Day 5: DIY Spa Set! Easy, Health Benefits and Luxury!

Family Physcian Kit Doterra Essential Oils

Day 5 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways! Todays Tutorial: Lets make some DIY Lotion Bars, Lip Balms and maybe a few other things….!  The health benefits of using these products will blow you away and nothing toxic or icky in anything you create!  It feels amazing, tastes incredible and they are great gifts for teachers, siblings, aunts, neighbors, grandma’s you know – really anyone Today’s Special Feature: OMGeeee HUGE offer and it lasts until December 15th only but it’s {Read More}

What CTMH Stamp Sets Coordinate with What Cricut Cartridges?

CTMH Stamp and Cricut Cartridge Reference Guide

Lyn K. asked me an important question today – one I didn’t have a straight forward answer to other than, go to this link and it shows ALL the stamps sets that go with ALL the Exclusive Close to My Heart Cricut Cartridges – Kinda ok information – but kinda frustrating to still go through descriptions and such – soooo Gradyn’s Dad actually took it upon himself to help me today since he knows I am so busy with 12 {Read More}

Day 4: DIY Home Wreath Made with Paper for Christmas or One for Everyday Front Door

Norwex Party

Day 4 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways! *IMPORTANT – 20% off All cricut cartridge bundles TODAY ONLY http://AboveRubies.ctmh.com AND this party with Norwex is the BEST EVA! (Personal promise with my pinkies and cherries on top!!! See all after tutorial!!!)* Todays Tutorial: I really LOVED making My first ever wreath!  I’ve honestly never attempted DIYing a wreath before! I decided to give a Paper Wreath a whirl!  Since my love IS paper!  And I ADORE this paper from {Read More}

Easy Personalized Christmas Gift Jewelry Day 3 of 2014 12 Days Giveaways

Glass Bubble DIY Jewelry for Custom Christmas Gifts

Day 3 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways! Having fun!?!?!? I really hope so!! I LOVE doing these giveaways and tutorials and alllll of the donations and hostess gifts that are going out to those who wouldn’t have as awesome of a holiday this year if we couldn’t help out a little!  Please don’t forget you can shop ALL the parties ALL 12 days long and you can see ALL the links right HERE anytime – but we will {Read More}

Day 1: Snowy Ink Resist Christmas Card

Snow Holiday EASY to make Cards Ink Resist

Day 1 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways!   Welcome welcome welcome!  This year I am more excited than ANY OTHER YEAR for our 12 days!  We have MORE Giveaways than EVER before and we are GIVING to those who are in need more than EVER before!  Each participants contributions go an extra mile further and I’m just SOOO THRILLED!  You can check it out after you see todays video! Todays Tutorial: This snowy one layer ink resist card {Read More}

12 Days Starts on Friday!

12 days 2014

12 Days of Giveaways, Tutorials, Gift Favorites, Special Deals and Features EVERY Day for 12 days!!! IMPORTANT TO NOTE! ALL 12 Days Parties have Giving Incentives!  What that means is this – Every “online party” set up featured by the 12 Days Event benefits those in need or having a rough time this holiday season!  I know how difficult holidays can be – so “hostess” rewards are going out as special gifts this Christmas Season!!! There is also the opportunity to BOOST {Read More}

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

easy easel interactive card birthday card any occasion quick card

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}