As we prepare for Thanksgiving, I want to share with you a fun tradition we started when we moved to the Pacific Northwest. When we moved away from family and friends, I wanted to capture our feelings of thanksgiving at thanksgiving!
To make a scrapbook for your family, start with these easy supplies:
- Stickers, Scrapbook paper, adornments
- Markers, colored pens or pencils, crayons
- acid-free adhesives
I used a scrapbook I had purchased years ago, and it doesn’t have protective sleeves. Because at the time, I just wanted to start a tradition, I didn’t worry about having anything durable, just something accessible.
(*I really like this one from Amazon and will likely purchase it once my current scrapbook is full.)
What I like to do is see the progression of our family thankfulness year-by-year. I’ve used printouts, stickers, and fun markers to add to the variety and spark inspiration for my children.
This year, simplicity is key. With our busy schedule, I want to make sure that we capture some thoughts in word or pictures, on Thanksgiving Day. I turned to the new pages and used leftover paper scraps from a previous project and simply dated the pages with the year.
I love to use Sharpies in fine point size:
What are your family traditions at Thanksgiving? What new traditions are you planning on this year?
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