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

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.

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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 Cricut Imagine A to Z”!Β This DVD is PACKED with everything you need to know about the Cricut Imagine.

In addition to the release of the DVD, I have two other exciting things to tell you about…

#1 – 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!

#2 – Above Rubies Studio is GIVING AWAY an autographed Cricut Imagine MACHINE… for FREE (including shipping)!

Click here to purchase your copy of the Imagine A to Z DVD
and get the 2-Disc Set with FREE shipping

Cricut Imagine Giveaway (March 22nd – April 5th)

To celebrate the release of the latest DVD, “Use Your Cricut Imagine A to Z”, Above Rubies Studio is giving away a Cricut Imagine Machine!

This is by far the biggest giveaway Above Rubies Studio has ever given away and i am so excited!!!

There is no purchase necessary. The winner will be selected at random using the “Wildfire” software.

What to do next

So, just to summarize, if you want to take advantage of everything going on right now before it ends on April 5th, here’s your checklist (these links will open in a new window):

  1. Click here to purchase your copy of the Imagine A to Z DVD and get the 2-Disc Set with FREE shipping
  2. Click here to enter the Cricut Imagine Machine Giveaway (no purchase necessary).

I hope you enjoy the new Cricut Imagine A to Z DVD! And as always, you can continue to enjoy and the free weekly Tuesday Tutorial videos here on the Above Rubies Studio Blog.

p.s. Backstage Pass subscribers got a heads up on the release of this DVD and also got a change to win a few extras… if you haven’t already, Sign up for Above Rubies Studio’s “Backstage Pass” for special announcements and goodies πŸ™‚

If you are a current Backstage Pass subscriber, click here to see if your name is on the list of DVD winners!


  1. Oh My Gosh… am I the first one! Awesome giveaway. I can’t afford this machine so it will be awesome to win it.
    Love your videos and projects!


  2. Thank you for fixing!! <3

  3. Susan Smith says:

    Hi Megan, I can’t believe how fast you turn out those DVDs! I just received my Gypsy A to Z, 123 Cards and 123 Stamp. I hope to watch them this weekend. And here you are with another one already! Congratulations and thank you for the wonderful talent, experience and inspiration that you share with all of us.

  4. Hi Megan how are you this fine day? or should I say morning.it is 315am on tuesday march 22.I would like to say I do have your video’s on learning the Gypsy and cricut.I would like to enter for a chance to win a cricut imagine.thanks for your time.Enjoy your day sincerly,Alina from Battle creek Michigan where they make Kelloggs products.

  5. It is a very Happy Day as I ordered my Imagine DVD and got one for a friend at work too!! We both cannot wait to figure out this awesome machine – thanks Megan for this DVD!!


  6. Jeanette g says:

    Fab prize Megan. πŸ™‚

  7. My computer died about a month ago and I had to use my daughters laptop to learn how to use my Expressions without Design Studio. Your tips really helped alot.Thanks for the chance to win the Imagine.

  8. I just ordered my Imagine DVD can’t wait to watch it.

  9. What a great prize!! Thanks.

  10. Hope you’re feeling better this week. This is great. New dvd and a giveaway. Thanks.
    peach_n_peach at hotmail dot com

  11. Well, I can’t afford the Imagine anytime too soon, but always hope someday there will be one in my scraproom.

  12. What an awesome giveaway!! Sure would love to win!

  13. Virginia S. Waddy says:

    Would love to be a winner of the Imagine. Thanks for all the work you do and for all the eduational DVD’s you do as well. God bless you and your staff. vswaddy620@yahoo.com

  14. Oh how I would love to win an Imagine. I spend everyday working on the cricut and other crafts. Thanks for the chance to win

  15. Margaret says:

    I’m so excited for a chance to win. I love my cricut expression. look forward to seeing you video.

  16. Lori Hinueber says:

    Has anyone told you today how awesome you are? I would love to meet you in person and surround my life with people as giving as you! Have a blessed day!~

  17. I never win anything, so winning this would be beyond “Imagine”ation. *grin* Thanks for the chance!


  18. What a generous give away! I have been looking at this machine since it was released and just can’t seem to justify spending on yet another machine. What a gift to win it! Thanks for all you do. This site is great!

  19. Debbie Head says:

    So want one of these!!

  20. Well done megan what a prize

  21. I would just love this machine and DVD. I use my expression everyday. I just love it. Thank You.

  22. Thanks Megan for all you do all the way from Iraq!!!

  23. Lori Banks says:

    I wish I could afford one. Bought a ecraft has to go back
    unexpected exspenses came up…I love your work…Glad u r healing from the jaw ordeal…..

