Embossing Machines: Which is Right for You? Plus More CutMates Cardstock!


Happy Friday Everyone! This Fresh Look Friday was previously filmed and is a little behind my normal Fresh Look Friday schedule, but there is some great information in here about the big three embossing machines and which one is right for you! In this episode, I talk about the differences between the Vagabond by Tim Holz, the Cuttlebug by Provo Craft and the Texture Boutique by Sizzix! Plus, I talk about some exciting news and things coming up that you {Read More}

How to Use Paper Layerz with the Cricut Birthday Bash Cartridge


Hey Everyone, Happy TUESDAY!  Here is another QUICK video using the PaperLayerz by Megan Elizabeth on Cutmates cardstock!  LOTS more coming and more info coming, and MORE Special Offers from CutMates too!  I am just so excited and SO Overwhelmed by the AWESOME Response from everyone!  And I will tell you, there are 3 MAJOR Retailers chomping at the BIT to get this in YOUR Local Craft stores, so exciting for you all to be able to get this whenever {Read More}

Mystery Project Revealed!

PaperLayerz by Megan Elizabeth

Happy Friday Everyone!!!! Woooohooooo!  What a SPECIAL, Fantastic, Super Exciting announcement I have for you today!!!! I would Like to introduce to you my new paper line designed SPECIFICALLY for die-cutting machine users!  You are going to LOVE it and I can’t wait for each of you to get your hands on some of this FABULOUS Paper! Please Welcome to Your Craft Room and Scrapbook Stashes: PaperLayerz, The Coordinated Scrapbook Paper for Layering Die-Cuts by Megan Elizabeth! This paper is {Read More}

Birthday Surprise! A New Kit is available…

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Hey Everyone! I wanted to tell you about the new BIRTHDAY SURPRISE Kit currently available at Club Ruby! There is a limited supply, so this kit is only available to Club Ruby Advantage Members for the first 5 days of the month as part of the Club Ruby Advantage membership. After June 6th, however, the kit will be available to everyone, but without the “Advantage” discount and only while supplies last. You can become an Advantage Member of Club Ruby {Read More}

How to Make Negatives for Teresa Collins Stamp Maker


Heylo My Friends! Scrapbook Expo NJ was AWESOME!  Met LOTS of GREAT WONDERFUL friends and people this weekend!  Thank you all who came out to say hi and have fun with Charlie and I! It REALLY was SO awesome meeting all of you!!!! Here is ONE friend who I got to meet for the first time with her daughter and she posted a few pics on her blog – check them out HERE! I have some REALLY great new products {Read More}

How To Use the Teresa Collins Stamp Maker & a Cricut Expression 2 Review


Hey Everyone! So as promised, here is this week’s Tuesday Tutorial! The format this week is a little different than usual, but I think you will like it In the video, I cover how to use the Teresa Collins Stamp Maker from Photocentric in-depth and also review the Cricut Expression 2! Here is a scan of the paper I stamped on in the video As you can see – once I cleaned up the THANK YOU stamp a little more in hot {Read More}

Giveaway ALERTS, a Hint to My “Mystery Project” and the NJ Expo!

Giveaway ALERTs

Happy Tuesday everyone! I had to delay this week’s Tuesday Tutorial, BUT, I have some other fun stuff to hold you over 1) Facebook Giveaway ALERTS! Starting this week, Above Rubies Studio will be posting “Giveaway ALERT” questions on Facebook on a regular basis (you changes to win never stop!). Just by leaving your answer in a comment on our Facebook wall post and you could win a stamp set, or a paper pack, embellishments, or you could even… Win {Read More}

Make a Peak-A-Boo Window Monsters Scrapbooking! (And We Have Winners!)

Monster Scrapbook

Happy Tuesday Everyone! Amazing things happening today!  I can’t tell you it all, but I’m in studio doing some MAJOR filming today which is SO fun and I can’t wait to share!   However, I have this Tuesday Tutorial READY to go with new paper from My Little Shoe Box called Imaginary Friends.  I SO love it! I want it for like 8 different layouts so I have to find more lol!   I think you’ll get some fun inspiration {Read More}

Happy National Scrapbooking Day Would You Like to Win This?

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****Giveaway Period is Now Closed – See you Again for NSD 2012**** Happy National Scrapbook Day 2011!!! How much fun are you all having?  And MOTHER’S Day tomorrow!  Woohooo!  Happy Weekend all around! Well – today I am creating and having tons of fun AND working on the FINISHING touches of my VERY VERY VERY VERY Special SURPRISE ANNOUNCEMENT! I know I’m such a tease and keep you all on the edge of your seats!!!  BUT you are NOT going {Read More}

ABC Scrapbook Layout Tuesday Tutorial

ABC Layout

Happy Tuesday Everyone! I hope that you are all having a fantastic day!  Today’s Inspiration actually comes from something I saw at Target in the home goods section.  I love finding things that inspire me to create into a layout and this photo was absolutely perfect to turn into a 12×12 page. I used paper from the April kit for Club Ruby Designers and some Puffy Alphas that were included in the kit as well. I think you really are {Read More}