RTM: DIY Paper Roses

Remember These Moments?! Making rolled paper flowers has been a super hot trend for a while…this video was a top view on Youtube and top search on AboveRubiesStudio.com. This is the super  easy way to create paper roses! There are a few other things that I have done since this video that I find really work well too!  Same techniques as in video below, but instead of waiting for wet adhesive to dry, I ALWAYS use Glue Arts Adhesive Squares {Read More}

RTM: Perfectly Cover All Your Chipboard Shapes

Remember These Moments?! Covering Chipboard!  Have you ever wondered if there was a secret formula to really covering chipboard?  Do you ever get totally frustrated trying to trace with an Xacto knife and you still end up with some jagged edges that just drive you crazy?  Do you try to sand off the edges and it still doesn’t seem quite right?  I know that I’ve had those troubles.  I never seem to be able to trace and cut my shapes {Read More}

New DIY Jewelry, Winner Update & Facebook Page

Hey Everyone! Excited to check in with you today – and anxious to get back into flow and normal schedule once baby Gradyn is born too!  I actually have an update page started for him I’ll fill you in on at the end… there are other things I have to do first…. LIKE: 1) Brand New DIY Jewelry Video I WAS able to do a QUICK video with all new Base and Bling Close to My Heart goodies the other {Read More}

RTM: How to Use Cricut Fit To Page for ANY Size

Remember These Moments?! Most people think that using Fit to Page function with your Cricut machine is just for using with 12×12 or full size pages….what many don’t think about doing is using the Fit To Page function to make it super easy to work with projects you’re already working on.  Such as getting the perfect size image for the front of a card or a wooden sign, or Christmas Ornament….anything you can imagine really! Original Post below the video! {Read More}

RTM: DIY Glitter Totes

Remember These Moments?! These little bags are such great cute little gifts for goodies at Valentine’s Day which is coming up soon!  Little totes can be picked up at almost any craft store and using the Viva Decor Glitter Gels/Glitter Pens and Pearl Pens (available at craft-e-corner.com) it creates such a simple, yet fun and beautiful results! DIY Your own glittery bag today! Original Post Below Video! http://www.aboverubiesstudio.com/videos-and-projects/cricut/viva-decor-3d-glitter-gel-diy-totegift-bag/1000/

Saturday 7: Sparkle, Shine, Glitter – LOVEEE!

I sorta couldn’t help it! I just HAD to do a post about shiny things!  Glitter, Sparkle, Rhinestones, SparkleLightz, whatever it maybe I had to do it! Some just plain ol’ pretty and some really clever ideas!  I hope you enjoy! 1. Not only an AWESOME way to bling up a gift a great way to recycle bottles too!   2. I never thought about using rhinestones as a negative for a word! VERY Sparkly! 3. Cover ANY chipboard shape {Read More}

RTM: Personalized Name Plates

Remember These Moments?!?! This video is one of my most searched videos on Youtube and thought I’d reshare with you all that are new and my friends that would remember way back when! I used my Cricut, Vinyl, Wooden Sign, Acrylic Paint and Acrylic Sealer! Simple, Fun, Personal! Here is the original post HERE! http://www.aboverubiesstudio.com/videos-and-projects/cricut/personalized-name-signs-with-the-cricut/537/

Saturday 7: Shrink Film! Love This Stuff!

I sincerely LOVE shrink film! I feel like it has so many uses, it was a favorite “toy” when I was a kid, and I think I’ve used it in EVERY DVD I’ve ever filmed – so today’s Saturday 7 focuses on that with you! 🙂 1. Baby or Wedding Announcements needed for anyone?  Super unique and CUTE! 2. Die-Cut any word, phrase or shape and shrink it up for AWESOME typography or icon charms! 3. You can stamp or {Read More}

RTM: Resticking Your Die-Cutting Mats

Remember These Moments?!       Super popular post from back in the day was how I restick or refurbish my Cricut Cutting Mats.  I also now do this for a LOT of other mats and making my own cutting mats.  You can use the same sprays to make your Slice Plates, Silhouette Cutting Mats and more sticky again and save you lots of time and money! Here’s the video and original post below! http://www.aboverubiesstudio.com/videos-and-projects/cricut/cricut-cutting-mats-save-money-restick-reuse-recycle/518/ Have you used this?? Do {Read More}

Saturday 7: DIY Designer Look-A-Like Tote Bags

I think this Saturday 7 is super cute and fun! I LOVE tote bags – I love 31 bags – I love Coach purses – I love them all!  However when I was on the Craft-Attitude page the post that Thrift-Dee did REALLY inspired me to do a Saturday 7 based on totes alone! Check these out!   1. My FAVORITE the DIY Berkin with Craft-Attitude! 2.  This is just awesome – I don’t know if I have the talent {Read More}