  24. WOW, What a give away. I love your DVD’s.

  25. Thanks for all your wonderful creative inspiration! Hope you are feeling better.

  26. **~**jEnNiE says:

    What a fAbUlOuS giveaway! I own the expression and gypsy and two of your A-Z DVDs! I would have been lost without those two DVDs! Thank you for all you do!

  27. Oh, I’d love to win this so I can share my expression with the teachers at my children’s school. It would make them smile during some hard times.

  28. jUDY kIRKLAND says:


  29. What a fAbUlOuS giveaway! I own the expression and gypsy and two of your A-Z DVDs! I would have been lost without those two DVDs! Thank you for all you do!

  30. I would be more than thrilled to win the Imagine. I have your other DVD’s. I am a Megan wanna be!!!

  31. Hi megan
    Love to have one. love your video’s keep up the good work.and glad your healing from your jaw ordeal also.

  32. Another great video Megan.

  33. Awsome machine! Do lots of church
    Projects this would be a great addiction!

  34. LindaStarks says:

    This would be so wonderful, also My grand-daughters would be in heaven!!!

  35. I’m keeping my fingers and toes crossed in hopes of winning!

    Great giveaway!

  36. Casey Marie says:

    Wow, thank you so much for this opportunity!!!

    Shared via Faceboob, Twitter & buzzed, πŸ˜‰
    Many blessings everyone!
    Casey Marie

  37. Wonderful chance to win a great prize!

  38. What a great thing to do for your followers. Thank you for all your inspiration.

  39. Wow, I would really love to win this one,as would all the other ladies . I’ve seen some work that this “baby” can do and oh boy I could have lots of fun !!!Thanks for the opportunity.

  40. You have been a very busy girl!! Since I’ve had your expression and gypsy dvds it is so much easier to learn ways to utilize my cricut. Thanks so much. I still have just the original bug so it would be amazing to win the imagine!
    Thanks for your generous offer.

  41. Pamela Swadling says:

    Wow, what a prize. I would just love one of these machines, can’t imagine that I would be that lucky but hey, you never know:-)

  42. WOW! To win this would be super. I look forward to Tuesdays and your videos have such useful information to all.

  43. Star Sylvester says:

    Thank you for a chance at this GREAT giveaway. Love all of the info you provide for all of us, Great tips and love the DVD’s.Wo9uld just love to win this Imagine!

  44. Hello
    OMG!! this is a fantastic prize!! I hope to win one of these wonderfull gifts
    Have a nice and beaty day !!!!

  45. Sandra Hafey says:

    Wonderful Giveaway!
    I really enjoyed watching the video.

  46. It would be wonderful to get a new machine! I love making cards and it would be great to print coordinating items!

  47. I would so love the Imagine. Thanks so much for the video! You are so kind to share!!

  48. Rose Lap says:

    Hi Megan. I have all of your DVD’s except the Imagine A to Z. And that’s because I don’t have an Imagine. Hope I win. Can’t wait for the drawing!

  49. Poquosonmom says:

    Such a sweet, smart, sacrificial, stirring, shinninging, lady you are!

  50. Thanks for all your help,inspiration, and hard work! Can’t wait to get my new Imagine DVD.

  51. Jennifer says:

    I think this machine is very unique and would love to win one since I can’t afford one. Thanks for all the cool things you bring to us.

  52. Pure awesomeness! If I win, I’m donating my Expression to my DD’s preschool. πŸ™‚

  53. Your tutorials are great!

  54. I am on a trip visiting my kids and granddaughter. I haven’t taken the time to check emails. When I saw the chance to win the Imagine, I was very excited.

  55. Awesome giveaway Megan!!! I have your other DVD’s. I am SURE this is a must have too:)
    Sherrie K.

  56. Phyllisnanatotwo says:

    I have the expression and your DVD, which has been very helpful. I have recently became disabled, so I will probably not be able to afford the Imagine so I would love to win this one. I got so excited earlier when I was checking the winners of the DVD a lady by the name of Woolsey won and when I glanced at it I thought it said Worley.lol Thanks for all you do to help us!!

  57. Couldn’t wait for this DVD to be released! Thanks for the help!

  58. Great giveaway! I just lost my job so it would be so fantastic to win the I!! Thanks for the chance!

  59. Reviewing and visualizing the updating process ahead of time really helps.Somtimes it seems a bit overwhelming in wait time between screens and what to check. I’m not tech savy or confident! Thanks for the easy to follow instructions. I would love, love, love to win this machine. Good luck to all who enter!

