Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Tuesday's {Tip} Words for Faith Art

Are you ever at a loss for finding the perfect word sticker or stamp for your faith journaling? Maybe you create faith art in an art journal or you create Journaling {Bible} pages or Scripture Art Cards, ICADs, etc. Whatever you are creating, where can you find words? Well, of course there are stamp sets or sticker sets, you can use a vintage typewriter as I do sometimes or even your printer. Well, I have another solution for you. I have had this book for years, and it has served me well. It is called the Layman's Bible Encyclopedia (1964). 

I got mine free from paperbackswap.com; however, they are available on amazon.com for about $6.50 and up (which includes shipping). To me, that is worth $7 for the amount of words and pages you get. The book contains 1,012 pages and scriptures so there is a lot in there to work with. You can see that I used words from this book in this Journaling {Bible} entry. The words 'forgiving', 'spirit', and 'forgiveness' were taken from this book.

For the tiny leftover words, I just recycled a small Altoid tin for those. If it gets to be too full, I will purge some of the words.

I hope you find this helpful. This book would even work for someone that does not want to journal in their Bible. This could certainly be used as an alternative. Have a blessed Tuesday!


Anonymous said...

Good to know--thanks! Jennifer in OH

Anonymous said...

I often cut out wholeBible verses from devotional magazines, too. Not acid or lignin free, but I don't have them touch photos, and often use on cards. Jennifer in OH

Deb Stertz said...

Very cool tip! Love your date stamp. Would you mind sharing the brand.

Patter Cross said...

Deb Stertz, I purchased the date stamp from Amazon.com but it is no longer available. Studio Calico has one similar. You can see it here:


Hope that helps. Blessings,

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