Tuesday, October 24, 2017

new goodies from a season of worth....


it's new release week for A Season of Worth goodies over in the illustrated faith digital shop, friends! i'm so excited for this month's releases especially because next week is my born again birthday & i'm sharing a bit of my testimony & passion behind the "A Season of Worth" devo series!

go & grab this month's devotional & coordianting HEART ART [!!!] for freeeeee through sunday & grab up the coordinating washi & tab set for just $3.... you can print these from home or send 'em over to your favorite print center for pick up.


so i've been crafting up a little blog project for you lovelies & wanted to share it with the new SOW releases for some digital download inspo!

i see the questions floating around everywhere -- how do you store your printable devotions OR what do you do with them after you read/meditate/journal?  and i'm here to give you my own little spin on it!


make a traveler's notebook, of course!  i posted a youtube last month showing how i create these easy peasy little notebooks at home & i also have a handful of them in my shop with some cute little extras for a happy mail package delight!

i added the devotional series title using some of my favorite alpha stickers [wonky caps from bella blvd & homespun by illustrated faith] as well as some black enamel hearts.

when you flip the cover open....


the hen house!!!!! AHHH! this is maybe my favorite part of this little TN, y'all! i found the chicken coop clipart online + printed it, scissored it, glued it to the inside front cover along with a chicken from each of my monthly devo releases.  it's like a collector's item, right?!

i loved seeing this idea from my friend marie on instagram -- her chicken coop cover totally inspired my own hen house collection :]


and honestly, can we talk about how creatively everyone else is working through the SOW devotionals, please?? you guys make my heart explode with love everytime you post online & tag me!

[featured from top left, clockwise]

i'll never get over the fact that God uses my messed up, crazy little life to make any kind of difference.  but He does & He is good.  #canigetanamen?!

okay, back to my traveler's notebook set up!  i wanted to show a few pages of how i'm keeping everything together inside....



basically i create a tip-in/tip-up with the devotional content card [make sure you are printing it ONLY at 100%.... my computer likes to enlarge it automatically, so i have to manually resize back to 100% for it to fit in my TN].  i washi tape the devo page to the top of the blank page in my notebook & then underneath i create +journal away using the matching artwork!


i kinda love that barn door effect from the july release that included two bible margin sized tip-ins ;)



the september devo release was also really fun to work with! i painted the blank page with a matching abstract design & used the devotional artwork as another tip-in with a prayer!


i also made a little "folder" on the back cover just using scrap paper to hold my matching SOW washi! you can find the washi in the print & pray shop and i posted a bunch of fun ideas on how to use the washi in this blog post!

i can't wait to jump in TODAY with the october release & dig deeper into what God had laid on my heart to share in that little collection of words.  He always speaks to me afresh when i go back through my own written devotionals -- the Holy Spirit comes to life in those words!  what a humbled honor it is to be able to share them with you all!


ps.... i know you didn't think i stopped at just making one devotional notebook, right?! ;)


yep, totally made one for each of the current series running through the IF print & pray shop!!! you can find more devotionals from A Season of Worth [from me!], Simple Truths [from tonya] as well as Peanut Butter & Jesus [from elaine].  

now my devotions all have their own little organized homes & i keep them together inside my MPruffledori for safe keeping & easy grabbage when i'm ready to journal!

4 comments:

  1. Those are so much a lot of fun! Your work is inspiring. The colors are just so happy and just sing joy! Thank you for taking the time to share.

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  2. Great ideas April! Sure love learning from each other. Hugs!! 💜

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  3. April!
    I'm a little slow today due to lack of sleep. I SO did not realize that you are the creator of Season of Worth! (you commented on my post in the IF group LOL
    perhaps my denseness isn't just sleep related LOL)

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  4. How many pieces of copy paper do you put into your TN?

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