Live In the Moment Card with Cricut Artbooking Cartridge

Artbooking Cartridge Close To My Heart

Hello Everyone!  Yesterday I got to spend the entire day with my 5 year old on his first Kindergarten field trip!  So much fun! I am going to share a few pics at the bottom of this post! Today though I wanted to share a really easy card that would be a lot of fun to make many of using the Artbooking Cricut Cartridge.  Do you ever get confused by sizing with this cartridge?  I wanted to show you a {Read More}

How to Glass Etch and Create Two Looks with Same Shadow Boxes Square1 Masterpiece

Square1 Glass Etching Tutorial

Hello Hello! Today’s Tutorial is a little different because I am going to use still shots to walk you through step by step how I created Glass Etched frames/shadow boxes and also transferred Square1 Masterpiece onto the glass box. I used my Silhouette Cameo, Square1 Masterpiece (the perfect alternate to vinyl for so many reasons), Armour Etch and Transfer Paper.  I picked up the Shadow Boxes at Hobby Lobby at 50% off they were less than $15.00 each – now {Read More}

Security Fix Means Extended Giveaway Period!

I was going to be ending our Back to School Back to Crafting sale today as well as the giveaway – however – there were a few cache issues with the shopping cart making it appear as though our website was not “secure” or safe to check out on. I can assure everyone that it was still safe and everything is fine – but we updated the systems to be sure and all is working in perfect order now – {Read More}

DIY No Sew Queen Size Bed Headboard in Less than 15 Minutes!

I thought it was sooo fun that I was able to grab supplies and my Glue Glider Max from Glue Arts and create this super easy no sew headboard! This whole project took me less than 15 minutes total to complete and hanging/mounting above my bed only 10 minutes longer! I am not a sewer, I don’t even own a sewing machine! But the Glue Glider Max made this entire project come together so super easy and fun! Enjoy!

I Could Use Your Help!

Two things actually I could use the help of all my favorite friends here for!  Who’s ready, able and willing to help?   1) Would you all go over to Craft-Attitude and VOTE for the project you like?  I would LOVE if you vote to Me, but feel free to vote away either way you choose!!! Hurry you don’t have long! https://www.facebook.com/craftattitude?v=app_117049981714413   2)  I am looking for 5 of my friends to feature in upcoming posts on AboveRubiesStudio.com – {Read More}

Super Quick Scrapbook Layout How To! Scrapbook in Under 10 Minutes!

*Edit – Somehow the “autoschedule” on this post didn’t work and I just noticed it! Sorry it seems late! On a side note – I am excited to teach Session 3 of the Square1 Masterpiece Designer program tonight!  We are going over how to start a creative blog, social media how tos, building a catalog and so many resources! I’m so excited even with the high blood-pressure! I didn’t have a lot of time this Monday and one of my {Read More}

Back To School Back to Crafting SALE & HUGE GIVEAWAY!

Back to School Sale

Hey Everyone! It’s back to school time and now that routines seem to be settling in and us mom’s have a little more umm… “Free time” it’s time to get ourselves back in the craft rooms and create some awesome things!  Now that I’m in my new house I’m SO excited about creating I’ve been making a few videos a DAY (can you believe it?!) I have some fun things and great news for you all today that I know {Read More}

Hey There Cupcake! Square1Masterpiece on a Scrapbook Layout

So THIS Tuesday Tutorial was actually filmed a few weeks ago – and it features a special little “kit” that Craft-e-Corner and I “threw” together with some fun little goodies – It’s going to be available really soon and I actually completed a few videos all using the goodies contained inside!  I think you’re really going to like it a lot and enjoy seeing Square1Masterpiece on an actual scrapbook layout and a reason for using it in scrapbooking and home {Read More}

My Most Personal Post Ever! New Craft Room Tour Too!

Biggest Secret Shhhh

Hey Everyone!   Here is by far the most personal update I have ever given – it’s from my heart and it’s not meant to upset or offend anyone!  Just know I love and appreciate each one of you!  It’s been a crazy year and I’m just beyond blessed and thankful and can’t wait to see what happens next!!   I swear this song was written for me or about me!  This Tenth Avenue North song I started bringing up {Read More}

August 2013 Updates and Winner!

Mystery Prize Winner

Hey All! Lots and lots happening around here- thought I would check in – one I forgot to post the winner to the Mystery Prize Giveaway from earlier this week! I also have a few update photos!   Congratulations Benita!  An email has been sent to ya so go ahead and reply with your mailing address   Kids had their very first day of school this week!  I can’t believe it!  I so planned on continuing to be a homeschooling {Read More}