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Scrapbook Layouts for a New Home

Dana Hinders
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Memories of home are an important part of any family scrapbook album.

If you're looking for scrapbook layouts for a new home, you've come to the right place. LoveToKnow Scrapbooking has several ideas to help you document this special occasion.

Scrapbook Layouts for a New Home: A Collection of Page Ideas

Moving to a new home is an exciting event that deserves a place in your scrapbook.

The American Dream

If this is the first home you have ever owned, take a picture of you with the keys to your new place to make a layout discussing how you feel about this major change in your life. What made you decide to become a homeowner? Did you find it difficult to apply for a mortgage? How did you feel when you signed all the loan documents? Once you were in your new home, did you do anything special to celebrate the occasion?

Home Sweet Home

What makes your home now special compared to the places you've lived in the past? One of your scrapbook layouts for a new home could include a timeline layout featuring pictures of all your previous residences next to a large photo of your new home.

No Place Like Home

Take detail shots showing some of your favorite features of your home. Do you love the fireplace in your living room? Is the apple tree in your backyard a favorite spot for the kids to play under? Make a photo collage, then accent the page with brief journaling about each feature.

A Place of My Own

Make a page that documents each member of your family and their favorite place within your home. This is a great opportunity for your kids to talk about their rooms or your husband to share what he loves most about his workbench in the garage.

It's Fun to Decorate

If you enjoy interior design, make a page that describes your process for decorating your home. How would you describe your design style? How long did it take you to complete the project? Are you satisfied with the end result? Include project photos as well as memorabilia such as paint chips and clippings from interior design magazines you used for inspiration.

Fix It Up

If you're doing need home repairs on your own, take pictures of the improvements you are making. How do you feel about this work? Do you enjoy the challenge or is it just a necessary burden?

Time for a Party

Do you enjoy entertaining guests in your home? If so, how do you prepare for a party? Do you spend all day cleaning? Do you have special decorations? Is there a playlist of favorite tunes you count on to help set the mood? Take pictures of your home before, during, and after the party for this scrapbook layout.

This is My Neighborhood

Take pictures of the people and places around your home that you enjoy. Did you hit it off with the couple next door? Do you love getting breakfast at the coffee shop down the street on your way to work in the morning?

Quotes for Home Scrapbook Layouts

Quotes to use when making scrapbook layouts for a new home include:

  • "Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts." --Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • "A good home must be made, not bought." --Joyce Maynard
  • "The most important work you and I will ever do will be within the walls of our own homes." --Harold B. Lee
  • "I think that when you invite people to your home, you invite them to yourself." --Oprah Winfrey
  • "It is the personality of the mistress that the home expresses. Men are forever guests in our homes, no matter how much happiness they may find there." --Elsie De Wolfe
  • "May your home always be too small to hold all of your friends." --Author Unknown
  • "It takes hands to build a house, but only hearts can build a home." --Author Unknown
Scrapbook Layouts for a New Home