100 Days of Bible Promises Round Up | Days 22-28

Well hello there! Thanks for stopping by! Today I’m sharing entries 22 through 28 my my 100 Days of Bible Promises Devotional Journal by Shanna Noel ๐Ÿ™‚ Still catching up, but we’re getting there right?!

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Day 22- Christ Doesn’t Change. I love this Truth!!

Just like in my last post I talked about using supplies that are already out on my desk. So since I used pieces from the older devotional kit Free to Flourish on my day 21 entry, those pieces are still handy and make an appearance on day 22! I paired the kit stickers with some green homespun alphas, the newer tiny colorful alpha stickers, enamel hearts, wordfetti and finished it off with some art marks using Faber Castell brush pens. I used the colors Pink Madder Lake and Phthalo Green– to see all the brush pens I pulled for this journal check out this post.

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Day 23- Who Will You Serve? A great question to spend some time with. This world is always clamoring for our heart and it’s good to have regular heart checks. ๐Ÿ™‚

I used pieces from the Fruit of the Spirit collection from Illustrated Faith- the new larger tip-ins, paper pieces (those birds!) and some card stock stickers from the 6×12 sticker sheet. Easy peasy! I later went back and included my journaling on the tip-in.

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Day 24- Put on the Armor of God. I’ve worked through the Armor of God study by Priscilla Shirer two times (it’s that good) and included a couple quotes from the study. She reminds us that in Ephesians 6 Paul says to put on the fullย armor of God, not just the helmet one day and the breastplate the next. We can only do battle with the enemy when we’re fully armed and fighting in prayer!

As you can see this page is pretty simple. I used the Gratitude Documented sticker sheet for those large teal alphas along with the typed words from the 100 Day Toolbox in the Print & Pray Shop. I filled in the empty space with some wordfetti and art marks using a big brush pen in Light Flesh.

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Day 25- God’s Love Is Always There

Today I knew I had to use Brave Little Taylor’s Print & Pray set Crazy Loved that came out in February. In the nick of time I remembered to save space for journaling because I kept sticking down ALL THE THINGS. I finished it off with a few enamel hearts and called it a day.

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Day 26- Finding Strength in Trust. I mentioned it in my last roundup post, but “trust” is the theme that is jumping out at me as I journal through this book. Maybe my heart is being prepared for something?

For this entry I grabbed Emily Karwoski’s Print & Pray set Wise One. I had been wanting to use it andย even thoughย today’s devotional talks about eagles I went with an owl. Remember- I am the boss of my book and you are the boss of yours. Plus, they’re both birds so I felt like it wasn’t a huge leap. ๐Ÿ˜‰

After journaling I filled in some blank space with the Illustrated Faith highlighter washi a la Shanna Noel.

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Day 27- Live with Endurance. Ok, perhaps one of my favorite entries. Maybe it’s all the color, maybe it was the opportunity to go through some notes from Christine Caine’s IF: Gathering talk about endurance- either way I really like this entry.

I remember creating this on my couch with my toddler playing nearby. I had just printed the 100 Days Speech Bubbles from Elaine Davis and from there decided to use a bunch of Elaine-designed things ๐Ÿ™‚ including the Delight in His Day washi tape, the 100 Days Washi Set and her latest Print & Pray release Pin It Up.

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Day 28- God’s Goodness in All Things

How could I not use Shawna Clingerman’s new Print & Pray set Good God?! I printed (most of) her release on clear sticker paper and kept it very simple for today’s entry.

And that’s it for this roundup! I’ll be back next week with additional pages. Let me know if you have any questions- I’m always happy to answer them!

โค Jillian

PS Don’t forget it’s never to late to join in! You can pick up your book here. Be sure to use code IFSHIPSFREE for free domestic shipping!

Hymnal Art Journaling | Process Video

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Hey, friends! I’ve got something kinda different for ya today- I’m getting suuuper messy with a new hymnal art journaling process video. I’ve been very much inspired by Wilna Furstenberg lately and wanted to try some of her art journaling techniques in my hymnal!

First up, supplies! Wilna uses a lot of flourishes on her art journal pages and I had yet to use these beauties from the Illustrated Faith Print & Pray Shop.

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I prepped my pages with clear gesso and then started painting! Here’s a look at the paint colors I used. Left to right: Dina Wakley heavy body fuchsia and magenta, Liquitex heavy body light portrait pink, DW lemon, turqouise, peacock and Illustrated Faith’s white from Pebeo. So fun!

