Cricut Valentine Earrings using Viva Decor Alcohol Inks

Here is a GREAT Valentine’s Craft using you Cricut You can make fun necklaces and earrings for the children in your life, or even something fun for you to wear!  With these Viva Decor Alcohol Inks (INTENSE INTENSE INTENSE COLORS – WARNING WARNING WARNING!)  you can can make your plastic jewelry a beautiful gold or silver! In this Video: Paisley Cricut Cartridge We used the XO from the Paisley Cartridge which is one of the Button Creative Features Shrink Film {Read More}

First of Many Giveaways!

Hello everyone! I can’t wait – today is the day – we are getting ready to leave our house, drive to Philly Airport and FLY to Anaheim California!  I wish I could say sunny, but weather reports say rainy   BUT!  That’s OK!    I’m super blessed and excited to be heading out there in any case!!! I know I am going to get the fantastic opportunity to meet many of you fantastic people – but I know many are not {Read More}

Tomorrow Is Travel Day AND Prizes for YOU!

That’s right – ALL week long I am going to give you all some FABULOUS Prizes from some GREAT sponsors…. Check back everyday from Wednesday to Wednesday to win things from: Viva Decor (It’s in German – but there is English select!) Couture Cardstock ScapCessories Fiskars and Above Rubies Studio I don’t have a video on crafting for today – because I mixed up my posts and posted the video yesterday – but SOME of you were asking about the {Read More}

Viva Decor 3D Glitter Gel – DIY Tote/Gift Bag

Hey Everyone, Wednesday is a big day for me!  I leave SOOO Super Early in the AM – I am sure I won’t even sleep!!! I have a few videos coming your way on these fantastic products – but I thought I would share the Viva Decor 3D Glitter Gel with you all – This gel is SOOO fun!!!!!!  You’ve never seen glitter quite like this before – it’s really cool stuff and it works AWESOME with the Cricut Cuttables {Read More}

CHA Preparations – A Little Fashion Show for YOU!

This is a little crazy and a little fun… This video has nothing to do with crafting, but I had to give you a little peak at the fun Becca and I were having today as I figured out what clothes I was wearing Or NOT wearing to CHA 😉 I leave my house 3am on Wednesday morning – so it should be crazzzyy!  I am so thankful that my kiddos are able to stay home with my family and {Read More}


YAY!  It’s Friday and what better way to celebrate the weekend than to make sure you get your copy of Cricut A to Z!!?!?! We FINALLY have them back in stock and we are going to be shipping all weekend and we have a crew coming to ship while we are out at CHA!    Finally get your copy, but hurry!!!  We have already sold out twice and with CHA coming – we have no idea how many are going {Read More}

Scrapcessories Awesome Storage Solution for Every Scrapbooker

I am so very excited, because I have been talking with Daphne over at and her and her husband are going to be another sponsor for our CHA booth which means another AWESOME giveaway to come at Above Rubies Studio January 22nd and 23rd!!!  I purchased one of the Cartridge Caddies that Scrapcessories make especially for carrying your Cricut Cartridges and I am getting the Bottle Caddy very soon – I LOVE these boxes and when I talked to {Read More}

Couture Cardstock Paper for CHA!

We are so excited to share that Couture Cardstock is going to be sponsoring the paper for our CHA booth January 22nd and 23rd! This also means we are going to have some of their FANTASTIC Paper as giveaways on the site January 22nd and 23rd Go ahead and check out their site and I will be posting MUCH more on their fantastically gorgeous paper cardstock!!! Love it!!!!

10 Hot Trends for Scrapbooking and Cards in 2010 (Free Download!)

Hi Everyone! Hope you all are enjoying this fantastic New Year of 2010!  I have been doing some hard core research into the latest, hottest fashions and trends for this year, and I have some predictions to share with you. In this free report, I’ll break down 10 of the latest and greatest you will see in scrapbooking papers, embellishments and color combos. Even though these are styles that are “the in thing”, some may or may not be “your {Read More}

Winner of the Surprise Prize

WOW!!!!  625 comments!!!!  Woohooo!!!!  That’s the most Above Rubies Studio has EVER had – so welcome all the new followers and friends!  I hope to see you back for lots more from Above Rubies Studio including more giveaways January 22nd and 23rd The surprise winner is….. She was picked through number 196 of 625 That is Martha FDZ – she said  “I would love to win something, anything will do. You have such an awesome website and your videos {Read More}