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Travel Scrapbooking Tips {100 Days of Summer Scrapbook Ideas! Day 53}

Scrapbooking your summer travels? Here’s another scrapbook idea for you: take photos of the plants, flowers and other natural surroundings in your travel locations! People almost always take photos of the tourist attractions, but you may not think to take a photo of a tree or flower you wouldn’t see at home.

For my the Aruba vacation scrapbook I made back in 2003, I designed these scrapbook pages using photos, postcards and magazine clippings all showcasing the beautiful plants and landscapes of Aruba.

Be sure to document the names of the plants and where they were, if you can find out some information about them.

By-the-way, the postcard shown in the first image is inserted to a clear mini page protector I made for it. I didn’t want to attach it to the page, because it has some information about the cool Divi Divi trees found in Aruba. For more ideas about using postcards in travel scrapbooks, see this post: Don’t Forget the Postcards! {100 Days of Summer Scrapbook Ideas! Day 19}

Digital Scrapbooking Technique {100 Days of Summer Scrapbook Ideas! Day 25}

I’m home from an eleven day road trip vacation with my family – we drove through 14 states, plus some of Canada – about 3100 miles in all! Here’s my first scrapbook page about our travels :)!

Credits: Loveliness Papers and Duality Font.

Digital Scrapbook Technique for Blending a Photo with Background Paper:

Try blending a photo with digital scrapbook paper to create a unique background. First add a simple digital scrapbook paper for the background (TIP: it will look best if there is some texture, but not TOO much). Next, add the photo, stretching it to completely cover the background. Then, change the “blend mode” of the photo, by selecting an option in the pull-down menu above your layers pallet. For the above layout, I chose a waterfall photo set to the “overlay mode”. I also reduced the layer opacity to 60%. If your background photo isn’t large enough, try dividing it up like I did with mine – you only need enough to cover the visible parts of the background :).

Don’t Forget the Postcards! {100 Days of Summer Scrapbook Ideas! Day 19}

Postcards are excellent for scrapbooking – always be sure to pick some up wherever you travel, even if you’re visiting somewhere near home that you’re planning to scrapbooking about!

Ideas for Scrapbooking with Postcards:

  • Postcards with maps are great for showing each spot you visited in an area. Mark the places with stickers or a pen.
  • Postcards can sometimes capture a more ideal image of the place you visited – like an aerial view, for example.
  • Most postcards have some extra information about the image on the reverse side, which you could use in your scrapbook journaling.
  • If photography is not allowed at an event or location, you can often buy postcards with images to remind you of your visit.
  • Sometimes, I take a photos of the messages I write on the backs of postcards I send home to friends and family. These are a fun and unique way to add journaling to my travel scrapbooks!
  • If you want to have access to both sides of a postcard in your scrapbook, consider placing it in a pocket, or creating a mini page for it using a clear page protector.

I would love to hear how you’ve used postcards in your own scrapbooking – if you have an idea, please share it in the comments section :)!

Summer Travel Scrapbook Ideas {100 Days of Summer Scrapbook Ideas! Day 12}

Are you planning on traveling this summer? Here are a few travel scrapbook ideas from my Hawaii trip scrapbook and my old favorite – the Aruba honeymoon scrapbook from 2003 :).



Travel Scrapbook Ideas:

  • If you fly, save the flight pattern map from the magazine on the airplane to show the route you took.
  • Save your baggage claim tickets – especially if they’re pink ;).
  • Record how many miles to your destination.
  • Write about how you traveled (by car, plane, train, etc). If possible, include a picture of the vehicle you traveled in.
  • Consider adding embellishments like globes, maps, a compass or the flag of the country you visited.

Do you have some travel scrapbook ideas? Please share them in the comments section – I would love to have some more great ideas for my travel scrapbooks :)!

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