Day 9 Black Friday Extravaganza Prizes and Specials

I can’t believe it!  This is the 1,000th post on!

Thank you all so much for following and commenting and being a part of all this!  AboveRubiesStudio is a huge part of my life that means so much to me and each one of you are the reasons why!  You hare like an extended family to me that is so supportive and wonderful!  Truly am so thankful!

We have great specials today in store and a great video by Tanner today as well to go along with favorite Cricut Cartridges! What’s your favorite Cricut Cartridge?


 Cricut Cards for Any Occasion DVD for ONLY $4.99

This DVD is so fun and full of Cricut ideas, uses for various cartridges you may have never thought of and cards for all the many occasions we love to create for. Get your copy today while this deal lasts!



Super Special Surprise Giveaway to go along with our 1,000th post!!!!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Feel free to come over and see our Facebook Page and YouTube Channel - subscribe and get all the updates and see some fun behind the scenes ideas and things!


  1. Amy says:

    WOW 1,000 posts that is fabulously AWESOME!! Can’t wait to see the surprise and thanks for the chance to win it :-)

    Hugs` Amy

  2. Bobbie says:

    Wow, 1,000 posts!!! Can’t wait to see what the surprise is. Thanks for the chance to win.

  3. Tina says:

    Congrats on your thousandth post. Do you have to have certain Cricut carts to make the cards featured in your card DVD?


  4. Rhonda says:

    Love your ideas and information…thanks for all 1000 posts!!!!

  5. 1,000. Wow that’s a lot of inspiration. Congratulations.

  6. Tonia Holm says:

    Congratulations Megan on your awesome achievement of 1000 blog posts! So glad I found your blog. Keep up the good work.

  7. Kristan Richard says:

    wow 1000 posts, congrats!! I love making cards and cookies for the poeople we babysit for, for Christmas. My favourite cricut cartridge humm…. I would have to say create a critter i use it so much!

  8. That is awesome and so much work!!! Congrats, always enjoy you.

  9. bz says:

    YEA!!!!!!!!! Can’t wait…..Keep it coming!!!!!!

  10. Carolyn says:

    Megan you were born for the work you do I told my husband (who does scrap booking as much is I) that have never seen anyone on YouTube as talented as you.

  11. Ruth Davis says:

    I would love to win today and I can’t wait to open up the surprise.

  12. Marilyn says:

    Congrats on the 1000th post. Looking forward to Tanners video. Thanks for a chance to win super prizes

  13. Karen C says:

    Thank you for all the things you do each and every day

  14. Linda Maxfield says:

    Congratulations Megan. Thanks for another chance to win.

  15. Pat T says:

    I sure would love to win today. Keep them coming. Love the videos and all the projects you do.

  16. Janet Trapp says:

    Loving all these specials and tutorials!

  17. Jane Dubois says:

    Congratulations on 1,000 posts. It’s no wonder you are our favorite crafter! At this very moment I think my favorite (out of all of my favorites) is the “Joys of the Season” cartridge, since I’m making Christmas related cards. In another month it will be a different one! It will be the one I use most at any given time.

  18. 1000 posts is awesome! Thanks for all the fun and I’m patiently waiting the surprise. My favorite cartridge is an oldie… I love Opposites Attract. It is so versatile.

  19. Tracey says:

    Congratulations on your 1,000th post. My goodness that’s A LOT and what a blessing. Thanks for the chance to win.

  20. Terresa (Trish) Wood says:

    1000 post is amazing! I love getting your posts each morning in my mail. My all time favorite cart is Art Philosophy. I have the new Artisted but have only used the alphabet on there which I love and you don’t have to flip all over the pages for letters because they are consecutive, a, b, c……. So many things to play with and so little time!

  21. DawnBarbie says:

    Congrats on the 1000! Hope to see you make 2 “)

  22. Mary Lou Nolt says:

    Posted 1,000 Times,WOW I enjoy making all kinds of cards.My favorites cardridges is Close to My heart and Creative Memories.Enjoying all the specials that you are doing and Tanner’s helping you with this Black Friday Specials. Many Thank.

  23. Julie S. says:

    Congrats on 1000 posts! Love to make Christmas cards this time of year, and to bake cookies. Here’s to the next 1000 posts. :)

  24. Lisa Kay says:

    What great news 1,000 posts! Oh yes, I love surprizes… I also spent almost $100.00 at Craft E Corner. I just love all the sales! I just can not resist. Love ya Megan! Merry Christmas!

