While They Last…..

Retired CTMH 2014_1

So the other day I did a LITTLE preview video of just of a FEW of the BRAND NEW 2014 items coming  from Close To My Heart There are MANY stamp sets and some paper sets that I adored from 2013 that are retiring so you really need to get them while you still can!  Some of my favorite recommendations (and sets you will still see me use from time to time): Patterned Pennants D1534 $17.95 Fashionista D1504 $17.95 Universal Backgrounds D1477 $17.95 Scrapbook Statements – {Read More}

Fan-Stachtic Christmas Tree Card with Cricut Artiste Cartridge

Fanstachtic Christmas Card

I loved the idea of stacking up mustaches to look like a Christmas tree and when I saw the t-shirt at Target I was in love and immediately had to create a card using my Close To My Heart Artiste Cricut Cartridge! Using 1/4″ increments of mustaches cut out from the Artiste Cartridge you can create any size and style Christmas tree and top it off with an adorable snow-flake star!  This is great for wall decor too it looks {Read More}

Day 11 2013 Extravaganza Creating Amazing Easy Giftcard Holders

Today’s Video – one of my favorite things to do!  Create envelopes with the Cricut Expression as gift card holders for awesome DIY embellishments on the front of your cards and adorable custom gift wrapping to take Gift Card giving to a more personal level! Take advantage of the most amazing deal we have offered all Black Friday Extravaganza!  Between the Pink Dies Bundle and THIS WOW! Check it out! Today’s Deal: 123 Card Makers Bundle Deal only $30.12   {Read More}

Day 10 2013 12 Days Extravaganza – Bulk Christmas Cards Quick

Create Easy Stamped Bulk Christmas Cards

Today’s Video features the Close to My Heart on the Go Workshop Kits.  These are GREAT for creating up to 15 cards with the envelopesat one time in super easy and fun ways!  I’m going to show you creating 3 different styles of cards, several stamping techniques and following the diagrams to create quick, easy cards in bulk for Christmas greetings!   Creating all 15 cards can be created in under 1 hours time when you follow the directions provided {Read More}

How to Easily Mask and Protect Cards & Make Easy Wire Embellishments

Happy Tuesday Everyone!   I know it’s been awhile since actual Tutorials so I have two for you today!  The one is a normal tutorial the other is a quick little playing with scrap supplies with a friend video! First video I think you are going to truly enjoy and love this fun tip about using Square1 Masterpiece as your perfect protection, stencil or mask for making just about any craft!  You’re going to love it! Super easy Card showing {Read More}

How to Make a Father’s Day Card with Cricut Expression

Cricut Fathers Day Card Howto

Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday June 16th and it’s time to make cards for the Dad’s we love! This Tuesday Tutorial is a super fun card using lots of fun elements to say Thanks for Watching Out for us Dad! I don’t think there is much more personal or special things than a handmade card from the heart on occasions like this – so lets learn how to make Dad a card this Father’s day! What’s You’ll See {Read More}

How to Make 3D Pop Card Using Tim Holtz Word Bands and eBosser

Happy Tuesday! I feel like I’m doing a lot of cards again recently – but I’ve been giving them to a lot of people, so it fits! I am using once again, the eBosser by Craftwell and the Pink ME Nesting Dies. It creates a really fun 3D pop look and you can recreate this on the inside of the card as well!  I also am obsessed with these Metal Word Bands by Tim Holtz a must have from Craft-e-Corner.com {Read More}

Easy Birthday Card for Any Man

Hey there! Happy Tuesday my friends! Hope you all are having an awesomely incredible day! There is so much going on right now my head is spinning! I’m working with Square1 Masterpiece to create an all new website with them and with that we are doing a Summer Kick Off Party on May 29th! I really want to invite you all to join along and I will post more details later – but plan on a Ustream Event LOTS of {Read More}

Nesting Dies Embellishment on Card Front

Hello and Happy Tues….I mean Thursday! Sorry that it took me an extra few days to get out this Tuesday Tutorial – I filmed it last week and was excited to share – however I ended up having more work done on my teeth/gums on Monday and I’ve had migraines and my “fake teeth” don’t fit now because of swelling and stitches – just not fun!  I should be thrilled that I almost have my permanent teeth in – but {Read More}

Be Still and Let the Glitter Dry: How to Heat Emboss with Ink Edgerz

Happy Tuesday everyone! I hope you all are enjoying the AWESOME sale on some MEGA Bundles going on over at shop.AboveRubiesStudio.com store  I wanted to share with you all a video on how to heat emboss with the Megan Elizabeth Ink Edgerz – I’m going to use the Enjoying the Moments stamp set I created with Tanner Bell and also a fun Chevron background stamp. POW glitter paper by American Crafts is also an absolute FAVORITE product of mine that {Read More}