Part of my October Authentic Challenge was to keep a gratitude journal. I’d originally planned to keep it super simple and just keep a notebook, but I’d just come out of September’s 30 days of lists and was inspired to keep doing some small daily crafting. So I decided to make another mini-book to keep my gratitude lists in for October.
I did stick with simple though. I cut some thick patterned paper in different shades of yello into 10 x 10 cm squares. I cut paper into strips of 1 cm thickness and used those snippets to write down the things I was grateful for. On the opposite blank page I stuck a photo and spiced it up a little with some gorgeous new washi tape I found recently.
Every 5th page was lined, so I used those pages to go into a little more detail. After finishing up all the pages, I punched holes in them and bound the whole thing with two book rings.
I have a lot to be grateful for, even though I don’t always see it. This little book was a fun little reminder to keep track of all the little things that make life worth living. And I love how the final result turned out!