Hi crafty friends!
It’s Tarrah back with you today to share a Back to School themed layout. In Australia the kids are all back to school this week after their long Summer holidays so I thought I would document a photo of my sons from last year!
I chose the awesome Back To School title cut file for my layout.
I cut out the design from plain white cardstock and then backed all of the open spaces with some fun patterned papers. I love the bright colours against the white cardstock. Once the cut file was all backed, I added craft foam underneath and adhered it to another sheet of white cardstock. I made sure to leave the right part of the cut file without adhesive so that I was able to tuck my photo in, I then adhered the cut file down to overlap onto the photo. On the left side of the white cardstock background, I decided to use my notebook border punch to tie in with the school theme. I then trimmed down the white a little more and adhered the page to a sheet of black cardstock.
I tried to stick with a tone on tone look when I was adding my embellishments. On the yellow paper, I added the ‘Bus Stops Here’ sticker and so on. I really like the look of layering embellishments on top of cut file designs. I used a mixture of flairs, stickers, puffy stickers, chipboard and die-cuts to embellish. I also added a gorgeous Charm’s Creations red arrow to the left of my page, again sticking with a tone on tone look.
The Back to School cut file is perfect for both older and younger children regardless of what grade they are in! I highly recommend you consider this file for documenting your upcoming obligatory back to school photos!
Thanks so much for stopping by today! I hope you enjoyed my layout and were inspired in some way.
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