Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Feather Scrapbook Embellishment

Hi there Crafty bloggers, today I have a quick video on how
 to create a cute feather embellishment using

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Friday, November 14, 2014

Rest, Relax, Repeat card

 Hi and welcome to my NEW BLOG!! I'm rockin n rolling
with some great projects. LOL!! :)
Today I created a card using the Artfully sent cartridge,
I have to say this cartridge ROCKS!! these cards
are so simple and easy to assemble.

This card is on page 17 and cut at 7" 
Continue reading below to see how I put this
card together.

I added clear wink of stella to the rain drops and flower

Behind the rain drops I used a piece of
Here is how the card looked on the mat, cut out perfect! 
To get the flower yellow I cut out the card twice and
just trimmed the flower out and glued it on.  I used
CG2 specturm noir marks to color the stem green.
Behind the saying I added a piece of yellow paper.

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Close To My Heart Materials Used?


Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Just for you card

Hello and welcome back to my NEW blog! Yay!! I'm so glad
you're here to see more fun projects of mine.  Don't forget to
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miss a thing! :)
Today I have another project using the

I created an A2 size card, the card base is
cut down to 4-1/4x8-1/2 and scored at 5-1/2.

The second layer is a color pear sheet from the

The last top layer is
cut down to 4x5 and I did all my stamping here.
I masked off the center of the sheet with blue
 painters tape sized at 2 x 4. 
Once I added my painters tape
mask I began to stamp all of my
flower images around the tape
mask.  Once I was done stamping I removed
the mask and that gave me a nice clean 2x4 inch
block to stamp my sentiment.
I also add some AWESOME
the CTMH shimmer tape is so beautiful,
it gives any project a beautiful sparkle.

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great scrapbooking and card-making projects.
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Monday, November 10, 2014

CTMH November 2014 Stamp of the Month Scrapbook Layout

 Hi Crafty Bloggers  and Welcome to my New Blog!
Yay! I'm excited to share some great projects with you,
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Today I have a great scrapbook layout using
the Close To My Heart
Continue reading below to see how I created these
beautiful 3D flower using the Stamp of the Month
Background paper is 12" X 12" White Daisy Cardstock
To matt my photos I used one sheet of barn red from the
which is cut at 5-1/2 x 12
and also used 12" X 12" Slate Cardstock 
cut at 4-1/2 x 12.
To create the flower cluster, I stamped my leaves first in
and then started to layer
the flowers on top.
For the Homecoming title I used the CTMH
Handwritten Print font stamp set.
 I also added some clear wink of stella to
each letter giving it a beautiful shimmer.
I added some clear wink of stella to the 2014
Font is from Handwritten Print 
To create the 3D flowers I first stamps my  flower
images on CTMH white daisy cardstock.
Ink used:
I fussy cut all the flowers and pinched the edges to give
them some dimension.
November Stamp of the Month
Handwritten Print font stamp set
Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Chalk It Up Workshop on the Go kit Summary post

Hello crafty bloggers, welcome to my new blog and thanks for stopping by.   My old blog is Handcrafted Simply By Us and I
decided to rename my blog and all my other social media links to a shorter title.  I came up with RubiesCrafts, simply and easy.
Below is a link to my Summary Post regarding my series on ALL the great projects I was able to create with one 
CTMH workshop on the go kit.
If you missed my series here is
 a list starting from day 1.
Here is my video showing all the projects I created
with ONE Chalk It Up workshop on the Go kit

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