Bring On The Sunshine With This Tropical Scrapbook Layout

What’s on the itinerary for today? Soaking up the blue skies, sunshine and good vibes this tropical scrapbook layout gives off! With it’s show-stopping scallop border, this two-page spread is the perfect ticket to showcasing all of your vacation and summertime memories!

Two-page tropical-themed scrapbooking spread with five photos of a family on vacation, a decorative border, journaling and embellishments.

To create this spread you will need:

Step 1: Use two pieces of the coral tropical leaves paper as the base for the spread.

Step 2: Cut a piece of the aqua diamond burst tile paper to measure 1-1/2” x 12”. Adhere along the left edge of the spread.

Step 3: Cut a piece of the aqua diamond tile burst paper to measure 8-3/4” x 12”. Adhere to the right edge of the spread.

Step 4: Using the Border Maker System with the Mirrored Scallops Border Maker Cartridge, punch seven borders from a variety of papers. Adhere so that they overlap on the right edge of the 1-1/2” strip of aqua paper.

Step 5: Cut a piece of aqua diamond tiles paper to measure 3/4″ x 12”. Adhere along the right edge of the borders.

Step 6: Using the outside edge of the smallest Circle Custom Cutting System Pattern, cut three circles with the Red Blade.

Step 7: Cut 1-1/2” from the side of the circles. Place/adhere the circles along the edge of the borders, along the bottom on the right and along the top right of the spread.

Step 8: Adhere the variety mats to the spread, tucking under the circles as shown.

Step 9: Cut three mats to measure 4-1/2” x 6-1/2” from the blue/green paper. Adhere to the spread.

Step 10: Cut one mat to measure 4-1/2” x 4-1/2”.  Adhere to the spread.

Step 11: Cut one mat to measure 3-1/2” x 6-1/2”.  Adhere to the spread. 

Step 12: Adhere photos that measure: (2) 4” x 6”, (1) 6” x 4”, (1) 4” x 4”, (1) 3” x 6”

Step 13: Adhere stickers/embellishments using Foam Squares on some for added dimension.

Step 14: Journal as desired.

What’s your dream tropical vacation? What are your thoughts on the decorative border Melissa created using the Mirrored Scallops Chain Border Maker Cartridge?

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