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 – Celebrate Summer (colors!)

Yay!  It’s summer!  We’re celebrating over at CIU by using specific summer colors, namely turquoise, yellow, hot pink, coral, bright green. The Cutting Cafe is our sponsor for this challenge and has donated some awesome files for us to work … Continue reading

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A little beauty + simplicity

The other day, I had need of a little beauty and simplicity.  Since I still have my Cricut Expression and all my cartridges, I thought using those would be the perfect solution to get me out of my funk, and … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – The Perfect Pet

My family and I have had so many pets over the years from fish to birds to dogs.  I loved them all while we had them (except the frog) but now I love the freedom of having no household pet. … Continue reading

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Knitting a classic

My sister sent me a whole box full of yarn and all she asked for in return was that I knit a baby blanket for her to donate to her local hospital.  She even sent me the pattern, directions, really, … Continue reading

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BD card for a neighbor

My neighbor, who is having a birthday soon, is so speedy on his lawnmower he should get a speeding ticket!!  I remembered this image I had downloaded from somewhere on the internet long ago and decided to use it on … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Boys Will be Boys!

We had the perfect paper pack to work with for this challenge, the Steampunk Digital Paper Pack from Digital Delights by Louby Loo!  Grungy, steampunky, technical.  I loved working with it! So…the challenge.  At Cut it Up, we challenge you … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Shoot for the Stars!

That’s good advice for everyone!  This Cut it Up challenge (#200!!) is for celebrating achievements.  I’m continuing my box theme, but this time I used a Silhouette file, the Ribbon Tie Favor Box – Scalloped, Design #64602 in the Silhouette … Continue reading

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My finished Malin!

It’s finished!   I just love it — worth all the angst!  The color is amazing, the texture is amazing, that rope is amazing!!It fits really well;I’m happy with all the transitions from ribbing to body and sleeve; I love how … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Friends

Time for another challenge at Cut it Up Challenge Blog! This time, we want to see projects that celebrate friends. Instead of making a card, I decided to explore my Cricut cartridges and find a little box.  This one is … Continue reading

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Some cards

Awhile ago, I watched Kristie Marcotte “disappear” a 6×6 paper pad whose papers really appealed to me, Honey Bee Stamps Sweet on You paper pad.  The colors were right up my alley — lots of orange, which is my second … Continue reading

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