Back to School Scrapbook Layout. Create a cute back to school scrapbook layout to remember your child’s first day of school.

Have your kids gone back to school yet? Mine started last Monday. I love to scrapbook special moments for our family album and for my kid’s albums. Their first day of school each year is a big day and I always take pictures. Every year I have taken a picture of them holding a sign with their grade level. I do the same thing on the last day of school as well. It is so fun to see how much they grown over the year!

Back to school scrapbook layout idea

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Back to School Scrapbook Layout

I started with a background paper that had different multi-colored hearts on it. I found a fun paper that had patterned strips on it, one of which had some little buses on it. It was perfect for this layout. I used my dial trimmer to cut the paper into strips. I ended up using five strips from the same paper.

Use dial trimmer to cut paper into strips

I wanted to create a scallop border on the top and bottom strips of the Oh Happy Life paper, rather than just having a plain flat border. The dial trimmer makes creating a scalloped edge easy.

Use dial trimmer to create a scalloped edge on paper

Since the page was already so busy, I wanted solid color mats for all of my photos. To make the ones with the grade levels on them stand out, I used yellow cardstock and the Dial Trimmer to scallop all the edges.

Create scalloped edges on cardstock with dial trimmer

For the other smaller pictures I used white to mat each photo. Only one photo is in color to show their first day of school outfits. To finish off the page, I added gold sparkly Thickers to spell out Back to School 2017.

Use Thickers to add dimension to your scrapbook pages

I also added some beautiful layered paper stickers throughout the layout to add some dimension to the page.

Add layered floral embellishments

Back to school scrapbook layout idea

I love that I was able to trim all my pictures, strips of paper, and even scallop the edges of my paper with one tool. It made this layout come together really quickly.

Back to school scrapbook layout

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