Snow/Weather Day Home Activities for Kids! DIY Pinkalicious Wands with Ribbon and Cricut

Kids are home from school today and most likely tomorrow as well so we have been reading, coloring and doing as many “non-messy” crafts as possible (i.e. I don’t want to paint, clean glitter, wipe them down, clean up spilled glue etc….) Jena got Silverlicious for Christmas so we read that as well as a few other Pinkalicious books and she decided a star wands like Pink, is exactly what she needed! Off to the craft-room….(it’s kinda like the Batcave, {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}

DIY No Sew Queen Size Bed Headboard in Less than 15 Minutes!

I thought it was sooo fun that I was able to grab supplies and my Glue Glider Max from Glue Arts and create this super easy no sew headboard! This whole project took me less than 15 minutes total to complete and hanging/mounting above my bed only 10 minutes longer! I am not a sewer, I don’t even own a sewing machine! But the Glue Glider Max made this entire project come together so super easy and fun! Enjoy!

HSN, Cricut Tutorial, CTMH Artbooking Cartridge & Scrapbook Layout

Hi Everyone! Before I head out from Tampa, FL and back to little ol’ Oshkosh, I thought I would share with you a video I filmed before I left and recap all that happened at HSN! If you’ve been following me on Facebook you’ve gotten all the behind the scenes photos and fun in real time – but for those who missed it I wanted to share here as well! HSN was such an incredible BLAST!  There is still some {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}

Handmade Valentine’s Card Easy and Quick for Everyone

I’m really into Valentine’s Card making this year and so here is another simple, easy and quick homemade Valentine’s card for anyoneto make.  It doesn’t matter if you are a beginner card maker or more advanced, this card really pops to look professional yet made with lots of love and heart!     Don’t forget about our Spread the LOVE Sale going on right now until Valentine’s Day at You’ll find the lowest prices on CutMates Premium Cardstock which {Read More}

20% Off Adhesive Offer for NSD!

It’s National Scrapbook Day so I KNOW you are going through a LOT of adhesive! I have partnered with Glue Arts to bring you an Exclusive Megan Elizabeth Adhesive Embellishment Combo Pack that is FULL of all the dry adhesive you NEED for your Scrapbooking, Cardmaking and Paper Crafts! It is SUPER Strong HIGHEST Quality Adhesive that I GUARANTEE you will LOVE AND we are giving you 20% OFF!! Right Now You can go to and purchase ANY adhesive {Read More}

Winter CHA 2012 Day One Check IN

Hey All! Britten, Cindy and I are having a BLAST out here in Anaheim, CA and learning great new things and teaching quite a bit as well! We are talking to all the wonderful fabulous designers and manufactures that you all love – and can’t wait to share more!  If there is something particular you would like to see and check out at the show – please let me know – just post a quick comment and we’ll do our {Read More}

Here it is… The BIG Giveaway! Plus, Free Stick-Itz with Christmas Crafts DVD Available!

Hey Everyone! So today is the DAY of the “everyone wins” giveaway! I had a wonderful Thanksgiving with my family and a crazy night of shopping and saving! Now it’s time to share my own great deals and steals and a GIVEAWAY with you! First, the BRAND NEW “Christmas Crafts” DVD including a FREE pack of my new Stick-Itz super-strong adhesive squares is in stock and available in the ARS Online Store! I was only able to get a limited {Read More}

Another Secret Revealed PLUS Black Friday Specials & a Holiday Tuesday Tutorial

Hi my Scrappin’ Crafty Friends! It’s Tuesday, my favorite day of the week because I get to share all kinds of crafty stuff with you! Today I have two videos for you… In the first video, I talk about some very special announcements and another giveaway!  You will want to watch this video all the way through… So in case you missed anything, I announced in the video that… It’s Bensen’s 4th Birthday today! If you missed the first video {Read More}