Today I have a Bible journal page to share using one of this month’s new stamp sets – Sweet as Honey. This set is a lot of fun and perfect for cards and journaling both. I used the Proverbs 16:24 Sentiment

“Gracious words are like a honeycomb. Sweetness to the soul and health to the body.”

When I read this, it makes me think about how someone reacts when I smile and/or give them an encouraging or kind word. They visibly brighten and stand taller. It really takes so little to offer this kindness and the outcome is so much more.

As I go through the day to day motions, I often look down at my computer, or a report, or any number of things, and while I trudge on without looking up and smiling or speaking to those around me, I realize that it is just as much a loss for me as it is for them because, while they may smile and stand taller from my kind words, I believe I have the same reaction simply by knowing I caused it in another.

This was such a fun page to do and I definitely felt God’s reminder in the message…

Supplies:

  • Ink: I brushed Fossilized Amber, Spiced Marmalade and Vintage Photo Distress ink onto the page then added the same colors to my craft mat where I spritzed them with water so I could pick up with my brush and flick some droplets onto the page. I inked the honeycomb and verse in Versafine toffee ink and the bee in Versafine Onyx black (on watercolor paper then I embossed with clear). I used metallic white watercolor on the wings and fossilized amber on the body. After it dried, I fussy cut the bee out and glued it in place with Yes! glue – this really works well without pucker the page to much on the back side…

Thanks for stopping by – Remember to offer a kind word to someone today!

Lyn

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