Creating a special scrapbook is a wonderful way to honor a loved one's service in the Coast Guard. However, finding just the right theme elements may be a little difficult. Luckily, there are a few places that offer a good selection of Coast Guard scrapping products that will help you create awesome layouts.
Coast Guard Scrapbook Ideas and Products
Finding scrapbook resources for most branches of the military is relatively easy, but if you're in need of Coast Guard scrapbook products and ideas how to use them, you may find it a bit more difficult to get what you need. The following sites offer some very fine options.
Scrapbook.com is a wonderful resource for all kinds of scrapping supplies, including Coast Guard themes.
Creating Military Memories has a decent selection of Coast Guard paper designs.
Top picks include:
- Uniformed Scrapbooks of America: This collection of 12x12 papers features a variety of 20 different designs.
- Scrapbook Customs Double-Sided Paper: Sold in single sheets for under a dollar each, this paper has designs on both sides and includes sections for journaling or quotes.
- United States Shield of Freedom: This is a colorful paper filled with words and phrases related to the Coast Guard, with large letters that stand out reading "United States/ Shield of Freedom/ Coast Guard"
There are many good items in this category.
- Self-Adhesive Metal Badges: Make your design pop quickly and easily with these metal badges featuring the Coast Guard emblem and USCG letters.
- Coast Guard Uniform Frame: Frame a photo with this 4x6 frame that looks like a uniform shirt.
You'll also find lots of die cuts, kits, and other embellishments for your Coast Guard scrapbook pages.
American Croppers carries and extensive collection of military scrapbook supplies sure to inspire your page layouts.
American Croppers's Coast Guard Camo album is covered in a military fatigue pattern and an embroidered Coast Guard emblem patch. This album comes with a dozen 12 x 12 inch top loading page protectors.
Another quality product from K & Company, the Grand Adhesions 3-D sticker set will really bring your pages to life. Each detailed sticker is mounted on adhesive foam to make your embellishments spring off the page.
- A cutter
- A chopper
- An official emblem
- Gold stars
- A life preserver
- A buoy
- A Coast Guard medallion over crossed anchors
- US flag and Coast Guard patches
The wide variety of duties performed by the Coast Guard makes it easy to choose themes for your pages.
Basic ideas include:
- Search and Rescue
- Drug Enforcement
- Lighthouse Operations
- Coastal Patrol
- Life of a Coast Guard Wife/Husband
- Anchors Away
- Everyday Heroes
- Heroes in Action
- Coast Guard Prayer
- Coast Guard Motto: Semper Paratus (Always Ready)
- Military Wives: This website carries many military collectibles, as well as crafts, cooking supplies, jewelry and more.