Santa Sayss…

Ok so I am just being totally silly tonight, but I had to share this anyway.  I went to a Vendor Blender this weekend and Santa was there with me – We got our picture together, and he thinks that he is going to be delivering a LOT of Cricut A to Z DVD’s this year – Santa says it’s a MUST HAVE this Christmas season Have an awesome day! There is also a LOT of chat going on over {Read More}

Thank you Eilleen! and Liz!!! And Kris!

Eileen just posted such a sweet post on her blog, not that I want everyone just to read that, but go visit her!  She is so sweet! Liz wrote something really great too and I wanted to share! HERE YA GO! Let’s see what Kris has had to say too!

5 Top Favorite Papers for Scrapbooking or Cardmaking

I am in LOVE with Paper!  I have more paper than I can ever use and have half a forest in my house, but I can’t help it!  There is nothing at all like a fresh pack of designer paper, so clean and crisp, glittery with embossing, or shining from foil.  Oh How I Love It!!!!   I know I sound Crazy, but paper is what makes or breaks all your crafting!  Coordinating your paper choices is absolutely the Secret {Read More}

How to Make Embossing Folders for Cuttlebug

Here is something that you will see in the Cricut A to Z DVD – but I wanted to give a different version of it on my website as a helpful resource!  I love making my own Cuttlebug Embossing folders.  They are so fun and overall easy.  You can re-use the A-2 folder kits from Provo Craft for the Cricut as many times as you would like by following this fun 2 part instructional video Enjoy!

5 Top Favorite Cricut Tools

Ok, so I already did my Top 5 Favorite Cricut Cartridges, now I am going to share my top five favorite and most used “tools” with my Cricut Machine.  I know you are thinking, what do you mean by tools, I’m not talking about the cartridges, blades, and the cutting mats, as far as I am concerned they are part of the Cricut Machine.  I am talking about the extra things that I use with my Cricut to either make {Read More}

Top 5 Favorite Cricut Cartridges

I LOVE my Cricut Cartridges, I now have a rather large library of cartridges, and even though I continue to build, I still have my five favorites as of December 2009.  I’ll let you know if it ever changes, but for a while now these have been and become my favorite cartridges.  Here is why! Top 5 Favorite Cricut Cartridges: A Child’s Year – I love (ACY) because it has many features and functions including a font, a Card Creative {Read More}

Top 5 Favorites for Scrapbooking, Cardmaking and Cricut

Hey, I have had a lot of questions about what my top five favorites are on a lot of things, so I thought I would break it down for you. Over the next few days stay tuned to Above Rubies Studio as I break down my top 5 favorites on topics like these and why they are my favorite: Paper for Cards and Scrapbooking Adhesives Cricut Cartridges Embellishment Tools Color Schemes Favorite Inspirations Shopping Spots Resources for my Cricut I {Read More}

Cricut Card Function on the New Paisley Cricut Cartridge

Here it is. the actual use of the Card Creative Feature on the brand new Paisley Cricut Cartridge.  This is just a basic card no extra embellishments or anything, though I have to admit, I have some cute ideas now for making these cards more than they seem Check it out and let me know what you think – I like this cartridge a lot, but I don’t have it as a top favorite “need” in my life lol!  What {Read More}

Paisley Cricut Cartridge Scrapbook Pages and Card

Yay for Youtube being back to normal! Sorry I didn’t get this up last night, but it’s only 11 on Tues! This video features two scrapbook pages I had already made using the new Paisley Cricut Cartridge.  Then I show you how I layered all of the Cricut pieces together to make an embellishment for the front of this cute card.  We also took a Sizziz embossing folder, inked it up and used it in the Cuttlebug Machine.  I think {Read More}

Youtube is Doing Site Maintenance!

Ahh for site maintenance!  Oh well – it truly is a necessary part of website workings! So while is working out their maintenance – I don’t know if I’ll get my new Paisley Cartridge videos up tonight or not – SOOOO I am going to leave you with this REALLY GREAT video from the Go Fish Guys – You can visit these guys HERE – I just had to share this video – it is in no way {Read More}