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}

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}

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}

DIY Baby Shadow Box with Hand Print Cast

Baby Personalized Custom Shadow Box

FINALLY getting EVERYTHING back to normal around here! Minus the teeth issue – AGAIN! Just as I was starting to film again and have life on schedule and organized – one of my Implants decided to go ahead and fall out on me!  My jaw still hasn’t fully healed from the incident that knocked my teeth out in 2006 – so many surgeries and “false teeth later” this is the longest I will be completely without a front tooth, even {Read More}

DIY Handprint Canvas Art Resist Heat Emboss Glitter

2014 Tax Sale

Hello Everyone!!!! The kids and I actually filmed this the week Gradyn was born, but I just got around to editing what there was of this together!  I wanted to use the kids handprints to create unique art for in Grady’s bedroom, and I wanted them to really have fun with creative freedom of coloring this all together – they didn’t exactly turn out “my way” but the kids LOVE them and are so proud, so I am so happy! {Read More}

How to Trace and Create a Split Letter Monogram with Silhouette Studio

Free Cartridge for April CTMH Promotion

Hello All and WELCOME BACK TO TUESDAY TUTORIALS!!!! Gradyn is here – he is WOnDERFUL good and life is seriously going back to normal!  I was not doing well the last 3-4 weeks at all and taking time “away” was very very hard because I def had things “planned out” different…God had other plans, and now I have this miracle amazing baby that is just sooooo stink in’ good and sweet!!! Ok, TWO VIDEOS today!  One a Tutorial – TWO {Read More}