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Once I had a layer of paint down I used a Dylusions stencil, texture paste mixed with paint and a palette knife to create these yellow circles. And immediately toned them down with more acrylic paint ๐Ÿ˜€

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Throughout the process I added lots of blue paint splatters with the Illustrated Faith watercolors.ย 

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There was lots of drying with the heat tool and once things were (mostly) dry, I started to glue to Print & Pray Shop printables down onto my page.

While the final look is a total 180 from the type of art I typically create, I really enjoyed the process! It’s very therapeutic to add layer upon layer and totally let your mind focus on the scripture or hymn underneath all the media.

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What do you think? Is this something you could see yourself trying out? I promise you don’t need #allthethings and if you’re unsure about creating this type of look in your bible or hymnal, I’d recommend thrifting a random ol’ book to play around in. You won’t regret it!

Thanks so much for joining me today and don’t forget you can see the whole process for these pages here. Have a great weekend!

โค Jillian

February Journaling Bible Flip Through!

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Hiya! So glad you’re here today! Wanna see what I’ve been up to in my journaling bible for the month of February?!

I’m sharing most of my entries here, along with a couple extra in my flip through video (found here). Ready to get started?? Let’s start with…

New Releases!!

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This entry in Matthew 7 was created with the new Fruit of the Spirit collection from Illustrated Faith and Bella Blvd and you can watch the process video here ๐Ÿ™‚

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This is one of my faves! I journaled some notes from Lysa TerKeurst’s bible study Finding I AM (so good!) with the new tiny colorful alpha sticker book. I also used some Print & Pray Shop highlighter brushes and enamel hearts โค Next up…

This Is Love devotional entries

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This entry in John 3:16 kicked off my journey through the This Is Love devotional kit. And my process video for this guy is up on the Illustrated Faith YouTube channel- I had a lot of fun using those hexie stamps with acrylic paint!

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My next This Is Love entry was pretty simple (gotta love those!) and I have a process video for this guy too. ๐Ÿ™‚

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This gal was super fun (she’s a Faith Girl Paper Doll from Jess Robyn’s digital set in the Print & Pray Shop) and was already living here in Psalm 139 when I turned to create this entry. So she stayed! And I used bits from the You Are Loved collection for this entry referencing both Ephesians 2:10 and Psalm 139.

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I also have a process video for this entry in Romans 8:39-39 using more of the You Are Loved collection, this time the tip-ins and #allthebanners ๐Ÿ™‚

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This one in Luke may be one of my FAVES! I love the florals from Taylor’s digital set Crazy Love from the Print & Pray Shop with the acrylic paint and the pink Illustrated Faith pen โค And, who doesn’t love being reminded of the Father’s AMAZING love for us, He even knows the number of hairs on our head!

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For my last This Is Love entry I took to my hymnal and created this entry with Neocolor II water soluble crayons. You can see my process video here! I used those new tiny colorful alpha stickers and the You Are Loved washi sticker book.

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And finally, my Print & Pray bible journaling entries! I am so lucky to be a Creative Team member because these Better Together artists are OUTTA THIS WORLD talented and I love using their illustrations in my bible โค

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This entry was created with Shawna Clingerman’s digital set Open Heart and I loved using it to journal more notes from the Finding I AM bible study. Love!

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Next up is this page using Amy Bruce’s set Walking with Jesus. This card spoke so perfectly to what had been rolling around in my heart for the last coupla weeks and I knew it had to go in my bible. I used the Illustrated Faith watercolors to get a base of color on the page and then glued the journal card on top- so easy, yet so meaningful to me โค

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I’ve got a process video for this entry in John using Tamara Arcilia’s set Be*Loved. I love that it’s an entry and half because of how I used her patterned paper bundle to create that lil’ tip-in. And conversation hearts are always a yes!

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Perhaps my favorite entry this month- it’s a shame it doesn’t photograph well because Taylor’s Red Letter Lent elements are worth all the heart eyes! And Katy’s Redeemed Words were the perfect title for this note-heavy entry in Matthew 10 โค

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Another process video for this guy. I used Elaine’s set Loads of Love in 1 Peter and talk all about my former reservations about using her underwear illustration in my bible ๐Ÿ™‚ (and I’d totally wear those heart-kneed jeans, wouldn’t you?!)

