Club Ruby Designer Projects and Scrapbooking Layout Tutorial

Heylo and Happy Tuesday!

Hope you guys are doing FAB-U-LOUS!  I know I am and I’m getting SUPER excited because the NEXT two weeks, Britten and Cindy from Club Ruby are going to be giving me a little break from Tutorials as I focus hard on the next big thing in Scrapbooking!  If you watched my live stream on Thursday night, you may already know Megan Elizabeth is releasing her own line of HIGH Quality Adhesives and even more products that are going to save you guys time and money.  I have been searching long and hard for solutions or our everyday Paper Crafting needs and looking for ways to save more money in the products we need to buy the most….I have some solutions and I think you’re going to LOVE them!  :)  So While I focus on that for a little bit and get all those details together, Britten and Cindy are going to post tutorials for you all the next two weeks and I KNOW you are going to L.O.V.E. them!!! :)  Can’t wait!!! :)

BUT – For today I DO have a tutorial I filmed just for you all and I have ANOTHER Giveaway!  (I’m just so full of SURPRISES!!!)

I have a set of Mr.Cricut Crazy stamps to give away for one lucky commenter to this POST! :)  I hope you guys enjoy this video and that you ENJOY The Moments!!! :)

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 ALSO – I want to Announce the Winner of the “Wow I’m Sad Giveaway”

Congratulations to Beth Maxwell!  You have won a Mr. Cricut Crazy Stamp Set!  Please send us your address using the contact form and we will send out your prize within 14 days! :)  YAY!

Here are Links to some Products you See:


*Disclaimer: From time to time I receive products for free to review and share with all of you.  I want you to all be assured that the products I share with you are only because I WOULD buy and use them myself and I feel they add benefit to my craft. I will not promote products that I do not believe are totally AWESOME and worth it!  :)  Most products I do not receive additional compensation for telling you about beyond the product, however there are certain affiliate programs I do participate in for advertising purposes.  Thanks Everyone!!! :)


  1. Great layout. can’t wait to try it

  2. Christeen Baker says:

    Your kids are undeniably the cutest kids ever. Thanks for another chance to possibly win.

  3. Granny Sandy says:

    I love this video clip and what you did with your sweet little ones photos. I love September too. It’s my birthday this month!

  4. Cute layout. Almost looks like you’ve ripped the paper to reveal the pictures. Children are the hidden treasure. Thanks for another new idea!

  5. Cute layout. I am going to give it a try.

  6. Adorable!

  7. Sharan Grubbs says:

    Loving the layout. Cute projects on the tutorial video. Hope I win!!

  8. Love the chance to win. Saw Mrs. B’s use of this month’s CRD paper. And I loved it. thank you.

  9. enjoyed watching & love how you framed the photos!

  10. Very cute layout. Interesting idea curling the paper too. I like designers ideas as well. I am signed up with them as well and enjoy seeing the great creativity. Thanks Megan and Good Luck with your new endeavor.

  11. Tammy Grover-Lupold says:

    Happy Tuesday!

  12. can’t wait to watch the video tonight

  13. Great layout. Love that it didn’t need any other embelishments to make it pop. Cute idea. Have an inspiring 2 weeks.

  14. Maggy Tronche says:

    Hi Megan!! Great your projects!! Love it!! TFS!! I love the layout!! Thanks and Hugs.. Maggy :)

  15. I love this layout i have the kit your great

  16. GrannyCharlotte says:

    Love the layout. The curled edges add a great touch around the photos. Thanks for sharing.

  17. Wow, I can’t wait to try this project! Thanks and keep them coming.

  18. Your kids are so cute. Love the fall to also live in PA.
    Love the layout.

  19. Very sweet layout, I am realy enjoying your tutorials TFS and another chance to win some great prizes.

  20. Such a cute layout of your cute children, Megan.

    Thks for another chance to win a gr8 giveaway.



  21. I love this video – I am a card freak big time -that is what I do – thanks for sharing all of these great ideas!! Time to make some cards! I am not much into scrapbooking, but I love to see the creations other come up with – thanks for sharing ~very cute! Everything in this video was worth watching! Thanks, Gail

  22. I love this layout. I need to try curling my paper like that.

  23. Thank you for another chance to win. Congratulations on your new line of adhesive! Have a blessed day!

  24. Neat layout!! Thanks for sharing.

  25. cant wait to see what you have in store for us next! Thanks for a chance to win!

  26. Great layout! CUTE kids! Also the projects by your design team are awesome!

  27. Great video I am a beginer in Scrapbooking so this tutorial is just what i need. Thanks for the chance to win.

  28. Loved the layout, especially the cut, curled edges. Thank you for sharing the idea. I love September/October, especially that time of year in Gatlinburg.

