On the last Monday of May, many Americans commemorate Memorial Day — an observance that was first established (then called Decoration Day) years after the Civil War, in 1868, as a time to decorate the graves of fallen soldiers with flowers. Fast forward to today, and people hold family gatherings, visit cemeteries or memorials and participate in red-white-and-blue parades. We salute to the military personnel who sacrificed their lives for our freedom with this Memorial Day scrapbook layout.
“Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay.” — Barack Obama
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For many across the world, the 11th day of the 11th month of the year — Veterans Day, Armistice Day or also referred to as Remembrance Day — is a moment in time to express great gratitude and pay respect to all service members of the armed forces — past and present, in war and peacetime. To all those who secure our freedom and way of life, we thank you.
Thank the service members in your life by checking out this round-up of Veterans Day scrapbook ideas.
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There’s a lot of star-spangled spirit on the U.S. Independence Day, and with that, tons of activities, celebrations and fun to take note of, like backyard grill outs with burgers and corn on the cob, patriotic party decorations and apparel, camping adventures with friends and family and saluting to and thanking service men and women. Blog contributor Sachiyo Omitsu was feeling festive for this July jubilee and created this Independence Day scrapbook layout (pssst, the Fourth of July is this Sunday)! Check out this Americana idea and let your creativity take off like fireworks!
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Freedom and fireworks — now that’s how you celebrate a birthday… America’s birthday, as a matter of fact! We’re a few days away from the Fourth of July, a celebration established all the way back to 1776. But after the hotdogs are grilled and consumed (150 million to be exact!), patriotic parades have been enjoyed, red-white-and-blue garb has been donned and fireworks have been oohed and aahed at, it’s time to get to work on those Independence Day scrapbook projects to remember them for years to come. Ready to give a “yay” to the USA? Then check out these Independence Day scrapbook borders and a DIY Independence Day card so you’re prepped for the festive activities!
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