Wildflower Spring Up

It has been an absolute blessing to be able to guest design this past month with the amazing Illustrated Faith Wildflower kit. It was so up my alley, and I felt so incredibly moved by the words of wisdom and prayer that filled those beautiful devotional pages! This page came from Isaiah 61:11, and I […]

Girl, Feed Your Soul

I get so caught up thinking of other things (ie. my family, my toddler, or my daily needs), that I often forgot to feed the most important thing in my life, my soul! Everything else in our lives is fed from our souls, and it’s so important to properly nourish it! This amazing cover by […]

So Lovely |Adding Flair to Ephemera

Song of Songs Bible Journaling Page using Bella Blvd Secrets of the Sea - Lydia Cost

I’ve recently been eye-ing all the beautiful embroidery thread creations on Pinterest, and I’m especially obsessed with the embroidered hair!  I just couldn’t help but add a little pizazz to this gorgeous mermaid from the Bella Blvd Secrets of the Sea collection.

Song of Songs Bible Journaling Page using Bella Blvd Secrets of the Sea - Lydia Cost

I knew I wanted to add some really long dark braids to the pretty little lady, but she already had a top bun.  I went about cutting off her pretty little bun to make room for some long locks!


After removing her bun, I began by stitching on the hair on the top of the head, matching the pattern that was illustrated on the ephemera.  I finished stitching at the bottom of each corner of her head to string several strands below her ears for those long brads!


I left one side open so that it appear as if she was still braiding, since her hand was in the perfect position.  Isn’t she just the cutest?!


I added her to my Bible page along with a few pieces of other ephemera, alphas, and some ciao chips.  It was a super simply page, but I wanted that lovely little mermaid to do all the talking!

Thanks so much for joining me today!  I hope you’re inspired to add a little flair to your favorite ephemera!