When it comes to bible journaling, you don’t need much. Start with a bible and a pen or pencil, and then add from there if you’d like. We love bible journaling and thought we’d save you some time and money by listing our favorite bible journaling supplies. From Bible journals to pencils, everything we have here we’ve tried and recommend.
Not sure where to start? Before buying anything, you should consider taking our free 10-day Bible journaling course. No credit card needed!
Bible Journaling Supplies
There are so many Bibles to choose from. Here are the ones you’ll see most in Tracie’s videos. To view our many Bible journal reviews, click here. You can also use our Bible journal selection tool to help you find the right one for you. These are the Bibles that Tracie currently uses in her videos:
Clear sticker paper makes cutting stickers by hand super easy. Tracie uses both clear and white sticker paper. Here are her go-to recommendations for Bible journaling:
Machines to Cut Out Stickers
Interested in cutting out your own stickers? Here’s a guide to help you if you already have a machine: How to Print and Cut Your Own Stickers. Tracie prefers the Silhouette Cameo. She also has the Brother, which has the ability to scan and cut without the need for a computer.
Finding the right stamping ink for your Bible can be challenging. That’s why we created The Definitive Guide to Stamping Ink for Bible Journaling. Here are the stamping inks Tracie uses:
Pens and Pencils
Here are the pencils and pens that Tracie uses:
We also like these colored pencils and pens for bible journaling:
Watercolor and Gellatos
Here are the watercolors and gellatos that Tracie uses:
Tracie’s favorite way to bible journal is to trace digital elements onto her bible using transparencies and carbon paper prior to coloring with pencils. Here’s are the basic bible journaling supplies she uses:
Other fun bible journaling supplies include:
Cute Stamp Sets
We love digital images because they’re usually free or very inexpensive, plus they’re super easy to store on the computer, print out on transparencies, or filed in a binder. We find that the best bible journaling supplies are portable. The easier you make it the easier it is to grab and go when inspiration strikes you. That’s why we focus on providing resources and templates for you to use as you journal.
Discounted Bible Journaling Supplies
You can find discounted bible journaling supplies at your local Dollar Tree, Target, thrift store, Tuesday Morning, and with a coupon from Michaels, JoAnns, and Hobby Lobby.
eBay, Craigslist, yard sales, and your community Facebook groups are a perfect place to find gently used supplies as well. If you’re buying online, try using Ebates to get a rebate on anything you purchase. If you’re new to Ebates, here’s our referral link for a $10 gift card after you’re first purchase.
Consider getting a group together for a swap or ask your friends if they have any they want to get rid of. You never know what you’ll get if you just ask.
Bible journaling doesn’t have to be expensive. It’s better to start now rather than wait until you can afford “all of the things”. Take the first step by grabbing what you have on hand and giving it awhirl. When the time is right, then splurge on something that makes you happy and provides joy to your journey.
Remember that when you purchase bible journaling supplies using the links on this page helps support our ministry. Thank you so much!