Easy One Layer Cards Layered Stamps

Free Stamp Set Offer

This Tuesday I wanted to just PLAY – play with the few new stamp sets I got from the new CTMH Seasonal Inspirations catalog – you can view the online version _ HERE  http://aboverubies.ctmh.com/ctmh/products/online-idea-book.aspx I really like this Brushstrokes set – my first thought and card attempt was thrown off when I got ink at the bottom of my card – but I made it work as a cute little lunch box note for the kids – I know they’re {Read More}

TNT: Wine, Glitter, Music – I’m in!

Wine Glitter Music AWESOME!

Quick little TNT for you today I discovered on accident actually – then I came to find out – people really do this!   Did you know wine glasses make great little make-shift speakers for your cellphones?  No it’s not Bose Sound or anything – but when you’re rocking’ out and getting your craft on – having something cute, glittery and fun on your desk that you just plop your phone in (after the wine is gone – and let’s {Read More}

Day 2 Creating DIY Scrapbook Layout Calendar Workshop

DIY Blank Calendars AboveRubiesStudio

Hey Everyone! I REALLY hope you enjoyed Day 1 (January 16) of the 2015 Calendar Workshop! I wanted to be more actively involved in real time comments – but I was blessed with the AMAZING opportunity to work with AMTC and Lily’s Talent Agency yesterday for some commercial and monologue reads in Chicago – little bit of training, a lot a bit of connecting and a whole ton of amazing!  I feel beyond words thankful that this is a part {Read More}

It’s Calendar Workshop Day! ALL DAY!

Calendar Collab

Today is Saturday January 17, 2015 and I have teamed up with Katina of Loving Life’s Little Blessings to bring you an ALL DAY video extravaganza event of creating your OWN DIY Calendar! The thought process I had behind creating My Calendar is to make it a monthly Vision Board for my goals and focus and keep track of the year!  Also calendars are a GREAT way to look back at all the blessings we’ve had for the year!  They {Read More}

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}

New Year, New Calendar, New Workshops, New Goals!

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Happy New Year my PRECIOUS Friends! How thankful I am you are here and that we get to celebrate an ALL NEW YEAR together! I actually wanted to do a Long post filled with all the joys and blessings of this year – filled with a story of what 2014 looked like – instead – I’m going to do that in a fun little video after our special bit of news – – – I have a LOT of news {Read More}

12 Days Bonus! GRANT A Christmas Wish!

BONUS Day!!!  Which is actually a BIG Deal to our 12 days of Giveaways this year! Officially – 12 Tutorials and 12 giveaways with 12 features ended yesterday – BUT – I had more in mind! Today at 2:00 EST I am going to go LIVE to announce WINNERS – Talk about some fun AND PICK A WISH to grant! To join us – simply come HERE – and chat and play along! http://new.livestream.com/accounts/5282296/12daysgiveawaysfinal NOW HERE IS THE BIG DEAL! {Read More}

Easy Layered Stamping Christmas Tree Panel Card Day 12

Layered Stamping Easy Christmas Card

Day 12 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways! I can’t believe it – today is the LAST DAY of Tutorials!  BUT Guess what – TOMORROW – December 10 at 2:00pm EST http://new.livestream.com/accounts/5282296/12daysgiveawaysfinal  (I will post the recorded version – just wanted to do this interactive for those that can make it !) Todays Tutorial: I wanted to do some great layered stamping to create a scene – I love to “make a scene”  Just thought I would take the idea {Read More}