  60. Here’s hoping. Diane

  61. Wow sure would like to win this baby! :0)

  62. It would be awesome to win… thanks for the opportunity

  63. Your site is so informative. Thanks! Diane πŸ™‚

  64. Genevieve Chesky says:

    I could not wait to order the Imagine DvD! Love my macine and looking forward to watching the DVD to learn more!

  65. Great giveaway!

  66. Your dvd’s have been so helpful to me. I don’t have the Imagine, but would love to win one! Thanks for the giveaway!

  67. Linda hoffner says:

    I am like most of the ladies that can’t afford this machine and getting the opportunity to win is awesome, my granddaughters and I could have such great times using it and more memories too. Thank you.

  68. Pamela dixon says:

    Thank you for making a DVD on the Imagine, I can’t wait to receive mine. Great giveaway and would love to own a Cricut Imagine.

  69. Kris Dietz says:

    What a great prize! Thanks for the chance to win.


  70. I am so thrilled you made a DVD for the Imagine! That would really come in handy. I see that you have the Bic markers by there. I just got some at Christmas and I am wondering if you show how to use them in the Imagine? Hmmm….I can’t wait to get a copy of the DVD. This was a great tutorial by the way. Thanks for all you do!

  71. Your videos are very informative. This is a big giveaway – would be awesome to win both.

  72. Vicki Scudamore says:

    Hi Megan,
    I’ve been a follower for a long time, I’d love to win!

  73. Great video, lots of helpful information. Thank you.

  74. awesome prize and another great DVD i love your dvds fingers crossed!!!!

  75. I don’t have an imagine yet but entered to win. Today is my 30th birthday so talk about an AMAZING birthday gift that would be πŸ™‚ Thanks for giving us all a chance to win! -Samantha πŸ™‚

  76. Judith Burkhard says:

    Thanks Megan for the chance to win the Imagine.

  77. Kathren Darmody says:

    I want to learn the imagine so I can print my own paper. Don’t have it yet though!

  78. Love your DVD, Love it that we get to wen a imagine. Thank You!

  79. My Imagine is on the way. Now the DVD is too. Hopefully they’ll get here around the same time!

  80. Crystal Nichols says:

    I am with everyone else when I say WOW! I would love to win an imagine. Congrats to all the DVD winners! I love all the info you have to put out there and I think you (and all the people behind the scenes) are great!

  81. janice moss says:

    Wow! I have been drooling over this machine since it came out. Hope I win!

  82. What an AWESOME giveaway! Thank you for offering this. I really enjoy your videos. You are a great instructor!

  83. I’m so happy for you. πŸ™‚

  84. I love all your tutorials I print out all the updates. I treated myself to the tim holtz machine this past month though I really want the new cricut machine. I have just about all of them already except of course the newest one.

  85. Cindy Porter says:

    WOW, just can not afford this wonderful machine. Would be a dream come true to win! You are so GENEROUS!!!!!

  86. Joan Van Leeuwen says:

    My gosh! What a wonderful giveaway. I would LOVE to have an Imagine. Thank you, thank you.

  87. Hinda Klatsky says:

    I can only wish for a machine like that. Thank for the opportunity to wish.

  88. Thanks for a chance to win a great prize. It would make my day if I could win the Imagine. Love all of your fantastic information.

  89. Awesome giveaway! Would love, love, love to win the imagine!

  90. What a great giveaway!!!! Love. love, love to win!

  91. Mireille says:

    Hey you guys at least you all got a chance to win any giveaway. I ain’t got any change. I live in Suriname South America, so cry cry cry ….snifffff..

  92. Eileen Powell says:

    I guess I’m the only one that has never been able to find an “entry” form either from this post nor the backstage (so I also missed the double entry before the 22nd). Yes I clicked on the “to enter” area above & all it brought me to was somewhere that I could refer friends to the contest.
    Great giveaway, just would have liked to be able to enter.

  93. LeeAnn from NC says:

    Whoever the winner is will be one lucky crafter. An autographed Imagine is an awesome prize ! I love your videos !

  94. I would love to be blessed with the Imagine and this DVD. Crossing fingers and toes.LOL

  95. Michelle Scott says:

    I’m so excited to see the Imagine DVD A-Z !! I just ordered my Imagine last weekend and its on the way and now so is the DVD!! I have never seen your DVD’s so am looking forward to learning all I need to know!

  96. What a treat this machine would be!1 I was tickled to be able to get an expression on clearence at WM!With 7 kids I am usually on the bottom of the “wish list” so this would be AWESOME!! Thank you for your videos and tutorials, you are very gifted and I look forward to your next post!

