So I recently saw these pages that I haven’t printed yet….from 2 years ago….go figure, and it reminded me of how much I love all the memories that surround the 4th of July. If I am being even more honest I would say that besides projects here and there I don’t really scrap all my photos, not enough time in the day. Now that I had my moment of honesty…….I can begin. A few of these pages were layouts I copied from the amazing crafting chick JAMIE. I love the way she digi scraps. These are digi layouts that are I will probably put in an 8×8 book one day. I wanted to share some of these Early 4th of July ideas with you!

On fourth of July this year, take some cute pictures of the details of the the day, through all the craziness. These elements are from Shabby Princess and Designer Digitals.

We really like to be nerds as you can see.
It really is all about the treats for me…

I really wanted these colors to pop, and so I made the picture black and white then left their shirts colored. To do this, all you do is get the magnetic lasso and lasso the parts of the picture you want to stay colored, then go to Select then Select Inverse, which selects the rest of the picture the turn that layer black and white, and there you go!

More sillies.
My baby boy was dancin’ all over the place this day… fun. I made my favorite pictures of the sequence pop by leaving them in color, then making others BW with his bright red shirt colored.
I can’t wait for the 4th of July this year 🙂 Happy Scrappin’!!


  1. Love these!!

  2. Love these!!!

  3. Awww, Kirsten, so cute. Look at how young the boys look!!!

  4. These are so cute! I can’t wait until the 4th either!!

  5. Great layouts!

  6. those are fabulous pages. I’d love if you linked up to my Scrappy Saturdays!

  7. Those are so cute! Thanks for saying where you found the elements. I spent all morning downloading stuff from Shabby Princess. I’m so happy I found them!

  8. What great 4th of July pages!! I love your blog and just recently became a follower. I have given you an award over at my blog:


  9. […] me!-& it is great to have a friend to share layouts and ideas with.  You must check out Kirsten’s 4th of July digital scrapbook pages.  She as well shares some of her 4th of July traditions like Crafting Chick Jen did yesterday.  […]

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