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 has an incredible Ombre effect that is sure to please! It’s easy to recreate and just stunning to receive!
We are featuring Craft-e-Corner and AboveRubiesStudio joined forces today! I started working with Craft-e-Corner in 2009 shortly after my very first CHA. Dean and Carrie Duehring are the owners of this small, yet incredible, online crafting monstrosity! They offer everything from Silhouette America to Provo Craft Cricuts, Brother Scan N Cut and alll the paper, accessories and more! They also offer the FULL line of ByMeganElizabeth supplies and more! Dean and Carrie are close personal friends of mine, we share many of the same values and attend the same church! They have 3 INCREDIBLE children that I adore and pray my children “model” after – and they’re homeschooled. I am excited to say that today – in collaboration with CEC – we created Christmas Gift Boxes that include Paper Layerz – the VERY LAST REMAINING stock – to send out to you! There are only 100 boxes available with Paper Layerz and we know they will go very quickly! Soooo – don’t wait too long to pick these up!
Pick up your goodies at http://Craft-E-Corner.com and http://AboveRubiesStudio.com
Remember portions of proceeds and hostess rewards for the 12 Days event are going out in special ways to those who maybe having a hard time this holiday season, charities, church programs and bonus giveaways and fun gifts!!! We just want you to feel awesome this year about receiving giveaways, giving gifts, but knowing additionally, your purchases go the extra mile in giving further! For that – I THANK YOU! 🙂
Gift Giving Guide #2014MustGives
Today’s Giveaway: Enter to WIN an AboveRubiesStudio Christmas Gift! Including paper layerz, pink nesting dies, inks, ctmh stamps and much more! Total value $200.00!!!
Enter the Rafflecopter Giveaway App Here to enter ALL 12 Official Giveaways!!!
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**We will also select at random throughout the 12 Days surprise bonus winners for those actively participating in the event! So you could win for sharing the event, commenting, and much more above and beyond the fun rafflecopter! Check back tomorrow to see who our bonus select random winners are!!!**
JOIN FACEBOOK EVENT FOR ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES TO WIN!
12 Days Past:
Check out these great projects and ideas from past years…
Day 1 – 2013 – Inked & Easy Christmas Card
Day 1 – 2012 – Cricut Winter Woodland Card with Sparkle Lights
Day 1 – 2011 – Smash Books, Crush Books, it’s all fun!
The card is beautiful, What a great technique!
Love the first tutorial. That snowflake card is gorgeous 🙂
Thanks Kathleen!!! I’m really excited for you all to be here and for this whole event!!!
Love this card Megan! Thank you for the inspiration.
Thanks Trish!!! Hope you have so much fun with us!!!
I’m thrilled we have these opportunities to learn cool techniques each day and possibly win something, too. Fun!!
Good luck to everyone lots of prizes to give but hopefully all will learn some new fun crafty things 🙂 enjoythemoments!!!
Love the card! Great!
Looking forward to another great 12 days with you , Megan. You make is to much fun every year. Merry Christmas to you and yours !
LeeAnn it wouldn’t be so fun to do if it weren’t for so many awesome people like you!!!! So glad you’re here!!!!!
So much fun to watch your videos.
Thank you Linda!!! That means a lot to hear!!!
Thanks for the tutorial. Beautiful card. You’re always so helpful.
Love the look of this card . I can not wait to try out this technique.
I love all of your videos, easy simple projects that anyone can do from the beginner to the pro and everyone in between. I especially love the snowy ink Christmas card, that video just gave me an idea for doing a whole set in different colors and themes. Thanks Megan for all the beautiful inspirations and keep them coming.
I love this card – loveeeeeee it
Thanks for sharing your time, talents, and imagination with us.
You’re welcome Barb! So blessed to be able to and thankful you come watch!!!
Love the card and you. Your crafty style is so carefree and makes me comfortable with my abilities and that my little mistakes are okay. Keep up the great work.
Thanks Penny!!! Enjoy crafting! No such thing as mistakes 😉 just opportunity;) you’re awesome thank you for that comment 🙂
Loved today’s card. Thanks for all you do for us each and every week.
You’re welcome Margaret but thank you for taking time to be here every week 🙂
Enjoyed the video and this is a great technique that I forgot about. Thanks for all the great videos.
The card is beautiful! Thanks for sharing!
Super cute, quick and pretty, I think I’ll have to give this one a try! Thank you
Such a fun card. Can’t wait to try it. Thank you!
Love the card, it’s beautiful. And while I’m not much into scrap booking or card making I love I can use some of your ideas in my other crafts. Move back to PA… so we can “Play” together! LOL
I am new to your site and looking forward to seeing your cards. Thanks so much for sharing your talent.
Beautiful card! Love the glitter!!
Thank you JD and NancyLee for the comments 🙂
Beautiful card! Great tutorial and can’t wait to try it.
Awesome Mandy!!!! Make sure you take pictures and tag me!!!! @bymegane or #aboverubiesstudio #12daysgiveaways
Great technique! Beautiful card.
Beautiful card Megan…thanks for sharing!
Love the card and I love paper layers. Love the 12 days.
What a beautiful card. I loved learning some new things to try!
What a beautiful card and so easy to make. Thanks Megan
Love the resist. Can’t wait to try it.
The snowflake card is beautiful. I love watching your videos because you explain and show each step. Thanks Megan.
I just love the snowflake card, will have to follow the 12 days
I love this technique. Thanks for sharing. hope I win
This card is so beautiful, Just looking at it makes me feel wintery yet warm!
Love this card. You just made all my Christmas cards so quick and easy. I love watching your videos. I have been a fan of yours since you started. Ty for all the great lessons and keep them coming.
