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

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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}

Tuesday Tutorial: Cricut Imagine Giveaway, New DVD & How to Update Your Imagine

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Hello Everyone! I have a special Tuesday Tutorial for you today… it’s one of the lessons from the Use Your Cricut Imagine A to Z DVD! This video includes a short “trailer” and a lesson from the DVD about how to update your Cricut Imagine using the Cricut Sync software. Use Your Cricut Imagine A to Z DVD is Available! (with free shipping until April 5th) I’m THRILLED to announce the release of Above Rubies Studio’s latest DVD, “Use Your {Read More}

Morning Cup of Cofee Scrapbook Layout How to and Inspiration

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Hello Everyone! Thanks for your patience in getting a Tuesday Tutorial up! I’m excited to share this one because I think its cute and simple for anyone to really be able to get into and I think thats always helpful in creating Scrapbook pages.  In this video I already pre-cut out shapes and letters with my Cricut using the Hello Kitty Font Cartridge and the Stamping Solutions Cartridge. I really hope that you enjoy and I’ll see you very soon {Read More}

Tuesday Tutorial: Postponed – But GREAT News to Watch For!

Heylo all my friends! I’m sorry to disappoint, I really like having Tuesday Tutorials up and going for you all first thing Tuesday Ams! However…I had a minor surgery last week and have had pain/swelling in mouth so I’m slightly delayed…SO Sorry! I will be posting a Tutorial LATE today or first thing tomorrow.  It’s all ready to go I just have to finish the video process.  It’s a really cute 12×12 scrapbook layout using Doodlebug Designs paper, bright cheery {Read More}

Fresh Look Friday (Ep. 104): Something Just for You From Unity Stamp Company

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Hey hello and Happy Fresh Look Friday EVERYONE! What an exciting day!!!  I am once again thrilled to be bringing you something that I love and think is wonderfully fantastic and creative!  The Unity Stamp Company! I got to spend some time with Angela on a few occasions now at various shows, and I have been using the Unity Stamps now for about 8-9 months (maybe longer??)  Anyway!  They are BEAUTIFUL!  They are high quality red rubber stamps mounted on {Read More}