Free Scrapbooking Layouts
Free Scrapbooking Layouts for All Types of Scrapbooks
One of the hardest challenges you have to encounter when you are making
any type of scrapbook is creating different layouts one after another.
Yes, you simply run out of ideas on how to make each page unique and the
tendency is, as you add more pages, you develop a certain arrangement of
pattern layouts. And this of course makes your scrapbook boring and
To ensure you avoid scrapbook monotony from happening, here are several
scrapbook layout ideas you may want to add on your existing ideas on your
· Work on the background
There are thousands of backgrounds you can use as a layout. All you have
to do is pick one. But in the event that you are working on few
backgrounds, then it is time for you to improvise. Remove some details
and add something different.
· Work on the design
If you are working on one background for your entire scrapbook, the best
way to make each page different from another is by working on the design.
Normally, a scrapbook page would include a photo(s), text, letter cut
outs, and embellishments. You can rearrange all these to create a new and
unique page. You can also use varieties of embellishments on each page.
Use every part of the page. This means, you can always decide where to
place important things on each page. For example, on the first page, the
picture is located at the middle. Then on second, you can bring the photo
on the upper left corner of the page. Then on the next, you can the other
side of the page… and so forth.
· Start with a blank
The best way to create a unique page is to start with nothing and work
your way from there. A blank page would certainly open endless
possibilities for design. And these endless possibilities would come up
different every time you start working on it.
· Use color combination
Colors can be used to enhance the image of the scrapbook while using them
in different ways would create an entirely different page. Use different
color combination to make each page stand out.
· Use different arrangements
One each page of the scrapbook, make sure you arrange all the elements
differently. Ask yourself: where to place the pictures; where to put the
captions; what color should I use; what shape would work best; and what
materials can be used?” These questions will lead you to anticipation
every time you lift the pages.
· Use events
Take advantage of the events you want to highlight. For example, the page
you will work on is for the birthday celebration or a summer outing. Use
materials that are relation to these events. For birthday celebration,
you may want to add the inflated balloons or invitation together with the
photos. For summer outings, you may want to glue some sands and things
found at the beach or resort you went. The thing is, if you are making a
page for a certain event, there are always enough ways to highlight them
by using materials related to them.
· Get inspiration
If you want to get inspiration, you may want to consult the things around
you. The flowers and plants at the garden, the houses around your
neighborhood, the trees at your backyard, the sun setting at the horizon,
the lake near you, the sights you have seen while you travel, and so
forth. These things will surely give you enough inspiration to create and
finish unique scrapbook layouts.
If these things do not work, there is another way… search for layouts on
There are thousands of scrapbook layouts on the internet that you can
adapt. Look for certain theme that would work best in your imagination
and expand from there.
The internet can offer several types of scrapbook templates you can also
adapt. These templates are printable but you can always make a version of
your own, using the materials you have.
Each scrapbook is different and so as its pages. Using your imagination,
creativity and all these mentioned above will give you page after page