Be inspired by these 15 travel scrapbook ideas

Published on May 9, 2022 4 min read

If you’re looking for fun scrapbooking ideas, why not create a travel scrapbook! Remember all your best adventures and treasure your favorite memories with travel scrapbooking for years to come. Gather your holiday photos, ephemera and scrapbooking supplies and check out these travel scrapbook ideas for some serious inspiration!

1. Try a nautical theme

Nothing says holiday quite like red, white and blue! Get a dose of vitamin sea with this fun travel scrapbook layout by Echo Park Paper. Layer up nautical papers, letters and embellishments with photos from your trip.

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2. A leafy travel layout

This tropical leaf inspired layout by Sizzix is the perfect option for displaying exotic holiday photos! Frame your pictures with a thin border for a Polaroid effect, and finish with cute die-cut leaves.

3. Follow your footsteps

One layout we can’t get enough of is Geneva Vanderzeil’s embroidered trip map! This scrapbook layout is a fun, crafty way of tracking your flights and footsteps whilst on your adventures. All you need is an embroidery needle and thread!

4. Mini scrapbooks with a big impact

Daunted by the idea of a chunky travel scrapbook packed with every memento from your trip? You’re in luck! This mini scrapbook from Volume Twenty Five is a great way to create a travel scrapbook that can fit in your bag. Fill it with pictures and short journal entries; this is travel scrapbooking made easy.

5. Super simple scrapbooking

Don’t complicate things! Grab yourself a ring binder with plastic pockets and make like World of Wanderlust and create your scrapbook layouts on separate pieces of card or paper and slide into the protective pockets. Keep all your ticket stubs, photographs and postcards safe with this scrapbook design.

6. Map it out

Martha Stewart’s marvellous map travel scrapbook idea uses old maps as a backdrop for the cute envelopes to stash ticket stubs and other goodies hidden inside. While most of us don’t use physical maps anymore, they do make for great scrapbook design!

7. Sketchy scrapbooks

To create a simple travel scrapbook, use a small sketchbook like Seaweed Kisses has here. Stick in your favorite photographs and ephemera from your trip. Doodle the food you ate or the sites you’ve seen, and write short journal entries to capture your adventure all in one pocket-sized scrapbook.

8. Scrapbook stylin’

Creating super fun double page scrapbook layouts like this one from misfit.plans is a fabulous way to design your travel scrapbook. Keep it concise with a list of trip highlights and fill the spaces with an assortment of stickers, washi tapes and embellishments!

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9. A picture says a thousand words

Not one for writing long journal entries? This travel scrapbook design by catvloguje is fuelling our wanderlust! The perfect layout to spark some serious inspiration, capturing all their highlights in one gorgeous aesthetic double page spread.

10. Doodle your trip

Take your travel scrapbook on the road with you and sketch the sights and scenery as you see them! This layout maps all the major landmarks this adventurer saw along the Thames and their highlights from a trip to Australia.

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11. Collect all your ticket stubs

During your travels you’re bound to pick up a few ticket stubs to different places you go to along the way. A great travel scrapbook page idea is to stick your ticket stubs to label tags and tie them into your travel scrapbook like Kathleen has done here!

    12. Country cut-outs

    We love this creative design Stacia uses to capture the countries she’s visited! For something different, cut out the silhouette of the country you visited and piece together mementos from your trip to fit into the cut-out! These little Sizzix Thinlits travel die-cuts would be great to create a similar look.

    13. Pack your bags!

    For the fans of bullet journaling, this lovely travel bullet journal scrapbook page idea from Simple Life of a Lady is just too cute! Plan your packing list in these hand-drawn little suitcases and you won’t forget a thing. Check out our beginners guide to bullet journaling to get started.

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      14. Plan your globetrotting adventures! 

      Planning to visit lots of destinations? Draw out a world or country map like Hannah and Thom and fill in the countries you’ve visited and label the cities you’ve explored!

      15. Scrapbook bucket list

      This cute bullet journal layout from Claudia is fab for writing down your ultimate travel destination bucket list!

      There are loads of fantastic travel scrapbook ideas out there, with unique layouts and designs to help you create a travel scrapbook to be proud of! Want some more inspiration for scrapbooking in general?

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