L.A. Here I Come! CHA Prize For One of You!


Hey Everyone! So I’m heading out NICE and early this am and praying for no super long flight delay with this snowy crazy weather!  I can’t wait to get out to Los Angeles CA in just a few hours (ok when traveling 7 hours seems like an eternity, but still exciting!) Sean and I are flying to LA today for the awesome and exciting CHA (Craft and Hobby Association) Trade Show.  This is where vendors and retailers come to see {Read More}

Tuesday Tutorial: Our Girl Scrapbook Inspiration


Hello and Welcome to another Tuesday Tutorial! Today’s layout is inspiration for that special Girl in your life.  This is a great scrapbook layout for a Baby Girl, or your Teenager, your grand-daughter, or just your girl-friend – this layout sorta brings out the girl in all of us ladies! The Alphabet Soup Collection from My Mind’s Eye is just adorable and I hope that you enjoy!

Fresh Look Friday (Episode 102, Fast Look): Basic Grey Precision Mat & Olivia Paper Collection

Hey Everyone! I have a short show for today… I’m going to call shorter shows “FAST LOOK” episodes   Fresh Look Friday WAS SOOO popular last week, that I decided, lets throw in a few shorter shows!  We will still keep the FULL Fresh Look Friday the 2nd Friday on Every month, but watch out for Fast Looks on Friday’s in between! Basic Grey has recently won over my heart with their Precision Magnetic Cutting Mat and I’m here just {Read More}

Cutting Vinyl with the Cricut Imagine

Hey Everyone! Sorry today’s Tuesday Tutorial is a little later than usual!  BUT its here non the less!   Today we have used the Imagine to cut out vinyl using the Cut Only Setting and then some Print and Cut vinyl to create this Shadow Box. This is a pretty condensed video but shows at least the basics of vinyl cutting and printing with the Cricut Imagine. Don’t forget – you still have time to order at 20% discount from www.CraftersCompanion.com {Read More}

Video Reply to Fresh Look Friday – Thanks Melana!

Hey Everyone!  We have gotten AMAZING Feedback from the first Fresh Look Friday Episode and all I can say is WOW!  I’m SO IMPRESSED with the tips we’ve received and the positive comments that we have gotten so all I can say is THANK YOU! We got one very awesome reply from Melana who LOVES her CGull and I’m excited to share this video with you thanks to her!  She has found away to organize her handbooks and overlays inside {Read More}

Exclusive Offer for Viewers from Crafter’s Companion

I have GREAT News for everyone that is a follower of AboveRubiesStudio.com!  Crafter’s Companion contacted me over the weekend to let me know that they want to offer something special to all of our viewers! They are offering a discount JUST FOR FOLLOWING Above Rubies Studio!  If you are interested in purchasing anything at all from Crafter’s Companion, including the Stick Away and Stick and Spray that we discussed in Friday’s Fresh Look episode.  You are now able to do {Read More}

Fresh Look Friday (Episode 101): Getting Started Cricut Guide

Welcome to the very first episode of Above Rubies Studio’s newest “Show” – Fresh Look Fridays! In this episode, we’ll talk about some great products that Cricut users will love. Episode Links: CraftersCompanion.com – Stick & Spray cGull.com ScrapCessories.com Have a suggestion or idea for the show? We want to hear about it! Next Episode Airs: Tune in on February 11th, 2011 for episode 102, a special on the CHA trade show in LA that you won’t want to miss! {Read More}

YUDU Cardshop from Cricut


Well,  I don’t know what I think, or much about it….but here is a YUDU Matrix of the Original YUDU Screen Print from Provo Craft and the New YUDU CardShop. HSN started posting some of the accessories – 5″x7″ Screens for cards….. Cupcake: Filigree: and Tweet: Joy over at www.ObessedwithScrapbooking.com posted more on this – I just wanted to share what Genna M. texted me this am and I’m sure more will come! Have a wonderful day!

Cricut Card Tooth Surgery Get Well Soon!

Welcome to another Tuesday Tutorial! Hope you all are having a fabulous week and thank you all again for joining us  last weekend for our Ustream!  Excited for Friday and the Premier of “Fresh Look Fridays” we will get to that…. for now…. Lets dive into today’s video! What you’ll see: A Child’s Year Cricut Cartridge! (I just LOVE IT!) Post It Craft Paper – Love this stuff – 3M actually mailed this to me to “try out” and now {Read More}

Take the Survey and Win a Cricut Cartridge

Hey Everyone Here is the Survey that we talked about in the Ustream from last night! We will run the survey until the 15th of January.  Every person that fills out the survey will be entered for a chance to win any Cricut Cartridge that is available on the www.Craft-e-Corner.com website. CLICK HERE TO FILL OUT SURVEY NOW! We are also hosting a Giveaway on our Facebook FAN Page.  All you have to do is click “Like” on the top {Read More}