  25. Benita says:

    That’s AWESOME 1,000 posts!!! I My favorite cartridges are Both the Create a Critter ones. I love to watch all of your videos they are very informative and I always learn something new!! Thank you so much and Cheer’s to the next 1000 video’s to come. Merry Christmas Megan!!!

  26. Margaret K says:

    Congrats on 1000 videos, I have viewed many of them and love them, I always learn something new from you. My favorite cartridge is create a critter, my daughter and I have so much fun with this cartridge. I love Christmas and all the surprises that goes with Christmas. My cards are made and now I am making the post-it-notes key rings for gifts. Thanks For the moments to share and learn from you.

  27. Pamela says:

    Wow! 1000 posts? Awesome….. Can’t wait to see the next 1000!

  28. P.J. says:

    1000 Congrats for 1000 posts! Keep them coming, too. Summer Vacation is my go to cartridge quite often. Thank you.

  29. Barbara says:

    Congrats on 1000 post. And thanks for the DVD special. I now have them all

  30. Rebecca Stromberg says:

    Congrats on your 1000th post!

  31. Sandie Scott says:

    I think I now have all the DVD s congrats on 1000 posts

  32. Kristi says:

    Ornaments of any kind. Just like to see people happy to receive them.

  33. sandra snowton says:

    1000th post is a party in itself! Yeah! all the DVDs are informative and super wonderful, thanks for sharing

  34. Mindi Dulisse says:

    Congrats on your 1000 post!!!!

  35. Mabel says:

    Congrats on # 1,000 Megan. My favorite cartridge is Serenade…but that is for today…changes all the time :) Love “Happy” Tanner too and also feel so blessed that “You” are in my life. Thanks for all the chances to win something from you:)

  36. Monica W says:

    1,000 posts. WOW! Thanks for the hard work!

  37. Rita says:

    WOW! Congrats Megan!

  38. Tanya P. says:

    Wow on 1000!! Love all you do:)

  39. Marla K says:

    Ornaments! Megan, as an international customer, I sure wish there was a way to make purchases throughout the whole promotion and save them to ship together at the end. shipping costs make it prohibitive for me to take advantage of any of your specials :( Most other companies I order from will hold my order until I finish shopping….I would love it if you could look into offering a similar service!

  40. Congrats on 1000! I love baking cookies!

  41. Vicki Capro says:

    Congratulations on your 1000th post. We have enjoyed them all!

  42. Vicki Capro says:

    I love to make what I call random giveaways. Reindeer candy canes or treat bags with christmas chocolates in it. I make lots of other things but I actually think all year long what will be my little Christmas treat to share with everyone I meet.

  43. Judy H says:

    Congratulations on the 1,000 post and all your successes! Thanks for the chance to win!!!!

  44. Danita D. says:

    And many more! Creating things is my outlet and I am addicted! I enjoy ALL your ideas. Thanks.

  45. April S. says:

    Wow! 1000 posts! Thanks for the chance to win!

  46. Priscilla Leddy says:

    1000 posts that is an accomplishment.

  47. Jackie B says:

    Congratulations on your 1,000 post. keep hem coming. Thanks for a chance to win.

  48. Jamaine Braseaux says:

    It’s been a while and I love all the new designs and videos. Thanks for all you do!

  49. sam says:

    I love coming to this website!

  50. Binnie says:

    Thanks for 1000 posts. I’m ready for the next 1000. I’ve learned so much from you.

  51. Lisa Martin says:

    I watch you everyday for your positive energy, your pump me up to create and give me more of my positive energy for my heavenly father. You pores gush of both creativity and the spirit of the lord. Love you.

  52. Shana says:

    Congratulations on 1000 post and THANK YOU for sharing! You are an amazing woman! Love that you share your knowledge and enthusiasm with all of us!

  53. Marcie says:

    I admire your persistance! I just can’t seem to keep up with my blogging. Do it in my head all the time, but it never gets on the computer! Congrats and looking forward to #10,000!

  54. Debbie C. says:

    Congratulations on your 1,000 posts–looking forward to many more

  55. Terri Burson says:

    Yay 1000 posts! Congratulations.

  56. Sharon Harrison says:

    Can’t believe how time flies. Congrats on 1000 posts. My days start with logging on to your site. Keep it up!!!

  57. kim says:

    1,000 posts now that’s alot of creativity! So enjoy your ideas and videos keep the creativity flowing!

