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.

Kendra’s Card Challenge #5

I took up Kendra’s Card Challenge #5! I made 15 mostly birthday cards using Pink and Main’s Take Flight 6×6 paper pad. Kendra’s challenge only uses 6 papers, but there are only about 8 papers left. I’d really like to … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Anything Goes!

We’re living on the edge this challenge at Cut it Up with a rare Anything Goes challenge! I really tried to make something other than a card, but I have two birthdays in January that were coming up really fast … Continue reading

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Cut it Up Birthday Cards

The theme for this new challenge at Cut it Up is Birthday. We’re encouraging you to get a start on the cards you’ll need for next year, which starts tomorrow!! Yikes! I took this to mean “Birth” day and created … Continue reading

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Monkey business

Lorraine Pistorio is my favorite designer of knitted dolls and softies. Her creations are so adorable and her patterns are so much fun to knit and really easy to follow. The directions are so clear and I always feel as … Continue reading

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Magic Carpet

Another project I’d like to show you is the Magic Carpet sweater I made for my grandson’s second birthday. It’s another Starmore design from her book, The Children’s Collection. I’d wanted to knit this adorable design since I got the … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Holiday Gift Giving

It’s holiday time! We at Cut it Up would love to see all your creative boxes and bags for gift giving. Our sponsor for this challenge is The Cutting Café, and we got some really great files to use for … Continue reading

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Lots and lots of knitting

I haven’t done a knitting post in quite a while, since February?!?! but I certainly have been knitting up a storm! I won’t share details of every project I’ve made, but here’s a smattering and details on a couple. My … Continue reading

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Cut it Up Holiday Cards

Nothing but cards for this challenge at Cut it Up. Our sponsor is Oddball Art, and they have the cutest images! I chose this adorable Cute Christmas Silly Santa Yetis for my set of Christmas cards. I made four of … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – C.A.S.E a Project

C.A.S.E. = Copy And Share Everything! That’s our challenge this time around at Cut it Up. We got to choose an image from our sponsor, DRS Designs, to work with for this challenge, and I chose a sentiment, Warm Wishes. … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Thanks! or Thanksgiving

Easy peasy challenge this time – Thanks or Thanksgiving is our theme at Cut it Up! I made a fall themed thank you card using a die from our sponsor, STAMPlorations. This is one of the dies included in their … Continue reading

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