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Back to Class

by Shauna Berglund-Immel

Thank you for your order! Were delighted to share with you an exclusive layout designed by Shauna Berglund-Immel. Now you can go back to school in style with this masterpiece, available only to Paper Wishes customers!

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Additional supplies used:

Instructions:

For the Left Page:

  1. Use the blue atom paper as the background. Cut a 3x12 strip of solid red paper and glue it to the bottom of the blue atom paper. Cut out the yellow ribbon strip border and glue it over the seam between the blue atom and solid red papers. Add one red gingham brad to each end of the paper ribbon strip.
  2. Punch out the chipboard Back to Class, up hill both ways and all three frames. Using an art eraser, erase around the edges to remove some of the color. Adhere the Back to Class and up hill both ways punch-outs to the page as shown.
  3. Cut a 3 length of red and white striped ribbon and tie a knot in the center. Secure the knot on the right end of the up hill both ways punch-out with a Zot.
  4. Frame two photos with the large frame and the large window in the stereo frame. Cut out the friend ribbon fragment and attach it in the small window of the stereo frame. Cut out the phrase back to school and attach it at an angle across the bottom of the large photo frame. Poke or punch a hole in each frame and use it to add one gingham brad to the right end of the back to school fragment and one to the top of the stereo frame. Cut a 1 1/2 length of red and white striped ribbon. Fold the ribbon length in half and attach the loose ends to the back of the large photo frame, making a loop. Cut a 5 length of red and white gingham ribbon and tie it into a shoestring bow. Use a Zot to attach the bow to the large photo frame. Using a black pen, journal the name and date onto the edges of the large photo frame, then secure the framed photos to the page.
  5. Use the negative images of the chipboard punch-outs to spell out the school letters. Adhere the middle letter on solid red paper and trim the paper even with the edges of the punch-out. Mat the punch-out on white cardstock, trimming the mat to 1/16. Poke or punch a hole in each corner of the punch-out to add one white brad to each of the corners. Adhere the third letter on lined yellow paper and trim the paper even with the edges of the punch-out. Attach all three punch-out letters to the page under the stereo frame. For dimension, use foam mounting tape to attach the middle letter.
  6. Computer journal the school name onto white cardstock. Frame the journaling with the small punch-out frame and adhere to the page under the punch-out letters.

For the Right Page:

  1. Use the red scuff paper as the background. Cut a 9 1/4x10 3/4 piece of lined yellow paper. Mat on blue scuff paper, then trim the mat on the top, bottom and left edges to 1/16 and trim the mat on the right edge to 5/8. Glue the mat centered on the background paper, 1/2 in from the left edge, then add one red chipboard photo corner to each corner of the lined yellow paper.
  2. Triple mat a 5x7 photo on white cardstock, then solid red paper, then white cardstock. Glue the matted photo centered on the lined yellow paper, then add one white mini brad in each corner of the photo. Secure the first day of school chipboard phrase in the lower left corner of the photo with a gingham brad.
  3. Punch out the chipboard letters to spell school and books. Cut two 2 1/2 lengths of red and white striped ribbon, then tie one length to each of the orange chipboard os. Using a glue stick, attach blue and orange letters to spell school in the upper left corner of the lined yellow paper. Using a black pen, journal the school year in the top right corner and the word year just after the word school. Computer journal the phrase is cool onto white cardstock, then crop and add a small piece of solid red paper to the right end of the journaling. Glue the journaling at an angle above the word year, then add a white mini brad to the red end of the journaling.
  4. Attach the remaining letters to spell books in the lower right corner of the lined yellow paper. Glue the homework chipboard word under the word books, then use a black pen to journal the word and between the words books and homework. Computer journal the phrase Its time to hit the onto white cardstock, then crop and add a small piece of solid red paper to the left end of the journaling. Glue the journaling at an angle to the left of the word books, then add a white mini brad to the red end of the journaling.
  5. For the ribbon border, start at the top of the wide edge of the blue scuff mat and work your way down:
  • Tie a knot in a length of red and white gingham ribbon and secure the knot on the page with a Zot
  • Fold over a strip of red and white striped ribbon and secure it in place with a staple
  • Tie a shoestring bow in a length of gingham ribbon and attach the bow with a Zot
  • Tie a knot in a length of striped ribbon and secure the knot to the page with a Zot
  • Add one gingham brad
  • Tie a shoestring bow in a length of striped ribbon and attach the bow with a Zot
  • Tie a knot in a length of gingham ribbon on secure the knot to the page with a Zot
  • Tie a knot in a length of striped ribbon and secure the knot to the page with a Zot
  • Fold over a strip of gingham ribbon and secure it in place with a staple

Shaunas modern style really shines through in this double-page spread. I feel so lucky to have had the opportunity to design such a special project! Shauna says. I hope that everyone enjoys the inspiration they receive from this layout as much as I enjoyed creating it. Check out Shaunas Secrets of Scrapbooking for more inspiration and sophisticated style tips!