The design for Joy was inspired by another scarf. It wasn't until I had placed the order for protection that I realized I was starting a scarf business and then I couldn't stop thinking about different themes that I would love to design.
I didn't have any experience designing for clothing except for a few t-shirt designs that honestly didn't do well so I looked online for design inspiration and came across a colorful scarf that would perfectly compliment the vibrant hope that God gives us in his word.
Splendor and majesty are before Him, Strength and joy are in His place.
1 Chronicles 16:27
And though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory, obtaining as the outcome of your faith the salvation of your souls.
1 Peter 1:8-9
1 Thessalonians 5:16
Go then, eat your bread in happiness and drink your wine with a cheerful heart; for God has already approved your works.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,
Cry aloud and shout for joy, O inhabitant of Zion, For great in your midst is the Holy One of Israel. Isaiah 12:6 (NASB):
And the ransomed of the Lord will return And come with joyful shouting to Zion, With everlasting joy upon their heads. They will find gladness and joy, And sorrow and sighing will flee away.
If you keep My commandments, you will abide in My love; just as I have kept My Father’s commandments and abide in His love. These things I have spoken to you so that My joy may be in you, and that your joy may be made full. This is My commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you.
I tell you that in the same way, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.
Then he said to them, “Go, eat of the fat, drink of the sweet, and send portions to him who has nothing prepared; for this day is holy to our Lord. Do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”
But let all who take refuge in You be glad, Let them ever sing for joy; And may You shelter them, That those who love Your name may exult in You. For it is You who blesses the righteous man, Lord, You surround him with favor as with a shield.
You will make known to me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; In Your right hand there are pleasures forever.
His glory is great through Your salvation, Splendor and majesty You place upon him. For You make him most blessed forever; You make him joyful with gladness in Your presence.
May He grant you your heart’s desire And fulfill all your counsel! We will sing for joy over your victory, And in the name of our God we will set up our banners. May the Lord fulfill all your petitions.
The Lord is my strength and my shield; My heart trusts in Him, and I am helped; Therefore my heart exults, And with my song I shall thank Him.
Sing praise to the Lord, you His godly ones, And give thanks to His holy name. For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for a lifetime; Weeping may last for the night, But a shout of joy comes in the morning.
O clap your hands, all peoples; Shout to God with the voice of joy.
For You have been my help, And in the shadow of Your wings I sing for joy. My soul clings to You; Your right hand upholds me.
Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord, Let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation. Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving, Let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms.
Serve the Lord with gladness; Come before Him with joyful singing.
This is the day which the Lord has made; Let us rejoice and be glad in it.
rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer,
Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.