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Thanksgiving Journal

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Thanksgiving Journal Instructions
Designed by Cheri Carlson

Our Thanksgiving journal is a wonderful way to share thanks as a family. We made a place for each family member to write down something that they are thankful for. You can add photos as well, including a picture of the whole family on Thanksgiving Day. Start a new tradition and add journal entries each Thanksgiving, giving your family a keepsake to treasure year after year. We chose paper, trim and sayings from our Scrap Pad To Go Brookfield pattern and purchased plain white card stock for journaling at our local craft store. You may use any fun and festive fall paper you like. We decorated our journal with pretty Czech glass leaves, and ribbon and fibers in bright autumn colors. We chose some sterling silver charms with messages of home and family to add sentiment, and for more color we embellished our pages with Swarovski hotfix rhinestones. Decide how many journal entries you need, we fit two per page, but three to four per page would work as well. This will determine how many pages to make for your journal. The paper sheets in the scrap pad to go are 12x12 inches. You can make your journal any size you like; we made ours 8 1/2 x 11 inches. The paper is patterned on each side, however for sturdier pages, we taped two pieces of paper together back to back with terrifically tacky tape. You can also tape the paper onto card stock if you like.

Step one: Cut the paper for your pages and the journaling spaces and lay them out as you like. Attach with Terrifically Tacky Tape. Stack your pages and punch holes along the left side for tying the book together later.

Step two: Embellish with beads, charms, Swarovski rhinestones, fibers and ribbons. On all the pages we used terrifically tacky tape to attach the ribbon and fibers to the paper. For the front we strung beads on No.4 Griffin jade bead cord and wove it through the ribbon. We used Swarovski hotfix rhinestones for the sparkle on all of the pages. For help using the Bejeweler please see the Handy Tips section in the Learning Center. If you want to use Swarovski flatbacks we recommend Gem-Tac permanent adhesive.
Approximate size: 8½ x 11 inches
Difficulty level: Beginner

Tools Used:
BeJeweler® (BEJEWELER)
Scrap pad to go - brookfield (PPR-0015, qty. 1)
Griffin bead cord 100% silk - No. 4 (0.60mm) Jade (GSILK4JD, qty. 1)
Sedona sunset embellishment fibers (FIBER10)
List of Components:
Sterling domed message pendant - CELEBRATE (DMP-CELEBRATE, qty. 1)
Sterling domed message pendant - FAMILY (DMP-FAMILY, qty. 1)
Sterling domed message pendant - HOME (DMP-HOME, qty. 1)
Czech glass maple leaf amber/bronze (9CR-LF033, qty. 5)
Czech glass maple leaf matte amber ab (CR-LF037, qty. 5)
Czech glass medium leaf opaline red and yellow (CR-LF082, qty. 5)
Czech glass wide leaf matte amber AB (CR-LF130, qty. 4)
Czech glass wavy leaf olive/copper (CR-LF151, qty. 3)
Czech glass wavy leaf green marble (CR-LF152, qty. 4)
Czech glass wavy leaf fuchsia/white (CR-LF153, qty. 2)
H2028 hotfix flatbacks ss10 jonquil (H2028-JON10, qty. 13)
H2028 hotfix flatback ss10 mocca (H2028-MOC10, qty. 42)
H2028 hotfix flatbacks ss10 olivine (H2028-OL10, qty. 12)
H2028 hotfix flatback ss10 sun (H2028-SUN10, qty. 23)
H2028 hotfix flatback ss12 sun (H2028-SUN12, qty. 18)
H2028 hotfix flatbacks ss10 light topaz (H2028-TOLT10, qty. 47)
H2028 hotfix flatback SS8 light topaz (H2028-TOLT8, qty. 6)
H2028 hotfix flatbacks ss10 smoked topaz (H2028-TOSMK10, qty. 33)
Ultra micro fiber suede by the foot - brown (MSUEDE02, qty. 7)
Pumpkin silky ribbon (RBSILK-S-PUM, qty. 1)

Note: Our Pumpkin silky ribbon (RBSILK-S-PUM) has been discontinued. To view our wide selection of stringing materials, click here.