  29. Karen Laston says:

    Always love watching your videos! Your designers do an awesome job.

  30. anita backensto says:

    i loved all these items!! i too am not into scrapbooking, but still love seeing the ideas, as i have sometimes changed them into cards. i love the cards you made, and have now even gotten an idea for wedding invitations from this video! thanks so much for sharing these ideas. anita

  31. The curled edges are a new idea for me. It will be fun to use in a layout.

  32. Judi Farrell says:

    What a fun, new technique for me to try out toda!! 😀 Thanks for sharing it with all of us. Also, thanks to Britten, Cindy and Jessica for their beautiful projects. Such talents you all are! 😀

  33. Love the layout!! I so want a Scrappin Easel, it is on my Christmas wish list. Thanks for the inspiration and all the wonderful ideas.

  34. Cute layout, thanks for the tutorial.

  35. Great video! It was nice to see the Scrap n Easel at work…

  36. Loved all the ideas that you shared today. Thanks so very much.

  37. Pamela Palm says:

    You make scrapbooking look so easy! I just wanted to let you know that I loved seeing the cards that your design gals did in your video. You were absolutely right that the wedding invitation was awesome! As good as or better than what you buy ready made!

  38. Megan you have the most creative way to show thing. I just love this idea and I have a tone of strip paper now I want to do this will. Can wait to try this out.

  39. Thank you for another wonderful and creative tutorial. Great idea!

  40. adorable lo. great tutorial. tfs.

  41. Amelia Andrade says:

    Great idea! Something soo different. Thanks for another chance to win and have a blessed day!

  42. Thanks again!!! Hope I win!

  43. Sandy Panda says:

    I love that layout Megan, love the curling! The Scrappin Easel is going on my Christmas list for sure and for certain!

  44. Love that easel! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  45. kim mcnaughton says:

    I am so excited to hear about the new products that you have in the works!!

  46. Best of luck with your new adventure and I get wait to see what you have come up with

  47. Cathy McClellan says:

    Loved the colors and the layout! Great idea, like always!

  48. Congratulations to Beth, enjoy.
    Love the layout and the way they burst through the paper. Cute photo’s.
    Kim xXx

  49. Very cute layout!! Thanks for the inspiration….and great prizes!

    Bridgette :)

  50. Great layout. I really love the beautiful paper.

  51. You are an amazing woman. Thanks for he chance once again for the yet another giveaway!

  52. I love your site and am so glad you & your team put forth such a great effort to bring us fabulous ideas and information about the crafts we love so much!!!!!

  53. Love the way you used the paper to frame your kids. I’ve done something sort of similar before but not quite to that extent. Loved the entire layout.

  54. Adorable kids in an adorable layout!!!!

  55. Wow! You sure are busy! I love seeing your layouts and finished projects.

  56. Connie Gage says:

    Love the video and the lay out so much.

  57. Barbara Scheans says:

    Loved seeing all the neat card ideas at the beginning of your video today. I will try some of them.

  58. Love this, i will try this tonight after work today ! thanks, keep it coming!

  59. Love all of the projects on this video. So many neat ideas! Thank You Megan :)

  60. Katherine A says:

    You do have a talented design team! I really like you LO. Thanks for sharing with us.

  61. Love this, Love freebies, Love Club Ruby…thanks

  62. Marilyn Caro says:

    Love the layout.Thinking about getting a Scrappin Easel.

  63. Great idea! Makes me want to run to my scraproom and try it. Think I’m going to try the torn edges on the inside edges of the pix, too.

  64. Your layout turned out cute, Megan! How could it not be with your adorbale kids’ pictures!? Thanks for another giveaway!

  65. I LOVE FALL!! It is a crisp 62 degrees here today and I am loving it!!
    Great idea with the curling of the paper, I will have to use that idea.
    Thank you for another great giveaway!

  66. What a simple, yet cut layout! I love September too! My son will be 4 in 8 days! Thanks for the inspiration!

  67. I was wondering where you were going with this layout and love the finished result. The colors are so great and your kids are so cute. Thanks for the giveaway.

  68. Thanks for all the chances at winning!!

  69. You have such cute kids. Treasure that family!

  70. Super Cute!!! I also love the weather change…but ours comes in October! So October is my most favorite month! Enjoy those babies :)

  71. Awesome. Can’t wait to see what all you’ve got up your sleeve! Look forward to adhesives. tfs and giveaway chances!

  72. Renee Roberts says:

    Great tutorial, love new ideas..

