Thankful Jar (& Free Printable!)

Hi there – it’s Tifany here from Ink Blots by TRD. Can you believe how quickly Thanksgiving is approaching?! I was totally caught off-guard recently as I realized that Thanksgiving is next. week. 

I wanted to come up with something cute to decorate with, and I wanted it to be something simple enough to share (and re-create) with my daughter’s Girl Scout troop.
Enter the “thankful jar”:

No, the idea of a thankful jar isn’t new, but…well…it’s another reason to decorate a mason jar! And I sure love mason jars – don’t you? (By the way, be sure to check out the cute pens DoBea made for her thankful jar on the post HERE.)

I decorated two different jars – one feels a little more “Fall” and one feels a little more “Winter” – but I was just going for variety and fun colors.

It was a simple process: wrap jars with glittered burlap, add a pop of color by wrapping with The Twinery’s twine, stick in a few paper leaves, and finish it off with a twine-tied button. 

I used The Twinery’s Solid Caribbean and Solid Strawberry twines on these jars, but there are a lot more solid and striped options to choose from!

The point of the thankful jar is to add in little notes of what you are thankful for, so I created this printable to coordinate with my jars:

{Click here to get the FREE printable – for personal use only}
Do you do a thankful jar (or some other “thankful” tradition) for Thanksgiving? I’d love to hear about it – just leave a comment!
Thanks for stopping by!

Twine: The Twinery (Solid Caribbean, Solid Strawberry); 


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