I love my Close to My Heart Exclusive Cricut Cartridges so much!  They were my top GO TO cartridges for years before becoming a Close to My Heart Executive Manager and I LOVE sharing them and all they can do and just how simple they make DIY Projects, Scrapbook Layouts […]

Easy Shabby Chic Wedding Card with Cricut


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Hey Everyone! Thanks so much for stopping by today! I have lots to share including an all new Tuesday Tutorial! Before I get to that, I want to share a few special things that I personally am offering as well as what other promotions are going on right now that […]

Watercolored Thinking of You Card & SPECIAL Announcement!


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Heylo my friends! I’ve missed you with all this moving shenanigans!!! On Facebook the other day I put out a question asking for YOU to pick 3 images from ANY of the Close to My Heart Cricut Cartridges and I would make something with it. Well Sonia thought she was […]

3 Cricut Cut Scrapbook Layout Challenge!



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Tomorrow is my BIRTHDAY And I HAVE A Very special announcement and FREE GIFT for YOU!  YAYYYY!  Happy Birthday!!!!!!!!! 🙂 🙂 EEEKK!  I am SOOOO EXCITED! I was approved as a Special Affiliate for GoModestly and their amazing MODWRAP Bracelets!!! I did a post a few weeks ago about the […]

GoModestly SPECIAL Announcement FREE Mod Bracelets!


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Hey my metal stamping, jewelry loving, personalized fanatic Friends! Today’s video is for you! ImpressArt just sent me their ALL NEW Bangle Making Kit!  It comes with metal blanks (for the jewelry) and the bangle bender to make amazing custom stamped jewelry say whatever you want it to say!  The […]

Easy Metal Stamped Jewelry: Bracelets!


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Happy Tutorial Day! 🙂 I can’t believe we are well into MAY ALREADY can you!??!  WOW!!!! I’m so very excited about May!  I’m going to be 31 this month! WHAT?!?!? Crazinesssss!!!! 🙂 I’m soooo excited I got a Coffee Cup and Donut stamp set in my collection FINALLY!  I’ve “needed” […]

Coffee Date Friends Scrapbook Tutorial



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Happy Tuesday! 🙂 I saw this video by CTMH on Facebook (link below) and it was the inspiration to do a rainbow card with the dizzy circles set because it’s just soooo fun!  Its not the “same” as what CTMH did – but you’ll get the idea! 😉   I really just wanted to […]

Easy Rainbow Stamped Cards Say Hello, I Love You, Thinking ...


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I decided to use my new Close To My Heart Water color pen on a scrapbook layout with the all new Blossom Cardmaking Workshop on the Go Kit  I like picking up a few of these kits and using them for both cards and layouts and enjoying the benefits of […]

Watercolored Scrapbook Layout


Easy Custom Tshirts in seconds 1
While this isn’t a traditional “in studio” Tuesday Tutorial.  I thought it was pretty fun to take my teenaged brother to a craft store and then make a REALLY Easy Custom DIY Tshirt with him for his Air-Soft Team that he plays on.  Now, while I personally am not a […]

Shopping and Crafting with Teen Brother!



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  First of all, I need to THANK YOU for all the love and support to AboveRubiesStudio since 2009! Thursday night with Tanner and Courtney was kinda huge for me!  I left a few “cats out of the bag” and really laid out how important decision making is in the […]

The Heart, The Mission, The Plan!


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Many of you who have followed AboveRubiesStudio.com for a long time – know me pretty well and how I operate and believe in asking in faith and believing even when you don’t know the how – just know your why with faith and somehow you’re blessed with the desires of […]

A Little Story of Inspiration & Thanks!!!


Hopscotch Scrapbook 12x12 LayoutsEasy 6
All of everything coming up in April – I’m just jazzed up, pumped up, excited!!!  And I HAD to take this ONE LAST opportunity to share the Hopscotch Workshop on the Go in a scrapbook layout before it’s gone for good because this stamp has found a place in 8 […]

Where DO You Want To Be?



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Happy Tuesday Tutorial Day Friends! I was excited to create a few 10 minute scrapbook layout pages today!  So I wanted to record and share this one with you and you can start cranking out amazing pages and have fun with brights colors, elements and easy balance!!! Last Chance to […]

Easy 10 Minute 12×12 Scrapbook Layout


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Hey all Happy Tutorial day!!! This is a tutorial and color scheme I’ve been inspired to play with for a little while now and add a pop of color with ink under an awesome metallic gold embossed stamp!  This card is really simple to recreate and you can have fun […]

Layered Ink Color Metallic Embossing and Sequins


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I’m IN LOVE!  That’s RIGHT – I SAID IT – I’m In LOVE!  (Ok, not really the way I want to be in love because I don’t really snuggle with it at night – BUTTTT… <3 😉 ) I am going to share a TON of stuff today and a […]

Weekend House Flip, New Craft Space and I’m IN LOVE!



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So I have been hyping up getting this awesome Lagoon Tote for Free by Joining CTMH this month – but the thing is – I HEAR YOU – and I want to offer it to a lucky and loyal customer of AboveRubies as a PRIZE!  I also thought why not […]

Want to Just WIN Something Instead?


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I have to be honest with everyone because I really think it’s what I’m going to do!  There is TOO much NEW stuff, Cute Stuff and AMAZING stuff PLUS such a savings – I don’t think I can ignore it!!! I’m going to have to sign my daughter up, or […]

Confession: My HONEST Thought About It!