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A Girl's Guide to Bible Journaling

A Christian Teen's Workbook for Creative Lettering and Celebrating God's Word


Discover how to express your love for the Lord with the creative and easy-to-follow, step-by-step techniques and projects in this inspirational Bible journaling guide for teen girls.

Bible journaling is an incredible way to connect to Scripture. By creating art next to sacred text, your understanding of it will deepen, as will the meaning of your most precious hopes and prayers. But while you may be excited to start journaling, it can be hard to know where and how to start! That’s where A Girl’s Guide to Bible Journaling comes in.

With an easy-to-follow introduction on lettering, explanations of the various tools you’ll need, step-by-step instructions on creating the alphabet, and tips on how to design your layout, you’ll be journaling in your Bible in no time! From colored pencil to watercoloring, you’ll learn how to create beautiful, inspired artwork in the margins of your Bible, even if you’re a complete beginner. 

Looking to delve deeper? You’ll also learn other strategies for Bible journaling, including utilizing the margins for sermon notes, personal prayers, Greek/Hebrew word translations, Scripture meditation, and more. You’ll even discover inspiration and instruction for taking your art to other surfaces, such as chalkboards, Bible covers, paper, and more.


In search of a new hobby, Kristin started learning calligraphy, then watercolor, then alcohol ink. Soon enough, friends began requesting pieces for their homes and she started giving items as gifts. Eventually she was invited to paint a mural at the World Trade Center. Since then, Kristin can be found in her little home studio with her toddler and dogs running around underfoot. She lives in Texas with her husband and son, and can be found on Instagram @kristin_duran and on Etsy at