Announcing Seasons Illustrated

Many of you have followed the success of Advent Illustrated this year. Maybe that’s even how you found my blog (if so, welcome! I’m so happy to have you). I’ve received overwhelming feedback from people who have loved and enjoyed this project. I’ve also learned a few things about what I’d like to do differently

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Advent Illustrated Weekly Round-Up // Week 2

What a fun week we’ve been having in Advent Illustrated. I know some people in the group have been struggling to keep up with the daily prompts (myself included), but I’m so happy to see the page flooded with new artwork every day. This blog post is an attempt to showcase some of the different

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Advent Illustrated Weekly Round-Up // Week 1

One of the biggest joys of this year has been seeing the Advent Illustrated project flourish and grow. My favorite part by far is seeing everyone’s artwork in the Facebook group and on Instagram. People from all denominations, walks of life, and artistic abilities are coming together to share their work and meditations on the

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Advent Illustrated Comparison – Kids’ and Adults’ Version

Advent Illustrated has been such an unexpected success so far, and I’m so grateful for that! Both the adult version and the kids’ version of the challenge have been featured as Amazon’s #1 Hot New Releases in their respective categories. There’s also a gorgeous new website with features the daily verses and will later highlight

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Advent Illustrated is Available!

Thursday was one of the best and strangest days of my life. The highlight reel went something like this: 9:15 AM: Approve the print version of Advent Illustrated for publication. Receive email saying it will take 3-5 days to appear in Amazon. 9:45 AM: Receive email that it is on Amazon. 10:00 AM: Share this

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Advent Illustrated Update + FAQ

Oh friends. What an amazing and overwhelming few weeks it’s been for me. What started as a challenge on my blog turned into a Facebook group with 880 people, which turned into an eBook and a print book soon to come. All in less than two weeks. It seems we have some catching up to

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Announcing Advent Illustrated

I love Advent. Like, love it. I love reading Advent books, participating in seasonal crafts, making my own countdown… I was the even unofficial ‘Advent fairy’ in my faith group a few years ago (the requirements of the job were unclear, beyond being very very excited about Advent). Along with Christmas, it is my favorite

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How to Start Bible Journaling for Beginners

Many of you know (if only from the name of this blog) that I’m a big Bible nerd. One of my favorite ways to engage with the Bible is through Bible journaling – a creative process of making art in your Bible as a way to connect with scripture and with God. I’ve written in

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