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I Am Thankful – FREE digital Journaling Card

Hey everyone,

In preparation for Thanksgiving I wanted to make something crafty to bring along to the celebrations. I’ve been LOVING journaling cards recently, and was convinced that I could make my own – because I usually can do anything when i put my mind to it. So yesterday evening I spent my time playing in photoshop, and the finished product – a simple yet effective journaling card.

Back in the summer I bought a little wooden pencil holder in France for about £1.50 and its been sitting on my shelves waiting for this very moment to come along, so I could style-her-crafty. Teamed with some Websters pages paper, nestabilities, my cuttlebug and of course my favorites -some ribbon & buttons – i’ve made a beautiful holder for all those thankful cards (with the help of some coffee stirrers from Starbucks…or was it Krispy Kreme?).

The plan is this – i’m going to bring along the pot full of the journaling cards to Thanksgiving dinner, and i’ll ask everyone to complete a card or two to share the things in their life that they are thankful for. Then we can read them out over dinner, or maybe we’ll wait until the wine is significantly consumed.

I also have an idea that i can then take out the cards and make them into a mini book so that my pot can be repurposed, or even reused next thanksgiving.

And the best bit – I love to share. So here is my digital journaling card in JPG format for you to download and use yourself. The finished size of each card is 5″ x 3″ and the small end of the corner chomper by We R Memory Keepers is perfect for rounding those corners and giving the journaling cards a perfect finished look.

Download HungryHeffyCrafts.com I am thankful Journaling card (Right Click to Save as)

Thanks for looking and please leave me a comment, and hopefully i’ll get some better photos when we have some natural light coming in round here.



{ 20 comments… add one }
  • Rosa November 26, 2009, 12:46 am

    I love the project! and the holder turn out super cute 😉
    I cant use this idea this year but I’ll use the cards as journaling for my thanksgiving layout.

  • Louise February 9, 2011, 12:27 am

    Thank you so much for your generosity! This journaling tag was EXACTLY what I’ve been searching for! Thank you!!

  • Tenny Kusuma October 31, 2011, 4:00 pm

    I’m so thankful for this freebie thankful journaling card. Really appreciated. Again Thanks.

  • Karen G October 31, 2011, 7:58 pm

    Wow, wonderful. Love the holder you created. Thanks for the download.

  • Lesley Oman October 31, 2011, 8:53 pm

    Thanks for all the great comments. Don’t forget to sign up to the newsletter to learn about future projects!

  • Annie-Michele Laberge November 2, 2011, 4:29 am

    I am not sure why but i can’t open your file to download these printable journaling cards that i want so bad, can you help?

    • Lesley Oman November 2, 2011, 8:14 am

      Hi Annie. There is a link in blue text about half way down this page. Just right click on that and select ‘save as’ and you will download the image. Hope that helps.

  • Jana November 2, 2011, 2:20 pm

    Thank you SOOO much for these cards… they will work perfectly for this year’s Thanksgiving celebration!! 🙂

  • Vicki November 20, 2011, 5:00 am

    these are wonderful. thank you. i can’t wait to use these xoxo

  • Nicole LeBlanc December 30, 2011, 4:49 pm

    Thanks so much! I’ll be using these with my Project Life Album!

  • libbywilko May 17, 2012, 5:22 am

    Thank you for the lovely card.

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