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Thoughts of the Sea

I got to see the very edge of the sea this weekend on my way to a funeral.  It was super windy and the sea grass was blowing.  Very peaceful and serene.

It made me think of Psalms and Psalm 46 in particular - especially with the Corona Virus spreading and the loss of my husband's last remaining Uncle (his very favorite too).  So when I got home, I got out my favorite DRS stamp and stamped it all over the bottom of my journaling bible.
I stamped the sea grass in linen, tea stain and vintage photo and then I sponged in some grounding.  I also sponged around a die cut star with CTMH Sea Glass.  I distressed the sky with a bit of water but you can't really tell unless you look closely.

I also cased Faith (PeonySnail) who was this week's Featured Stamper.  THIS is the card that inspired my next page.
I sponged the beach in tea stain and linen distress inks.  The ocean was sponged in sea glass (CTMH) and a little mowed lawn mixed in.  I dotted in some SnowTex for the waved.  The birds and sea grass are from the SU! High Tide stamp set.

I am linking these to the Green Party over at **ART*JOURNAL*JOURNEY* - green is such a lovely color.  Also on our trip we ran into the Evergreen Collard Green Festival - only in Alabama!



  1. beautiful the beach drawing with the birds on your page!
    Greetings Elke

  2. Both pages are beautiful Nancy. Love the images and colours you used, and the words are eternally and infinitely beautiful. Have a great day, hugs, Valerie

  3. Beautiful pages Nancy! I love the beach scenes you created and the sea grass is beautiful, very peaceful!
    Tammy x

  4. A super page Nancy, your serene scenes are lovely.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  5. Both these pages are absolutely beautiful, Nancy. I love the soft colors. The first page is a beautiful tribute to your uncle. Sorry for your loss. The SnowTex for waaves is brilliant!

    Thank you for sharing these beautiful pages with us at Art Journal Journey for our March Green theme. Eileen xx

  6. Beautiful nature inspired pages!

  7. Oh you have me wishing I was out walking the beach. What a beautiful spread. And nice use of green. Thanks for joining us at ARt Journal Journey. Hugs-Erika

  8. Beautiful Nancy, you really brought the sea to your bible pages. Funerals are always tough but this will be a wonderful tribute to the day of a favourite uncle.

  9. Beautiful pages. lovely soft colours and a peaceful and restful scene. Thank you for linking to Eileen's theme at Art Journal Journey.

  10. I stopped by last night, but was so tired, I left this post on my desktop so I could see it as soon as I got up today. Both sides are extremely lovely. I love how you depicted the sea grasses on the left side and the birds and sea on the other. This is amazing, and I love your various choice of colors, too. Thanks so much for sharing this with us using Eileen's theme at Art Journal Journey. Again, my apologies for the late visit.

  11. Two beautiful pages in your Bible Journal, so serene and peaceful even though the grass in one is blowing. I do like that grass stamp and how you have used several shades to achieve that effect.
    Hugs, Neet xx


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