  73. Cute, cute, cute! Thanks for another chance!!

  74. Crystal Nichols says:

    I love this layout what a great idea to roll the papers back. I also love the new adhesive from glue glider. I have one of those & will look for this to try.

  75. I just wanted to say “Thanks” to the Design Team for all their great ideas, and “Thanks” to Megan Elizabeth for her great ideas and products 😉

  76. Love this time of the year, also. Like the colors of this layout.

  77. Hi Megan, i just love give aways send one my way, woot woot. will watch your video later today when i have some more time. as usual keep up the great work. Bernadine

  78. Thank you for the tutorial on how you made your beautiful layout. And your “Gap babies” are adorable!

  79. Thanks for a fun video! I couldn’t see where you were going with your page design at first, but then it turned out super cute!

  80. Sharon Harrison says:

    You make things look so easy!!! Great new idea.

  81. Love the projects – I can’t decide which is my favorite!!!

  82. Cute idea! I love the paper! Thanks for the chance to win!


  83. Thanks Megan!!! That is a great layout…simple yet fun and interesting!!!

  84. Love the tutorials.

  85. Always enjoy your tutorials and I like your disclaimer about the products you show. Good to know you are true to your ideals.

  86. Cute layout and your designers are amazing…TFS!

  87. I love the videos and all the inspiration. Thanks for the chance to win! Thanks Tanner!

  88. I am just starting back into scrapbooking (I did a lot while in high school) and am so happy to have found such a great site for tips and ideas on how to do great pages!

  89. Once again an adorable layout. Thanks.

  90. Pamela Wilson says:

    Love the LO..
    Your designers are awesome!!!..Love the things they made
    Thank you all

  91. Thanks for working on solutions to our need for crafting supplies on limited budgets! Can’t wait for the premier of your adhesive line. :)

  92. Kristan (Crazy4Christ) says:

    Very nice layout!! i also loved what the Dt team made, that wedding invite was gorgeous!!

  93. Judy Butler says:

    I am really looking forward to the new adhesives can’t find many that are sticky enough. This LO is really cute but with such darling kiddos how could it not be. Thanks for the opportunity to win again.

  94. It was great to actually see the Scrapin Easel in action. Loved the little boxes you had also.

  95. autumn popovec says:

    Great video love your projects they are great

  96. Arlene (GrandmaTo5) says:

    Adoreable layout! Would really like to win those Mr.Cricut Crazy stamps. Hope I get lucky1

  97. Charity Brown says:

    I really enjoyed the layout…looking forward to using it!

  98. Adorable layout! Thanx for the video and for the chance to win. Good luck with your endeavors!

  99. Sue Anderson says:

    Cute layout, and such an adorable little family! Can’t wait to try this one.

  100. Janelle Hennen says:

    Thanks for the layout idea – I absolutely love it! As always, can’t wait for more :-)

  101. I love your layout, it’s beautiful. Your design team members projects are awesome. Thanks for the chance.

  102. What a great layout. Easy but looks like it took hours. The kids are adorable. Thanks for sharing this idea.

  103. daviet Knox says:

    Cute layout!! Thanks for the idea!! Congrats with all of the new stuff!!

  104. Very cute LO! thanks for sharing the goodies from the Design team! I’m going to find the gobblin pattern for goodies for my grandkids! Very cute!

  105. I love the layout. I will have fun making it. I will see you in 2 weeks. Thank’s F. U. N.

  106. Very cute layout! Cannot wait to see the all the new products you are working on.

  107. Get layout. Definately gonna have to try that. But why did you waste cut mates paper to just glue stuff on and not even see it? Don’t understand why you inked it as well!

  108. Melanie Sodaro says:

    Wow you are one busy lady! I am excited for you and for us.
    We will miss your tutorials but I am sure it will be worth it.
    Thanks for everything you do!
    Melanie Sodaro

  109. HRHLadyTina says:

    Great layout.Tina

  110. Loved seeing the items the designers have made. Thanks for sharing them. Enjoyed watching you make the scrapbook layout. Learned something new today!

  111. What a novel Idea, to tear and curl the strips! I really like the soft colors. alittle mor grow-up for toddlers.

  112. I’m not a scrapper, just a card maker. Pretty layout. It is good to see some projects using paper tearing technique. I hope you are blessed with what you need while you are away from tutorials, etc.

  113. I just love the colours and style of the layout. Thansk for showing us.

  114. Parth A. Leach says:

    I sooooo want the Scrappin’ Easel!

  115. What a great idea to make the pics “pop” out of a page. Looking forward to more great ideas. Thanks for sharing:)

  116. Shelley Meyers says:

    Thanks for all the give aways!!!!

    You ROCK!!

  117. Jennifer Carr says:

    Love the video. Thanks for the chance to win!

