Memories with Grandpa Journal
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Memories with Grandpa Journal

Write down all the good times you had with your grandpa in this beautiful memory book!

Designed by Miranda Urry for Cricut©

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Patterned Paper: green, brown, gray
  • Cardstock: yellow, blue
  • Ribbon: ¾-inch blue, ¼-inch blue, ½-inch green
  • Embellishments: 3 buttons
  • Ink: brown
  • Journal
  • Pencil
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Scissors
  • Foam Dots
  • Adhesive

Project Instructions

Trace front and back of journal on back of brown patterned paper. Cut out with scissors. Ink all edges.

Cut two 4-inch x 2-inch blocks of green patterned paper. Ink edges.Adhere one 2-inch strip of ¾-inch blue ribbon to center back of each block. Adhere blocks to front of brown patterned paper as shown, securing ribbon ends behind brown patterned paper. Take two more strips of the same ribbon and tie into bows. Adhere bows to journal front as shown. Adhere brown patterned paper to front and back of journal.

Cut center frame: Using Preserves Cartridge and yellow cardstock, select Label feature and cut one 4-inch <Blubrry1>. Using gray patterned paper, select Label feature, press Shift, and cut two 4-inch <Blubr1-s>. Layer gray pieces together and ink edges. Layer together using foam dots. Set aside.

Cut Memories: Using Plantin SchoolBook cartridge and blue cardstock, cut 1¼-inch letters to spell Memories. Ink edges. Adhere to journal as shown.

Cut with: Using yellow cardstock, select Italic feature and cut 1 ½-inch letters to spell with. Ink edges. Adhere to journal as shown.

Cut Grandpa: Using blue cardstock, cut 1-inch letters to spell Grandpa. Ink edges. Adhere to frame. Adhere frame to journal as shown using foam dots.

Thread ¼-inch blue ribbon through buttons. Adhere to journal as shown.

Use ½-inch green ribbon and ¾-inch blue ribbon to cover binding of journal.