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Archive for June, 2011

Honor Servicemen and Women with American Flag Scrapbooks!

American Flag Scrapbook

As we said before, the July 4th holiday is a big thing for most of us and as we look for new ways to celebrate and honor the troops at home, there is something that you might not have tried yet: patriotic scrapbooking.

Great for giving to an member of the armed services as a gift or just for keeping together all of those July 4th memories, patriotic scrapbooks can be one way for you to celebrate Independence Day within your home. Simply gather up photos of July 4th picnics and fireworks, or keep it military themed with military scrapbook embellishments and snapshots from your time (or your loved one’s time) in the armed services. Either way, it’s a wonderful and moving tribute to our nation’s independence and it’s a good reminder for all of those who have contributed to our nation’s freedoms.

If you’re looking for a unique way to celebrate the 4th, consider making a patriotic scrapbook with an American flag scrapbook from our selection.

Pay Tribute and Save the Memories with a Patriotic Photo Box

Patriotic Photo Storage Box

With Independence Day just around the corner, many of us are thinking of ways to show patriotism right at home. Some of us hang flags out front. Others go to watch fireworks and participate in parades. The July 4th holiday is an important time for many of us, but there is something that you can do at home that you might not have thought about.

If you or a loved one has served in the military, it’s likely that he or she has lots of photos from the journey. Why not get all of those photos organized in a Patriotic Photo Storage Box from our selection. Made to be archival safe, our photo storage boxes are a great way for people to save those important photos without ever having to worry about discoloration or fading.

Able to keep your military photos organized, our Patriotic Photo Box is a great way for you to do something special to honor the men and women of the armed services right within your home. Stay tuned -we’ve got another great patriotic idea for you to try too!

Scrapbooking During the Shower

baby scrapbook photo

Scrapbooking has quickly become a favorite pastime for many people. It’s a great, creative way to preserve and share some of your most treasured memories. Some scrapbook lovers have shared and passed on their love through hosting scrapbooking parties. One variation of a scrapbooking party is a scrapbooking baby shower.

Baby Scrapbook showers make a fun and unique party theme, and provide a personal gift for the mother-to-be and baby.

Instead of sending guests regular store bought invitations, make your own from scrapbook supplies. Use baby themed colors and supplies. Along with the information normally included on an invitation, explain that the theme of the party is scrapbooking, and that everyone should bring enough scrapbook supplies to make a two page layout to give to the expecting mother.

Unless you’re going to provide all of the supplies, you should also include a list of supplies to bring to the shower. Paper, cutouts, baby themed stickers are just a few examples of items you can list.

During the shower instead of playing the normal baby shower games, each party guest will design a two page layout for the mother-to-be’s scrapbook. This way after the baby is born she only has to paste the photos of her newborn bundle of joy into the already designed pages.

Scrapbooking baby showers are not only unique and fun, but they also give the new mother and baby a wonderful shower gift that will last a lifetime. To make your page more personal for mom and baby, write a personal message of congratulations or good luck on one or both of the pages you design.

For great baby scrapbook layout ideas, and to find scrapbook materials visit Memory Scrapbooks.

Summertime Scrapbooks Start with Scrapbook Kits

baby at the beach

Summertime is the perfect time for scrapbooking. There are vacations, backyard BBQs, weddings, graduations…there are just so many special moments that tend to happen during the warmer summer months. So, if you’ve been looking to scrapbook and haven’t figured out the perfect time to start – now is the time!

So where to begin?

Well, at MemoryScrapbooks.com, we’re the perfect place to start looking for summertime scrapbook supplies. From Pioneer scrapbooks to embellishments that make your pages shine, our selection of scrapbooking supplies is the first place to look when you want to start a summertime scrapbook of your own. Not sure what you need? The easiest way to get what you need is to start out with one of our scrapbooking kits.

Scrapbooking kits are perfect for putting together with the kids or on your own – whichever you’d rather. They include the scrapbook, paper, scissors, photo mounts, and other crafting supplies you need. All you need to do is sprinkle in some creativity and your favorite photos of summertime moments.

Make your first summer scrapbook and make the memories last with summertime scrapbooks and scrapbooking kits from MemoryScrapbooks.com.