Author Archives: Evelyn

About Evelyn

I created this little blog so that I could have a place to show different crafts that I make for my family, my friends, my students, and myself! I have always enjoyed crafting. I particularly love paper, and that's what I'm currently working with.

Cut it Up – Fall is in the Air

Can’t you feel it? I can. Evenings and mornings are cooler. I have even had some open window days!! I love having fresh air in the house. My project for Cut it Up’s Fall is in the Air challenge is … Continue reading

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Cut it Up Sketch Challenge

Sometimes your mojo just needs a nudge, and that’s when sketches can really help. At Cut it Up, our current challenge is to use a sketch to create your project. I chose to follow a sketch for a scrapbook page, … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Space

Travel into space with us at Cut it Up for our newest challenge, Space! Astronomy has always fascinated me, but I have to admit, I like seeing the universe with my feet planted firmly on my own little blue planet! … Continue reading

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Some knitting

I’ve been knitting like there’s no tomorrow! Stuff for family, stuff for myself, and stuff just for the sake of knitting, using up some yarn, or to keep my hands busy. That’s what I’m showing today. These items will be … Continue reading

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Cut it Up Create Your Own Background Paper

Time to get creative by making your own background paper! I was on a facetime call with my granddaughter while she was making a collage using torn tissue paper. I decided to join in and use little scraps of paper … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Seen Any Good Movies?

Time for another challenge from Cut it Up! This time the theme is movies. My favorite by far is Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. I love all the movies in the series (the books are even better!) but my … Continue reading

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Kendra’s Card Challenge #1 again

You may remember I used Kendra’s Card Challenge #1 system with Pink and Main’s Warm Wishes Crafty Courtyard kit back in February. If not, here’s the link to that post. Well, I downloaded her second challenge but never got around … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Water

This was a fun challenge! Water! Three quarters of our Earth is covered with it, so there are so many possibilities. Our sponsor, DRS Designs, gave each of us an image of our choice to work with. Since I don’t … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Fourth of July

Come celebrate Independence Day, AKA the Fourth of July, with us at Cut it Up! I chose to make a card (some cards, really) for this challenge, but the one I’ll focus on is this one. When I saw my … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Shaped or Fun-fold Card

I’m often lazy and just make rectangular A-2 cards, but shaped and fun-fold cards are so much fun to make and receive, I should make them much more often than I do! That’s why I chose this theme for our … Continue reading

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