Write Them on Your Doorposts :: A Giveaway

Special thanks to DaySpring for sponsoring this giveaway and feathering our nest with these charming book crops.

Did you notice this sign on my mantel the other day?  My boys did.  I saw one of them mouthing the words as he read it to himself.

There’s one here too.

And here.

And here.

Over here.

Yonder right there.

Wait, I’m confused…wasn’t there a different one on the mantel 6 pictures ago?

These beautiful simple truths are now randomly placed all over our home. I know that after being surrounded by these verses, hymn phrases, and words of encouragement for the next 5-9 years, my boys will have a hard time getting them out of their heads.  There’s something about seeing words and images in the home you grow up in that just stay with you.

Growing up, I don’t think we had any words on our walls but, we had a front door made out of some weird kind of wood that made it look like there were dozens of scary monkey faces staring at you.  I’ll never forget that door.  Or those faces.  So I figure, why not be intentional about what our boys see.  I mean, we talk about the Bible and believe it, it just seems natural to have something more than a paper note card with a verse written on it taped to a bathroom mirror.

That’s why I love these Book Crops.  I forgot to ask what a book crop actually is but, for me, they are unobtrusive wooden signs. But they are more, these are understated, timeless wooden signs with real meaning that can stand on their own or hang on a wall.  Wooden signs that would make a great gift or complete any door hung on the wall. Wooden signs that I can sneak in just about every room of our house.  Kind of like those moms who sneak zucchini into cupcakes.  DaySpring has at least 15 different choices and, if you don’t find that perfect verse, phrase or quote, you can even make your own custom book crop.

DaySpring is very generous and is giving away some of these signs for you too.

There are lots of ways to win. You can enter once or three different ways depending on your mood and level of competitive winningness:

1. Leave a comment here, just saying hi, or whatever–it’s that easy  {two winners of their choice of book crop/sign}

2. Tweet about this giveaway on twitter–just make sure you include @thenester so I know you did it {one winner}

3. Create your own sign at the DaySpring-Danielson Design Studio and then do a quick post about it showing us the screen shot of the sign you made on your blog and link up here. {one winner of a $50 Studio DaySpring gift certificate}

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Comments

  1. I LOVE these! I’m going to have to get some…..if I don’t win!

  2. I can’t even sing “Great is thy faithfulness” without crying because it reminds me of standing next to my Dad in church when I was little. I can still here him singing it. (that sounds like he died, he didn’t, I just don’t get to go to church with him but about once a year now!)

  3. Hi – gotta say, I love your blog! Thanks for the time you put into it. Also I love the dayspring items – so lovely! Would love to win!!!
    Thanks!

  4. Whitney R. says:

    These are so adorable! Love them!

  5. Very cool stuff. I could find a place for one of those…after I find the right shade of blue/gray for my walls!
    cornfreelady at yahoo dot ca

  6. Lindley White says:

    Deut. 6 is one of my favorite chapters in the books of law in the Old Testament. I believe it is so true to have these truths visual to your children in your home. “Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.” Prov. 4:23.
    Great way to display this encouragement!

  7. Just last week I took three different colors of sticky notes and plastered our walls with Scripture. These would be so much more attractive! Love them!

  8. I would love to have my boy’s life verses! Thank you!

  9. I love wall decals made of words and now I love these too!

  10. Hello! Your idea of being intentional about scripture beautifully visible within our homes is such a GREAT idea. Why do I never think of these things…? :)
    Blessings,
    ~Mrs. R

  11. So cute! I’d love to win!

  12. Philicia Martin says:

    I would LOVE to hang some around my home also! Thanks for the chance to win!

  13. These signs are awesome! I definitely need to get some!

  14. I tweeted, but I don’t have a clue how to link back or do much of anything actually (sad, I know). But my twitter name is myflsun. Does that help??

  15. I love these! So pretty.

  16. What a beautiful thing to have in your home!

  17. i love these! i think its great to surround your children with scripture! i would love to win this!

  18. These are AMAZING! It’s hard to find great inspirational quotes, scripture, etc. that are artistic–these fit the bill!

  19. Hi! My sister, Lisa, from LIfe is Crazy Beautiful, sent me over. I don’t have much word art in my home and I’d love to have some more!

    I’ve been here before, but it’s been a while. I need to hop around to more decorating blogs because I NEED some inspiration! This is a lovely blog.

    Thanks for the giveaway offer. I’d love to win. :)

    Blessings,
    Lynnette

  20. Oops… I was too late – my bad. :) But, I was glad to see my sissy won! YEAH LISA!

    Have a beautiful day.
    Lynnette

  21. I’d love to be entered~ I love inspirational quotes around my home. And Scripture quotes are the best and most important!

    God’s blessings to you!

  22. Teri Reed says:

    I love these. I’m always looking for cute sayings.

  23. Love this idea!! thanks for sharing

  24. Like this idea. Very subtle and versatile.

  25. I love having Scripture in our home and these would make it so beautiful, too!

  26. These are wonderful! I’m all about sneaking in subtle reminders here and there, and these also have a cool vintage vibe.

  27. I love words!!! I love type print. Oh! this could not be more appealing to me!

  28. I like these!

  29. These are wonderful! Much nicer than just a piece of paper thumb-tacked or laid where all could see.

  30. I love these inspirational sayings

  31. Very cool…I love the idea of having the Word of God absorbed into us throughout our day in the simple things we see around the house.

  32. I love giveaways! And I also love Dayspring! Yay!

  33. Hi! I just posted the link to the contest on my facebook page (1000+). Thanks!

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