  58. Heather Mayfield says:

    Congrats on the 1000 posts. Love making cards.

  59. Marie Alkire says:

    congrats on your 1000 posts!!! keep up the good work. I love making scrapbook pages for family members.

  60. Yayyyy!!! says:

    Congrats!!!!!! 1000 posts…. SO AWESOME!!!!!! Thanks for the chance to win some of your awesome products!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  61. Jeannette aka Jnett says:

    Wow how quickly the time goes. 1,000 already – amazing! Congrats.

  62. Christie Brooks says:

    Paper Crafts never goes out of style! Love all the goodies to make calenders, cards, etc. You make this so much fun…congrats on your 1000 post!

  63. Tamie says:

    I love making homemade ornaments to give to others at Christmas! Thank you for sharing all your ideas! Congratulations on 1000 post!

  64. Lori Finch says:

    Thanks for a chance to win!

  65. Suzanne says:

    Been here since the beginning and so excited for you! Congrats on 1,000!

  66. Phyllis Clark says:

    Congrats on the 1000 posts. Love using the cricut cartridges to make my cards. I’m not very experienced as a cardmaker but learning all the time, thank for tips and info you have shared.

  67. Becky says:

    Wow, a surprise giveaway. Thanks!

  68. Kim F says:

    wow, congrats on the 1000 post. Thanks for the chances to win.

  69. Jeanne says:

    I would really love this DVD. I just put it on my Christmas list.

  70. holly mira says:

    Congrats on 1000 post and hoping for many many more,

  71. WOW–1000th post! That’s amazing, Megan! I hope we get to share thousands more!! Thank you SO much for sharing so generously with all of us!

    My favorite cartridge is the Cricut Artiste! (Surprise, surprise–LOL!)
    It has 700 (!) images, including lots of great 3D items (like purses, boxes, crowns, cupcake wrappers, rosettes, flowers, mustaches, etc.), as well as cards, envelopes, sentiments, a font and lots more! I hardly ever take it out of my Cricut, unless it’s to use the Art Philosophy cartridge! Each of these cartridges come with 3 sets of coordinating stamps and 3 sets of coordinating chipboard shapes.

    Check them both out at and email me at craftsluvr at for my current specials and giveaways!

  72. Florence says:

    Wow 1,000 posts – that’s quite an accomplishment. Thanks for the chance to win

  73. Cheryl H says:

    Congrats on the 1000th post! That’s wonderful. Your blog is a wealth of information :D

  74. Lady Fair says:

    Woo hoo 1,000 posts! Love what you do for the crafting community, Megan. Keep the ideas and the surprises coming!

  75. Karen says:

    Congrats on your 1000 posts, way to go.

  76. Noelle says:

    I love your videos and this super fun event! My favorite cartridges are create a critter and graphically speaking. When I can’t find what I need I pull out George and make it on the cricut craft room – it is tooo much fun! Have a great day and thanks for the inspiration!

  77. MommyMe says:

    Incredible achievement! I’ve been with you nearly from your start! I can’t believe all the changes you’ve been through since then. Your 1,000 posts are all the more significant, when you consider your trials, changes, and growth. I sincerely appreciate all the time and effort you put into continuing to share your journey, while staying true to your original crafting mission. You have earned your rewards and MORE! Thank you for the previous thousand; I look forward to the next!

  78. Lee Ann says:

    Congratulations on a job well done! 1,000 – WOW!

  79. Debra Hudson says:

    Wow! 1000 posts! Congratulations. Thank you for all the inspiration you provide for us.

  80. Helen says:

    Love to bake christmas treats and creating christmas cards. Thank you for the opportunity to play!

  81. Shennita says:

    WhooHoo! 1,000 post!!! How awesome is that?!! I love the Ultimate Creative Series Cartridge with the 6 overlays!! Awesome cartridge. Around Christmas time, I love to borrow my various girlfriends grandchildren and walk them through a craft session. So much fun!!

  82. Barbara Lewis says:

    I love your energy Megan. I wish I could keep up with you. Congrats on you 1000th post. I hope I win.

  83. Darlene Sheaffer says:

    Congratulations on reaching this milestone! 1000 posts…that is nothing to sneeze at! I continue to watch while you reach 2000! At this rate, you’ll have that in no time at all! I do not have a favorite cartridge! I love them all! It depends on the season and what I am working on! Right now I am working on a bulletin board for the Preschool room at my church!

