Here in the US, we’re in the middle of summer. For me, the month of July is “the” summer month. I have fond memories of family vacations, Fourth of July celebrations, baseball games, and time spent hanging out at the neighborhood pool and riding bikes to the creek. The red, white and blue color scheme epitomizes this time of year. It reflects the colors of the American flag and is strongly associated with our Independence Day.
This month’s reader challenge is to scrap a layout in a red, white and blue color scheme that isn’t documenting a Fourth of July event. Next week, we’ll be sharing inspiration from the Simple Scrapper Team.
In the meantime, a number of traditional and digital scrapbook designers have recently released red, white and blue collections. There’s quite a variety amongst the selections, including classic takes on the scheme as well as those that have a bit of a twist.
Declaration by Pink Paislee
Collection of double-sided papers and stickers in the red, white and blue color combination without a patriotic element. This collection’s papers and elements are available in digital format at Jessica Sprague.
Glory by Authentique
Americana-based line with a vintage feel includes papers and stickers.
Beach House by Bazzill Basics
Collection includes double-sided papers, journaling cards and stickers in a non-tropical beach theme – think coastal New England.
Let Freedom Ring by American Crafts/Pebbles
Classic and traditional – collection features 12 double-sided patterned papers, stickers, alpha Thickers, and 3D embellishments.
Summer Fresh Collection by Simple Stories
Summer-themed collection of double-sided papers, elements, stickers and photo overlays.
This Life: July by Penny Springmann
Collection of solid and patterned papers, elements, word art and an alpha to celebrate the month of July including the upcoming Summer Olympics.
All American Girl by Robyn Meierotto
Collection of patterned papers in a red, white, blue and pink color combination. Separate kit includes coordinating elements.
Patriotic Picnic Collection by Lori Whitlock
Patterned and solid papers along with embellishments in a summer’s day picnic-theme collection.
All American Summer Complete Kit by Designs by Dani
Collection of solid and patterned papers, summer-themed illustrations, journaling and photo mats, and other elements.
For the Record by One Little Bird + Paislee Press
Although this large collection of papers, word art, stickers and other elements is not Fourth of July-based, it uses a variant of the Red, White and Blue color scheme.