SOC Design Team Layout-We Heart Selfies

February is already upon us and Love is in the air.  Don’t have a sweet heart no worries your layouts this month do not always have to romantic. Here is a layout with my mom titled We heart selfies! It still has a heart thing and it also gave me a chance to use a valentine themed kit.

Lets get started!

I split my cardstock to make a new background.  I wanted to bring in some of the faded black.

I coved the split of the cardstock with faux garland.  My sewing machine is in the shop so I used my white gel pen.

Lets embellish and wrap this layout up.

Add all the bits and bobs….layer away!

I doubled my titles to add more dimension, snuck in some washi and potty people.

I have a ton of these overlays and need to use them more.  I added a few more layered buts and a date stamp.

A cute addition! A zipper charm that says Mom.

Think about the things you love or your loved ones this month and Shine On!

Supplies: Glitz, Martha Stewart, Studio Calico, Silhouette

Toodles!

Emonie

Spiritual Circle Journal and *GIVEAWAY*

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I had the privilege of going to a One day women’s retreat this weekend, Seeking God in fresh new ways.

I walked away feeling like I was given a game plan to spend more time with My God.  Time.  That’s the key word. If you follow either one of my blogs you know time is what I don’t have.  (Confession) What I also know is I will find time for the things want to do.

I was invited by my friend and Sister in Christ Gladys.

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The retreat was about 30mins away from 9-4.  There were about 24 attendees all there for different reasons but the main reason was to find a way to have a deeper closer relationship with Christ.  The First half of the Retreat which focused on our lives, schedules and how to apply the Spiritual Circle Journal was facilitated by Christian Life Coach Liz Lassa.

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 You can read her story here.  

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It was so interesting there were a room full of ladies and during quiet time I felt so intimate as I wrote in my Journal.  I really needed a method like this.  It reminds me of Project Life for the Bible it can be a simple or elaborate based on your life.

The remainder of the day was hosted by The Creative and very talented Christian Artist Tamara Peterson. This time was allotted for art journaling which I had never done.  I have been scrapbooking for about 2 years but never journaled.   We created a small canvas as well.  My word for 2105 is  community.  

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The retreat was personal, the attendees and hosts were loving and transparent.  The event was administratively professional, punctual,  and definitely gave you a practical solution to spending more time with God.

I encourage you to read the 1st chapter which Liz provides for FREE here. Not an Artist, not interested in all the decorating that’s fine too.  This journal is not about decorating its about spending time with the Creator so you can have a deeper relationship with Him.  Words will do.

I recommend this retreat as I think it is a new way at looking your quiet time and your study time.

So in an effort to spread the Gospel and help you grow in your walk with Christ I purchased an extra journal to give away.  I am not affiliated with Liz but I do agree that the Spiritual Circle Journal is a fresh way to Renew your relationship with God or start a relationship with Him.

*Spiritual Circle Journal Giveaway*

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Spiritual Circle Journal

Embellishments-can be used for art journaling canvas

Prayer Card

Color Pencils

PL 3 x 4 journaling cards

This contest will go Sunday January 25-February 13.  I will randomly choose a commenter.

Giveaway Rules:

Leave a Comment HERE telling me how you spend time with the Lord.

At His Service,

Emonie

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