Cricut Imagine Winner, Thursday Travels and Fresh Look Friday!


Hey Everyone, So Thursday I am driving down to West Virginia to the Mrs. America Pageant.  My sister, Erin Joy Landis, is currently Mrs. Pennsylvania and will be competing for the title of Mrs. America 2011! I’m thrilled to support her and so honored to be one of her sponsors for this event too!    This pageant will be on Television May 9th and you can view the schedule HERE IF you want to check it out and watch! Anyway, {Read More}

Cricut Graphically Speaking Card for Challenge

Graphically Speaking and Sewing

Hey Everyone!  Happy Tuesday! Hope you’re doing FABULOUS!  I’m in a pretty good mood (tonight Monday) right now with all that is happening and going on!  I just had an amazing call with two great women, Britten and Cindy from the Club Ruby Designers DT.  We were having a great time talking about the amazingly overwhelming response to our Club Ruby Design Team Call.  We are also talking about all the upcoming projects at Above Rubies Studio including our newest {Read More}

Scrappin' Inspiration: Give a Hoot Cricut Friends Scrapbook Layout


Hey Everyone, Just trying to post a few pictures of projects I’m working on here and there.  Here is a new scrapbook two page layout that hopefully can give you some inspiration!!! All animals are from the Give A Hoot Cricut Cartridge and the Paper is from Earth Love collection by Cosmo Cricket.  I absolutely love that paper line, especially for this Spring!  You should check it out and give me comments on what you think about it!   You {Read More}

Club Ruby Design Challenge and Partnership with Craft-e-Corner


Hey Everyone I just wanted to let you all know that Britten and Cindy at have been working on fantastic bi-weekly challenges to inspire us all! The GREAT part about Club Ruby Challenges: Every time we host a challenge there is a Prize Winner EVERY time! So not only are we getting your Mojo flowin’, different participants will be picked everytime to WIN a wonderful prize pack! To get started with the latest challenge from Club Ruby, Check out {Read More}

You Make Life Bearable Cricut Imagine Card

Better Together Cricut Imagine

Hey All! I recently started using the “Better Together” Cricut Imagine cartridge for MANY more personal crafting projects and I really really have enjoyed the images on this Cartridge. I have a few projects I’ve been working on here and there behind the scenes of the blog, but I thought I should share a photo or two here or there. This card is VERY basic, I cut out the Bear and the Sentiment from the Imagine Better Together Cartridge and {Read More}

The April Kit at Club Ruby Designers

Hey Everyone! I received a few questions about the NEW Club Ruby Kit for April, so I wanted to post a little video that I created explaining what’s included in this kit.  There has been a little confusion about if its available or not, so just to be sure everyone has the info they need I wanted to post this today! You can sign up to become a member at now and purchase your kit now through your profile {Read More}

Easy Felties Card and Club Ruby Design Team (We NEED You!)


Hey Everyone! Happy Tuesday!  I hope you all are doing awesome!  Last weeks card on using Rub ons on the card – quickly inspired the using Stickers on your cards to make VERY quick cards.  I don’t think under 5 minutes is any quicker and cuter for a card to say hello, congratulations, thinking of you, or anything else!  I really like using Viva Decor Pens for that 3D or “heat embossed” look for the Stitching.  Viva Decor Pens can {Read More}

Above Rubies Studio LIVE from Crafts Direct MN


Hey Everyone I’m out at the Cricut Swarm in Minnesota and we are going to do a LIVE Ustream

How to Cleanly Apply Rubons and Use Unity Stamps

hello card unity stamps tt

Hey Everyone, Happy Tuesday!  Hope you all had a great weekend.  I had a very enjoyable weekend in Boston with the Collins Group trade show.  I really enjoyed Demoing and instructing Make and Takes for Viva Decor.  I’ll be heading out to St Cloud Minnesota this weekend (April 1-3rd) to be instructing with Viva Decor Products at the Crafts Direct store.  So if you’re in the area, stop by Crafts Direct on Saturday April 2rd from 1:00 – 3:00pm. Now {Read More}

Cricut Imagine DVD Clip: Bloopers & Outtakes


Hi Everyone! I thought you might enjoy sharing in some of the fun we had creating and filming this DVD! Here is a short BLOOPERS and outtakes clip from the DVD … and in case you missed it, here is the trailer for the new Cricut Imagine A to Z DVD! Remember, if you order your copy of the Use Your Imagine A to Z DVD before April 5th, you get the 2-Disc set and free shipping! Click here to {Read More}