Cricut DVD and New Products Special Annoucement!

Here it is, the moment you have been waiting for! Ok, so don’t forget about the Live UStream with Christmas with The Cricut team, there is even going to be some special giveaways Sunday Night 8:00pm Central Time on the Christmas with the Cricut Channel!   A chance to win the Above Rubies Studio Cricut DVD as well I am certain Learn more at Joy’s site too – www.ObsessedWithScrapbooking.com

Christmas Cards I Made This Year

Alright, you ready to see a whole lot of pictures? I didn’t do a video on these because I spent my time enjoying making these with my best friend ever for crafting, scrapbooking, playing with our Cricuts and watching movies…. But I wanted to share them anyway! We’ll start with the Christmas Peppermint Delight Cookies that are MY FAVORITE!!! Yummy! These are some finished pics of the “Tree Cards” made with those lego blocks for embossing stamps.  I made about {Read More}

My Special Announcement!

Ok, I do not want a mutiny on my hands, BUT My special announcement isn’t getting announced until FRIDAY – BUT on Friday the 18th of December, be here at AboveRubiesStudio.com you will not want to miss it! Tell your friends to be here too… We had to work out all the details for this surprise to be just PERFECT for everyone We’ll see you Friday!

Cricut Christmas Shaker Card with Paisley Cricut Cartridge

This is so fun!  This video was thanks to you all my wonderful viewers and those who comment!  You made a few suggestions from my last Paisley Cartridge video, and I ran with them I still have other favorite cartridges for cards, but you can literally dress anything up and make it fun and cute with a little effort   Have so much fun and let me know what you think…continue to give me suggestions and I will work with {Read More}

Cricut DVD Giveaway Alert!

Oh Man… Check this out! http://just-a-scrappin.blogspot.com/ Follow Linda’s instructions and you could be one of the lucky WINNERS!

5 Top Color Combo/Color Coordination Help Sites

Want to know the biggest secret for scrapbooking or card making? I seriously need to tell you that the number 1 secret to scrapbooking, card making or paper crafting in general is Paper Color Coordination!  It can literally make or break your projects.  Here is a little list of websites that will help you take some of the guess work out of making papers match.  Now what you can do is find a color palette that has already been put {Read More}

Cricut A to Z DVD News Update!

WoooHooO!!! We will be receiving two shipments of the Cricut DVD this week and so that means, ALL Orders placed up until today will be shipping between December 15th and the 17th YAYYY!!! That’s RIGHT!  ALL CRICUT DVD ORDERS are SHIPPING THE 15th – 17th 2009! For those of you who placed your orders already, I know you are uber excited about this!    The day your DVD is shipped you will receive an email confirmation say that it has {Read More}

5 Top Scrapbooking, Card Making Shops

Did you ever see the movie Confessions of a Shopaholic?  Put me in a scrapbooking store and my mind set and way of thinking QUICKLY turns into …  “The store always smells good, and the store can awaken a lust for things you didn’t even know you needed, and when your fingers grasp those shiny new bags (brads or PAPER!!!) …. ahh!” Ok I am being TOTALLY dramatic here, and really just kidding, but that line is absolutely my favorite {Read More}

Christmas Family Fun!

Ok, so here is a little update on what has been going on around my house! Lots of card making with my BFF   Lots of cookie making with the kids!   Lots of Christmas Family Activities!   Hot Chocolate and Elf on DVD! I have a BIG Announcement for you all that I can NOT wait to share – but it has to wait just a tiny bit longer! Here is a Recipe for my favorite Christmas Cookies that {Read More}

5 (ok more like 16) Top Scrapbooking/Cardmaking Inspiration Blogs

I have been asked on more than one occasion where I get my inspiration from…well I usually answer, I get it just from things I see in everyday life…lego blocks for example was my latest inspiration for my Christmas Tree Cards.  I love pouring myself over my Cricut Handbooks to get ideas and think “outside of the box” with just my cartridge handbooks or my overlays.  I get tons of ideas from looking at actual website design templates.  You can {Read More}