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Technique Spotlight with Paige Evans: Half Circles

One of my favorite techniques is to punch shapes from LOTS of patterned papers (the more patterns and colors on a layout I can use the better I say!) and then cut those shapes in half! Today I am featuring half circles! WILD SMILE by Paige Evans On this layout I punched 1″ circles from all […]


Technique Spotlight with Paige Evans: Hexagons

Hexagons are such a great and versatile shape that can be used for pretty much any subject and theme! JANEY GIRL IN A BOX by Paige Evans On this layout I used a hexagon punch to make a whole bunch of hexagons and then lined them up at an angle. I even punched my small […]

Technique Spotlight with Paige Evans: Buttons and Brads

I’ve been in love with buttons and brads ever since I started scrapbooking! They just look like little bits of candy that I want to eat! I thought I’d share some layouts and a card that feature these fun little embellishments. LOVE by Paige Evans I lightly drew the big “LOVE”, watercolored over the letters, […]

Saturdays With LeAnn


Welcome back, my friends.  What a better way to round out your work week than with five amazing projects from four wonderful designers, and then add to it some yummy cookies!  I hope these will be some projects that you want to create yourself.  So kick off your shoes, relax, and let’s get started! Heritage […]

Technique Spotlight with Paige Evans: Stamping

I have another confession: I don’t consider myself an expert stamper, but I’m always up for a good challenge! Here is a look at five of my layouts where the feature is stamping. BE KIND by Paige Evans On this layout I stamped a long title and hand cut every letter before gluing them onto […]

Technique Spotlight with Paige Evans: Machine Stitching

Confession: I have a sewing machine, but I rarely ever use it to sew on fabric! Instead, my sewing machine is used for about 95% of my layouts. Whether as an alternative to adhesive or creating a textured background, my sewing machine gets a lot of use (in fact, it’s permanent home is on the […]

Technique Spotlight with Paige Evans: Banners

Create quick and easy layouts in no time by making banners – whether they’re cut by hand or made from punches, banners are a fun design element that can be used time and time again and never get old! JANE AT FOUR MONTHS by Paige Evans I’ve created many banners in curved swoops for a […]