Celebrate End-of-Year Academic Cheer: 4 Graduation Scrapbook Projects

After years of classes, late-night study sessions and countless memories with dear friends, it’s time at last to don the academic regalia and receive your diploma! (You did it!) And once the square caps have landed after flying through the air and proud family members have dabbed away happy tears with their stock of Kleenex, it’s time for a graduation party in your craft room to commemorate the occasion! Capture this big milestone (whether it’s your own of a recent grad’s achievement!) with these graduation scrapbook projects!

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Celebrate Commencement With This Graduation Scrapbook Layout

Tassels and gowns and diplomas, oh my! That’s right, CM scrappers, today we’re crafting one of life’s big milestones — graduation! Whether you want to commemorate your own graduation from yesteryear or want to celebrate a recent 2021 graduate in the family, the Graduation Day Theme Pack is sure to capture this time of new beginnings, pomp and circumstance and academic achievements. Check out this top-of-the-class graduation scrapbook layout and get started!

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Say Con-GRAD-ulations With These DIY Graduation Cards

Hats off to this year’s graduates! No matter if it’s preschool, high school, college or university, grad school or anything in between, this time marks as a huge accomplishment for these successful scholars and their academic achievement! And to show your grad just how proud you are, why not make them a homemade card (and maybe tuck a little token in as well)? Check out how you can ace your creativity with these DIY graduation cards!

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Congratulate Your Grad With This DIY Gift Card Holder

Graduation season is upon us, and even though we may not be able to see the graduate in person, you can still find (and create!) ways to show your support! Blog contributor Tina Kistinger came up with a fun DIY gift card holder using the Graduation Day Theme Pack that is sure to make any grad feel loved and appreciated. Check it out!

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Bring On New Beginnings with this Graduation Scrapbook Layout

Graduation day is such a special moment. It signifies the culmination of years of hard work and sacrifice, while also opening the door to an endless amount of exciting new possibilities. The day itself represents the ending of one chapter and the beginning of many to come. The Graduation Day Theme Pack takes all the glitz of this milestone moment and packages it in a way that will make your layouts as special as the memory. Check out how this theme pack accentuates this graduation scrapbook layout!

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5 Black & White Scrapbook Borders that Pack a Punch

“Graphic,” “striking” and “bold” pretty much sum up the new Black & White collection. Add that to the new Double Chevron Border Maker Cartridge and Starburst Punch, along with your favorite Cardstock colors and you have all you need to make some seriously snazzy scrapbook borders! In fact, we’ve come up with 5 scrapbook borders you’ll want to make. The best part – they can be used for nearly any occasion, from birthdays to graduations to weddings and on and on.

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Quick & Easy Graduation Sampler

This spring, many of you will be celebrating a graduation in your household.  Whether it’s a graduation from kindergarten to college, it’s an important rite of passage that deserves to be recognized.  Honor the grad in your house with this simple but stunning sampler.


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Graduation Scrapbooking Borders


Those with graduates this spring know how frenzied and full (and emotional) these last weeks leading up to graduation can be! Let your documenting of the event be the easy part. Simply grab the new Cap & Gown Collection, cardstock in your grad’s school colors and a few tools, and follow along to make some simple striking borders for your upcoming pages. Oh! And congratulations to your grad…and to you!

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Scrapbook Borders – Three Ways

Borders are a staple in scrapbooking. Whether working on the most elaborate or the most simple spread, creating a border has long time been a go-to for scrapbookers. There are so many different materials you can use for borders from cardstock to designer paper, stickers to embellishments. The Border Maker System is a must-have tool if you enjoy making borders – it is so user friendly and the options are endless with the catalogue of cartridges available. Today, I want to share with you three different borders made with three different product collections.

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Project Idea: Winter Graduation Page Layouts

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. Click to read full post