Gratitude Garland- Free Download

This past month has been a roller coaster of emotions for our family full of sorrow, joy, heartache, hope and everything in between. It’s also put Life into perspective, making me think: What is really important in my life?  This simple question is what inspired me to come up with the free download/printable for this month:  The Gratitude Garland.

thanksgiving craft: gratitude garland free download

This is a fantastic Thanksgiving project for the whole family, and VERY simple to create.  All you need are a few supplies and you’re ready to get started!  You’ll basically be doing this:   thanksgiving craft: gratitude garland free download

It doesn’t get much simpler than that!  With scissors, a permanent marker or pen, glue, tape or whatever you have on hand to hold it together, and a string like object of your choosing, you’ve got a super cute and meaningful craft!  One that is perfect for all ages – my kids didn’t want to stop coming up with ‘blessings’ to write down.  (And yes, my daughter  wrote down she was thankful for Santa. 😉 )

Can’t wait to start making your own?  Just click on the links to download the pdf files that you want, to begin creating your own personal or family Gratitude Garland:

blossom pink

circle seafoam

diamond circles orange

diamond peach

dot orange

dots red

herringbone grey

circle teal


I hope we can all take the time to count our blessings! And what better way than to have a daily visual reminder of what we treasure most in our lives.  Here’s wishing you a wonderful and blessed Thanksgiving!

(ps- I just wanted to also thank all of you for the huge positive response to my Halloween Tic Tac Labels!  All of you made me feel like a rock star, so Thank You! xoxo)

Feel free to pin this image:

gratitude-garland instructions

This idea originally published on Somewhat Simple in November 2012

Sarah is a stay-at-home-mom of three beautiful children, wife to a pretty awesome guy, and lover of singing in the shower, Dr. Pepper, cinnamon bears, and McGuyver. She resides in Arizona and has recently added Laundry Procrastinator Extraordinaire to her resume.

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    • says

      Thank you for letting me know! I hopefully have fixed the issue (mommy brain strikes again) and that you are able to download them!

    • says

      Just regular paper! My printer is broken, so I sent them into the UPS store for them to print out for me, and their paper did seem to be of a higher quality, but it wasn’t card stock. :)

  1. says

    Hey – one more thing – any idea how to print more than one per page so I’m not wasting a ton of paper if I’m just printing at home?

  2. Rachael says

    I love this gratitude garland. Thank you! I also love your wreath. Do you have a tutorial for that?

  3. Elaine bumanglag says

    Love this…for the rest of November and on Thanksgiving day I will leave a pen and a stack of these for everyone that enters to fill one out and keep adding to the garland. Thank you so much for the idea!