  118. Betty Welton says:

    Loved your page, only you would think of cutting your strips apart. Enjoyed. Betty

  119. Such a cute layout especially the patterned paper you used. TFS

  120. Love the layout! Your kiddos are SO darn adorable. Thanks for sharing your passion with us. 😀

  121. Pat Jurgens says:

    Great colors and beautiful kids! September is one of my favorite times of the year too. I love the changes to Fall.

  122. Daphne HEld says:

    You have such a talented team Megan and I’m so glad to have found the Above Rubies website so I can be inspired.

  123. The layout is just adorable. Love the way you tore the strips and inked them. Of course the kids really make the page fantastic. Just too cute!

  124. As always, thanks for the inspiration!!! Love this layout idea!

  125. What super ideas you and your team come up with all the time. These projects are so inspiring. Good luck with all your new endeavours too. Thanks so much 😉

  126. Never thought of using paper like this thank you for the idea!

  127. Cute layout.

  128. I love September too – Love the layout.

  129. Love the curled edges! Thanks for the tutorial!

  130. What a neat idea! I would have never thought of using the paper like that or curling the edges. Love your layout.

  131. Adorable kids! great layout and card/box designs also. I agree with you, I am not a fan of summer, but give me Sept./Oct in CT or PA anytime. Before I lost my job in March of 2008, I used to go on vacation every late Sept early Oct to Amish/Gettysberg every year. It was great, I miss it.

  132. I would love to win one of your great giveaway prizes!

  133. Gail Chovanec says:

    Love this layout. Thanks for sharing

  134. Thank you for sharing such great projects from some super talented ladies!!

  135. Therese Kent says:

    great layout. great giveaway

  136. Jozan Holdren says:

    Love the Layout and the Videos
    Thanks for making scrap booking fun.

  137. Pamela Snyder says:

    Very excited about your new line!!!!

  138. Love all of your ideas and want a Mr Cricut crazy whatever it is!!!!

  139. I love this layout. The way you make your kids standout on the page is fascinating. Thanks for the chance of another giveaway!!

  140. This card is a cute way to show off pictures. Your directions are great – I can’t wait to try this with the kit I just received. Thanks for sharing.

  141. Aurelia Barnum says:

    I love your layout, and the scrappin easel looks really simple to use. thanks for sharing.

  142. Jenniece Guevara says:

    I can’t stop telling my friends about your website. I just did it again this morning! Mr. Cricut stamps-that sounds real interesting. I Can’t wait. I like to mix stamping with scrapbooking too, and now to add the Cricut also! Totally Cool. I’m gonna try to watch your tutorial now. Wish me luck that I don’t get the blue screen of death! My Fingers are crossed and I’m hoping maybe I’ll win the Mr Cricut stamp stuff. LOL, Jenniece

  143. fun ideas to use for inspiration!

  144. Another great layout! But what else would it be. Thanks

  145. Megan, thank you for the shout out! How very sweet. Good luck in all of your endeavors over the next two weeks! Will look forward to seeing Britten and Cindy’s videos!

  146. I really like what you did with the precious paper and the kids photos. I too, like striped paper.

  147. What a great layout! Awesome video, thanks for the post!

  148. Awesome tutorial. Congrats and Good Luck with your new adventures in crafting. TFS and for this great giveaway. God Bless

  149. LOVE the curled edges – thanks for sharing!

  150. I love the layout and all the other projects. Thanks so much for sharing. Love the paper…gotta get me some :)

  151. Very cute layout!

  152. Oh this is absolutely amazing!!! I want to try it on the layouts of my boys’ upcoming birthdays! Like one commenter said, it is as if you tore the paper away to see the treasure-and that’s what birthdays are all about! Thanx for the wonderful new idea!! I LOVE your stuff! I have never scrapped so well in all my life as I have since watching your videos! Take care!! 😀

  153. Love your videos and I am sure I will enjoy the tips coming in the next two weeks.

  154. Deanna Vail says:

    Great video. Thanks for the ideas

  155. omg!! i saw the youtube videoo too!! it was soo cute and ur little 2 gap models awwwnn 😀

  156. Wow, that’s so cool. Thanks for all you do.

  157. I love to warch your videos and the new things you use.

  158. Great layout as usual. Your creativity never ceases to amaze me. TFS!

  159. I am so excited for and your new products! I am also excited to hear what else you have been working on! Cutest layout.

  160. This was such a great video and LO very cute. TFS


  161. This is my first time visiting your site. I LOVE it. I’m adding you to my favorites bookmark and spending the morning checking out your videos.

  162. How fun! Looks great! I will be sure to try this one.

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