Yuletide Scrapbook Layout Day 2 of 12 Days 2014

CTMH Workshop on the Go Christmas Scrapbook Pages

Day 2 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways! Remember – your participation and shopping during the 12 days not only gets YOU great chances to WIN amazing prizes, but also helps families and children in need this season!  It’s REALLY a GIVE-AWAY event!! YAY! Todays Tutorial: Yuletide Workshop on the Go Scrapbook Kit Layout!  I love working with the Workshop on the Go kits – mostly because they are SUCH an amazing value and provide awesome inspiration for creating {Read More}

Day 1: Snowy Ink Resist Christmas Card

Snow Holiday EASY to make Cards Ink Resist

Day 1 of the 2014 12 Days of Giveaways!   Welcome welcome welcome!  This year I am more excited than ANY OTHER YEAR for our 12 days!  We have MORE Giveaways than EVER before and we are GIVING to those who are in need more than EVER before!  Each participants contributions go an extra mile further and I’m just SOOO THRILLED!  You can check it out after you see todays video! Todays Tutorial: This snowy one layer ink resist card {Read More}

12 Days Starts on Friday!

12 days 2014

12 Days of Giveaways, Tutorials, Gift Favorites, Special Deals and Features EVERY Day for 12 days!!! IMPORTANT TO NOTE! ALL 12 Days Parties have Giving Incentives!  What that means is this – Every “online party” set up featured by the 12 Days Event benefits those in need or having a rough time this holiday season!  I know how difficult holidays can be – so “hostess” rewards are going out as special gifts this Christmas Season!!! There is also the opportunity to BOOST {Read More}

12 Days Start Grabbing Deals Now!

Pinterest Gift Guide

12 Days of Giveaways starts VERY soon at AboveRubiesStudio.com!  As a matter of fact – it starts on Friday Night at Midnight!!!  We have almost $1,000.00 in giveaways including a Grand Prize of an all new Cricut Explore! We have giveaways for crafty friends, makeup lovers, healthy body’s, relaxation, hot gifts for all! However, SOME of the party is starting just a little bit early – This video breaks down what to expect – Remember there is 1 Crafting Tutorial {Read More}

MUST GIVES! 2014 TOP Holiday Gift Giving Guide

2014 Must Gives

This Year I have been asking LOTS of people what is on their WANTS and Gives List!  So I compiled a list of 36 Items (12 in 3 prices ranges) that REALLY rock!!!     12 Gifts Under $25.00  My Crush Book – Close To My Heart – $12.95  Ink Edgerz Complete Kit – Craft-e-Corner – $14.99 Pink Nesting Dies – AboveRubiesStudio.com – $14.99 Pure Mineral Foundation Tower – Youngevity – $10.00 Jamberry Style Box – Jamberry Nails – $25.00 (Remember just {Read More}

TNT: Use WHAT for Embossing?


Keeping with the Makeup theme (I used nail polish last week) – I wanted to show you something that Britten from TwoatATimeDesigns told me about from a magazine she had a while ago – I thought – show it as a TNT because it’s too good not to bring back and keep sharing!  Especially if you want to share some love for the holidays! It turns out Lipstick makes the perfect medium for heat embossing and gives you a ton {Read More}

DIY Raffia and Twine Bowls for Decorations

Raffia and Twine Bowls

I got really inspired when I saw Courtney from A Little Craft In Your Day post about Alene’s Tacky Glue and the new look bottle – it reminded me of a favorite thing we used to do when we were kids with my mom….so I thought – why not make something similar but to fit my decor for the Thanksgiving and the Christmas Season – actually these bowls can be used year around with my everyday decor – pretty easily! {Read More}

DIY Easy Enamel Dots, Redesigned Embellishments and more!

DIY Enamel Dots

So, from all of my fun with Jamberry Nails as of these days – I have LOTSO nail polish laying around – and I realized – it’s enamel! Why can’t I use it in crafting!??! So I started doing this…and BAMMO – easy DIY Enamel Dots to place wherever you would like!     Enjoy the Moments! What color enamel dots will you be making?  Post a pic on instagram, twitter, pinterst and tag me @ByMeganE with a #DIYEnamelDots and {Read More}

Thankful Heart Card Inked and Embossing Folder


A thankful heart – that’s how I feel when I think about each and every viewer and kind soul that has become a friend through AboveRubiesStudio over the years – Today I wanted to create a card using A Thankful Heart stamp I also thought it would be fun to show you something I accidentally discovered as I was playing with inks and techniques.  Inking your embossing folders, and embossed images can give an awesome and great look – but {Read More}

TNT: Glitter Borders No Wet Glue!

I LOVE using my Glue Glider and the many different patterns of adhesive they have for different strength to create GREAT Glitter Trim or Borders!  Easy, Mess Free, and POW! POP! BAM! Insta-Glitter!   Enjoy!