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‘neath the Red, White and Blue”
Have you ever wondered why America salutes the hues of red, white and blue? Well, it has been said that Charles Thomson, Secretary of the Continental Congress, explained that those shades have a lot of significance — red signifying hardiness and valor, white representing purity and innocence and blue denoting vigilance, perseverance and justice. And this patriotic palette has clearly stood the test of time! Check out the stars-and-stripes power from Home Office’s Product Development Creative Manager Noreen Smith with this USA themed scrapbook layout!
From the freshwater phenomenon of the Great Lakes to the bustling hubbub of “The City That Never Sleeps, the southeasternmost “Sunshine State” and the monumental marvel of the U.S. capital., we’re ready for a full-on, fun and fantastic journey (and hope you are too!), for the newest ticket to scrappy adventures has landed — the U.S. Scenes collection! These scrapbooking supplies feature paper packs and stickers that coordinate with those abovementioned destinations — the Great Lakes, NYC, Florida and Washington, D.C. Ready to sightsee some ideas? Then take a look at these USA themed scrapbooking layouts from Home Office’s Product Development Creative Manager Noreen Smith!
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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!
Continue reading Patriotic Projects: USA Scrapbook Ideas For The Fourth Of July
The Fourth of July is such a fun time for many families across America. Backyard cookouts with hot dogs, hamburgers, watermelon and beverages with family members and your li’l “firecrackers,” red-white-and-blue parades full of military observance and remembrance, fantastic and fiery fireworks displays and so much more. Well, if you want to celebrate your U.S. pride all year round, then show your stars and stripes support with just that — the Stars & Spirit collection, that is! Psst, these items are also perfect for the upcoming Memorial Day observance!
Be proud and patriotic with this USA scrapbook layout!
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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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Show lasting pride for the red, white and blue with the United We Stand collection! Inspired by the Fourth of July, barbecues, festive fireworks and everything else that makes you feel patriotic, this collection is perfect for all your patriotic projects and U.S.A-themed layouts. Check out this patriotic scrapbook layout and start to imagine all the possibilities!
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Veterans Day is a day spent saluting to and paying respect to the greatest heroes of all — members of the military and armed forces. To those who have worn or still wear a uniform in times of war and peace, we thank you for your service.
Continue reading Pay Tribute to Military Heroes With This Veterans Day Scrapbook Layout
Blog contributor Cassie Oelberg was feeling extra appreciative of those who proudly serve, so she used the Festive Fourth collection to create a commemorative Veterans Day scrapbook layout. Check it out!
We’re only one day away from the U.S.’s Independence Day observance — are you in need of some red-white-and-blue crafts? You’re in luck, because we’ve got some sensational Independence Day scrapbook borders for you to try out, as well as a festively fun DIY Independence Day card. Check them out and get started creating before the fireworks commence!
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