Cricut Jigsaw Puzzle Piece Aliens! KIDS CRAFT!

Cricut Kids Crafts Aliens CTMH Artiste

I love helping with VBS Kids Crafts!!! It’s so fun to come up with different ideas and have kids of all ages enjoy and participate!  This year at my parents church there was a Space Theme to their Vacation Bible School, so Mom found a cute idea of turning puzzle pieces into little space aliens and we then turned them into magnets that the kids could take home. I used the older but very much FAVORITE Cricut Artiste Cartridge from {Read More}

One Happy Day True Story Scrapbook Layout with Cricut Artistry

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I’m doing my best to create a ne w project every few days for you all featuring ONE of the 5 AWESOME, INCREDIBLE, AMAZING Close to My Heart Exclusive Cricut Cartridges. I haven’t been so inspired and excited to actually sit and personally create in such a long time, until I received this cartridge!!!  It has brought some serious crafting JOY and Mojo back into my life!!!  I LOVE it and I KNOW you will too and I will have {Read More}

Happy Birthday Interactive Flip Card with Cricut Cartridges

August Stamp of the Month 5 dollars

We are all having so much fun welcoming the all new Close To My Heart Artistry Cricut Cartridge to our craft rooms, but I recorded this really fun tutorial with my sister recently and I had to still share it with you!  It just is a great reminder of what all these cartridges have to offer exclusively from Close To My Heart! Remember when you shop at http://AboveRubies.ctmh.com and pick up all your cartridges from there I Rebate you a {Read More}

Meet Artistry! New Cricut! Earn FREE & WIN!

New Cricut Cartridge Free Close to My Heart

I’m SOOO EXCITED IT IS FINALLY HERE AND I CAN SHARE SO MUCH WITH YOU!!!!!! The ALL NEW Artistry Cricut Cartridge is here to share with you! You can pick up the FULL Cartridge Bundle for $99.00 TODAY and be BONUSED a Stamping Mystery Box EXCLUSIVELY for shopping at http://AboveRubies.CTMH.com AND Automatically be entered to WIN one of 3, $200 CTMH Shopping Spree with me! OR BUY THE DIGITAL CARTRIDGE HERE for $79.00 http://aboverubies.ctmh.com/Retail/Product.aspx?ItemID=8861&ci=3456 This is a SUPER All around, Universal, {Read More}

Final July Chances!

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August is bringing some REALLY incredible awesome things, like….REALLY awesome new things!!! BUT – LAST chance for FREE Stamps in July and Hostess Exclusives for only $5.00! SHOP NOW at http://AboveRubies.ctmh.com

Easy Shabby Chic Wedding Card with Cricut

I love my Close to My Heart Exclusive Cricut Cartridges so much!  They were my top GO TO cartridges for years before becoming a Close to My Heart Executive Manager and I LOVE sharing them and all they can do and just how simple they make DIY Projects, Scrapbook Layouts and Cards! This card is for a 4th of July wedding that was kinda shabby chic in theme so we used Kraft Cardstock and White Cardstock with a little bit {Read More}

Watercolored Thinking of You Card & SPECIAL Announcement!

Always on My Mind

Hey Everyone! Thanks so much for stopping by today! I have lots to share including an all new Tuesday Tutorial! Before I get to that, I want to share a few special things that I personally am offering as well as what other promotions are going on right now that I know most of you will be very interested in…. First let me talk about my personal and special offer for Precious Gems Team! SOOOOO EXCITING! I decided for a {Read More}

3 Cricut Cut Scrapbook Layout Challenge!

Easy Cricut Miss You Card

Heylo my friends! I’ve missed you with all this moving shenanigans!!! On Facebook the other day I put out a question asking for YOU to pick 3 images from ANY of the Close to My Heart Cricut Cartridges and I would make something with it. Well Sonia thought she was going to challenge me with Artfully Sent (which it was a challenge), and she said no complaining – so here’s what I came up with! I used the Bicycle, the {Read More}

Coffee Date Friends Scrapbook Tutorial

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Happy Tutorial Day! I can’t believe we are well into MAY ALREADY can you!??!  WOW!!!! I’m so very excited about May!  I’m going to be 31 this month! WHAT?!?!? Crazinesssss!!!! I’m soooo excited I got a Coffee Cup and Donut stamp set in my collection FINALLY!  I’ve “needed” this for a long time!!! 😉  I love coffee dates with friends and I’m excited to make a starbucks gift card holder with this set too – but we will get to {Read More}

The Heart, The Mission, The Plan!

ARS Plan

  First of all, I need to THANK YOU for all the love and support to AboveRubiesStudio since 2009! Thursday night with Tanner and Courtney was kinda huge for me!  I left a few “cats out of the bag” and really laid out how important decision making is in the success of blogs and business.  The crazy part of realizing this, is that I hadn’t made a complete decision on my business/hobby/family definitions to some degree myself.  My heart has {Read More}