12 Days of Giveaways & Sales Announced! AND I Love Nuts Stamped Card Tues Tut

Happy Tuesday my favorite Crafting friends!  This week is going to be SOOO FUN because it starts a very special 12 Days of Surprise Blackfriday and Christmas off on FRIDAY!!!!  I have a Tues Tutorial for you first, but make sure you read down to the bottom to get all the details on what is coming your way!  There’s also early shopping now to support a Mommy I adore this Holiday Season and it’s only going to be more fun all the way through December 10, 2013!


First Here is my Tuesday Tutorial

Stamped with one of the most adorable stamp sets, die cut with the best pink nesting dies around, inked with the fabulous ink edgers and just an all in all easy fun card to give any nutty friend – and yes – you get to enjoy the entire creative process with me even when I don’t know what I want it to look like ahead of time!

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Announcing the Most Videos, Sales, Giveaways and Fun of the YEAR!

Ok here is the video I recorded yesterday to tell you guys MORE about the Black Friday 12 Days FUN! But Keep reading for details – NOTE: *I am not a reading details person so I understand – BUT I REALLY don’t want you missing ANYTHING!!

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Shop Early with Scentsy and Cori!

Shop Scentsy Right NOW Early for our 12 Days and be entered to WIN something fantastically fabulous!

Enter to WIN Today!

ALSO Make sure you leave that comment on todays post to get your hands on that petite Close To My Heart Stamp set!

What is Coming Next?


There are 12 videos just in creating Holiday Crafts, Cards, DIY Gifts, Scrapbook Layouts, Shadow Boxes, and so much more!  There are bonus videos sharing using some of my favorite products and gift ideas for this holiday season AND tons more fun every single day starting November 29, 2013!

Giveaways Valued over $700!!!: 
Now I want this to be like CHRISTMAS for everyone – so instead of telling you what you are able to enter to win each DAY, I’m going to list everything available to win and you can enter EACH day!  Then prize winners will feel like Christmas when their package arrives from the prizes listed below – over $700 in prizes!!!

  1. Glue Arts Bundle Package worth $45.00
  2. Megan Elizabeth Crafting Bundle worth $150.00
  3. Scentsy Warmer and Fabulous Scents!
  4. Scrapbooking Attitude
  5. Paper Layerz and Chipboard Stickers
  6. L’Bri Skin Care worth over $30.00
  7. 31 Tote Bag
  8. Jamberry Nail Art
  9. 123 Bundles and DVDs
  10. Ink Edgers Bundle
  11. Close to My Heart Stamp Sets
  12. Close to My Heart On The Go Workshop Kits
  13. 3 Prizes of 1 Full Year to Megan’s brand new FUN Launch starting December 12, 2013
  14. Fun goodies from Origami Owl
  15. Surprise Goody Bag Mix worth $100.00
  16. CTMH Bonus Giveaway based on orders from November 29 – December 10!


Sale Specials at Shop.AboveRubiesStudio.com: Prices ranging from $2.12 – $30.12 savings hundreds of dollars for 12 whole days! (And different from last year, products will stay on sale ALL 12 days not just 24 hours to save you shipping and one stop shop!):

Day 1 November 29 – Ink Edgerz Bundle Deal $7.12

Day 2 November 30 – Christmas Crafts DVD $7.12

Day 3 December 1 –  Nesting Dies Bundle $16.12  (Over a $50.00 value!!!)

Day 4 December 2 – Megan Elizabeth Glue Art Adhesive Bundle $4.12

Day 5 December 3 – Chipboard Bundle $7.12

Day 6 December 4 – 123 Stamp DVD $3.12

Day 7 December 5 –  123 Stamp Bundle $30.12 (Over $150.00 value!)

Day 8 December 6 – Single Pack of Pink Nesting Dies $9.12

Day 9 December 7 – Stamp Maker DVD $2.12

Day 10 December 8 – 123 Cards DVD $3.12

Day 11 December 9 – 123 Cards Bundle $30.12 (over $150 value)

Day 12 December 10 – Sparkle Lightz Bundle $9.12


Home Based Business Features and One Stop Shopping with BONUS Giveaways and Deals! (All things I Love this season!):


Scentsy with Cori W.

