Spotlight: Paige Evans


Spotlights continue and today we're featuring returning Design Team Member and Blogger, Paige Evans (that's me! :)!

Paige Evans

Blog: Paige Evans

Instagram: @paigetaylorevans

Pinterest: @paigeevans

Twitter: @PaigeTEvans

Location: Grafenwöehr, Germany

Short bio: I've been scrapping for 13 years, ever since I was 16 years old and got my very first job at a scrapbooking store in Redmond, WA called Yesterdays. They didn't even have an application, just took my name and phone number. I wonder what my life would be like now had I not walked into that store that fateful day because so much of my life has revolved around scrapbooking since then! I work from home as a mom by day and by night I manage the American Crafts blog and design team and am on the Studio Calico Creative Team. I also love teaching classes near and far. Basically, I LOVE scrapbooking! I've been married to my better half Chris for 7 years and we have a 4-year-old son named Fox and a 2-year-old daughter named Jane. Currently we're living on an Army base in Grafenwöehr, Germany. My husband is a dentist in the Army and we're loving our adventures here!

Favorite thing to scrap: I love scrapping about my son and daughter. They're my inspiration!

Favorite American Crafts product: Hands down, patterned paper!

5 fun facts:
1. My favorite bands are Linkin Park and Chevelle – what can I say, I love hard rock 🙂
2. My favorite show (well, one of many!) is X-Files and we have a son named Fox because of the character Fox Mulder.
3. We used a have a LOT of animals (chinchillas, finches, a parrot, fish, rabbit, dog, cat). I think our neighbors thought we were a little nutso!
4. I know Morse Code. 
5. I've calculated that I've eaten over 18,000 bowls of cereal in my life. Yup, I love cereal.


The Best Things by Paige Evans
Supplies: 6×6 Paper Pad (368160) – Shimelle, Layered Chipboard Stickers (368165) – Shimelle, Small Sticker Book (368166) – Shimelle, Rub On Transfers (368168) – Shimelle, Wood Veneer Shapes (368175_ = Shimelle

How to: Hand cut a long title from the 6×6 Shimelle patterned papers. Paint white stripes across a gray cardstock background and then stitch the letters in place. Add three mini photos to the gap between the lines and embellish with chipboard, a wood veneer banner trimmed in half, rub ons, and stickers. Stamp the date below the right photo and drop black India ink around the layout. Embellish minimally with enamel dots placed on matching colored paper letters.