}