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And finally, my last process video for the month was day 11 of Taylor’s Red Letter Lent card set. You can check it out here on the Illustrated Faith channel. I journaled about God’s wonderfully sweet promise to let us find Him when we seek Him โค

And that’s it, friends! A look at some of the bible journaling entries I completed in the month of February. Was this helpful for you? Do you prefer these kinds of wrap ups in blog or video format? Please let me know in the comments below!

I hope you have a great week and get to spend some time journaling in the Word!

โค Jillian

 

Print & Pray Bible Journaling Process Video | Loads of Love

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Hey, friend! Happy Valentine’s Day! โค Today’s entry and process video are actually not about Valentine’s at all, so if you’re so ready for this holiday to be over- you’re in luck! And if you are all about Valentine’s day, that’s cool. I got married on February 14th. And maybe you’ll wanna check out these lovey-dovey bible journaling process videos. There is something for everyone here ๐Ÿ˜‰

Anywho, for today’s entry I’m in 1 Peter 4:10,

“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.” (NIV)

I love the digital set Elaine Davis created this month for the Illustrated Faith Print & Pray Shop. I mean, red and yellow heart undies?! I’ll admit I was scratching my head when I first saw them. But if you’re going to put underwear in your bible, this just might be the perfect spot!

Peter encourages us to love each other by serving one another. He reminds us that we have received gifts. The Holy Spirit is awesome that way, right? And they’re all different.

I ended up reading after verse 10 and loved what verse 11 says as well.

“If anyone speaks, they should do so as one who speaks the very words of God. If anyone serves, they should do so with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. Amen.” 1 Peter 4:11 (NIV)

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Serving others for God’s glory and not our own is a feeling like no other. Because when we glorify Him we are living out our purpose and oh man, there is nothing like it! But I knowย youย know that! ๐Ÿ™‚

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I had so much fun creating this entry and I hope you’ll watch the process video to see how it came together! And I hope you have a Happy Valentine’s Day!

โค Jillian

Supplies: my bible, Loads of Love digital set, This Is Love devo kit, enamel heart stickers, Target acrylic paint, black cross washi and Illustrated Faith basics tool kit.

Lens of Love | Bible Journaling Process

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Oh, hey! I’m so glad you stopped by! So, I did a thing- I created a blog! I told myself I wouldn’t but realized that it could potentially benefit both of us ๐Ÿ™‚ Ok, wait. I just read that and it sounds kinda weird. Let me explain.

I don’t plan on making this a daily what’s on my mind type blog, but more of a home for additional information for my weekly YouTube videos (think bible journaling supplies and other resources) and for questions I’m frequently asked.

So, let’s get to it! For my first post I’m sharing my first bible journaling process video of the new year. I’m not quite ready to start making resolutions or setting goals because I’m still chewing on what God’s taught me this past year-and that includes the second greatest commandment-to love others like I love myself.

Step number one: find my verse. I decided to journal next to this conversation in Mark 12 because I already had an entry alongside the same account in Matthew 22. Then I start gathering supplies.

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I love the new Illustrated Faith Print & Pray Shop release from Elaine Davis (I mean how cute are those sunnies?!) and decided this would be the inspiration for the title and color palette of my page. [NOTE: if you’d like more info about the digital items in the Print & Pray Shop and how I print these pieces you can visit my FAQ page for all the details :)]

Then I shopped my stash to find some additional coordinating supplies.

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Supplies, clockwise from top left: purple alpha stickers from Studio Calico, sunglass printable from Elaine’s set, turquoise ink pad (similar found here), faux washi strips printed on clear sticker paper, Illustrated Faith journaling pen (.35 nib), Homespun alphabet clear stamp set, and black Homespun alphabet stickers.

I like to keep supplies corralled in a project tray, like this plastic one I picked up from Dollar Tree. It just makes it easier to keep track of things I want to remember to use (especially for ongoing projects like Gratitude Documented and Advent).

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Another favorite is the new Basics tool kit– it comes with a handy bible mat, my favorite journaling pen, black ink pad and roller adhesive, an acrylic block and roller date stamp! This is a great item to pick up if you’re just starting out and is a good deal for all the essentials you’ll need.

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To see how my page came together and how I typically approach completing a journaling bible entry be sure to check out my process video on my YouTube channel here!

Thanks so much for visiting today and I hope to “see” you again soon!

โค Jillian