  97. Great video! I have your Cricut A to Z DVD and your Gypsy A to Z DVD. I love them both! – -Thanks for giving us a chance to win an Imagine! I would love to win the Imagine! I can think of all the creative possibilities, I could do on the Imagine!

  98. Victoria says:

    Thanks for the info on cricut Img. I hope to use it when I win…LOL Have a good day and it is so nice to see that you are up and around. Have a good day.

  99. Lora Parker says:

    Thanks so much for such a great giveaway! I search your tutorials when I need inspiration and you never fail to inspire! Hope you are healing up well! Hugs!

  100. Hi Megan,
    I just got home from vacation and your new card and stamping dvds were in the mail. What a great time I am having with them!! I try to watch the videos on the Club Ruby website and I am not able to hear them ever and often cant’ even see them. What am I doing incorrectly? Sandy in Minnesota

  101. Wow, what an great opportunity! What a blessing this will be to someone..maybe even me πŸ™‚
    Thanks! ladeechapman@yahoo.com

  102. Janet Licari says:

    Awesome giveaways and DVD’s…Thank You for having this special.
    quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

  103. Shayjayd says:

    Thanks for the giveaway. I have your other DVDs, cricut, gypsy, and cardmaking and they are all wonderful! So infomative. Thanks for making them. I am sure this new one is just as great. Thanks for the giveaway too. Hope I win!

  104. Hi Megan, I am just getting to know my Cricut and wham!! Here comes the Imagine!!! I don’t know anything about it? What does this one do that my Cricut doesn’t?? Can you tell I’m a newbe:)

  105. I would love to have an Imagine–but can’t afford it.

  106. Kimberly says:

    Hi Megan! I am so excited about the Cricut Imagine giveaway. Oh, how I would love to win the new Cricut. I have the original Cricut and I love it, but would love the new one with all the new updates. How exciting. I love your website and all your informational videos. You are awesome!

  107. Jane L chadwick says:

    Love the clear and consice way you explain things. Going to have to get this one. Will be so helpful.

  108. Looks like an awesome DVD. I don’t own an Imagine but I will if I win!!!!!!

  109. Linda Jamme says:

    You and your videos are one class act! I don’t even have an imagine and I watched the entire video. Can’t wait to see who the lucky winner of this great prize will be.

  110. Megan, if this isn’t the best giveaweay. You are going to make one very lucky crafter very happy. I hope it is me.

  111. Wow, thanks so much for giving us this wonderful opportunity to win such an amazing prize. I can only IMAGINE what I can do with it. I was just telling my husband last night that if we won the lottery, the first thing I would buy is the Cricut Imagine. He thought I was nuts. Thanks again.

  112. Colleen Walker says:

    What a great giveaway. It wouldbe so much fun to have an imagine. Thanks for the terrific videos and for the chance to win.

  113. Cin Price says:

    I just got my new Imagine last week and am thrilled you are releasing a DVD for the Imagine! I can’t wait to recieve it! If I win the Imagine I have a friend who would never be able to afford one that I would be giving it to!

  114. awesome giveaway, I would so love to have one of these machines. I know your video must be awesome too as I own the ones you made for the cricut and the gypsy. ty ty ty

  115. Gingera Earley says:

    Can’t afford the IMAGINE RIGHT NOW, BUT WINNING would be fabulous!!

  116. Lillian Dunnie says:

    I have the DVD for the Cricut and the Gypsy and I’m very happy with it. Everything is explained and presented where I can follow without any problem.

    This giveaway is going to make someone very happy it is Awesome!

  117. I have purchased both of your DVD’s on the Expression and the Gypsy and just love them. They are so helpful, keep them coming. I would love to have the Imagine.

  118. Christine Ortman says:

    Thank you Megan for the amazing give away! I didn’t win a DVD, but happy for the opportunity. Thank you for all your work with this great blog. Hope you feel better!

  119. So excited! Just ordered the A to Z Imagine. I cannot wait to get it! My Imagine should arrive this Friday according to the tracking page. I wanted the vidoe first to view, then review with the Imagine! I have your other videos and they are AWESOME! I have learned so much. Thanks for your encouragement and talent! You are an amzaing women!

  120. Many thanks for the chance to win the Imagine. I have the Cricut A to Z and learned a lot from it. Have a great day & thanks again!!

  121. I love your videos, you make learning these machines sooo much easier.

  122. Jeannette Jones says:

    What an awsome opportunity! Winning would surely make my week! Thanks for all you do Meghan!

