Tim Holtz Inspired Tag for Daily 3 Journal

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This is so fun! First I am SO thankful for such a thoughtful and wonderful gift as this Journal/Sketch book from Carmen!  I just LOVE it – I could not help but want to customize it further and make it even more inspiring for my Daily 3’s and my Bible verse writings! I used: Tim Holtz Distress Stain in Picket Fence Saddle CTMH Ink Hostess Exclusive Set: A Thing Well Done from new 2015 Seasonal Expressions Idea Book Shimmer Twine  Black {Read More}

Minecraft Theme Giftcard Holder Card

Minecraft DIY Cards Birthday Holidays Gifts

I have so many tutorials I am behind on actually sharing – this one was from just before Christmas – but because it’s Minecraft and so popular for birthday parties, everyday notes and more – I thought I should share it for today’s Tuesday Tutorial. Isiah loves the game Mincraft and even had a Minecraft themed birthday.  So for the iTunes gift card I got him, I decided to make a little special Creeper card…(fair warning – I know NOTHING {Read More}

One Word for 2015 Jewelry Charms for You!

Glass Tray Pendants Custom Charms Word Phrases Inspiration Jewelry

Happy 2015 friends!  This video is exciting because it’s something I am so passionate about and I have a special bonus I am offering for those who would like to take advantage – I’ve NEVER done this before but thought it’s one way I can give something really special back to you that aren’t able to! I am very passionate about helping others achieve their dreams, their goals and I am this way because I have been able to see {Read More}

Last Minute Howto Make Pre-Postaged Postcards Beautiful for Christmas

Deal of the Decade

I had to make more than 280+ cards to send out this season and I bit off more than I could chew! SO, I had these Pre-paid Postcards from a few years ago (yes I’ll need to add a little more postage) that I thought – wow these would actually make beautiful Christmas Cards with a stamp and a little bling!  You can’t send 3D texture on a postcard – but I did find out that the Viva Decor glitter {Read More}

DIY Raffia and Twine Bowls for Decorations

Raffia and Twine Bowls

I got really inspired when I saw Courtney from A Little Craft In Your Day post about Alene’s Tacky Glue and the new look bottle – it reminded me of a favorite thing we used to do when we were kids with my mom….so I thought – why not make something similar but to fit my decor for the Thanksgiving and the Christmas Season – actually these bowls can be used year around with my everyday decor – pretty easily! {Read More}

Thankful Heart Card Inked and Embossing Folder

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A thankful heart – that’s how I feel when I think about each and every viewer and kind soul that has become a friend through AboveRubiesStudio over the years – Today I wanted to create a card using A Thankful Heart stamp I also thought it would be fun to show you something I accidentally discovered as I was playing with inks and techniques.  Inking your embossing folders, and embossed images can give an awesome and great look – but {Read More}

Easy But Fun 3 Piece Easel Stand Pop Up Card

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A what!?! Yes! This Card is Easy!  Yes this card is Interactive! Yes this card is an Easel!  Yes this card pops up! Yes this card is for a birthday! Yes you can make it too for any occasion you need a different card idea for!!! What Was Used: Any stamps you want – I used the Birthday Set included with the Artiste Cricut Cartridge Bundle so that I didn’t have to hand cut my shapes! Any designer paper and {Read More}

How To Make a Popup Box Card! Easy Measure, Score, Cut, Fold – Tada!

Howto Make Pop Up Box Card Open multi Levels

Hello Friends! There are so many fun ways to decorate and create a fun Box Card with multiple heights, layers, occasions and so much fun! Making popup box cards are super fun and trendy and VERY easy to make! I drew a little “hand written” diagram to show you what the video below shows you!  You can download and print it out as well by simply right clicking, saving and you’re good to go! You can decorate these fun bottomless {Read More}

Halloween DIY Decor Project Potion Magic with Essential Oils

DIY Halloween Potions Essential oil bathsalt recipes

Hello friends!  Happy Tuesday Tutorial Day! Kinda excited to share this fun project with everyone! I was in Target and this Sutter Home Pink Moscato was CALLING my name!  Not just because it’s fabulous, but because it MATCHES the Close to My Heart Scaredy Cat collection absolutely BRILLIANTLY!  That AND the A Cut Above Halloween Treat Bags too!!!  EEEkkkk!!! Here’s the thing: There are TWO Shopping Spree Giveaways going on RIGHT NOW at AboveRubiesStudio/AboveRubies.ctmh.com – the shopping spree amount is NOW {Read More}

Easy Halloween Treat Bags & Thankful Card

Cricut Halloween CTMH Cut Above

Hello Friends!   Thanks for being here with me today! I appreciate it so very much! Today we are going to actually do a 2 for 1!! We are going to make a REALLY cute Thanksgiving/Fall Swing Card using the Artfully Sent Cricut Cartridge and color with a blender pen and Close To My Heart Inks….AND…. We are also going to be making really quick and easy no cutting or measuring or even scoring DIY Halloween Treat or Goody Bags! {Read More}