Fuel Some Fun With This DIY Postcard and Road Trip Scrapbook Borders

Being in a new environment is always a great opportunity to take out the camera, capture the miles and moments and soak up the scene — plus, what comes from it makes for a busy project (or two) of scrapbooking once you get home! If you have layouts that need some borders to accentuate your wanderlust wonders, check out these road trip scrapbook borders — even better, there’s a DIY postcard idea as an added bonus for you to create!

To create these borders and card, you will need:

Get a closer look at the On the Road Border Maker Cartridge in the video below!

Every Mile A Memory Border

Step 1: Cut a piece of Black Cardstock to measure 12″ x 2-1/4″. 

Step 2: Cut a piece of the gray patterned paper to measure 12″ x 2″. Adhere to the cardstock.

Step 3: Using the Border Maker System with the On the Road Border Maker Cartridge, punch along the edge of the cream patterned paper. Cut to measure 1-1/2″. Adhere to the border along the bottom edge of the gray paper.

Step 4: Punch several other borders using the On the Road Border Maker Cartridge from a variety of patterned papers. Using a scissors, trim away the cars and trucks from the borders. Adhere the cars and trucks to the top of the cream border.

Step 5: Adhere a border sticker along the lower edge of the cream paper.

Step 6: Cut random widths and lengths of paper to create the “ribbons.”  Adhere from the back side of the border. 

Step 7: Adhere stickers using Foam Squares for added dimension.

Road Trip Border

Step 1: Cut a piece of the cloud patterned paper to measure 12″ x 3″. 

Step 2: Using the On the Road Border Maker Cartridge, punch along the edge of the blue patterned paper. Cut to measure 2-1/4″. Adhere along the bottom edge of the border.

Step 3: Using the On the Road Border Maker Cartridge, punch along the edge of the light blue patterned paper, then turning over, so the cars and trucks are going the other direction. Cut to measure 1-3/4″. Adhere along the bottom edge of the border.

Step 4: Adhere an embellishment border along the bottom edge of the border.

Step 5: Using the Rectangle Custom Cutting System, cut a piece of brown patterned paper. Adhere sticker to the top of it, then adhere to the border.

Life Is A Highway Card

Step 1: Cut a piece of Black Cardstock to measure 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″. Fold in half to create the card.

Step 2: Cut a piece from the light blue patterned paper to measure 5-1/4″ x 4″. Adhere to the card.

Step 3: Cut a piece from the cream patterned paper to measure 5″ x 3-3/4″. Adhere to the card.

Step 4: Using the On the Road Border Maker Cartridge, punch a border from the blue patterned paper. 

Step 5: Using the On the Road Border Maker Cartridge, punch a border from Black Cardstock.

Step 6: Adhere the blue border to the top/offset from the black. Cut border to measure 5″ x 1-1/2″. Adhere along the bottom edge of the card.

Step 7: Cut a strip of the road patterned paper to measure 5″ x 1/2″. Adhere along the bottom edge of the border.

Step 8: Adhere stickers behind the cars to create “scenery.” Add other stickers to the card, using Foam Squares, for added dimension.

Your trips on the open roadways will never look the same once you fill your layouts with these road trip scrapbook borders and send out this DIY postcard! Which of these will you create first? Tell us in the comments below!

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