Monthly Archives: September 2018

Cut it Up – Fall Blog Hop

You’re in the right place!  Welcome to the Cut it Up Fall Blog Hop!  You should have started your hop from the Cut it Up blog and arrived here from Gerda’s.  The whole lineup is at the bottom of my … Continue reading

Posted in Paper Crafting | Tagged , , , , , | 16 Comments

Die Cuttin’ Divas – Fall Colors

Spring is my favorite season to be in, but I really love autumn colors to craft with.  They’re just so vibrant.  Our theme this week at Die Cuttin’ Divas is Fall Colors.  Create any kind of project that includes a … Continue reading

Posted in Paper Crafting | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Persistence pays off

Did you ever have one of those projects?  You struggle, struggle, struggle, but stay with it and it finally pays off?  That’s the story with this little sweater. I had bought 10 skeins each of a beige and a taupe … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | 4 Comments

Cut it Up – Bags or Boxes

A great challenge theme for this time of year!  Everyone can use bags and boxes for all the holidays coming up, can’t they?  Why just wrap a gift when you can make a fun container to present it in?  Anyway, … Continue reading

Posted in Paper Crafting | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Die Cuttin’ Divas Tic-Tac-Toe

Tic-Tac-Toes are always fun challenges!  Here’s the Tic-Tac-Toe board for this week’s Die Cuttin’ Divas challenge. I went down the left-hand column and used leaves, enamel dots, and twine. The leaves are from Pooh and Friends Cricut cartridge, the dots … Continue reading

Posted in Paper Crafting | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

The Merry Christmas Challenge – September, 2018

Welcome to the September Merry Christmas Challenge!  I’m showing some simple but fun and beautiful waterfall albums.  You can make them with any theme.  Check out my summer ones here.  The easy-to-follow tutorial is from Ginger, My Sister’s Scrapper. I … Continue reading

Posted in Paper Crafting | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Cut it Up’s having a Fall Blog Hop!

When:  Friday, September 28th Where:  Starts and ends at Cut it Up Challenge Blog Why:  Fun, prizes, and inspiration! Hope to see you there! Evelyn

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Die Cuttin’ Divas – Any Animal

Christmastime is right around the corner, so I thought I’d use this Any Animal challenge from Die Cuttin’ Divas to make some pillow boxes for gift cards and little presents.  It happens so often in our family that whatever we … Continue reading

Posted in Paper Crafting | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

Travel Knitting

My husband and I flew to San Diego last week to visit my son for his birthday.  I knew I had to plan a LOT of travel knitting projects, just for the plane ride alone!  I usually bring along yarn … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges – September 2018 – Cards

Here is my card for PDE Challenges – September! It uses the hot air balloon from Lettering delights Steampunk simple shapes and the Tim Holtz Blueprint Embossing folder. The Simple Shapes have two layers – one is for using your … Continue reading

Posted in Paper Crafting | Tagged , , | 2 Comments