SHOP NOW! We are having an online Scentsy party! Now is the perfect time to order and cross a few names off your Christmas list! Scentsy offers something for everyone, from warmers, Scentsy Buddies for the little ones, car circles, lotions, soaps, laundry products and much more! Please shop online at coriwagner.scentsy.us and select Meg’s Scentsy Party at check out so you can support this event!
Plus we are having a huge giveaway!  For every person who placed an online order, your name will go into a drawing for a Perfect Plug-In package, retailing over $60!  The first TEN people to place their orders will get TEN tickets thrown into the hat! Everyone after that will get five tickets for their order! If you contact a friend and they place an order to Meg’s party, you and that person will each get an additional five tickets!
Details Coming soon on shopping for Organization and Goodies with 31 this holiday! You all know I host several 31 parties in the past because I LOVE them so much, 1 for what they stand for as a company and 2 they organize my scrapbooking supplies perfectly, 3 I adore personalizing my totes and even over the shoulder bags and now 4 – I love Katie! She has been a LONG time friend of my family and was Maid of Honor at my sisters wedding – her, her hubby and two sweet kids are amazing and showing her home based business support this time of year with a product I love couldn’t be higher on my list of things I’m blessed about!
Details coming on the best lasting nail art that is so super unique and fun! I have such issues with nails STAYING even Shellaque and Gellish that costs $35.00 per application doesn’t last nearly as long as Jamberry and there are great details to come! Pam is Happily married for the last 41 years to a wonderful guy with two grown children and while she’s here in Wisconsin, she became a Florida “Snow Bird” this past year and anxious to spend more winters away from the cold! (I don’t blame her!) She is a Christian and I love working with her on these awesome, fun nails! Win some awesome designs from ME to show off your hands this holiday season!  Shopping from November 29 – December 10!


L’Bri with Karlee G.

Details coming on my favorite line of all natural Aloe Based Skin Care Products! You’ll never see water or alcohol as a main ingredient with L’Bri and it has made all the difference in the world for me! Perfect gifts for the cold winter dry skin and heals that sun burned skin up from the summer time!  Karlee is even giving away a fantastic moisturizer that I use daily and its fan-freakin-tastic!  Karlee is a Mom to one precious little 3 year old girl, hubby to a hard working man and she is the soon to be Aunt of the new baby on the way – supporting her home based business with a product that will change your skin for the better couldn’t be a neater opportunity! Shopping From Novemeber 29 – December 10!


Origami Owl with Kim M.

Details coming on shopping one of the hottest new trends this holiday season – customized and personal lockets with Origami Owl – haven’t heard of them before? This is a must see for every woman in your life that has meaning to you – even a great link to share with the significant other to say HEY *wink wink nudge nudge* Origami Owl in my jewelry box would be nice! Kim is a sweetheart, wife of an awesome man, Mommy to 4 incredible girls and bonus blessing of a new baby on the way July 2014! Kim and I have much in common and she is someone who came into my life just at the right moment!  I couldn’t be more blessed to offer her home-based business to each of you as another fantastic gift-giving idea this season! I know I can NOT WAIT to get my hands on a new locket for when my new family member is born! So. Much. Fun!  Bonus giveaways to come on this too!  Shopping November 29 – December 10!


Close to My Heart with ME

Can’t get enough scrappy goodies and the best thing to shop is the Cricut Cartridges for gifts this year!  Absolutely love those completely universal cartridges that I go to for just about everything and the coordinating stamps make me swoon!  You all know me so I won’t go into the details, but the reason I started with Close To My Heart is for the Cricut Cartridges and to start a downline team of women who were wanting to change their lives, enjoy crafting more and earn and extra income for their home!  To me, that is part of what being a Proverbs 31 woman is all about!  CTMH has fantastic values, creates products I can truly get behind (especially since the Megan Elizabeth line is discontinued) and offers an opportunity for Moms to stay at home, craft, teach, and have fun earning a little extra cash on the sides. Joining my team I will personally help you succeed, set goals, train you on unique ways to be seen in this business and much more!  SPECIAL Live Event coming December 12, 2013 so mark your calendars and don’t miss that!  Get your hands on this stuff NOW and from Nov 29 – December 10 there is going to be a HUGE Giveaway bonus with this fun Black Friday Feature!


