It seems like I scrapbook a lot of football pages! Today’s blog features 4 spreads that I made for our exchange student, Henry for the Fall 2015 football season. The above spread features the official team photograph and other photographs that I took myself on media day. The school colors are blue and gold, and you will see that reflected throughout these four spreads. I found the Golden Eagles sticker at a local print shop in the “clearance” section which was awesome. I think that they are meant to be car window stickers, but I thought that it would work nicely on this page. Be careful if putting a sticker like this on a page – because it will be impossible to re-position it if you don’t get it in the right spot.
This spread features pictures from games and from after the games. The bottom right hand photograph was taken after the last game played on our home field and is kind of sad seeing Henry looking out over a field that he has played on for the last time. The background for this page is football field lines, with end borders made of pigskin. I carefully cut the “82” out of a page of athletic numbers to add to the border.
The above spread is from the athletic awards program. I used blue and gold for the theme of the page. On the left hand page the program is carefully threaded around a gold strip so that the program can be removed to be viewed by the reader. On the right hand side I put a “O” for the letter jacket. Henry did not earn his letter until after the swim season, but I thought that it would be nice to have hear. On the right hand page I also created a pocket for the other documents from the season to go into so that they can be removed to view.
This last spread contains ephemera from the season. The left hand page has all of the stickers from Henry’s football helmet. I wrote some tips on how to preserve these that you can read HERE. The right had page has some of my tickets from watching the game, as well as a collection of all of the programs from the games. I did not affix these to the page, but rather just set them into the plastic protector page so that they can be removed to read.