GoModestly SPECIAL Announcement FREE Mod Bracelets!

3 free mod bracelets

Tomorrow is my BIRTHDAY And I HAVE A Very special announcement and FREE GIFT for YOU!  YAYYYY!  Happy Birthday!!!!!!!!! EEEKK!  I am SOOOO EXCITED! I was approved as a Special Affiliate for GoModestly and their amazing MODWRAP Bracelets!!! I did a post a few weeks ago about the 3 Free ModWrap Bracelets that I picked up through a special coupon code on Pinterest and GoModestly.com has given AboveRubiesStudio their own SPECIAL Coupon Code that YOU can use to pick up {Read More}

Wait! Don’t Throw Out That Toothbrush Yet!

Throw Away The Toothbrush

Here is a TNT Tip for you today! Toothbrushes and crafting – they make a pretty awesome fun tool for inking, brushing, edging and more! Check it out!   Have a favorite Crafting Tip!?  Send it in and I will feature it for you! Enjoy the Moments!

TNT: Add a Punch for A Pop!

Really make those photos pop with some dimension and get use from those punches you’ve had sitting around! Works for hearts, circles, squares and more…. Enjoy the Moments!

TNT: Wine, Glitter, Music – I’m in!

Wine Glitter Music AWESOME!

Quick little TNT for you today I discovered on accident actually – then I came to find out – people really do this!   Did you know wine glasses make great little make-shift speakers for your cellphones?  No it’s not Bose Sound or anything – but when you’re rocking’ out and getting your craft on – having something cute, glittery and fun on your desk that you just plop your phone in (after the wine is gone – and let’s {Read More}

TNT: Intricate Ink Edging Tip

Today’s TNT is about one of MY favorite things in crafting!  I LOVE inking edges – incase you didn’t already know – and I LOVE being able to do this when corners, designs, etc are just TOO TIGHT!  AND it’s soooo easy! No harsh messing around – get rid of the white core and add a nice little darkened or shadowed edge!

TNT: Clean Your Craft Tools – I’m In Love!

TNT Cleaning Craft Tools

Hey Friends!  Are you having an AWESOME 2015 so far!??! I know it feels like a clean slate and a fresh start to many, so I thought I should share a Tip video on CLEANING up your craft supplies! I discovered years ago that using Essential Oils, Borax and Baking Soda make some of the BEST cleaning supplies – but that whole thing is for  for another time… Check out this quick video!     I use Essential Oils from {Read More}

Easy Layered Stamping Christmas Tree Panel Card Day 12

Layered Stamping Easy Christmas Card

Day 12 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways! I can’t believe it – today is the LAST DAY of Tutorials!  BUT Guess what – TOMORROW – December 10 at 2:00pm EST http://new.livestream.com/accounts/5282296/12daysgiveawaysfinal  (I will post the recorded version – just wanted to do this interactive for those that can make it 😉 !) Todays Tutorial: I wanted to do some great layered stamping to create a scene – I love to “make a scene” 😉  Just thought I would take {Read More}

Project Life Mini Christmas Album by Katina M for Day 11

Hello_December_Album

Day 11 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways! This is exciting, I love Becki Higgins, I LOVE Project Life and I LOVE pocket scrapbooking!  Katina is our Stampin’ Up friend I was really excited to work with for our 12 days!  She put together an exclusive Album just for us to admire, inspire and use in our crafting!  Katina ALSO has an INCREDIBLE download you MUST check out HERE – for documenting EVERYDAY Life in Photos!  What photos to {Read More}

Christmas in a Sweater Scrapbook Masking Layout Day 10

CloseToMyHeart Scrapbook and Card Kits EASY Monthly

Day 10 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways!   Todays Tutorial:  I thought it would be fun to do a little misting around adhesive backed paper as a mask – to create the perfect framing or shadow effect around stamped images!  I used my favorite Close to My Heart stamps and the BEST Cricut Cartridges in the world with these exclusive goodies – BTW – wanna know what Stamp Sets go to what Cartridge?  Check out this easy download!!! {Read More}

Jamberry and Unique DIY Gift Wrap Card Day 9

Jamberry Nails that Last and Perfect Gift Wrap for Nails

Day 9 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways!     Todays Tutorial: Today’s card and Jamberry nails features a little fun and unique card with a sleeve created to hide bonus gifts – like your Jamberry Nails – but works for gift cards, money and all those other things that fly out of cards at the holidays!  This is a fun little interactive set and I show you how to apply Jamberry Nails as well as create this pop {Read More}