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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 […]

Day 1: Snowy Ink Resist Christmas Card

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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 […]

12 Days Starts on Friday!

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12 Days of Giveaways starts VERY soon at!  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 […]

12 Days Start Grabbing Deals Now!

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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 […]

MUST GIVES! 2014 TOP Holiday Gift Giving Guide

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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 […]

TNT: Use WHAT for Embossing?

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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 […]

DIY Raffia and Twine Bowls for Decorations

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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 […]

DIY Easy Enamel Dots, Redesigned Embellishments and more!

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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 […]

Thankful Heart Card Inked and Embossing Folder

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!

TNT: Glitter Borders No Wet Glue!

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A what!?! Yes! This Card is Easy!  Yes this card is Interactive! Yes this card is an Easel!  Yes this card pops up! Yes this card is for a birthday! Yes you can make it too for any occasion you need a different card idea for!!! What Was Used: Any […]

Easy But Fun 3 Piece Easel Stand Pop Up Card

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Hey Crafty friends, I have some major winners to announce today – but before I do that…. I do not normally do this kind of thing from my blog, I will post it up in social media – but I generally don’t ask for this (generally!) BUT – my heart […]

Can I Ask a HUGE Favor? I Have Winners to ...

Last minute need of something cute for halloween for the kiddos?  How about an easy way to create your own Candy Corn without a special cartridge or die? It’s pretty simple and perfect for this Halloween Tip and Trick Video!  

TNT: DIY Candycorn and Last Minute Cards

I haven’t done a Scrapbook layout for you all in awhile, so I thought today would be perfect to show a seasonal, Thankful Scrapbook Layout Tutorial. Using of course, the Cricut, Stamps, Artfully Sent, Artbooking and more! Loads of fun, really easy, and of course a great way to capture […]

Thankful, Fall Season Cricut Scrabook Layout!

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Hey Everyone!  Lots happening around here – which really – is that anything new from any of your houses?? 😉 Kids worked VERY hard the first whole week of October to write and make 194 Thankyou cards that were sent out early last week along with a special stamp set […]

194 Thank You Cards Made By Kids

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  Join me Sunday Night October 19, 2014 for the live kick off event – all new – commercial free format at You will need to sign in to chat with me so get set up your free account right now! You can find out upcoming event schedule by […]

Live Event Kickoff Sunday Night 9:30pm Eastern

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Hello Friends! There are so many fun ways to decorate and create a fun Box Card with multiple heights, layers, occasions and so much fun! Making popup box cards are super fun and trendy and VERY easy to make! I drew a little “hand written” diagram to show you what […]

How To Make a Popup Box Card! Easy Measure, Score, ...

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Hello friends!  Happy Tuesday Tutorial Day! Kinda excited to share this fun project with everyone! I was in Target and this Sutter Home Pink Moscato was CALLING my name!  Not just because it’s fabulous, but because it MATCHES the Close to My Heart Scaredy Cat collection absolutely BRILLIANTLY!  That AND […]

Halloween DIY Decor Project Potion Magic with Essential Oils