Get Close….Your Timing Couldn’t Be Better!

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**POST UPDATE – New Consultants Added to Team***   Get closer with Close To My Heart!  I would really like you to meet some amazing GEMS!  I can’t express to you how proud I am of so many of these incredible people who share so much talent and time to benefit the scrapbook industry and to grow in their own Home Based Business! I wanted to share the below information with you today – because in just a few short {Read More}

Tues Tut: Scrapbook Layout Speaking Life Over Baby Gradyn

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Happy Tuesday My Friends! Would love to hear more about what you are up to today?  If you want to tell me, I would love to take a look in the comments today to hear!  But, I’m sure if you’re reading this, YOU are here because you want to learn a little something about crafting or be inspired with a Scrapbook layout. Today that is just what I have for you!  I wanted to create a scrapbook layout in under {Read More}

I’m Late I’m Late…(As Usual!) Time for Change!

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Hey All!  So it is Wednesday and there is bunches I want to share and happening again… I’m LATE as usual for just about everything and a space cadet with time frames, time zones and just time in general….it’s my nemesis! You??? Well I made an unexpected trip to Pennsylvania, along with totally not looking at my calendar correctly at all and I made a Fathers Day tutorial that I never posted – so first order of business – Share {Read More}

Cropped 2.0 Mystery Box Challenge Event and Classes 2014

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It’s BACK and Better than EVER!!!!   The Cropped mystery box challenge is back and better than ever which is why we are calling it Cropped 2.0!  This time offering 3 different Mystery Box choices to fit any crafter! This 2 day LIVE virtual event that will be held right Here at www.AboveRubiesStudio.com and is sure to be a creative blast!!! *For those who have already participated and want the box NOW before the supplies run out – pick your {Read More}

Challenge Accepted!!! Can You Do It?

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I am taking on this challenge that Deborah Mussack posted on Facebook today….she asked: Can you think of 100 positive things about your life? So here it goes! I am going to list just 100 of the most positive things in my life….They are going to be in random order and not by priority or obviousness I would guess – – – I would LOVE to see how many of you would accept this challenge – and I’m EXTRA excited {Read More}

Making Personalized Metal Stamped Name Jewelry Custom DIY Gifts

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I am ecstatic at how these necklaces for the kids Teachers turned out!!!! I used the ImpressArt metal stamping tools and all new Soft Strike Alkeme bases to create amazing custom name jewelry!  I stamped each metal ring with each of the kids names from the class and placed the teachers name on the larger middle base. Attached each of the rings using small split rings to a beautiful Beadalon Chain from Craft-e-Corner.com      I can’t believe the school {Read More}

Making Bulk Batches of Cards Beautiful, Easy and Fun!

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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

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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}