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}

It’s Calendar Workshop Day! ALL DAY!

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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}

One Word for 2015 Jewelry Charms for You!

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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}

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}

Quick & Easy Card with Envelope Cuts from Artfully Sent Cricut Cartride

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Just decided to try out the Sleeve Card Function and The Envelope Die-Cut with the ALL NEW Artfully Sent Cricut Cartridge! I made both card, card layer and envelopes with embellishments and adhering in under 15 Minutes!  This Cartridge is PERFECT for those quick cards when you “forgot” you needed one, to quickly whip something profession and beautiful up without a lot of work – but it can look like you took hours slaving away in your craft room! Bonus {Read More}

Tues Tut: Howto Die Cut Adhesive Sheets in the Cricut

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Hello Crafty Friend! Today I wanted to show you how to cut the Glue Arts Adhesive patches in the Cricut Machine with my favorite cartridge the Artiste Cricut Cartridge.  I thought it would be fun to make a mixed media like memory box just from a plain white gift box – lots of glitter, color splashes and sparkle! Enjoy the Moments!!! Oh and if you are anxious to get your hands on that FREE stamp set – here is what {Read More}

DIY Personal Diffuser and Here’s That Scrapbook Layout!

Close To My Heart Chalk It Up Scrapbook Layout Howto

Happy Crafting Day my friends!   I totally blanked and while I uploaded that scrapbook layout to Youtube last week, I never posted it here!  So make sure you check out that Close To My Heart Chalk It Up Scrapbook layout I did including all 3 kiddos at the bottom of the page! ( I LOVE how they match the colors in the paper!  Isn’t that the best as a scrapbooker??)     Today’s video though I wanted to show {Read More}