Wednesday, December 16, 2015

The Answer to a Common Question - Why I Do Bible Art Journaling

Let's chat! I am often asked why I Art Journal in my Bible. Today I sat down with my Bible I and I smiled like a momma bear looking down at the pretty tabs, the wrinkly pages and the fun colors. My Bible makes me happy. But these are not the reasons I do Bible Journaling. I thought about how blessed I am to be created a creative and how art gives me great joy. But these are not the reasons I do Bible Journaling. I turned my Bible on it's end and noticed how full it is. It doesn't even come close to closing. In fact, it looks like the spine might just erupt. And THAT is why I do Art Journaling in my Bible. Not because my Bible is so full, but because my relationship with The Word, The Living God, My Jesus is so FULL! 

Because my relationship is full, my heart is full, my home is full, my JOY is full. Bible Journaling gets me into The Word. It stirs me to meditation and prayer. It prompts me to read devotionals, ask questions and google what I do not fully understand. I am able to fall deeper into Jesus every time I open the pages, splash some paint, stamp a sentiment. The reason I journal in my Bible is Jesus. The reason I keep filling the pages with color, art, and prayers is because I CRAVE the relationship and I am so very amazed at how it grows with every stroke of the paint brush. Y'all I am convinced my Bible pages are hanging on God's refrigerator. I am His child. And He is my God. And that is why I Journal in my Bible.

(Sharing some fun shop info and a giveaway below)


You may have just caught me on periscope announcing this super fun giveaway!! I got my hands on one of these impossible-to-find Noteworthy New Testament Bibles. These are completely discontinued from the manufacturer so it is a pretty rare find. Every single right hand page is blank for journaling and it is an adorable travel size! I am going to be giving this treasure away! The giveaway is open for everyone. To enter you have to place a $25 order in the shop between now and Christmas. Every single order over $25 between now and Christmas will be entered to win the little Bible I will draw a winner live on periscope and the Bible will be shipped separately from your order. I am getting orders out daily so that you can get your items as quickly as possible. You can shop HERE

Check out a few awesome items available!

Stamps! There are 11 different original stamp sets I have designed that are currently listed! They are perfect for Bible Journaling!

Taidori! I currently have 1 Fauxdori listed. It is hand made from an old hymnal cover. Perfect for gifting!

Journaling Cards! There are 2 different sets of Journaling Cards listed They are prints created from watercolor art I made on old hymn sheet music. They are 3 x 4 size so they will work perfectly in your project life albums. The cards are a hit and a perfect stocking stuffer! There are some 5 x 7 prints available as well :)

Want FREE SHIPPING? I am offering free shipping from now until Christmas but only if you purchase the Tis so Sweet Gift Box! All you have to do is add it to your cart, add whatever else you can't live without and use code SWEETSHIP. Ta-DA!! The Box is loaded for gifting as is or perfect for breaking into smaller gifts or stocking stuffers :D

**You MUST purchase the Tis So Sweet box to be eligible for free shipping. Don't forget to add the code SWEETSHIP

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