You guys are going to have SO much fun with us – make sure you check in every day for other surprises, giveaways and those tutorial videos!!!! Share this now to get the word of Shopping Deals out there now!!!

12 Days Extravaganza 2013 Black Friday Sales and Free Deals AboveRubiesStudio Prizes, Free, Sales, Holidays, AboveRubiesStudio Free Prizes for 12 Days Above Rubies Studio

Enjoy the Moments!!!


  1. KitnM says:

    You are full of surprises and prizes! Fun and exciting!!! Love your products!

  2. Jenn says:

    Good luck to everyone!! Everything is great! I hope I win, the last few months have been rough, but u blog really helps me get thur :)

  3. Lane Lent says:

    Hi Megan, I love all your videos . I would like to see more card making in your 12 days of Christmas. Thanks for always being so bubbley and sharing your knowledge with us.

  4. Chris says:

    Meghan I would love to see a practical yet crafty gift to give friends.
    If you are looking for anymore single moms with home businesses, my daughter sells Norwex, your chemical free cleaning products. Perfect for every home, especially one with kids.
    Happy Thanksgiving.

  5. Samantha N says:

    Megan, I just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate all your hard work in keeping us inspired and entertained with all your wonderful ideas and tutorials! I just love it all! Thank you!

  6. Suzy Gray says:

    What a great giveaway. Happy thanksgiving

  7. angie s says:

    Thanks for the heads up & all the giveaways. Look forward to it. Hope you
    & yours have a Happy Thanksgiving.

  8. Dana Desmond says:

    Wow. It’s going to take a bit to comprehend everything I just read. What fun.

  9. jaci says:

    Happy Thanksgiving everyone! We are all truly blessed in our own way.

  10. Barb says:

    Cute card – nice to craft as you go. I would like to see some uses of the Square 1 for the 12 days of Christmas as I received my pack and now want to craft.

  11. Heather says:

    Wow! So much going on! Thanks for all you do! Happy Thanksgiving!

  12. Mary Lou says:

    I would love to see scrapbook layouts with using 4 x 6 pictures, maybe 4 pictures per page. Enjoy your videos on card making or scrapbooking.

  13. Melanie says:

    Miss Megan..you are so enthusiastic with EVERYTHING you do, and it EXCITES every fiber in my Crafty body!! I love that you are Always coming up with ideas, inspiration and passing along the Love you get! You really are AWESOME! Loved the news about the giveaways, but I can hardly wait for Dec. 12 and see what you have up your sleeve! Congratulations on your recent announcement too! Thanks SO VERY MUCH for sharing and all your generosity with your subscribers! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, filled with Love, Laughter and tons of good memories too! We are truly GRATEFUL for you~!!

  14. Kim says:

    These 12 days are going to be awesome. The giveaways and sales look terrific. You are such an inspiration, thank you so much for all that you do.

  15. Sue says:

    I get so inspired watching you make something out of nothing. I’d love to do the things you do. I have so many medical problems that by the time I get everything together I’m hurting so bad I have to put it off for awhile. Hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving.

  16. Barb Y. says:

    Love your videos. Thank you for taking time to share your talents with us.

  17. Cindy says:

    It’s so exciting all that you have going on! Can’t wait for the fun to begin :-)!

  18. Toni Leli says:

    What fun you have in store for us! Thanks and Happy Thanksgiving!

  19. Ellen says:

    So excited…can’t wait til Friday!

  20. jessica beougher says:

    Wow! Loving this sneak peak of the 12 days…you sre so wonderful for putting this on for all of us! Thank you!

