Monday, February 23, 2015

Bible Marginalia- Crate and Barrel Helps

                                                                                                     1 Peter 2:9              Jessica Meier

Bible Marginalia-#66

As I spend more time looking 
for ways to make Bible Journaling "doable",
and cost effective for people,
 I am always on the lookout 
for regular old household items
 to include as supplies.
From years as a scrapbooker-
 one of the jargon words
 has always been "archival".
This is concern over the acid level,
 and lasting qualities of ink, supplies, and paper.
I have not seen much chatter about this 
in the Bible journaling community.
 But, I think there is the thought
 of faith art and heart
 to be handed to the next generation.
 That said- magazines are not archival.

Magazine cut outs are one of the easily found
 items that I have been using for  
tangle prayer cards and my journaling stash.
Art journalers have used this for years.

In this post daughter, Jessica, shares her experiments
 with magazines as a Bible journaling supply.

                                                                                                                     Jessica Meier

I keep cut out shapes in a ziplock
 Baggie ready to go for journaling.
Magazines are a great resource.
They are often in our home- FREE.
Thin paper does not add a lot of bulk to pages.
 The bright, vivid colors are hard
 to duplicate with other media.
Works well to integrate with other media.
 Adds a modern look to pages.
You simple look for color combos
 and TEXTURES that are pleasing
and cut out.
When taken out of context,
they are no longer- rugs, pillows, 
placemats, duvets and chairs.

 And isn't that a bit of what
 Bible Journaling is?
Reading the whole part of Scripture
 and focusing on a few words- 
giving them new dimensions-
 so that we see something-
 we did not see before.

Crate and Barrel, Restoration Hardware,
Pottery Barn, IKEA magazines
Tabs and Labels- Staples.
Cardstock circle cut outs 
 Black Sharpie NON-bleeding
Prismacolor pencils

Sizzex cut out- 
Tim Holtz Alterations- Tattered Florals

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