  84. Tracy Smith says:

    Congratulations, you inspire us all. Thank you

  85. Debby J says:

    Congrats on 1000 posts!! Thank you for all you do for all of us.

  86. Jessica B. says:

    I would love to have this DVD as well…I think it would be great for ideas on making cards with the circut.

  87. Rose W. says:

    Anything that can help me with my E2 is great!!

  88. Cathy Sobotka says:

    Wow! 1,000 posts — that’s great! Now on to your next 1,000 posts! Love this blog. Thanks for the chance to win! I really like to make fudge and Russian tea cakes at Christmas time; and I like to make Christmas cards, too.

  89. Evelyn P says:

    Thanks for your inspiring ideas and the chance to win. It’s a great deal even if I don’t win.

  90. Tricia Fritz says:

    WOW!! 1000 posts is an amazing accomplishment. I enjoy your posts so much. I have learned so many tricks and tips for making cards. My favorite thing to make at Christmas is cards! Thanks for the chance to win a surprise giveaway. See you tomorrow!

  91. Lisa says:

    LOVE to make cards and treat projects! Thanks so much for 1000 amazing posts and for being such an inspiration!

  92. Dorothy Breitenstein says:

    Love to craft anything. 1000 posts Congrats!

  93. Mary Solomon says:

    I love making anything to do with Christmas so it goes to say all the Christmas Cartridges are my favorite.
    Congrats 1000 posts!

  94. shelly Baker says:

    Megan, you are a part of our family too! I look forward to your daily posts, your videos and all the new goodies. Thank you for all the great opportunities you give us all.

  95. Barbara Hart says:

    Wow, Megan! 1000 posts!!! Now that is a real commitment to us! Congratulations, and thank you for giving of yourself to us, sharing your gift, and keeping us challenged! I have over a hundred cartridges and keep buying them! My go-to is Storybook. I seem to reach for it all the time!

  96. Kathy Martin says:

    Nice prise. Thanks for the chance to win

  97. BunnyC says:

    I love surprises….thank you.

  98. BunnyC says:

    I forgot to mention, I love making cards.

  99. jennifer Dougherty says:

    Congrats!! How exciting!! Last night I couldn’t sleep & after going through your posts I had to create!! Loving making cards after looking at blogs it brings so much inspiration & things I’d never think of!

  100. Lucinda Murphy says:

    Congrats on your 1000th post. Love making cards and anything to do with Christmas.

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  103. Lee Jayne says:

    Congratulations on your 1000th post!

  104. Jody Trabue says:

    Congrats on your 1000th posts!!! You have got to love it!
    Thanks so very much for all you do!!!
    Would love to win the DVD as I am new at this.

  105. Debbie Eslinger says:

    Congratulation my favorite cartridge that I own is ACY, but of course if I had to pick of all the carts it would have to CTMH cartridge Art Philosophy

  106. Jan B says:

    Congrats on teh posts! Thank you for all you do Megan. Ihope to get to meet you someday

  107. Heather says:

    Congrats on 1,000 posts! Thanks for all you do Megan!

  108. LeAnn Hurt says:

    Wow congrats on your 1000th and to the next 1000!! Thanks for all you do, love watching your videos and all you have to teach us!

  109. Barb Leffeler says:

    I love giveaways. Thanks a bunch.

  110. Teresa Moore says:

    Congrats on 1,000 posts! Thanks for all you do Megan!

  111. Janice says:

    Great give aways and tutorials. Thanks so much.

  112. Teri L says:

    Congratulations on 1000 posts! What an accomplishment. Thanks for all the tips, tutorials and inspiration!

  113. Luria Dantzler says:

    Congratulations on you 1000 post. Thanks for sharing all you do.


  114. Gail Chovanec says:

    Congrats on 1000 post and thanks for the awesome giveaways!!

  115. Lucinda S. says:

    Wow. 1000 that is awesome

  116. Bernadette says:

    Congratulations on 1000 posts!
    My favorite cartridge is Quarter Note.

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  119. Pat says:

    Congratulations on hitting 100!!! It sure is fun for the rest of us to share in all your clever ideas; keep up the good work!

  120. Marissa says:

    Congratulations! Keep up the wonderful posts!!! I love learning new things from you!

  121. Jody s says:

    Congrats on the 1000th post!

  122. Nanette Fodor says:

    Congrats on 1,000 posts! That is awesome!


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