Welcome! I'm Melissa Gross, a dynamic and interactive teacher and speaker called to lead and encourage Christian women in their walk with the Lord through classes, workshops and retreats incorporating Bible study, devotionals, illustrated Bible journaling, paper crafting and mixed media projects that merge faith and art bringing God’s Word to life so you can find renewed excitement to dive into the Word, use your creative gifts, and apply the Truth as you draw closer to the Lord and serve Him in your everyday life. This site is where I share my everyday adventures, Bible Journaling pages, scrapbook layouts, handmade cards, and other crafty projects, as well as information on my upcoming workshops and events. I also post photos, ramble about books I'm reading, stuff I'm organizing, and other FUN bits & pieces of my wonderful life.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Readers Live Here






















(This pictorial post was inspired by Mel's Post, mcscraps5's post, and Shimelle's Blogging for Scrapbookers prompts 4 & 5.)

23 comments:

Alison said...

Wow! you really do like books! DH bought me a 'Kindle' for my birthday in January, and I QUITE like it, but it's still not the same as an ACTUAL book!

humel said...

Fabulous! I'm so enjoying seeing and reading about other people's love of books xx

ComfyMom~Stacey said...

Wonderful collection of books!!!

scrappysue said...

Awesome collection Melissa! My DH has a room full of them (and I hate to imagine how many audio books!). Me, I'm a read and pass them on sorta gal. Which is quite bizarre since I can hardly bare to part with my paper scrapping supplies?!

Jo said...

A fantastic collection of books, I love them too and bookcases and bookshelves never look cluttered in my opinion. The quilts are great too

Nicole said...

Oooo - I just love books in bookcases!! If I could, I would have floor to ceiling bookshelves, full of books. I was just going through my books this past weekend, trying to identify those I could sell, and rather than making a "sell" pile I ended up flipping through them, remembering how much I love that story and my "keep" pile didn't shrink much! Now I have a Kindle, and love it too, but you can't beat real books! Thanks for sharing your photos!!

Ellyn said...

looks like our house! Hope to see you at bookclub next week. I'm actually reading the book (and LOVING it) this month!

Michelle said...

Wow! Such a massive collection! Also noticed Mickey and Pooh...Im a BIG Disney fan!

S said...

Well I guess so.

alexa said...

By gum, they certainly do! Can I come and visit? I promise to be very quiet!

mcscraps5 said...

That's awesome! Thanks for the mention. I'm going to have to look through your stash for book recommendations.

Photographing Mom said...

Love it, Melissa!!

Stephanie Joanna said...

Oh my goodness, that is like a dream come true! I LOVE books and you've got so many. If I'm ever in your neck of the woods, I'm totally inviting myself over to browse through them. :)

cate said...

some amazing collections of books there! I can't join in the bookshelf sharing, as mine are all packed away in boxes, but we've got new plans for building shelves over the Easter break, so I may have some to share after the holiday!

MonicaB said...

I really like seeing all these posts on everyone's obsession with books. It's nice to know I'm not alone! Great post, photos and collection of books.

Rachel B said...

Fab collection of books Melissa :)

Ginger said...

You could open your own library with that many books!! This doesn't surprise me one bit given all your book reviews :)

Sian said...

Those wonderful shelves have my fingers itching to have a browse! And I bet I'd find lots to enjoy in there - you know how much I enjoy your book reviews!

Sue, a.k.a. midwestgirl said...

Love the peek at all your books! Hope you have room for even more!

WendyB said...

Brilliant, great shots - that certainly a few books you have there.

Tammy said...

Oh my goodness! What a fun post!

Karen said...

I love these. I could do the same here despite the fact that we're trying hard to purge our collection (as well as a lot of other items.)

TracyBzz said...

Wow, that really is alot of books. In every room of the house. I read alot but I give my books away once I'm done. As the girls grow and move from to the next level in reading we donate the books the grown out of away too.