Friday, November 29, 2013

Thankful Journal

In addition to the Holiday Sale going on now, Stampin' Up! will be adding some 24-hour items for Cyber Monday (December 2).  Be sure to check back and see what those items will be!
From Millan.Net
One of the items in the Holiday Catalog is the Thankful Tablescape Simply Created Kit on page 18.  While this kit has materials to make napkin holders, name banners, table tents, centerpiece wraps, and more, my family wouldn't really appreciate the gesture.  They would also probably think I had "lost it".
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So what to do with this kit?  Well, fortunately at Convention last summer we saw an adorable journal made with just the items in the kit.  I used half of the kit to make mine.  (Even the heavy cardboard used to pack the kit was used to make the outside covers for the journal.)  Here is the front:
And some of the inside pages:
 From Millan.Net
The black elements are chalkboard and can be written on using the White Stampin' Chalk Marker.
The journal went together fairly quickly since a lot of the items were already cut (leaves, chalkboard elements, etc.) and was fun to make.  I love to find a different use for an item that I have.

Even though it's a day late, my wishes are sincere.  I hope you had a
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Until next time...
Jayne Stenstrom
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