WI to PA Miss You Card with NEW STAMPS!

I LOVE that Close to My Heart designed your home state stamps!  Under $3.00 a set and a great way to send love from where you are, document where you’ve been or share school projects on where you want to go!  I LOVE THEM! REALLY! You can check out all the States and Provinces HERE! Now! http://AboveRubies.ctmh.com I have about a billion of these cards I need to make honestly! I also think these stamps are going to be used {Read More}

Cricut Explore & IPhone Cruise Invite Card

I am so incredibly excited and blessed to be going on a cruise with the Close to My Heart Family and a very dear friend of mine! I wanted to make an invite/reminder date card for my friend and just send a thinking of you note too…so I made this card with an idea that started from my iPhone in my Cricut Design Space AP that I LOVE soooooooooo much, sent it to my Explore over Bluetooth and made these {Read More}

Cute Cricut Critter Cards (Say that 10 times fast!)

Hey friends! I wanted to make Bensen and Jenavieve some little note cards so they know I’m thinking’ about them when I’m away over the weekend, so, I made them just basic square cards from two of their favorite images from the ALL NEW Artistry Close to My Heart Cricut Cartridge! The thing I LOVE so much about this cartridge is that its so diverse in what you can create with it!  And one of the REALLY cute things that {Read More}

Happy Birthday Interactive Flip Card with Cricut Cartridges

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}

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!

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}

Layered Ink Color Metallic Embossing and Sequins

Hey all Happy Tutorial day!!! This is a tutorial and color scheme I’ve been inspired to play with for a little while now and add a pop of color with ink under an awesome metallic gold embossed stamp!  This card is really simple to recreate and you can have fun with your favorite colors and pops of metallic gold or silver yourself with these embossing powders and adhesive backed sequins! *By the way – this is also a reminder – {Read More}

Easy and Fun Glitter and Sequin Backgrounds & Embellishments

I had a lot of fun making a few embellishments for the layouts I will be working on from the Hawaii trip!  I’m so excited to share a lot more with it, but for now, I’m going to show off some fun tips and embellishments you can create at home with your Cricut for cards, scrapbook layouts or you know, any old fun thing!   What did I use: The BEST cartridges ever the Artbooking Cricut Cartridge Shimmer Trim Adhesive {Read More}

Thinking of You A Little Easy Love Quick Handmade Card

Sometimes quick cards can be the most beautiful and just as meaningful!  Even though Valentine’s day is “over” – the Love we share goes on year around! Send a note to say I’m thinking about You or I love You today – but you need to hurry if THIS inspires you because the amazing adorableness won’t last long! (click here to get it now!) Pick up ALL the Supplies I used: Heartstrings Complements (AMAZING Better than Stickers) Sheet Artfully Sent {Read More}

Thanks Card with a DIY Chalk-Like Mist

I was anxious to record a new video for everyone since the last week+ of crazy and I wanted to share a Give Thanks or Thank You card that I made.  Pretend I made it just for you – because I can’t thank you enough for the love, support and prayers! It’s been a little rougher than I expected getting back on my feet – but I am going!  Thankfully my Dad flew my mother in to help out for {Read More}