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Day 11 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways! This is exciting, I love Becki Higgins, I LOVE Project Life and I LOVE pocket scrapbooking!  Katina is our Stampin’ Up friend I was really excited to work with for our 12 days!  She put together an exclusive Album just for […]

Project Life Mini Christmas Album by Katina M for Day ...


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Day 10 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways!   Todays Tutorial:  I thought it would be fun to do a little misting around adhesive backed paper as a mask – to create the perfect framing or shadow effect around stamped images!  I used my favorite Close to My Heart […]

Christmas in a Sweater Scrapbook Masking Layout Day 10


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Day 9 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways!     Todays Tutorial: Today’s card and Jamberry nails features a little fun and unique card with a sleeve created to hide bonus gifts – like your Jamberry Nails – but works for gift cards, money and all those other things […]

Jamberry and Unique DIY Gift Wrap Card Day 9



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Day 8 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways!   Todays Tutorial:  I decided to stress out my paper instead of being stressed out myself! I used some Gold Glimmer Spritz and Gold Embossing Powder to rock out a simple yet festive Christmas Card design!  Perfect for making a batch of Handmade […]

Merry Christmas Gold and Mist – Simple Handmade Christmas Card ...


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Day 7 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways!   Todays Tutorial:  Neighbors, Teachers, Coworkers and more….gifts of food are always fun at the holiday’s too!  Whether you make it yourself – or give a gift basket – I have a few INCREDIBLE items for you!  I’ll show you how […]

Carmel Apple Dip/Spread and Shortbread Cookies – Day 7


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Day 6 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways!   Todays Tutorial:  May Your Days be Merry and Bright!!  One die cut and the card is done without adhesive! Yeah I like that kinda card making!  But lets go a little further – make it a frosted window card, add […]

Day 6: Merry and Bright ONE Cut and Done Card ...



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Day 5 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways! Todays Tutorial: Lets make some DIY Lotion Bars, Lip Balms and maybe a few other things….!  The health benefits of using these products will blow you away and nothing toxic or icky in anything you create!  It feels amazing, tastes incredible […]

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Lyn K. asked me an important question today – one I didn’t have a straight forward answer to other than, go to this link and it shows ALL the stamps sets that go with ALL the Exclusive Close to My Heart Cricut Cartridges – Kinda ok information – but kinda […]

What CTMH Stamp Sets Coordinate with What Cricut Cartridges?


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Day 4 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways! *IMPORTANT – 20% off All cricut cartridge bundles TODAY ONLY http://AboveRubies.ctmh.com AND this party with Norwex is the BEST EVA! (Personal promise with my pinkies and cherries on top!!! See all after tutorial!!!)* Todays Tutorial: I really LOVED making My first […]

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Day 3 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways! Having fun!?!?!? I really hope so!! I LOVE doing these giveaways and tutorials and alllll of the donations and hostess gifts that are going out to those who wouldn’t have as awesome of a holiday this year if we couldn’t help […]

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Day 2 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways! Remember – your participation and shopping during the 12 days not only gets YOU great chances to WIN amazing prizes, but also helps families and children in need this season!  It’s REALLY a GIVE-AWAY event!! YAY! Todays Tutorial: Yuletide Workshop on […]

Yuletide Scrapbook Layout Day 2 of 12 Days 2014


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Day 1 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways!   Welcome welcome welcome!  This year I am more excited than ANY OTHER YEAR for our 12 days!  We have MORE Giveaways than EVER before and we are GIVING to those who are in need more than EVER before!  Each participants […]

Day 1: Snowy Ink Resist Christmas Card



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12 Days of Giveaways, Tutorials, Gift Favorites, Special Deals and Features EVERY Day for 12 days!!! IMPORTANT TO NOTE! ALL 12 Days Parties have Giving Incentives!  What that means is this – Every “online party” set up featured by the 12 Days Event benefits those in need or having a rough […]

12 Days Starts on Friday!


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12 Days of Giveaways starts VERY soon at AboveRubiesStudio.com!  As a matter of fact – it starts on Friday Night at Midnight!!!  We have almost $1,000.00 in giveaways including a Grand Prize of an all new Cricut Explore! We have giveaways for crafty friends, makeup lovers, healthy body’s, relaxation, hot […]

12 Days Start Grabbing Deals Now!


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This Year I have been asking LOTS of people what is on their WANTS and Gives List!  So I compiled a list of 36 Items (12 in 3 prices ranges) that REALLY rock!!!     12 Gifts Under $25.00  My Crush Book – Close To My Heart – $12.95  Ink […]

MUST GIVES! 2014 TOP Holiday Gift Giving Guide



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Keeping with the Makeup theme (I used nail polish last week) – I wanted to show you something that Britten from TwoatATimeDesigns told me about from a magazine she had a while ago – I thought – show it as a TNT because it’s too good not to bring back […]

TNT: Use WHAT for Embossing?


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I got really inspired when I saw Courtney from A Little Craft In Your Day post about Alene’s Tacky Glue and the new look bottle – it reminded me of a favorite thing we used to do when we were kids with my mom….so I thought – why not make […]

DIY Raffia and Twine Bowls for Decorations