Captivating Yearbook Cover Ideas

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Despite what people tell you, in the yearbook business, first impressions are everything! So time has come to discover new yearbook cover ideas.

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Fortunately, all the tools you need to create an absolutely stunning yearbook cover are right at the tip of your cursor — and with a diverse array of printing options, you have even more power than you realize.

There are infinite ways to craft a yearbook cover that will just beg to be opened, and Fusion is here to give you the tools and guidance to make it happen.

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Hundreds of professionally designed layouts

Whether you are looking for a sleek modern appeal, a playful scrapbook appearance or anything else, there is a template waiting for you.

All our cover templates are completely customizable: you can move, replace, insert, and change any aspect you like with ease – even without graphic design experience!

Our drag and drop editor allows you to easily command your cover on all fronts. Try some of these techniques and get your yearbook cover to stand out on the shelf:

Captivate with color

Play with different color palettes! The use of color is a highly emotional device that is one of the strongest tools to getting that “Wow!” reaction on your reader’s first glance at your yearbook.

You can also use foiling and embossing to allow your cover to shine and shimmer!

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Explore great graphics

Fusion’s library of graphic elements, clipart, shapes and objects is brimming with incredible icons and symbols for you to bring life to your cover.

Browse through millions of free images, easily drop them onto your template with the drag and drop editor, and then resize, adjust, and place it to your liking. It’s that easy!

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Fantastic fonts for yearbook covers

Experiment with different typography: 150 fonts, size, placement, spacing, linear direction, etc.

Titles are bold, they make statements, they set the mood. What are you trying to say with your yearbook cover? Whatever it is, you have all the tools at your disposal to say it with umph!

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Premium printing options

It’s one thing to design your cover to perfection on the computer screen, but what about how it will look in person? Fusion has built the best yearbook printing hub all around the country to deliver you the highest quality printing features and make your yearbook cover dazzle!


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Foiling– Let your yearbook cover shine from all angles. Foiling is a great way to highlight and accent your book!

Embossing– Bring dimension to your yearbook that your readers can feel and experience!

UV Spot Varnish– This is a perfect way to bring a sleek or modern feel to your yearbook cover.

Don’t forget about other options like: hard or soft covers, and matte or gloss laminate finish, plus many more to customize your yearbook exactly the way you prefer.

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What is Fusion Yearbooks?

Fusion Yearbooks is an online software that allows you create your yearbook – even without design experience! Providing you with hundreds of free layouts, backgrounds, fonts and clipart, Fusion can be used by an unlimited number of students and teachers in your school. Add some flair to your photos with amazing photo filters (like on Instagram!). Easily use your Facebook photos directly in the page editor. Find inspiration through thousands of yearbook cover ideas available on our blog, Pinterest boards and monthly newsletter!

What’s the cost of a yearbook with Fusion?

The price of your yearbooks depends on the number of pages, the quantity of books and your finishing options. Access your free trial account and generate as many quotes as you need to find the configuration that works with you. Good thing to know: you can adapt your order up to the very last minute before your yearbook goes to print!

How long does it take to get my yearbooks delivered and is there any extra cost for delivery?

Your yearbooks will be delivered within 4 weeks after your final approval is granted online. Good news: with Fusion, standard delivery is free!

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