Making Bulk Batches of Cards Beautiful, Easy and Fun!

May Stamp of Month

Have you ever needed a to make a huge batch of cards, maybe for invitations, thank you cards, craft shows, birthdays or some kind of gifts?  Well I needed to make over 160+ Thank you cards and I am so excited with how so many of these thank you cards turned out!  I made 4 styles in all, but in this video I’m going to show you 2 of the 4 and how I made bunches and bunches of them very {Read More}

DIY Baby Shadow Box with Hand Print Cast

Baby Personalized Custom Shadow Box

FINALLY getting EVERYTHING back to normal around here! Minus the teeth issue – AGAIN! Just as I was starting to film again and have life on schedule and organized – one of my Implants decided to go ahead and fall out on me!  My jaw still hasn’t fully healed from the incident that knocked my teeth out in 2006 – so many surgeries and “false teeth later” this is the longest I will be completely without a front tooth, even {Read More}

Sparkle & Shine All May Long!! Giveaway Everyday with Grand Prize Event

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It is May 1st and that is exciting for SO many reasons! Let me list them 4 of them out: 1 – National Scrapbook Day on May 3rd! (Needs some sparkle!) 2 – May 18th is my 30th Birthday – DEFINITELY going to Sparkle and something to celebrate! 3 – ByMeganElizabeth Classes UP AND SPARKING (8 of them to be exact!) 4 – Angela Whittemore and Megan Elizabeth igniting OUR dream together and making a HUGE announcement and giving hints {Read More}

Very Last Chance!!! Before Its Too Late For You!!!

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This. is. it!!!! Your very last chance! Today, April 30, 2014 is your VERY last opportunity to take advantage of the incredible FREE Cricut Cartridge Bundle deal when you become a part of my Close To My Heart team!  You get to choose anyone of the three exclusive Cricut Cartridges with their coordinating stamps and chipboard pieces as well as your FULL Consultant Kit ALL for $99.00 – and did I mention TODAY IS THE LAST DAY! So you can {Read More}

DIY Handprint Canvas Art Resist Heat Emboss Glitter

2014 Tax Sale

Hello Everyone!!!! The kids and I actually filmed this the week Gradyn was born, but I just got around to editing what there was of this together!  I wanted to use the kids handprints to create unique art for in Grady’s bedroom, and I wanted them to really have fun with creative freedom of coloring this all together – they didn’t exactly turn out “my way” but the kids LOVE them and are so proud, so I am so happy! {Read More}

How to Trace and Create a Split Letter Monogram with Silhouette Studio

Free Cartridge for April CTMH Promotion

Hello All and WELCOME BACK TO TUESDAY TUTORIALS!!!! Gradyn is here – he is WOnDERFUL good and life is seriously going back to normal!  I was not doing well the last 3-4 weeks at all and taking time “away” was very very hard because I def had things “planned out” different…God had other plans, and now I have this miracle amazing baby that is just sooooo stink in’ good and sweet!!! Ok, TWO VIDEOS today!  One a Tutorial – TWO {Read More}

All About Welcoming Gradyn Everet Murphy to the World!

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***ALL ABOUT BABY – Personal, Pictures and Cuteness Overload – YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED*** HE IS FINALLY here!  And actually 1 week old TODAY!!! I’m so very excited to introduce: Gradyn (Grady) Everet Murphy on March 28, 2014 9:49pm 7lbs 10oz, 20 3/4″! It was a crazy long pregnancy with a lot of up and downs and scary moments, but God saw us all the way to two days past his due date without any troubles in labor at all! {Read More}

A Little Easter DIY with a Craft Attitude Hop!

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Normally I would have a video sharing this amazing Craft Attitude blog hop with everyone, but I’m getting ready to have baby Gradyn and wanted to get this project complete and part of the first day of  wonderful fun, inspiration, creative Craft Attitude Easter HOP! For todays Easter Project I thought it would fun to do a little personalization and a fun DIY Canvas! Here’s whatcha gotta do to recreate all these fun things! 1 sheet of Printable Craft Attitude {Read More}

RTM: DIY Paper Roses

Remember These Moments

Remember These Moments?! Making rolled paper flowers has been a super hot trend for a while…this video was a top view on Youtube and top search on AboveRubiesStudio.com. This is the super  easy way to create paper roses! There are a few other things that I have done since this video that I find really work well too!  Same techniques as in video below, but instead of waiting for wet adhesive to dry, I ALWAYS use Glue Arts Adhesive Squares {Read More}

RTM: Perfectly Cover All Your Chipboard Shapes

Remember These Moments?! Covering Chipboard!  Have you ever wondered if there was a secret formula to really covering chipboard?  Do you ever get totally frustrated trying to trace with an Xacto knife and you still end up with some jagged edges that just drive you crazy?  Do you try to sand off the edges and it still doesn’t seem quite right?  I know that I’ve had those troubles.  I never seem to be able to trace and cut my shapes {Read More}