July 13, 2018

Art for the Soul ...


Are you like me?
Do you like to dabble in many things?

I have crochet going on in a basket over here,
a knit baby blanket in a basket over there,
a cross stitch kit I recently purchased that I can't wait to start on,

but here lately I've been doing a little of this. 



I sometimes sit and color in the morning with a cup of coffee next to me.
Other times I sneak it in during the day in between chores.  





 I keep my coloring pencils on my desktop and my Bible in the desk drawer which makes it easy to pull out and tuck back in as needed.


If I was a real artist I could sketch out these pretties all on my own 
and I wouldn't need these pre-stamped images, 
but for those of us who aren't so artistically inclined, the lines help.





The illustrations are small and I find it only takes a few minutes to finish one page.
A quick mini masterpiece tackled before I run off to fold a load of laundry.



I am a visual person. 
That extra element of illustration and color takes my devotions to the next level.

 My mind reads the words...

my heart takes them in...

and my eyes dance a jig.


Thought for the weekend,

Do Justly
Love Mercy
Walk Humbly



11 comments:

  1. My Bible is much the same it lifts my spirits and enables me to take more in. I have a mixture of pre printed pages and some that I design myself, an enjoyable challenge.

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  2. Hi Beca! YES! I love all the crafty/artsy stuff. Your coloring Bible is very fun!
    I had to clear out all my bags of projects recently because we had a houseguest. Now I have book club in a few weeks so I can't put it all back in my little sphere of creative fun. Soon.

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  3. Just lovely Beca! You are doing great. I have colored pencils in my craft area, scarf started because just took beginner knitting class, new painting started... Easy to be scattered. Especially in this heat.

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  4. Your beautiful post has made my heart dance a happy jig this morning, lovely Beca. Do you know I have a similar bible with gorgeous pictures waiting for my colour pencils. Isn't being visual the best thing. Love, love, love your beautiful photos! A beautiful weekend to you, lovely lady. Xx

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  5. Hi Beca such beautiful work you do ,love what you are doing in your bible,and you sure are clever,doing crocheting and knitting as well,thats awesome my friend well done xx

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  6. Hello Beca .... your blog is just beautiful!! What a delight to "visit you". I love to colour in also & have been doing some stitchery on calico that I then colour in with pencils. Love your work ... & yes, I would definately have had to bring that Granny Square crochet cushion home with me that you featured in your last post. I am just about to become your new follower Xx Julie

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  7. Very pretty artwork! I'm definitely a dabbler. I enjoy my weekly art dates with my friend, Aruna. She's definitely much more serious about her work than I am. I have always loved drawing and am not so concerned about the outcome. Just enjoying my time and the company. :)

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  8. Oh my goodness, dear Beca, this is such a sweet posting. My hubby says that I am good at piddlin' and putterin' and I take that as a compliment. We as women are busy tending to our families and our homes and I feel we need to enjoy peaceful and quiets times throughout our day. Enjoy your weekend. Homespun Hugs ♥ Teri

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  9. Lovely artwork! I also like working on various art and craft stuff but haven't got time for drawing and coloring recently.

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  10. I love coloring too! Such a simple activity that brings joy!

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  11. A beautiful bible Beca, a lovely idea. Cathy x

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