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Friday, May 17, 2013

Verve--Jeremiah 33:3

Well, you can always tell when it's a super muggy day here in North Texas when your coffee drink from McDonald's is sweating worse than you are.  The humidity is still in hangover mode from our SCARY storms from two nights ago (lightning struck VERY near our car on the way home that evening...all we could see was white!).  There were 16 tornadoes that touched down and it's been reported that some people are still missing.  Although the tornadoes and devastation happened several miles from us, I still want to say that it was too close for comfort!  Keep those folks in Granbury, Cleburne and the surrounding areas in your thoughts and prayers.

We will never know why things happen the way they do, but all we can do is trust that God is in control.  I thought this verse was an appropriate reminder (and one of my all-time favorites), to keep in mind when things seem pointless and harsh.  It's a Plain Jane stamp from Verve, Jeremiah 33:3.  I used last week's Viva La Verve sketch and combined it with  some unique colors and patterns, along with the Cross Dies, Scallop Trim Trio and  Banner Bundle Dies.  I tied the pretty double bow with the luscious Truly, Madly, Deeply Seam Binding ribbon.  I LOVE THAT STUFF and the colors are amazing! 

Now I think I'll just leave this card out for a while and let that verse keep sinking in...  ;)

SUSIE Q-TIP:  I told ya'll how much I'm loving the little wood cutout embellishments that are popping up everywhere.  I wondered how easy it would be to put that brad through the center.  I just used my piercing tool and gently poked a hole through it, no problem.  It did splinter a bit on the back, but you can't tell...good thing it's double-sided.  Your welcome.

Stamps:  Jeremiah 33:3 Plain Jane (Verve)
Paper:  Vintage Cream, Black, Berry Sorbet (PTI), Everyday Eclectic (Echo Park), Yours Truly (Echo Park)
Ink:  Brilliance Graphite Black (Tsukineko)
Accessories:  Cross Set, Scallop Trim Trio, Banner Bundle Dies (A Cut Above Dies by Verve), Paper Doily, Silver Brads, Seam Binding Ribbon (Verve), Wood Butterfly (Michael's), Glue Dot, Jody Boosters
Finished Size:  A2


  1. Oh my goodness Susan that card is beautiful. Those storms sound so scary and it's so sad to know how much damage these storms do to people and their loved ones...physically and emotionally. I hope the humidity lets up soon. xx

  2. I thought and prayed and still praying for Texas and the storms. That has to be quite scary.
    Love your card and colors. The sentiment is wonderful and love the cross and papers you used for it and the touch of the same paper in another area. Wonderful card as always. Hugs


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