Your Must-Have Back to School Scrapbook Supplies

Your camera is about to be working overtime with photos of first-day-of-school outfits, class portraits, the start of school sports or clubs, recitals, plays, you name it — make sure you have a variety of great school scrapbook supplies to create beautiful layouts that you and the kids will treasure for years to come! There are three CM collections that are perfect for making stunning school-themed scrapbook layouts – take a look in today’s post!

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Enjoy a Blast from the Past with the Essentials Classic Scrapbook Borders

The Essentials collection is all about adding old-school cool to your scrapbook layouts and projects. With a primary palette and papers decorated with classic geometric shapes, you can create blast-from-the-past vintage borders with a modern edge. Read on to learn how to make beautiful classic scrapbook borders for your favourite academic using the Essentials collection, plus get a BONUS outdoor-themed border using Essentials and Fanatic together!

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Showcase Your Star Student with the Essentials Two-Page School Scrapbook Layout

Back-to-school-season is in full swing, and while some kids may not be excited about this, many avid scrapbookers have been looking forward to this time of year due to the plethora of photo opportunities that comes with it and can’t wait to get back to their craft room! But with all those photos, have you ever found that you accumulated so many that you simply couldn’t fit them all onto one page? With the Essentials collection and Peekaboo Pockets™, you can give these projects the feeling of possibilities and excitement – check out the beautiful two-page school scrapbook layout that was created by blog contributor Karen!

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Celebrate a New Year with the Essentials Back-to-School Scrapbook Layout

As the temperature outside starts to drop, back-to-school sales are starting up and the school year is just around the corner (some have even already started!). How are you going to showcase all of the different memories you make this fall? The Essentials collection has everything you need to create a classic scrapbook layout that will make all your school-related memories look vibrant and beautiful. Read on to learn how to make this Essentials school scrapbook layout and try it for yourself!

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Create a Breathtaking Back-To-School Scrapbook Layout with Essentials

Summer will soon be winding down, which means that it’s almost time for school to start! The Essentials collection has everything you need to make a beautiful back-to-school layout that captures the essence of that first day of school like never before. In today’s post, check out blog contributor Mati’s back-to-school scrapbook ideas!

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Play With a Primary Palette with this Essentials Classic Scrapbook Layout

When making a beautiful scrapbook layout, two things you want to pay extra attention to are the colours you use and the tiny details you add to the page. Thankfully, the Essentials collection is rich in both of those things. The Tone-on-Tone Paper Pack has a rich primary palette that feels incredibly classic, and the Accent Paper Pack uses stunning silver foil to add character to any page. You can combine these two paper packs with other products from the Essentials collection to make a primary colour scrapbook layout that works with nearly any theme. Read more to find out how!

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Back To The Books

Getting back to school is not my favourite time of year as I love having the children around the house without the busy school schedules, but once they are back we work into the schedule quickly.  I do love taking back to school photos though!

I few years ago I started taking a photo on the first day of school and the last day of school on the front step to show the difference in the children throughout their school year.  They always mature quite a bit through the school year, but the biggest difference is their growth.  I love the Bookworm digital kit with all of the school related embellishments, but what I really love is the colours as they are muted primary colours. Continue reading Back To The Books

A Whimsical Start To School

As we prepare to kick-off another school year I came to the realization that I still need to scrapbook my daughter’s first day of school photos from last year! Once I pulled out the photos that I wanted to include I went through my papers to see which collection would coordinate best. To my surprise, Woodland Whimsy was the winner! With a mix of pinks, oranges, and greens it worked perfectly with the photos I had taken.

This was one of those layouts that came together magically. Once I pulled out the papers I wanted to use I took a peek at the embellishment pack and decided that it would be super cute to use the embellishment with a four on it (which was intended for monthly baby photos — but also works beautifully to highlight my daughter’s age in the photos!). There is also an embellishment that says, “Shine like the Stars” which I thought worked perfectly as a title for my layout.

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The Brainiac With Bookworm

How exciting!!!  A collection for all of your school memories.

As you may remember, I am new to the scrapbooking part of papercrafting.  I have a pile of my kids’ school memories that need to get into books.  I am not overwhelmed by the process. I figure I will let the paper “speak” to me.  That is exactly what this Bookworm Collection did to me.  It spoke to me when picking a photo.  My daughter spoke to me as well!  When I showed her the picture that I decided on she said, “really Mom, you couldn’t have picked another picture that made me look less dorky?”.

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Back To The Books Bookworm Borders

Liven up the pages of your favorite student’s album with the new Bookworm Collection! Here, I’ve made a few border pairs. You can use them to decorate both the top and bottom of your page or to spread the design across a two-page layout.

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