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}

Thankful, Fall Season Cricut Scrabook Layout!

I haven’t done a Scrapbook layout for you all in awhile, so I thought today would be perfect to show a seasonal, Thankful Scrapbook Layout Tutorial. Using of course, the Cricut, Stamps, Artfully Sent, Artbooking and more! Loads of fun, really easy, and of course a great way to capture moments you enjoy! Winners about to be announced for the now $400 CTMH Select Product Shopping Spree from http://AboveRubies.ctmh.com Cant wait to see who will be going shopping wild with {Read More}

194 Thank You Cards Made By Kids

Cricut Artfully Sent Thankyou Cards FREE Shopping

Hey Everyone!  Lots happening around here – which really – is that anything new from any of your houses?? Kids worked VERY hard the first whole week of October to write and make 194 Thankyou cards that were sent out early last week along with a special stamp set for everyone who ordered from http://AboveRubies.CTMH.com and the all new Artfully Sent Cricut Cartridge!  This month – we have LOTS of cards going out too as well as a few other {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}

Free Cricut Workshop – Giveaways & Downloads

FREE Cricut Workshop

Hey all! Workshop aired Thursday Oct 2. Downloads and Giveaways available for you now! Check out the Giveaways and enter today! Check out the FUN FREE Downloads and Goodies I have to really help you out tonight! One is a Whisper Mini from Cara Miller to go along with our plans tonight and should really help you out a ton Two is the recipe sheets for what we are making during the live event! There are also a total of {Read More}

October $200 Shopping Spree Giveaway & Free Workshop

$200 Shopping Spree Giveaway

Hello and Happy October 1!!!! 2014 is just flying by isn’t it!??!?! WOW!  Well today – I have SEVERAL exciting announcements and reminders also winners to congratulate for September!  Lets start with the Winners of the $200 Close To My Heart Select Shopping Sprees for September! Our Party Participant Loyal Customer Winner is: Deborah Matthews Rafflecopter No Purchase Necessary Winner is: Tina (colives2) You both will need to contact me as quickly as possible with your choice totaling $200 in {Read More}