  123. Love your videos, hope to hear that I’m winner.

  124. Shirley E. says:

    Another fantastic contest,since I don’t have an “Imagine” I won’t have the need to get the DVD, Unless…..hehe

  125. clarissa Ellison says:

    I don’t have an Imagine but would love to have one

  126. Thank you for such a great give away Megan! Wow! Thank you for all you do too.

  127. Hi,
    Sure would like to win –

  128. Sure would love to win this,.. its awesome I bet… thanks for the chance to win Megan!!

  129. Oh my! What an incredible give away! I can just “imagine” how excited I’d be if I won!

  130. This is such a wonderful giveaway…if I won the Impression my craftroom would be complete..keeping my fingers crossed, hoping my luck will change, have never won a prize.

  131. You can tell it is late, I meant the imagine…you can see this giveaway really made an impression on me…think it might be my age????

  132. Connie Bragg says:

    Would love to win an Imagine. I love your DVD’s, they have helped me appreciate the value of both my Cricut Expression and my Gypsy.

  133. The imagine would be a fantastic addition to my craft room. Thanks so much for all the great tutorials. You are inspirational

  134. Hello Megan i would love to win the imagine. I missed out on the good deal from HSN.I have been waiting on HSN to bring back the imagine deal again. But i can’t wait til the new cricut expression 2 to come out.

  135. Teri Lawson says:

    What a great giveaway!!! Would love to win the Imagine.

  136. Wow! That’s some giveaway!! Got my fingers crossed I’ll be the lucky one, but if not, a girl can still dream right? lol!

  137. Wow! Would love to win the great giveaway. Thank you for the opportunity. Love your site.

  138. First, I want to say I love the color blue. I too choose the color blue but darker in my room. Thank you for showing us the great reviews on all the machines.
    I think it so cool you can giveaway such a FANTASTIC giveaway!!


  139. What a Wonderful prize to win, can’t wait! I always enjoy your site, Thanks!

  140. I am so thankful for these DVD’s that you make!!! WIthout them I would be so lost!!! THanks so much!!!

  141. Hi Megan
    Can’t wait to get my hands on this DVD. I do not own an Imagine yet & hoping your video will help me decide if I really want one!! Thanks for the chance to win one.. You Rock

  142. Its the only way I will get it.:O)
    TOO many Doctor Bills..

  143. I would love to win Iam on a tight budget so it would be great to win.

  144. Oh my gosh .. this would be fabulous to win πŸ™‚ What a generous giveaway!

  145. Kimberly says:

    How Cool! So exciting

  146. Connie Wilson says:

    Imagine the possibilities! If I win I will be so happy. My grandsons like to craft with me. I wonder what they would come up with??? Thank you for this wonderful giveaway!

  147. This is just fantastic! Thanks for sharing with us!

  148. Would love to win the imagine

  149. I just ordered my DVD! I have learned so much from Cricut A to Z! Can’t wait to get the Imagine DVD!

  150. jeanne ferber says:

    I love this website! I look forward to all your tutorials!

  151. WOW would love to own an imagine. Love you website and your club Ruby!!!!!!

  152. What a great opportunity! Thanks for sharing!

  153. Wow! What an amazingly generous giveaway! I am new to your site–I was referred here for the Cricut cutting guide…and then started looking around! I will be back! πŸ˜‰

  154. I just found your blog today and I’m enjoying exploring it. How nice of you to host such a huge giveaway.

  155. Irene Baker says:

    Megan, I just received my Cricut Imagine DVD, and am so excited to just relax this weekend and watch it. Although I’ve had my Imagine since “Day 1”, I could still use your help. I certainly appreciate all you do to make scrapping easier for everybody. Love ya!!

  156. I’m getting married this November and have finally decided that I need a Cricut for all the details from name cards to candy buffet labels. This will be interesting!

  157. I couldn’t find the link to see if I was a winner! bp

  158. Tiffanie Watts says:

    I just submitted to the sweepstakes offer as well. Can’t wait to see who wins! Thanks Megan for all that you do!

  159. I love that you all are signing the imagine! That’s a real treat. I would love to win one so I can give one to my mother. She loves the cricuts, yet can’t afford one. I take mine over to her house all the time so we can scrapbook together!

  160. just ordered the imagine DVD, so I can start getting to know what t do from start to finish. As always keep up the good work. love the square one vinyl demo.

  161. Hey Megan! I have all the other DVD, except of this one. I love your teaching style and just the fact that you’re so humble and honest with everyone. I will be praying for you as you go through this not so fun part of your life (dental work) and pray that you heal well and quickly! We miss your sweetness when you are not able to be with us.
    Love, Hugs, & Prayers, Connie Lewis

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