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 – Mother’s Day

We’re celebrating all mothers at Cut it Up so come join us! I decided to create a little gift bag for this challenge using a gift bag die from Pink and Main. I must have gotten it on clearance, though, … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Masculine cards

Well, I was able to “trick” WordPress for a while and use the classic editor for my posts, but that trick doesn’t work anymore. So sad. Anyway, the current challenge for Cut it Up this time around is Masculine Cards, … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – How’s the Weather?

Well, it’s spring, so . . . rainy??? The challenge this time around at Cut it Up is How’s the Weather and our sponsor, DRS Designs, let us choose an image to work with. I chose two! I used Bird … Continue reading

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6 x 6 paper pack fun

A few crafty friends and I challenged ourselves to reduce our 6 x 6 paper pad collection by using one up completely.  I thought about making a mini album or gift card holders with mine, but finally decided to make … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Spring Flowers and/or Butterflies

Yay, spring!!  It’s my favorite season.  Everything comes back to life, birds sing, flowers bloom, rain falls . . . A delight for the senses! I created one card for this challenge using very old, unidentified files on my computer … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Just for Kids

We thought it was about time to create some projects just for kids, so Just for Kids is the theme for our current challenge at Cut it Up.  We got two really cute images to work with from our sponsor, … Continue reading

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More cards . . .

I made a couple more cards using the Warm Wishes Crafty Courtyard kit from Pink and Main, plus a few more using leftover Cricut cuts and leftover card fronts that I started and never finished.  Here they are.  I don’t … Continue reading

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My crafty week

This turned out to be a very crafty week!  Monday not so much. I tried to make some cards, but just couldn’t get it going, so instead I worked on my jigsaw puzzle.  Tuesday, though, I knit on my son’s … Continue reading

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Cut it Up – Black, White, and a POP of Color!

It’s always a fun challenge, to use black, white, and then a pop of color.  The results are always so pretty.  Check out the other projects over at Cut it Up to see what I mean. Here’s mine.  I made … Continue reading

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Card making project

I can’t remember how I got there – an email in my inbox?  a Cut it Up entry?  Not sure, but somehow I stumbled across a crafter named Kendra who made 50 cards using the Warm Wishes Crafty Courtyard kit … Continue reading

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