  21. Barbara says:

    Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy your videos a lot

  22. Bertha says:

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family. I would like to see some unusual ideals. Thanks

  23. cindy cerda says:

    I think its great that you go step by step in everything you do. Its great to see you trying different ways to make it happen. I’d like to see items done with your gypsy. I’ve had mine for years & no clue how to use it. Lol

  24. Tiffany says:

    Great job with everything you do! Really like the change and the sales lasting all 12 days. Thank you!

  25. Lisa Kay says:

    Oh MY this is going to be soooo much fun! Thank you Megan and thank you to everyone that is helping you…

  26. Kathy H says:

    Enjoyed the tt. 3rd year for the Christmas time days. Don’t over do even though I enjoy the results.

  27. Wow – so much going on! Looks like a lot of fun! Happy Thanksgiving!

  28. Angela Melocoton says:

    This is great. Hope I really win something.

  29. Marilyn says:

    Cute card!! Looking forward to all of your videos. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family

  30. Barbara Himelman says:

    Wow, that is awesome. You are awesome. What a lot of work you have done for us. Thank you so much.!!

  31. mary s says:

    Thanks for the great card video. Please keep the card videos coming. Love them… so excited to check out your specials. Already have your ink edgerz and the nesting dies. They are great.

    During this time of thanksgiving I am thankful for my health and send blessings to you for your continued good health.

    • Margaret K says:

      Looking forward to your videos, you teach me something new all the time. Thanks for being who you are a loving and giving person. Happy Thanksgiving.

  32. Sue says:

    I loved the card video as always.. so cute! My 10 year old and I do these cards together, and it is a great bonding time. Good luck with your growing family, and have a blessed Thanksgiving. Thanks for the smiles every day!
    p.s. please .. lots more card videos! :)

  33. Dorothy B. says:

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family…going to be a fun 12 days

  34. Melissa says:

    I am a new ‘recruit’ to the above rubies studio mailing list/website. Looking forward to seeing what these 12 days of christmas giveaways and videos have in store for us.

  35. Melissa Locke says:

    Happy holidays Megan :) I am so glad I stumbled across your website looking for some inspiration! What wonderful holiday giveaways thank you!

  36. Renea D. says:

    I love this card so cute. I am looking forward to the 12 days of Christmas. I love making bags and tags to go with gifts, so I would love to see a gift card holder, bags, or tags. Thanks so much for this wonderful chance to win.

    Can’t wait to see More. Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving.

  37. Jan says:

    Enjoy your tutorials and products sooooo much! Thank you and have a Blessed Thanksgiving

  38. Darlene says:

    Love that CTMH SOTM! Enter me please. Happy Thankgiving.

  39. Danita says:

    Thank you for the videos. God bless you!

  40. Annette says:

    Wishing you and everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! Thank you for the chance to win great stuff!

  41. Carol says:

    Have a great Thanksgiving! I’m looking forward to all your tutorials — they keep me enthused for card making. I hope you use the cricuit for some of the cards. I’m still working on getting the hang of using it.

  42. So many lovely things you provide to us. Love your work and ideas. Happy Holidays

  43. Janice says:

    You are an encourager and that is so needed in this world. Thanks for sharing who you are! Have a Blessed Thanksgiving

  44. Awesomeness! Thanks for all the giveaways and specials! ~God bless~

  45. Dee says:

    Looking forward to all the fun, inspiration, and learning great things!

  46. Jeanne says:

    This is such an exciting couple of weeks. I am looking forward to it ALL!

  47. HollyK1226 says:

    Looks like it is going to be a fun filled crafty 12 days. Can’t wait to see what suprises you have up your sleeve.

  48. Faye says:

    I would love to be a winner of anything.. Seems like I don’t win, but still love trying. Love your tutorials Megan and want to say thanks. Thanks for the giveaways too..

  49. GrandmaAYW says:

    Been with you a long time. Can’t wait for Friday! Would really love that petite Close To My Heart Fall Stamp set!

  50. Leslie says:

    I’m looking forward to the next 12 days of Megan….I love your teachings and videos. You go girl.

