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Latrice Murphy

Creating a Senior High School Graduate Scrapbook Page

Hey everyone, it’s Latrice! Today is my very first post here on the Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® Blog. I’m excited to share a 12 x 12″ scrapbooking layout with you. This layout is super special because it’s about my soon to be graduated nephew whose senior portraits I took. I had some images so of course I needed to make something. I’ll frame this in a shadow box to display at his graduation party this summer.

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My first steps in creating a layout is deciding on the design. I will try to share the sketch I create along with a few detailed photos as well. Here are my photos and sketch for this one.

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I chose to use the 3D Foam Squares along with the EZ Runner® Permanent Strips Refillable Dispenser for this layout. I love adding some interest to the page with the 3D Foam Squares.

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For my layout I began by layering the solid cardstock. First yellow onto white and onto a navy blue. Below you can see that I added my two 4 x 6″ photos first. One was layered flat and the second was added partially covering the first photo with 3D Foam Squares.

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I wanted something bold on this layout that was masculine and tied in with the Senior graduate theme. I found a great quote and die cut it on my Silhouette Cameo. I love how much space it takes up on the page and I was able to add more natural color to the layout. It fit perfectly with the textures and tones in the photos. I got out my sewing machine and lay my words out. In order to keep them from moving around

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To finish the page off I found the perfect flair button with a heart that matched perfect. I then added two earthy buttons on either side using both the  3D Foam Squares and the EZ Runner® Permanent Strips Refillable Dispenser

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Love how this turned out. Thank so much for reading along and checking out my first project. I’m really excited to share more with you all.

Latrice

Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® Products used:
3D Foam Squares Mix, White
EZ Runner® Permanent Strips Refillable Dispenser
Other:
Cardstock (American Crafts); Flair Button (Lawn Fawn); Buttons (Jillibean Soup); Stickers (Simple Stories); Sewing Machine



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