Joanne's Blog

Opening a Zenspirations® Etsy Shop!

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Hi Everyone,

I’m about to open my first Etsy Shop– and wanted to give you a sneak peek at what I’ve been working on– as well as a chance to win a $20 Shopping Spree in the new store! The winner will be picked randomly from all the people who.

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Easy Layout Techniques

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Hi Everyone,

Have you ever wanted to create a design with text, but didn’t know where to start? Even experienced scribes can sometimes feel intimidated by the blank page. Let me give you some tips for planning an effective page layout. Let’s assume that you have basic information about the.

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You Are Not Alone

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Hi Everyone,

More than a decade ago, when I was going through a difficult time, my mother said four simple words which made a huge difference: You are NOT alone!

I remember the comfort that her words brought me, and ever since I.

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Sing a New Song

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Hi Everyone,

I come from a musical family, and Psalm 96:1 is one of my favorite scriptures. Given the growing interest in Bible Journaling, I decided to feature a scripture in my 2018 Earth Day design:

I started blogging sporadically in 2012, but it.

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Transformative Journey

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Hi Everyone,

I’ve spent time this week reviewing and reflecting on the meaningful words which were shared as either personal or group ‘word-of-the-year’ options, and even included some in my morning journal.

Ultimately I decided to create a piece featuring all the.

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Finding Light in the Darkness

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Hi Everyone,

Last week I shared a Hanukah Dangle, so this week I wanted to share a Christmas Dangle:

And, for those who like to color, here is page of ornaments which you can decorate however you like:

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I’ve Got Your Number!

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Hi Everyone,

I’ve spent most of the week working on the Bible Journaling book… and am pleased to report that we now have an approved title: Complete Guide to Bible Journaling: Creative Ways of Expressing Your Faith by Joanne Fink & Regina Yoder.

Those of you who read last week’s blog know that I.

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Miracles, Milestones & ‘Ordinary’ Moments

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Hi Everyone,

Since we celebrated the first day of Spring this weekend, I wanted to start this week’s blog by wishing you all a very Happy Spring. Hope you enjoy the piece I made:

I started with one of the pages from my.

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International Coloring Contest!

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Hi Everyone,
One of the Zenspirations® regular blog followers is celebrating her birthday on Friday, and I wanted to share the Dangle Monogram card I made for her. Hope you have a wonderful birthday Kristie!

For those of you who would like to create your.

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Dangle Valentine

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Hi Everyone,
Since it is February, and Valentine’s Day is around the corner, I thought I’d share my favorite Valentine’s Day card with you, and explain how I created this Zenspirations® Dangle Design:


I started by drawing the line art with Sakura’s Pigma Micron.

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Imagine

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Hi Everyone,
It’s hard to imagine, but my next two Zenspirations® Color, Create, Pattern Play books –Birds & Butterflies and Expressions of Faith– are due to the publisher July 15th… and will be in the stores in October! I’m really excited about the additional full color pages that will be.

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HOME

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Hi Everyone,

I’ve spent much of the past month on the road; visiting friends and family, filming videos for Sakura & episodes of the PBS television show Scrapbook Soup, and attending SURTEX & the National Stationery Show in NY. It was at the.

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