You a Maze Me – Paige Evans + Silhouette

Hello!  Thanks for joining me today!  I have a new layout using Paige’s Maze Background cut file (Design ID #267505) and a few of Paige’s collections from Pink Paislee, including Turn the Paige, Oh My Heart and Fancy Free!

I started the layout by cutting the maze from white cardstock.  I reduced the size of the maze to about 10″x10″ so I would have a wider border around the edge.  I got the bright idea that I wanted the whole maze background to have a  nice deep shadow, so I spent a bit of time adding foam tape and foam dots all around the backside of the background.  I didn’t add foam to every piece, just the key areas to hold it all up nicely.

My embellishing came next!  I had chosen the title before anything else; you can see how amazing I am at titles 🙂  One of my favorite things to do is to mix the alphas from all of Paige’s collections, it just looks so fun and whimsical!  After I chose a photo of my daughter doing homework, I decided to go with a star theme and picked out all the stars from the Turn the Page chipboard stickers!  I used a journal piece from Fancy Free to ground the top cluster and make a great starting spot for my title.

I added the start here chipboard from Turn the Page at the bottom of the layout.  I thought it would be super cute to have it pointing to the little star peg that I added into the maze.  I popped on a few more stars around the chipboard and also added a star paper clip from Turn the Page!  To make the little star peg I tucked an eyelet (not squished) under the cut file background paper in one of the grooves then I glued a gold star to the top of the eyelet!

Paige’s cut files can be used so many ways!  Even though I kept the background very simple on this layout, it inspired the whole page and the meaning behind the photo for me!

 

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