What a fun week we’ve been having in Advent Illustrated. I know some people in the group have been struggling to keep up with the daily prompts (myself included), but I’m so happy to see the page flooded with new artwork every day. This blog post is an attempt to showcase some of the different
One of the biggest joys of this year has been seeing the Advent Illustrated project flourish and grow. My favorite part by far is seeing everyone’s artwork in the Facebook group and on Instagram. People from all denominations, walks of life, and artistic abilities are coming together to share their work and meditations on the
Advent Illustrated has been such an unexpected success so far, and I’m so grateful for that! Both the adult version and the kids’ version of the challenge have been featured as Amazon’s #1 Hot New Releases in their respective categories. There’s also a gorgeous new website with features the daily verses and will later highlight
Thursday was one of the best and strangest days of my life. The highlight reel went something like this: 9:15 AM: Approve the print version of Advent Illustrated for publication. Receive email saying it will take 3-5 days to appear in Amazon. 9:45 AM: Receive email that it is on Amazon. 10:00 AM: Share this
Oh friends. What an amazing and overwhelming few weeks it’s been for me. What started as a challenge on my blog turned into a Facebook group with 2500 people, which turned into an eBook and a print book. All in less than two weeks. It seems we have some catching up to do.
I love Advent. Love it. I love reading Advent books, participating in seasonal crafts, making my own countdown… I was the even unofficial ‘Advent fairy’ in my faith group a few years ago (the requirements of the job were unclear, beyond being very very excited about Advent). Along with Christmas, it is my favorite time