31 Days in the Bible

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Ever since I started this blog, I’ve been putting out monthly Bible Writing Plans to help us be more intentional about not only reading, but also writing the Word. In March, I also put out the plan on Instagram as a lettering challenge with the hashtag #thethingsunseenย and a few people even joined in! On Instagram, since the platform is more visual, participants were not required to write out the entire passage, but perhaps focus on one or two words, a specific verse, phrase, thought, or draw something. I was so excited that other people participated, that I decided to do the same for April! If you’re active on Instagram, I’d love to have you join in, too! Just check out my page.

I’ve also shared in the past about how to creatively respond to the Bible, and how that allows us toย connect deeper, meditate, encourage, and express ourselves. I did a little bit of this in my earlier plans, but in March, I really focused in on it so that I could participate in the Instagram version of the plan. I’m so glad that I explored my creative side more, because I learned three important lessons. Continue reading

Intermediate Brush Lettering: My Essentials

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This is a follow-up to the first brush lettering post – “Brush Lettering: My Essentials” where I shared some of my favorite, affordable, and basic tools for getting started with brush lettering. In this post, I’ll show some different tools to achieve different styles and effects. As I’ve expanded my collection of tools, I’m starting to narrow down my strengths and preferences.ย  Continue reading

Brush Lettering: My Essentials

brush-lettering-essentialsI’m not sure when “brush lettering” became a thing… but it’s my newest and favorite hobby! If you’re thinking, “I’m not that artistic”, then I want to encourage you… this is a hobby that anyone can pick up! There are tons of practice sheets out there, basic, affordable tools that you can start with, and so many other things that it can lead to!ย These are some of my favorite essentials that I used at the beginning of my lettering journey. Next week, I’ll share additional essentials that are next level stuff! Continue reading