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 wool, and that's what I'm currently working with.

Cut it Up Magical Creatures

I still can’t get the hang of this “new” WordPress interface. 😠 The old one was so much easier. . . Anyhow, Magical Creatures is the theme for this Cut it Up challenge. Our sponsor is Oddball Art and they … Continue reading

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Cut it Up For the Guys / Fathers’ Day – Tic Tac Toe

This challenge was a real challenge for me! I always try to make a project that I can actually use. I have to admit here that sometimes my paper projects go right into the circular file as soon as I … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Out in the Country

Another easy challenge over at Cut it Up, Out in the Country. Your project should feature something that you would find outdoors in the country. It made me think of a picnic. I found this beautiful picnic basket in our … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Any Animal or Insect

Welcome back to another challenge at Cut it Up! It’s animals or insects this time around – easy peasy! I used a leftover cut of an adorable hippo from Papercrafting World’s Carnival of Fun svg set. It’s really old, and … Continue reading

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Peace Palapalooza, 2022

Milo May isn’t a thing anymore, but this year I’m participating in Peace Palapalooza. It actually starts on May 1st, but I’m between big projects and thought I’d get an early start. This is my second batch of Peace Pals … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – April Showers Bring May Flowers

I don’t mind the rain. It gives me a credible reason for staying inside and knitting! or crafting! Pink and Main is our sponsor for this Cut it Up challenge, which you can see from the title is April Showers … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Easter or Create Your Own Background Paper

Our challenge this time around is to create your own background paper and/or make an Easter project, and I did both! I followed this tutorial by Catherine Pooler to make my own background paper using stamps and inks from my … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Spring!

Spring is my favorite season. I love all the birds, flowers, and the smell of the rain. We’re celebrating the return of spring over at Cut it Up for this challenge. Our sponsor, Taylored Expressions, gave us product to work … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month and we at Cut it Up are celebrating! I’m celebrating with a set of four cards that depict strong women. Three are fictional characters and the fourth was a real person. The three characters I … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day, 2022

This is the card I made for my family and friends for St. Patrick’s Day this year. The little Mouse with Clover was from Little Scraps of Heaven, and the clover was just an svg saved on my computer. I … Continue reading

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