Project Idea: Winter Graduation Page Layouts

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Generally, graduations occur in May or June. However, there are folks who make their final treks across campus to wrap up their finals in the dead of winter, too, and thus we thought it fitting to share some graduation page layout ideas with you today in case you’ve got a special grad who just received their diploma!

These pages began as simple, lovely predesigned pages in grey and white. However, designer Melissa added punches of color and completely changed the designs of the pages by adding some bright colored papers and thinking outside the box (photo boxes)! Enjoy.

To create the 2-page spread above, you’ll need:

NOTE: Lay these predesigned Fast2Fab pages side by side with staples toward each other before working on the following steps:

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Step 1: Cut a strip from the blue cardstock to measure 12” x 3”.  Adhere to the far right side of right page.

Step 2: Cut a strip from the blue cardstock to measure 12” x 1-1/2”. Adhere to the far left side of left page.

Step 3: Cut a strip from the black cardstock to measure 12” x ½”. Adhere to the top of the blue cardstock on the far left side of left page.

Step 4: Mat one 7” x 5” photo onto a piece of black cardstock measuring 7-1/2” x 5-1/2”. Mat this onto a piece of blue cardstock measuring 8” x 6” using foam squares. Center this photo/mat on the premarked areas (on the left page) for two photos.

Step 5: Mat one 4” x 4” photo onto a piece of black cardstock measuring 4-1/2” x 4-1/2”. Adhere to bottom on left page as shown.

Step 6: Add two pieces of blue cardstock cut to measure 4-1/2” x 3” to the far left side of each of the pre-marked photo areas on right page. Adhere 6” x 4” photos on top of these areas.

Step 7: Mat one 4” x 6” photo on top of a 4-1/2” x 6-1/2” piece of black cardstock. Adhere to the far right side of the spread.

Step 8: Using the Star Place N Punch, punch four stars from black cardstock. Adhere to the spread using foam squares.

Step 9: Use black pen to journal.

And here’s a second page layout idea that incorporates some totally fun screenshots of Facebook posts. Oh, how we love how fun this is! Simply take a screenshot of the posts using your phone or computer, then crop and save. Order from your photo printer of choice and incorporate into the layout as you would any photo. Genius!

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To create this 2-page spread, you’ll need:

NOTE: Lay these predesigned Fast2Fab pages side by side with staples toward each other before working on the following steps:

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Step 1: Cut both white patterned borders from the border strips sheet of paper. Cut each of these borders in half lengthwise.  Adhere the striped patterned papers over the top of the black bold stripe one each page, then adhere the colorful “x” strips along the far edges of each page as shown.

Step 2: Mat two photos onto green patterned paper measuring 4-1/2” x 6-1/2”. Adhere to left page as shown.

Step 3: After creating photo of screenshot, trim to measure 4″ x approximately 2″. Adhere to a piece of green patterned paper measuring 4″ x 2-1/2″. Adhere matted photo to slide in card as shown, journaling on this piece as well. Adhere to a piece of blue patterned paper to measure 4-1/2” x 6-1/2”.  Adhere to left page.

Step 4: Cut out the banner from the slide in that says “lovin’ life”. Adhere to the top left side of the spread using foam squares.

Step 5: Mat two 6” x 4” photos on top of a light blue piece of patterned paper measuring 7” x 9”. Mat this piece to the top of a piece of dark blue patterned paper measuring 7-1/2” x 9-1/2”.  Adhere to right page as shown.

Step 6: Trim the slide in that says “oh, so happy!” to measure 4” square. Adhere to far right side of right page using foam squares.

Step 7: Add journaling using black pen.

 

 

2 thoughts on “Project Idea: Winter Graduation Page Layouts

  1. This is great! I’ve never purchased F2F pages as I wasn’t sure how I could adapt them to my own style. This gives me the confidence to try it. Thanks and congratulations to your son on his accomplishments.

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