Patriotic Projects: USA Scrapbook Ideas For The Fourth Of July

Did you know: The U.S. Census Bureau has estimated there were around 2.5 million people living in America when the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776? Fast forward 246 years, and the States have erupted like a firework to more than 332 million people! (That’s a lot of backyard BBQs and hotdogs, parades and red-white-and-blue gear!) Well, to pay homage to this major midsummer, birthday bonanza of a day, here are two USA scrapbook ideas that Uncle Sam approves of!

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More Than Eh-mazing: Canada Scrapbook Layout To Celebrate Canada Day

Imagine a jam-packed day full of snap-crackle-pop fireworks, patriotic parades, BBQs and picnics aplenty, energetic sporting events, brilliant red-and-white attire and numerous high-flying flags with a proudly prominent maple leaf. A spirited and superb mental picture, right?! Well, it’s a reality on the first day of July every year, as that is when the second-largest country in the world enjoys their biggest day — Canada Day! Are you ready to celebrate the eh-mazing Great White North? (Say “yes!”) Then take a look at this bold and beautiful Canada scrapbook layout!

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From Naptime To Scrap Time: Baby Scrapbook Borders

Decisions on wallpaper patterns or paint shades, furniture, artwork and toys on display are just a few things to think about when planning and decorating a nursery… and that includes the overall theme of the room, too! Themes can vary from a sweet dreams appeal with wispy cloud designs, perfectly pretty florals, zoo animals or cutesy woodland creatures, nautical notes or even just a monochromatic, naturally neutral aesthetic, just to name a few. Another classic theme? Baby duckies! Well, if you want to take that element from naptime to scrap time, then take a look at these baby scrapbook borders that feature darling duck designs!

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Swing Into Action With This Outdoor Scrapbook Layout

We definitely live in an era of video games, technology, TV and social media, but being outside will always have a “like” or a thumbs-up of approval! 👍 

Open-air adventures are everywhere and come in various forms of fun — camping, trekking rocky trails, exploring state parks, enjoying yard games, playing on playset in the sunshine… and that’s just the tip of the treetop! Well, if you want to add a park-like feel onto your next project, then swing into creative action by making this outdoor scrapbook layout from blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu!

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June Completed Album Challenge PLUS A Water-Themed Scrapbook Layout

Ahoy, scrappers! On the creative horizon today is a project AND challenge that will help you rays the bar! Not only are we sharing a happy and hue-tiful water-themed scrapbook layout, but it’s also time for the June Completed Album Challenge in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group! So crush this two-page spread — featuring the Sunrise, Sunset Recipe Template — and crush your album goals for a double dose of fun!

Remember: If you completed an album this month (does not need to be from start to finish in June, just completed in June), make a short video flipping through each of the pages in your newly completed album. Then, post your video in the Virtual Crop Facebook Group with the hashtag #JuneCropDontStop for the chance to win!

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Sketch Round-Up June 13-26

How do you interpret sketches? Do you follow them to a T with the listed products or do you put your own creative spin on it with your own tools and supplies on hand? No matter the route you take, crafting is never a wrong answer! Put your artful brain to the creative test with these four fresh sketches — it’s time for another Sketch Round-Up!

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Roll In Relaxation With These Water Themed Scrapbook Borders And DIY Card

H₂-oh, my goodness — there’s something so relaxing about being on, in or near water. From fishing to frolicking on the beach, surfing and sailing across open waters, maritime memories are worth remembering and reminiscing. And you can pay homage to hydration with these water themed scrapbook borders and DIY card! Dive into these designs!

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Save Your Special Nights Out With This Party Scrapbook Layout

Who’s ready for a party?! (We are, we are!) Whether it’s a small get-together with close friends, a surprise birthday celebration, a ball or banquet or even a costume party with props, parties are always such a good time with great people. After the music has quieted down, appetizers are eaten and photos have been taken, make this party scrapbook layout to remember the special night out for years to come!

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Swim In Complementary Creativity With This Water Themed Scrapbook Layout

Here’s a quick art class refresher — complementary shades are the pairings across that hue-tiful rainbow wheel. Complementary pairs are red and green, yellow and purple and orange and blue… which the latter is a prime example of how pleasing and pretty they are together in this water themed scrapbook layout! See for yourself how opulent oranges and bold blues make project stand out.

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Create Cohesive Cards With Tonal Paper For Scrapbooking

Today we are throwing some shade… shades of cohesive hues, that is! Just like in fashion, tonal tappings are always trending and in style! Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu is here to show you how easy it is to express totally and tonally terrific DIY cards — check out these cards using tonal paper for scrapbooking and send out to friends and family!

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