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The Evernote + Chronicle Books Craft-Along Recap and Winner

The Evernote + Chronicle Books Craft-Along Recap and Winner

Posted by Kasey Fleisher Hickey on 03 Jan 2013

Posted by Kasey Fleisher Hickey on 03 Jan 2013

Back in November, we announced the Evernote & Chronicle Books Craft-Along, a virtual event aimed at helping you put a handmade spin on your holiday season. Along the way, our team and Craft Ambassador Jenni Lathrop shared tips and encouragement for ways that Evernote and our products could help you create homemade decorations, table settings, invitations, and more.

We were thrilled to see over 300 people join the event and share inspiration, photos of projects, and tips on our Facebook event page.

Here are a few of the things people had to say about the event and how Evernote came into play (shared on our event page):

  • Raven M said, “I created a ‘Master To Do List’ note and listed each task that needed to be completed each day leading up to Christmas, including links to tutorials, recipes and ideas. It has definitely helped me stay on task!”
  • Amy Vander Vorste said, “I’ve already completed my Christmas projects. But Evernote helps me keep all my crafting notes and research in one place and easy to hunt through!”
  • Gwen Wafer said, “I can keep my knitting patterns and notes on my tablet and phone instead of having my projects *and* various pieces of paper floating around in my bag.”
  • Sherrie Lee Escue said, “I learned a lot about using Evernote because of the Christmas craft project.”

For more tips on using Evernote for crafting, check out Craft Ambassador Jenni Lathrop’s tips document (save it to your Evernote account for handy access from any computer or mobile device)

We were overwhelmed by the number of fantastic submissions we received. Below are a few that our team selected as our favorites.


Above from left to right: Homemade client gifts (pup treats) submitted by Natalia Martinez, ‘It had to have ears’ submitted by Coral Pearce, Tea Wreath submitted by Betsy Kaage, holiday floral arrangement submitted by Sherri Smith.

Thanks to Chronicle Books for teaming up with us to put together a fantastic prize pack. Without further ado, the winner of the Evernote & Chronicle Books Craft-Along is… Nicole Valentine! Check out more photos of her project, Greenery, here.

Craft-Along Winner

Above: The winning entry, ‘Greenery’ submitted by Nicole Valentine

Wrapping up your holidays with Evernote

Now that the holidays are all said and done, check out some tips for wrapping up the holiday season and preparing for an even better one next year.

Join our public note to see this and other tips. >>>

Stay tuned for more community events

Stay tuned for a lot more community activities to help you do more in your work and your life with Evernote’s products and partners. Is there a community event you’d like to see us host? We’d love to know your ideas. Please share them in the comments.


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