Thankful For You TN Spread | Mandy Melville

Thankful For You TN Spread | Mandy Melville

Hi everyone! I’m excited to be sharing a project with you here on the blog today as part of our ‘Gratitude Week’. Although we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving here in Australia, I love the concept of gathering together to be thankful for all of the blessings that we have! When I think of things that I’m grateful for, my children are of course one of the things at the top of the list, and so I decided to create a traveler’s notebook spread to document how thankful I am for them!

I used the beautiful ‘Autumn’ kit to create this spread, and I focused mainly on the yellows and the deep coral colour in the kit. I really love how these colours look together!

I started by covering the left hand side of the spread with the patterned paper that has the open plus signs on it. I then added one of the 3x4 journaling cards to this page. The phrase on this card ‘thankful for you’, made the perfect title for my layout! I decided to add the number ‘3’ to complete the title, using the foam gold foil alphabet stickers from the kit. Some machine stitching around the edge of the journaling card added some nice texture to the page. I also used a couple of the die cut shapes from the kit to embellish the page. I absolutely LOVE that beautiful floral die cut!

I finished off the left hand page by adding a gold foil label sticker (from the Mila collection), which I stamped the date of the photo onto.

 I added some layers behind my photo using a 3x4 journaling card, a solid color paper, a couple of die cuts, and a label sticker. I love how adding these layers really helps to make the photo pop off the page! The ‘Let’s Snuggle’ silicone charm was absolutely perfect for this photo, so of course I had to include it on the page! I added my typed journaling to two of the Emeline die cut labels, and adhered them at the bottom of the page.

To complete the layout, I adhered a cute die cut banner in the top right hand corner of the page, and lastly I added a few bitty heart puffy stickers!

I also have a process video, If you’d like to watch me create this TN spread.

Thanks so much for joining me on the blog today, and I’d like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!

Supplies: November Autumn Kit | Autumn Paper Pack | Autumn Die Cut Shapes | Autumn Journaling Cards | Autumn Silicone Charms | Autumn Foam & Gold Foil Alphabet | Mila Cardstock Label Stickers | Essentials Bitty Puffy Stickers | Emeline Die Cut Labels | Traveler’s Notebook Insert | Note to Self Traveler’s Notebook

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This is GORGEOUS! Love it!

Carol Keeping

Beautiful, and love the balance of colour on each page! Thanks for sharing.

Belinda Webster

A very sweet entry for your notebook!! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your Family and the entire awesome design team!?

Pam D

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