Layered Ink Color Metallic Embossing and Sequins

Happy Day

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}

Thinking of You A Little Easy Love Quick Handmade Card

Easy Valentines Day Card Thinking of You Love

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}

Wait! Don’t Throw Out That Toothbrush Yet!

Throw Away The Toothbrush

Here is a TNT Tip for you today! Toothbrushes and crafting – they make a pretty awesome fun tool for inking, brushing, edging and more! Check it out!   Have a favorite Crafting Tip!?  Send it in and I will feature it for you! Enjoy the Moments!

Thanks Card with a DIY Chalk-Like Mist

Thank you SO MUCH

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}

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}

Hello Card -Chalk It Up – New Close To My Heart 2014 Idea Book

New Close TO My Heart Chalk It Up Quick Card

Its a sparkly crafty kind of day today!  I love the new Chalk It Up Work Shop on the Go kit!!  Chalk it Up is a top 5 of the new collections in the 2014 Annual Idea Book with Close to My Heart (Check it out HERE) I first said I was making a layout – then went into making a card – the card is first and the layout will be posted tomorrow! So make sure you come back {Read More}

I LOVE YOU Handmade Card Tutorial

Manly Love Handmade Card

I really get a lot of requests for manly card ideas and color schemes so I wanted to do this before Valentine’s day, but it is a LOVE YOU CARD you can use any time of year for sure! This is literally LAST CHANCE to get the WILD ABOUT LOVE stamp of the month set – not only for $5.00 with qualifying order – BUT EVER!  Seriously – you are going to be seeing me use this set a lot {Read More}

Always Wear Your Invisible Crown Scrapbook Layout

Lollydoodle CTMH Workshop on the Go Scrapbook Layout

Hey Scrappy Friends! I hope you are just feeling blessed and enjoying every part of today! I have a layout for you from one of the most talked about favorite new collections from Close To My Heart 2014 Idea book – Lollydoodle! I decided Jena needed a layout of her in her “Repreztel” (Repunzle)  dress – you can hear the story about the dress in the video – but I LOVED the “Always wear your invisible crown” stamp that is {Read More}

Happy Valentine’s Day! Easy Kids Card with Super Cute Fox

What Does The Fox Say EASY to Make Valentine Card for Kids

My kids are all into the “What Does The Fox Say” so for Valentine’s day they had to get cards with a fox on them!  The February Stamp of the Month set from CTMH is by far my favorite of all of the Stamp of the Month releases – so do NOT miss getting your hands on this set – once February is over – the set is gone!  Only $5.00 with a $50.00 purchase from the brand new Idea {Read More}