As we start the holidays let’s start a fun and easy project with no rules. Let’s make a mini gratitude journal. We’re going to prep the journal and bind it. Then we can take the rest of the month do doodle and document our gratitude for all the great things that the Lord has provided for us. Supplies Thanksgiving project printable (get yours by signing
Inktober Flip-through and November Gratitude Mini Journal
In this post I wanted to share my Inktober completed doodles and share my vision for November’s Gratitude Journal. If you have been following my daily posts on Facebook or Instagram with my Inktober posts, I thought you might like to see a quick flip through of all 31 days and get a little insight into what I was thinking when I started doodling. Inktober
Count Your Blessings – Day 11 Happy Veterans Day
Happy Veterans Day! Do something nice for a veteran. If you don’t know a vet then write a veteran. You can write to any solider at Operation Gratitude here: Write Letters We have a friend overseas so we’ll be sending care package. Count Your Blessings – day 11 My spiritual gift is service, to that makes it hard for me to accept help from others.
Count Your Blessings – Day 10
So far this has been the hardest page. Do I pick people I know or famous people who did courageous things? I admire Malala the Pakistani girl who was shot, but continued to speak out about treatment of women in Pakistan, or famous people like Eleanor Roosevelt or artists I love like Mary Engelbreit? I decided to stay close and pick a few people who
Count Your Blessings – Day 9
Day 9 – Have you ever been in the belly of the whale? Did you feel alone? We spent 9 months in the belly of the whale. Our oldest son got a rare abscess in his kidney when he was 7. It took the doctors a few weeks to figure out that it was an abscess and not a tumor. We were in and out
Here’s a page from Abundantly Blessed, a gratitude journal. This was a fun page to do. I used finger nail polish for some of the colors along with water color pencil and color pencils. How’s your journal coming? I’d love for your to share how it’s going. You can also visit our #365Gratitudes Facebook group to share your comments about your journaling.
Doodle Devo Friday Gratitude 1 Thes 5:18
Worked with borders to doodle around the verse 1 Thes. 5:18. How’s your gratitude journal coming along? I will be posting more pics from my journal starting next week. I am finding that I am so much more aware of the little blessings. Last week I was touched by the kindness of strangers. I forgot to put the trash out and rush to take out
Happy 2016! #365Gratitudes Starts Today!
How to start a Gratitude Journey: Grab a sketchbook and a pen Follow me on twitter @blessinks or join my Facebook group: #365Gratitudes for a gratitude prompt a day Write two more gratitude’s in your journal for a total of three a day. Tell your friends and have them start the gratitude journey with you. Post in the #365Gratitudes about the blessings in your life!
Announcement: 2016 Word of the Year
Every year Pantone announces the color of the next year in early December. They should be announcing the 2016 color of the year later this week. Can’t wait to find out what it will be. Look around and you’ll see the color for 2016 in popping up all over the place on fabric, on dishes, home goods, paper goods…Everywhere! What do you think the color