“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” -John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Veteran’s Day is a day that holds a special place in my heart.  Not only because I am wife to a man who has chosen to dedicate his life to the service of his country in a way that few ever do.  Not only because I am the grand-daughter of a man who, together with his entire generation, sacrificed and served for something greater than himself.  But also because I know that I am blessed to live freely and live safely and live with choice and opportunity because of the men and women in uniform who have lived and died so that I could.

That is a kind of service that could never be adequately honored.  It is the kind of service for which I give gratitude with my whole heart.  It is the kind of service I hope to never take for granted.

And so with a humble heart full of thanks to all those who have served and who serve today, I say “thank you”.


And in honor of this day, I’d like to offer a fresh free download.  🙂  It was inspired by the service of those in uniform.  And created with a heart full of gratitude and hope to honor our veterans here in the U.S. but can certainly be used for any page or project.   And I got a little help from my kindred spirit and the fabulously talented Amy too!  She contributed some of her amazing mishmashed sentiments!

I so hope you enjoy!  Feel free to click the images or {this link} to download (everything shown is shown in separate previews, but available in a single download).

Feel free to click the images or {this link} to download (everything shown is shown in separate previews, but available in a single download).

Happy Scrapping! ♥

36 Comments on Honor :: Documenting Veteran’s Day

  1. Adriana P.
    November 11, 2011 at 3:56 am (6 years ago)

    This is truly beautiful. Thank you for the lovely and patriotic freebie.

  2. Vicki I.
    November 11, 2011 at 5:25 am (6 years ago)

    Thank you!

  3. SharonS
    November 11, 2011 at 5:42 am (6 years ago)

    Thank you!

  4. Kari
    November 11, 2011 at 6:29 am (6 years ago)

    Thank you! And as the wife of an active duty US Marine, I’ve seen first hand what a difference a simple “thank you” makes in the lives & day to day of our military.

  5. anneofalamo
    November 11, 2011 at 6:44 am (6 years ago)

    thank you so much! as a vet myself (long ago) I appreciate it, and as an American I say thank you for your hubby’s service and more! This is a special day, and I am so touched that you honor it. Thank you again. ♥

  6. Kimberlee
    November 11, 2011 at 7:56 am (6 years ago)

    What an amazing and thoughtful gift. You rock.

  7. Kimberlee
    November 11, 2011 at 8:43 am (6 years ago)

    Thanks to your husband, who dedicates himself to service, but also thanks to you, for all that you do to support, sacrifice and share him. 🙂

  8. Jen
    November 11, 2011 at 10:39 am (6 years ago)

    What a wonderful way to honor those who Serve and Protect our country. Thank you Sara. This is really a beautiful tribute,

  9. Fonnetta
    November 11, 2011 at 1:06 pm (6 years ago)

    WOW Fantastic…Thank you!!! I have several family members who have served and are serving and I love having these to be able to scrapbook their pictures!

  10. Linda
    November 11, 2011 at 1:12 pm (6 years ago)

    Thanks for sharing!

  11. Jessica
    November 11, 2011 at 1:29 pm (6 years ago)

    Thank you so much for these gorgeous goodies.

  12. Leah
    November 11, 2011 at 7:19 pm (6 years ago)

    Thank you soooo much, Sara! Gorgeous!

  13. melrio
    November 11, 2011 at 7:46 pm (6 years ago)

    Thank you! Very much appreciated!

  14. Cheryl Yazzie
    November 11, 2011 at 9:06 pm (6 years ago)

    Thank You so much!!

  15. Allison
    November 11, 2011 at 10:37 pm (6 years ago)

    Thank you xoxo

  16. etherealfire
    November 12, 2011 at 12:19 am (6 years ago)

    Lovely share – thanks so much!!!

  17. Stacey
    November 12, 2011 at 1:00 pm (6 years ago)

    thanks for the awesome freebies!

  18. Patti
    November 27, 2011 at 7:08 am (6 years ago)

    Thank you!!!

  19. Amanda Resende
    November 27, 2011 at 6:52 pm (6 years ago)

    thanks sweetie 😀

  20. Laurel
    December 2, 2011 at 12:36 pm (6 years ago)

    Just found this. Thanks!

  21. lammogliagirl
    January 30, 2012 at 4:40 am (6 years ago)

    I’ve been wanting to scrap a page for my brother-in-law who served for 20 years. Thank you for your beautiful and generous gifts, I appreciate them so much!

    • Sara
      February 24, 2012 at 9:40 am (6 years ago)

      You are so welcome! I’m so happy these will help you tell that story! ♥

  22. Cheryl
    May 28, 2012 at 9:38 am (6 years ago)

    I love these! Thank you. You all are so generous.

  23. Sandy_in_MD
    May 28, 2012 at 9:54 am (6 years ago)

    Thank you so very much. My son is currently in Afghanistan, so I really appreciate you creating this set. I will definitely put it to good use for pages about his service.

  24. jessica
    May 28, 2012 at 10:07 am (6 years ago)

    Thank you for this freebie. It is really beautiful

  25. Brandy
    May 28, 2012 at 1:07 pm (6 years ago)

    Thank you! I want to make my brother a photo book since he is getting sent to Afghanistan in 2 months and these are perfect.

  26. Michelle Huegel
    May 28, 2012 at 2:35 pm (6 years ago)

    Thank you!! I’ve been wanting to scrap about my cousin’s service in the Iowa Nat Guard, and this gives me the perfect starting point!

  27. eve
    May 28, 2012 at 3:36 pm (6 years ago)

    thank you!

  28. Jody Green
    November 11, 2012 at 11:38 am (5 years ago)

    Thank you for this. It’s a wonderful gift that I will surely use.

  29. Corrin
    November 11, 2012 at 12:17 pm (5 years ago)

    beautiful, thank you

  30. Judy
    November 11, 2012 at 2:02 pm (5 years ago)

    One of these would be a generous gift to us but all three, a triple blessing. Thanks for showing and sharing your gratitude to those who have served.

    • Sara
      November 11, 2012 at 3:18 pm (5 years ago)

      You are all so very welcome! It is my dear and deep honor.

  31. kris
    November 11, 2012 at 2:56 pm (5 years ago)

    Thank you so much. This is a very special day.


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