This pretty package of 12+ journaling spots and 6+ tags started as a junk mailer and envelope.

From junk into fun!

My husband handed me this mailer when he came back from our mailbox, and said… “I bet you can make something with this!

From Junk into Fun - Giveaway!
It started as a junk mailer – with a cool shaped envelope and a heavy card inside… Instead of throwing it away, I accepted Rob’s challenge!

So… I did it! I took up his challenge and over a few days I dyed some copy paper with tea, backed the cards and tag and envelope with the paper, and used Gi Kerr’s “Shades of Autumn”

Everything is backed with tea-dyed paper, and then I pulled out my old sewing machine to do the stitching.

(I think it was shocked – it hasn’t been used very much in the last 25+ years.) But I’m happy to say that the ancient sewing machine performed beautifully.

And owls. I found out I like owls… And chipmunks. And squirrels…

Junk into fun - I'm going to give away this package of journaling cards and tags at the end of October 2020 - it's to celebrate 30 Days of Thankfulness

The fall pumpkins and all kinds of beautiful colored paper are all from Gi Kerr’s digitals “Shades of Autumn” and few freebie digi’s.

Also included are fun brads/fasteners in the shapes of oak and maple leaves… All the papers are inked with Vintage Photo distress ink.

The package is tied up with a light and soft cream-colored silk ribbon…

I’m going to give this package away to someone with a USA mailing address at the end of October 2020* – along with the 30 Days of Thankfulness prompts and some digital journaling tags that everyone will receive…

I’d love to give this fun package to you!

Just comment on one of the “30 Days of Thankfulness” posts here on PositiveThankLiving – from October 1st to October 30th – and I’ll (randomly) choose one person* who comments to receive this fun package!

*Unfortunately I can only mail to someone in the USA at this time. (I had two packages to Canada fail to be delivered), so this drawing is only available for those in the USA.

Happy Autumn!

~ Lori from

Watch the video to see it all unfold…

(click HERE to go to YouTube if you can’t see the video player below).

– – This is part of 30 Days of Thankfulness. At the end of October 2020, everyone can download a free document with all the prompts on Thankfulness along with some digital extras.

Here are some posts from this series:

30 Days of Thankfulness - GIVEAWAY! Watch the video as I show all that's tucked into this former junk mailer...

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