Our wooden hymn art is handmade with love by Kayla Currier, owner of Live Oak Nest. Unfortunately, these have been discontinued due to time constraints. Once they are gone, they will not be restocked. 💕
Each hymn has been transferred to a whitewashed wooden art panel. You will notice distressing on some of the letters and notes, which gives the art piece a beautiful vintage, shabby chic look. See additional details below!
In November, 1873, Horatio Spafford sent his wife and four daughters on the French ship Ville du Havre from their home in Chicago to a vacation in France, planning to set out a few days later himself. Somewhere in the Atlantic, the Ville du Havre collided with a British ship coming the other way, and sank in just 12 minutes. Of his family, only Spafford’s wife survived. Spafford took the next boat over, and as he passed the spot where the ship went down, began to write, “When peace like a river attendeth my way, when sorrows like sea billows roll,” and continued until he had the text, “It is well with my soul.” His good friend, Philip Bliss, composed the tune for his words, naming it after the ship, VILLE DU HAVRE. In this hymn, Spafford has given all of us words of comfort and assurance in times of physical and spiritual crisis, paraphrasing those familiar words of Julian of Norwich: “And all shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well.” *Reference Hymnary.org
Add meaningful art to your home or give the sentimental gift of a cherished memory with our Wooden Hymn Art Collection. These wooden hymn art pieces are a beautiful addition to a gallery wall or propped up on a nightstand or mantel.
- Petite: 6 x 8 x 1.5
- Original: 11 x 14 x 1.5