Hello Pebbles friends. Marcia here today kicking off patriotic week at Pebbles. I pulled lots of red, white, and blue pattern papers from the Oh Summertime, Chasing Adventures, and Big Top Dreams collections and created a layout about a visit to the USS Missouri battleship in Pearl Harbor Hawaii. Because I had little in the way of patriotic embellishments, I wanted to make the pattern papers work for me by using a digital cut file I designed myself and creating a fun banner with the Jen Hadfield Banner Punch Board.
That dark blue pattern paper makes a bold statement as my background with the die cut stars don’t you think. To add dimension, I created a festive banner with my Banner Punch Board. I machine stitched these triangles together. I made it a little easier to work with the banner.
Other embellishments were kept to a minimum. The ship in a bottle from the Chasing Adventures collection was the perfect touch, layered on top of a tag.
I used some older Thickers I had in my stash for my title and added a few journaling strips below my banner.
If you are interested in watching my scrapbook process video click on the link below.
There is a lot you can do with just your pattern papers and the right tools! Thanks so much for stopping by today.
Chasing Adventures Collection – papers and ephemera
Oh Summertime Collection
Big Top Dreams Collection
Banner Punch Board
Thickers – Memo Newsprint