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Give Thanks: FREE Gratitude Mantra Cards

Give Thanks: FREE Gratitude Mantra Cards

You don’t need to celebrate Thanksgiving to give thanks. Download these FREE gratitude mantras now, and show your appreciation year-round!

Thanksgiving is regarded as the time of year to celebrate the blessings in your life. But, what if you took the essence of the holiday, whether you celebrate it or not, and applied it to your everyday existence? By practicing gratitude daily, you may begin to see the world from a brighter perspective—which can lead to a happier life.

With that in mind, check out these FREE Gratitude Mantra Cards. For use on Thanksgiving and beyond.

Five Designs Included in this FREE Gratitude Mantra Cards Pack

This pack contains five gratitude mantras that encourage a healthier mindset. The cards, inspired by nature, are designed in a minimalistic style. They’re also available in three languages: English, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Gratitude Mantra Cards
Gratitude mantra cards in English.
Gratitude Mantra Cards
Gratitude mantra cards in Portuguese.
Gratitude Mantra Cards
Gratitude mantra cards in Spanish.

“I am grateful for the air that I breathe”

Have you ever stopped to realize what a blessing it is to have an abundance of clean air to breathe? We can’t see the air around us, so it’s easy to forget. But, just being aware of that gift is a start to your gratitude practice.

Read this mantra while taking a deep breath, and relax your body and mind.

Gratitude Mantra Cards
“I am grateful for the air that I breathe” mantra.

“I am grateful for the love that surrounds me”

Love is everywhere in this vast universe. We simply need to be aware of its various forms—including the love we have growing inside of us.

Read this card when you need to feel that sense of connection.

Gratitude Mantra Cards
“I am grateful for the love that surrounds me” mantra.

“I am grateful that I’ve made it this far”

Just as we can see the majesty of a mountain in nature, we can see the beauty of our own lives when we take a step back and admire it from a distance.

Read this mantra when you need a reminder that life is a journey.

Gratitude Mantra Cards
“I am grateful that I’ve made it this far” mantra.

“I am grateful for my past, present, and future”

Our good and bad experiences helped make us who we are today. And, you never know what your future holds. So, don’t worry—just live in the present.

Read this mantra to stay grounded in the now.

Gratitude Mantra Cards
“I am grateful for my past, present, and future” mantra.

“I am grateful for everything I am”

Be grateful for yourself. Not just your strengths, but also your flaws. Read this mantra to accept yourself fully.

Gratitude Mantra Cards
“I am grateful for everything I am” mantra.

How to Download the FREE Gratitude Mantra Cards

You can download these Gratitude Mantra Cards for FREE. Simply click on the red download button below, then extract the zip file when the download process is finished. By doing so, you’ll get all the files in no time!

Download the FREE Gratitude Mantra Cards Here

By downloading these FREE Gratitude Mantra Cards, you agree not to resell or redistribute these assets.

What’s Inside the Folder

Once you’ve downloaded the pack and extracted the zip file, you’ll find these six folders.

Gratitude Pack Folders
Six folders inside the pack.The six folders contain:

The English version of the cards (with background & transparent background)The Portuguese version of the cards (with background & transparent background)The Spanish version of the cards (with background & transparent background)The illustration assets to customize your own cardsBlank cards (without text)And, the print-readyPDF files of every version of the cards so you can easily print the cards
Gratitude Files
The files you’ll get for each card.

All of the JPEG and PNG files come in A3 size (29.7 x 42 cm or 11.7 x 16.5 inches) and high-quality 300 dpi resolution, which can be scaled down to fit your needs.

Meanwhile, the print-ready files can be used to print the cards at home using an A4 paper size. When they’re cut, the printed size of the cards will be 3.5 x 2.5 inches each, which can easily fit inside your pocket.

Pocket-Sized Cards
The print-ready cards come in a convenient pocket-friendly size. Mock-up via SFIO CRACHO.

How to Print the FREE Gratitude Mantra Cards

To print the cards, open the .pdf file inside the PDF-Print Ready folder. Then, choose the document you want to print.

Print-Ready Files
Choose one of these print-ready files.

Once the file is opened, simply click on the print icon or hit ctrl+P (or cmd+P)—the print dialog window will appear. You can choose the number of copies or adjust the size, if needed.

Since this print-ready file is designed for A4 paper size, load a quality, A4-sized paper—preferably cardstock or a heavy weight—to your printer. Then, hit Print.

Customize Cards
Now, print those beauties!

After the cards are printed, cut them out and they’re ready to rock!

Customize Your Own Gratitude Mantra Cards with Shutterstock Editor

With the illustration asset files included in the pack, you can create your own gratitude mantras. Pick any design software you’re comfortable with, or simply use Shutterstock Editor. Follow the step-by-step guide below.

Choose Your Card Size

The first step is to choose a size for your design. The standard card size is 2.5 x 3.5 inches, but you can choose any size you want.

Card Size
Choose card size.

Upload the Illustration Asset

Click on the My files tool, then click Upload image. Choose any illustrations from the Illustration Assets folder you’d like to use in your design.

Illustration Assets
Upload the Illustration Assets by clicking on the My Files tool ->Upload Image

Choose a Background Color

Pick a background color with the Background button on top of the canvas.

Background Colors
Pick a background color that complements the illustration.

Write Down Your Gratitude Mantra

Now, it’s time to write down your own gratitude mantra. To do so, click on the Text toolA) and click Add headline. If you want to use the same font as the other gratitude mantra cards, choose Questrial font (it’s available in Shutterstock Editor). Adjust the size and layout, if needed.

Tip: Reflect on the things you should be grateful for more often, or things you often forget to be grateful for. It doesn’t have to be anything big—the simple things count too! Keep your gratitude mantra short and sweet.

Gratitude Mantra
Compose your own gratitude mantra with the Text toolA

Download

When you’re finished with your design, simply click on the red download button on the top-corner of the window to save it on your computer.

Download Design
Click the red button to download.

Your gratitude mantra card is ready!

Customized Card
Lovely and soothing.

You’ve just made your own gratitude card! Repeat the steps to make as many cards as you’d like. You’re welcome!

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Cover image mock-up via voyata.

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