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Sterling Domed Message Pendant - CELEBRATE
Sterling Domed Message Pendant - CELEBRATE
Code: DMP-CELEBRATE
Height 14.5mm, Width 11mm 
Price: $4.79
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Sterling Domed Message Pendant - FAMILY
Sterling Domed Message Pendant - FAMILY
Code: DMP-FAMILY
Height 14.5mm, Width 11mm 
Sale Price: $5.46
Price: $6.83
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Sterling Domed Message Pendant - HOME
Sterling Domed Message Pendant - HOME
Code: DMP-HOME
Height 14.5mm, Width 11mm 
1-23-56+
$3.69$3.49$3.29
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Czech Glass Maple Leaf Amber/Bronze
Czech Glass Maple Leaf Amber/Bronze
Code: CR-LF033
Approx. Length 10mm, Width 13mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.40$0.36$0.32
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Czech Glass Bead Maple Leaf Matte Amber AB
Czech Glass Bead Maple Leaf Matte Amber AB
Code: CR-LF037
Approx. Length 10mm, Width 13mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.35$0.31$0.28
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Czech Glass Medium Leaf Opaline Red and Yellow
Czech Glass Medium Leaf Opaline Red and Yellow
Code: CR-LF082
Approx. Height 12mm, Width 8mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.18$0.16$0.14
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Czech Glass Wide Leaf Matte Amber AB
Czech Glass Wide Leaf Matte Amber AB
Code: CR-LF130
Height 13mm, Width 12mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.40$0.36$0.32
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Czech Glass Bead Wavy Leaf Green Marble
Czech Glass Bead Wavy Leaf Green Marble
Code: CR-LF152
Height 14.5mm, Width 9.5mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.36 $0.28$0.33 $0.26$0.30 $0.24
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Czech Glass Bead Wavy Leaf Fuchsia/White
Czech Glass Bead Wavy Leaf Fuchsia/White
Code: CR-LF153
Width 9.5mm, Total Height 14.5 
1-4950-99100+
$0.47$0.42$0.38
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Swarovski H2028 SS10 Hotfix XILION Rose Flatback Jonquil
Swarovski H2028 SS10 Hotfix XILION Rose Flatback Jonquil
Code: H2028-JON10
Diameter 2.7-2.9mm, Total Height 1.25mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.10$0.09$0.08
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Swarovski H2028 SS10 Hotfix XILION Rose Flatback Mocca
Swarovski H2028 SS10 Hotfix XILION Rose Flatback Mocca
Code: H2028-MOC10
Diameter 2.7-2.9mm, Total Height 1.25mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.10 $0.08$0.09 $0.07$0.08 $0.06
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Swarovski H2028 SS10 Hotfix XILION Rose Flatback Olivine
Swarovski H2028 SS10 Hotfix XILION Rose Flatback Olivine
Code: H2028-OL10
Diameter 2.7-2.9mm, Total Height 1.25mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.09$0.08$0.07
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Swarovski H2028 SS10 Hotfix XILION Rose Flatback Sun
Swarovski H2028 SS10 Hotfix XILION Rose Flatback Sun
Code: H2028-SUN10
Diameter 2.7-2.9mm, Total Height 1.25mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.09$0.08$0.07
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Swarovski H2028 SS12 Hotfix XILION Rose Flatback Sun
Swarovski H2028 SS12 Hotfix XILION Rose Flatback Sun
Code: H2028-SUN12
Diameter 3-3.2mm, Total Height 1.25mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.10$0.09$0.08
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Swarovski H2028 SS10 Hotfix XILION Rose Flatback Light Topaz
Swarovski H2028 SS10 Hotfix XILION Rose Flatback Light Topaz
Code: H2028-TOLT10
Diameter 2.7-2.9mm, Total Height 1.25mm 
Sale Price: $0.07
Price: $0.10
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Swarovski H2028 SS8 Hotfix XILION Rose Flatback Light Topaz
Swarovski H2028 SS8 Hotfix XILION Rose Flatback Light Topaz
Code: H2028-TOLT8
Diameter 2.3-2.5mm, Total Height 1mm 
1-5960-119120+
$0.10$0.09$0.08
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Swarovski H2028 SS10 Hotfix XILION Rose Flatback Smoked Topaz
Swarovski H2028 SS10 Hotfix XILION Rose Flatback Smoked Topaz
Code: H2028-TOSMK10
Diameter 2.7-2.9mm, Total Height 1.25mm 
Sale Price: $0.07
Price: $0.10
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Ultra Micro Fiber Suede Brown by the Foot
Ultra Micro Fiber Suede Brown by the Foot
Code: MSUEDE02
Length 1 foot, Width 3mm 
1-4950-99100+
$0.29 $0.23$0.26 $0.20$0.23 $0.18
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BeJeweler® Stone Styler™
BeJeweler® Stone Styler™
Code: BEJEWELER
Sale Price: $11.97
Price: $14.97
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Scrap Pad To Go - Brookfield
Scrap Pad To Go - Brookfield
Code: PPR-0015
Length 12 inches, Width 12 inches, 36 pages 
1-23-56+
$18.39$16.59$14.99
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Griffin Bead Cord 100% Silk - No. 4 (0.60mm)Jade Green
Griffin Bead Cord 100% Silk - No. 4 (0.60mm)Jade Green
Code: GSILK4JD
Diameter .6mm, Length 2 meters 
1-910-1920+
$1.59 $1.27$1.49 $1.19$1.39 $1.11
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Sedona Sunset Embellishment Fibers Mixed Card
Sedona Sunset Embellishment Fibers Mixed Card
Code: FIBER10
Length 4 yards each (6 fibers) 
1-23-56+
$5.87$5.37$4.77
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