This event is great! I love that it includes tutorials, gift ideas, support of home based businesses, donating to worthy causes, and of course chances to win prizes! Thanks, Megan!
Love this card can’t wait to try it out.
Thank you for sharing!
This is so great all of the great giveaways are a plus but I am just as excited to see all of the wonderful projects and to get some great crafting tips.
Love this card. Beautiful Ombré effect. Thank you.
Love the card. Can’t wait to give it a try. I am in the process of making my Christmas cards and this is going to be one of them. Thank you for sharing.
I love the snowflake card. Glad you used CTMH products!
Thank you for sharing your life and your crafting passion with all of us. The snowflake card is amazing – now I know what to do with all my glossy cardstock I have laying around!! Have a blessed holiday season.
Thanks for the tutorial with the idea. I love, love, love it. I will see where I can employ this technique. Thanks for the 12 days of giveaways. It is always so fun to watch your tutorials.
Love this snowflake cared, beautiful for sure. Love it.
What a beautiful card… thank you for sharing! And for all your tutorials!!!
Thank you for all your inspiration. So looking forward to all your tutorials. You’re such a blessing!! 🙂
Love the card .
I will have to try this card. I love resisting techniques!
Now I know what to do with my Versamark!
Gorgeous card and love watching your videos
Love the card you made. Thanks for the tips and techiques. Thanks for the giveaways, too.
Thanks for this video. I am new to cardmaking and like learning new things.
That is so awesome. Thanks for sharing.
I love the card you made and I would love to try it, where can I find the stamp set you used?
this is beautiful i am going to try it
Very pretty-can’t wait to try this!
Thanks, Megan for another great event and tutorials
I love this card, I have not seen this done before so thanks for sharing.
This turned out so beautiful! I have not tried this technique so thanks for sharing with us!
This card is beautiful. Think I will be making some like this for my cards this year:)
I really enjoy watching your videos! What a great technique for a card, great job as always!!!!! Thank you for creating the 12 days of christmas event !!!!!! , can’t wait to see what’s next.
OK, love the blue. Very very pretty. Where did you learn (do you learn ) techniques like this? So Awesome!!!
Love this card. I have my 2 (11 & 13 yr olds) nieces coming tomorrow to make cards. I am going to have them try. Thank you for sharing.
What a great way to start the holiday season! Happy Holidays everybody!!! May they be safe and full of cheer!
Can’t wait to see all the exciting new tutorials
I totally forgot about this technique! The line in the back looks like a snow berm. So cool!
I love this card! It is so beautiful and really so simple. I hope I can create something similar with what I have. I would make it tonight, but I don’t think I have the glossy paper…darn. 🙂 Thanks for sharing!
Beautiful and simple card.
cant wait to try this.. Beautiful card & so excited for the next 12 days of goodness & fun!! =)
Merry Christmas everyone!!
Looking forward to the whole 12 days! The card is beautiful.
I’ll try this post again…was saying I loved the blues and the techniques, and wonder how you learn to do such gorgeous things? Other than Tim Holtz, havent seen this many interesting ideas in one place!
Can’t wait to try out all these ideas!
This is so much fun! Thanks for all the great offers! I’ve used a lot of these companies products and can tell you, I love them! Great gift ideas!!
These are the only snowflakes Ill see today in South TX! Thanks!
I really enjoyed this tutorial!
Such a beautiful card and easy to make!
Thank You Megan
Love learning new things. Thanks for the tutorials and looking forward to the next 12 days.
Thanks Megan! Love your ideas and tutorials!
Just this card and the colors. Thanks for putting together the 12 Days of Christmas. Looking so forward to see what each day brings. 🙂
That card is so pretty. I’m going to have to try it sometime.
What a great technique can’t wait to try it. love the card.
finally have time to play catchup on the videos. love the snowflake card.
I absolutely love your ideas and tutorials! I love the snowflake card!
Very pretty love the card!
Simply Beautiful! Love it. Can’t wait to try this. Megan, you make it look simple!
Happy Holidays to you and your family! Your snowflake tutorial was very helpful and I can’t wait to try it myself. Now that Thanksgiving is over I’m in high gear to complete Christmas cards, shopping and gift wrapping. I always take time out to enjoy your tutorials no matter how busy I am. I’ve learned a lot from you through the years. Thanks for all you’ve shown us!
Well, Word Press is wonky but I’ve been trying to ask some questions about the products used in the card, because I am really in love with the design….
like the idea of glossy paper
I love the snowflake card tutorial! Can’t wait to try it myself. Thank you for all these marvelous posts for the 12 Days!
Had some trouble posting a comment so this is a little late. You are so talented and I
really enjoy watching all you do.
I love love love that card. In fact, I love all your videos, etc..
Thank you for the chance to win and I love watching your videos.
Looking forward to all the tutorials, thanks for the chance to win, too.
So, my question is what is VersaMark????? Inquiring crafty minds want to know….:-)
Had to work the past couple nights, so I am just now getting caught up…. that ink resist is GORGEOUS!! Cannot wait to try that one!
Love love love this!
Beautiful Card!!! Thanks for the tutorial!
Beautiful card! Can’t wait to see what the next 11 days bring! Thanks for offering this each year!!!
Thanks for a chance to win!!
Can you use regular cardstock for this instead of the glossy?
Simply Beautiful… I will make this for sure! My Mom and my friend Emily will LoVe it!
TOTALLY LOVE this card!! Gonna try this for sure!! Thanks for sharing this technique and thanks for putting on the 12 Days of Christmas!!
Hi Megan. I pray you and your family are doing well during this holiday season. It is wonderful that you have added a bonus to help those who need a helping hand. Love the look of this card and it seems so easy. I THINK I WILL BE TRYING THIS. Thanks