  51. Andrea says:

    Wow, your energy and excitement is amazing and contagious. I can’t wait to see what’s to come.

  52. Andrea says:

    Love the squirrel card! I wish I had that stamp set too! I would love to see some Christmas décor ideas with Square 1 masterpiece or just Cricut and paper/vinyl.

    Thanks! I am glad you show your process too because, my process is pretty messy. It never just comes together easily for me.

  53. Angela says:

    What a fun and exciting way to kick off the holiday season! I can’t wait to see what you’re planning on Friday! Have a Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving Megan! I am so thankful I found Above Rubies Studios and you! Thank you for all you do to inspire us and for making us all feel like we are we are all “far above rubies”!

  54. Jenn says:

    Can’t wait till Friday :)

  55. brenda densmore says:

    Great give aways, thanks for the chance and great videos!!

  56. Bonnie Taylor says:

    Good Luck All! What wonderful prizes!

  57. Marilyn Coleman says:

    Megan, I’m always entertained with what you will do next, nothing is too much for you, slow down girl and rest before that baby comes! I love everything you do and believe that you are such a happy crafter that is one of the reasons why you have such a following. Second reason is you always have the best ideals and suggestions on how to. I have a lot of your videos hoping for some new ones soon. Love you , love what you do, love your creativity and your passion for life! YOU ROCK!!!

  58. Donna Goggin says:

    I love all the tutorials you do. You have a great lineup for the 12 days of Christmas. I look forward to seeing all the videos coming. Thank you for the opportunity to be in the drawings.

  59. Deb says:

    Look forward to holiday giveaways. Thanks for the great ideas you share all year. Happy holidays to you and yours and everyone!!

  60. So excited for all the fun things to come!! Thanks Megan!

  61. Shelly Baker says:

    Looking forward to the great deals and giveaways of the 12 days of Christmas. Thank you for all you do to bless us and make our crafting life so much more fun.

  62. Jenn says:

    Can’t wait to see the new videos! Payday is on Friday after bills and Xmas gift for kiddos.. If there’s anything left I hope to buy something from 12 Days! :)

  63. Becky H says:

    I so love this time of year and you. Excited about 12 days.

  64. Linda Peabody says:

    May this Christmas season be happy and bright for each and everyone. Thanks, Megan, for
    an opportunity to win. I appreciate it.

  65. Luria says:

    WOW Megan you are truly full of surprises. Thank you sooo much for all you do and for your amazing talent that you share with all of us. Sence Christmas is my favorite holiday I would love to see anything wintery.


  66. Hannah says:

    Sounds like so much fun!! Can’t Wait!!

  67. Lynne says:

    Better late than never. I really love that squirrley squirl!, sooo cute. I have some of your pink dies and I love them!! Thanks so much for sharing your talents.

  68. Laurie H. says:

    Wowser! This is is really wonderful! Thank you so much for all you have going on this Christmas. I don’t know how you have the time and energy for all of this. Thank you so much for the chance. This is going to make the season even more fun!!!

  69. Michelle Olson says:

    Always inspired by you Megan! You just keep it so real.

  70. MommyMe says:

    The holiday season is always such a fun time on the craft blogs! I can’t believe you have sooo much packed into yours…I can’t wait for it all! Thank you for all the effort you put into it for our benefit. You are always the light at the beginning of my day.
    That being said, I have no specific wish for tutorials, since I am grateful for anything you’re willing to share. Although, I have missed your Cricut-based start-to-finish videos from long ago. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  71. Kathleen says:

    Thanks for the cute card idea and it was easy, too!! :) Easy card ideas are always a good thing!

  72. Margaret K says:

    I love your products and enjoy your videos so much. thanks for the give aways and good luck to every one
    Merry Christmas

  73. geri says:

    Love your videos you are always so happy makes my day. I need the pick up as I lost my job so I am crafting to make some Christmas money. Love the 12 days of Christmas videos.

  74. Bobbi Ann says:

    So very Cute!

  75. geri says:

    I love your 12 days videos

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