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Today, I am releasing a pocket scrapbooking or journaling cards freebie for St. Patrick’s Day. I used to design these a little more often years ago and as I was editing some of my former blog posts, I thought I would create this type of printable for you.
I also included a coordinating mini size envelope printable and tab and tags printable as well! I am providing these journaling printables for St. Patrick’s Day and to give a little shout out to the Irish for their lace design inspiration. My mother and grandmother were avid fans of crochet designs, knitting and embroidery. Every time they were able to get together, they would discuss how to achieve or master a popular design. My mother was a lot more skilled than my grandmother (sorry Nana!) and she would often sell her creations for the ladies auxiliary group of her church. I wasn’t as appreciative of the work that went into this type of craft as I am now.
I included a little bit of that inspiration in my design. Here’s a little excerpt from the Heritage Council of Ireland regarding the origins of Irish lace.
“Lace was first produced in Ireland from the 1730s. It was a highly skilled and very delicate craft, and was promoted by Irish aristocrats such as Lady Arabella Denny, the famous philanthropist, who used social and political connections to support the new industry and promote the sale of Irish lace abroad. The skill soon spread beyond Dublin to the poorest parts of the country, and proved a popular means for young women to help support their families. Lace-making required little equipment beyond bobbins and fine cotton or linen thread, and a great deal of patience, so was suitable for remote parts of the country that had little industry and few employment options.”
So, there are multiple uses for these printables. Choose one or all…it’s up to your crafting needs and desire. Enjoy!
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As always, I thought I would mention that I have a board on Pinterest that you might want to follow that has several ideas by other designers for project life freebies and techniques, you can view that here, DIY Crafts | Project Life Freebies, Tips & Techniques.
And for my planner board, you might try Home Office | Planners and Stationery Favs. You might find something that will interest you! Thanks to all of you who have already taken the time to follow this board!
Well, on to the freebie, there are 6 journaling cards. You have 6 journaling cards (3″ x 4″) and a few more labels, tags and word snippets.
As always, these journaling cards and elements can either be used for journaling in your project life projects, smashbooks, art journals or other types of memory keeping and papercrafting. You can also use them for your planners and personal organizers, if applicable.
Please Note: Selecting the Project Life-Pocket Scrapbooking Category on this blog’s side panel will connect you to all the journaling cards I have previously released. They are still available.
Facts about the Journaling Cards freebie:
- 6 journaling cards 8 1/2″ x 11″ pdf file
- Tabs and tags on on 5.5″ x 8.5″ jpg file
- File size – Approx. 1.7 – 3.4 MB
- These elements were created at 300 dpi, so your printing results should be very clear and sharp with a smooth lay down of the ink color. The preview pictures both on the blog and on Google are at 72 dpi, so you often can not see all the detail accurately or colors are sometimes distorted.
- Color scheme: kelly green, dark green ivory, gold
As usual these freebies are free for personal use, (check my TOU if you haven’t previously.) If you have been here before, you know the drill. If not, you might want to read the quick TOU below before you access the printable.
* Vintage Glam Studio printables are for PERSONAL USE ONLY.
*You may not re-sell, redistribute, or claim the original or derivative designs as your own.
*Please do not remove the watermark or modify the design in any way other than for your own Personal use.
*Please do not use these on POD sites such as Redbubble, Zazzle or other similar sites.
*If you post this on the internet, please give credit to Vintage Glam Studio & link back to my blog (www.vintageglamstudio.com), so others can obtain the resources. Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook are great social media sharing platforms, it’s the sharing without a link back that can be a problem. However, thanks to all of you who have been repinning my work and now taking the time to mention me on Instagram. Sure do appreciate the link love!
You can access the pdf file>>> St. Patrick’s Day Journaling Cards.
Or if you like, click on the picture below for the download.
Freebie #2 – I have also included a vintage card envelope. ( approx. 4″ x 4″) [jpg file]
Freebie #3 – And here are some vintage inspired tabs and tags I also have included.
Most images in this printable are original illustrations by Vintage Glam Studio and under copyright. Other images are under commercial use license. Vintage images sourced from The Digital Chick on Etsy.