Day 4 2013 Extravaganza DIY Custom Jewelry Gifts and Amazing Giveaway

Jamberry Nails Give Away

I love making jewelry and with Origami Owl, Custom Charms and some Vinyl you have some TRULY unique gifts to give! Today I’m going to make a “knock off” charm that is custom and my own but it won’t have the amazing living lockets in it that Origami Owl does – however this is a GREAT gift to give to female co-workers, girlfriends, Bible Study ladies and so much more!  These types of personalized necklaces and charms sell for $25-$45 {Read More}

Day 3 2013 Extravaganza! DIY 3D Ornaments! Metal Dies and Free Goodies!

Day 3 and I am going to share some fun ideas for making Ornaments this season – I’m even going to include a link to last years Ornament video because they are so popular and you can use the SAME vinyl techniques I showed you yesterday on ornaments as well! The 3D Ornament I am going to create uses the Megan Elizabeth PINK Nesting Dies and it just so happens to be todays featured Deal for only $16.12 (that is {Read More}

Day 2 2013 12 Days Extravaganza – DIY Shadow Box Gifts and Holiday Decor

Howto Make ShadowBox with Vinyl Diecut

Day 2 and we are rolling it out!  Shadow Boxes are a huge hot trend in crafting right now and what most people don’t realize is just how easy it is make!  They make incredible gifts, you can personalize and customize shadow boxes anyway that you please and I’m going to show you the easiest, fastest way to create these as gifts this holiday or to sell to others! Not to mention make amazing DIY Holiday Decor for your home! {Read More}

Day 1 2013 12 Days Extravaganza – Easy Inked Christmas Cards

Prizes, Free, Sales, Holidays, AboveRubiesStudio

Woohoo and WELCOME to DAY 1!  This is my FAVORITE time of year!  Thanksgiving is my FAVORITE holiday and I LOVE Black Friday shopping SOOOO very much!  I am so excited about the next 12 days with you – you’re in for a GREAT time!  Lots of Tutorial Videos, Amazing Deals Each Day, Awesome Giveaways, Bonus Giveaways and Home Based Mom’s in Business’s to share! I can’t wait!!!! Lets’ kick off the video!  Now I KNOW my intro is a {Read More}

Crafting on a plane! Pack and plan for crafting on the go

Hi all! At the airport heading to HSN for an awesome time crafting October 23! Britten is with me this trip and she made something absolutely AWESOME!!! If you watch at 6:00am or 2:00pm eastern time and tell me what Britten made I will enter you in a fabulous drawing for some awesome goodies!!! Before I left I quickly filmed this video showing you what goes in my carry-on to scrapbook, card make, craft on a plane! This also works {Read More}

Security Fix Means Extended Giveaway Period!

I was going to be ending our Back to School Back to Crafting sale today as well as the giveaway – however – there were a few cache issues with the shopping cart making it appear as though our website was not “secure” or safe to check out on. I can assure everyone that it was still safe and everything is fine – but we updated the systems to be sure and all is working in perfect order now – {Read More}

Back To School Back to Crafting SALE & HUGE GIVEAWAY!

Back to School Sale

Hey Everyone! It’s back to school time and now that routines seem to be settling in and us mom’s have a little more umm… “Free time” it’s time to get ourselves back in the craft rooms and create some awesome things!  Now that I’m in my new house I’m SO excited about creating I’ve been making a few videos a DAY (can you believe it?!) I have some fun things and great news for you all today that I know {Read More}

August 2013 Updates and Winner!

Mystery Prize Winner

Hey All! Lots and lots happening around here- thought I would check in – one I forgot to post the winner to the Mystery Prize Giveaway from earlier this week! I also have a few update photos!   Congratulations Benita!  An email has been sent to ya so go ahead and reply with your mailing address   Kids had their very first day of school this week!  I can’t believe it!  I so planned on continuing to be a homeschooling {Read More}

$45 Value Mystery Prize Giveaway


I asked earlier this week if we should have a giveaway in celebration of so much fun at HSN and the brand NEW Glitter and Glow Materials at   So here it is!   Use the Rafflecopter app below and leave a review of ANY Megan Elizabeth Products or your experience with and you will be entered to win!  There are also a few other “bonus” ways to win as well using the app HERE! a Rafflecopter giveaway {Read More}

HSN Prep! New Layout Tutorial and GIVEAWAY!


Hey all I’m so excited to be heading back to HSN on August 5! Make sure you time in between 1am and 10pm and get in on some exclusive FABULOUS deals!!!! I have a fun tutorial showing some of the simple things I’m going to have on display during the HSN show! We also have an awesome giveaway! Check this out! Glue Arts is hosting two giveaways! One here on AboveRubiesStudio and another on their website! We will announce winners {Read More}