A great way to remember and cherish all your favourite memories as a couple is to scrapbook them! From your first date to raising a family and everything in between, you can preserve the memories with a scrapbook album that visually tells your love story.
Creating a DIY scrapbook will give you a photo album to reminisce over and enjoy for years to come.
To get started, you will need some scrapbooking supplies such as:
Once you have your supplies, you are ready to get scrapbooking whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned in the art of paper crafts.
Here are 11 scrapbooking layout ideas to get you started on your love scrapbook.
Create a layout of your first date to commemorate where it all began.
You can add journaling to tell the story, be sure to include these details:
Include a photo of yourselves. And if you don’t have one you can still create a layout by using a photo of the venue, a copy of the menu etc.
If you’ve been on a road trip or taken a holiday together, then scrapbook it! Some great things to include in this type of layout are:
A day to celebrate your love! Dedicate a layout to Valentine’s Day by including:
Capture your special day in a scrapbooking layout or dedicate a whole album to your wedding day.
If you’re creating an entire wedding scrapbook, you can also include the planning process. From the proposal to wedding dress shopping, it’s all worth documenting.
Some things that you could include in this very special album are:
House hunting and getting the keys to your first home is a special moment worth recording.
Things you may want to include in this layout are:
A great idea for a couple’s scrapbooking layout would be for you and your partner to write 10 (or more) things you love about each other, and you could scrapbook the answers. This is a fun way to show your love and your layout could include the following:
Anniversaries are a special milestone. They give us a chance to celebrate love and special memories. Whether you enjoy a quiet dinner at home or a weekend away, document it in a scrapbooking layout.
Things you could include in your layout are:
A cute idea would be to create a double scrapbook layout that shows the timeline of your relationship with cute photos from the beginning up until now.
This could be as simple as drawing a line along the bottom third of the pages and adding in significant dates and photos to mark the special milestones which could include:
A defining moment in any relationship is becoming parents so a scrapbooking layout to capture the birth of your precious children is definitely one to cherish.
Things you could include:
Learn how to create scrapbook layouts of your children with Rachel Funnell’s tutorial.
Another sweet idea would be to create a layout of how long you have been together but in a unique way such as counting the minutes, hours, days to create a unique layout. This would work really well for a special anniversary, instead of just scrapbooking the 5 year anniversary together, you could get creative and scrapbook, “1824 days, 36 hours and 27 minutes of loving you.”
This layout should include:
Over the course of your relationship you will acquire many keepsakes and mementos. It’s a great idea to combine all of these into a layout or mini album.
This would make a great visual representation of your time together and could include the following:
So, there you have our scrapbooking layout ideas to get you started in creating a couple’s scrapbooking album. The album that you create can have special keepsakes to look back on and see how your relationship has grown over time.
You could work on the album together or it could make a great birthday gift idea for your partner. There are plenty of romantic scrapbook ideas. It is sure to be something that will be valued and loved. And no doubt it will be something to look through and laugh about with your children. They can see how your love grew and maybe even how fashion and hairstyles have changed!
How do you make a dating scrapbook?
To make a dating scrapbook, you simply collect photos of yourself and your partner during the course of your relationship. Include photos, love letters, cards and other special mementoes to tell your love story.
What do you put in a scrapbook for someone?
A scrapbook can include photos as well as any special mementoes such as love letters, cards, lace, fabric swatches, ticket stubs and dried flowers. It can include anything that you feel will help to tell your story.