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Sunday, November 29, 2009

...Just A Plain Jane, Huh?

As you all know by now, Verve has released their new November line based on thankfulness. What you may not know is that there are two Plain Janes included in the release. I decided to showcase these beautiful and inspirational verses today so you could see them up close.

This first one is a Bible verse taken from I Corinthians 15:57, but the flourish was from the new Celebration of Thanks set. I stamped it with Real Red Craft Ink, then embossed it with Clear Embossing Powder. I used Labels One and my Big Shot to cut it out, then used patterned papers from the Christmas Cocoa and Autumn Traditions Designer Series Paper packs. I am in love with the 1" Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon right now, so I used a piece of the red along with some Brads to complete the card.

This card showcases the Grateful Heart Plain Jane, and I used the heart and flourish from the Hearts On Fire set also. I used the patterned papers from the Spring Silhouettes Designer Series Paper pack, and simply embellished with another piece of 1" Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon...this time in baja to compliment the sky and wasabi colors in the papers.
That's it for me today! Thanks for stopping by, and I will see you back here tomorrow with another sneak peek at the new images from The Greeting Farm! Until then...
Supplies For Card One
Stamps: I Corinthians 15:57, Celebration of Thanks (Verve)
Papers: Kraft, Christmas Cocoa DSP, Autumn Traditions DSP
Inks: Real Red Craft, Sahara Sand
Accessories: nesties, big shot, brads, mat pack, paper piercer, ribbon, sponge dauber, clear embossing powder, heat gun, dimensionals
Supplies For Card Two
Stamps: Grateful Heart, Hearts on Fire (Verve)
Papers: Soft Sky, Wild Wasabi, Watercolor, Spring Silhouettes DSP
Inks: Chocolate Chip Craft, Soft Sky, Wild Wasabi
Accessories: clear embossing powder, heat gun, aquapainter, scissors, dimensionals, nesties, big shot, mat pack, paper piercer, ribbon, glue dot

12 comments:

Maureen said...

I am in love with Julee's Plain Janes...and I agree, there's nothing plain about them. I've got the grateful one heading my way this week :) Thanks for showcasing them and inspiring!!

Vicki said...

These both are awesome Mercy, I need to get me some Verve!!!!!

Nikki Bond said...

These arebeautiful! I especially love how you used the circles in the top one in the different DSP's! {SMILES}

sisjulie1 said...

These cards are lovely. Do you have any trouble with the SU ink on the Verve stamps? I'm looking at branching out a little and I love the Verve stamps, but I've invested so much in the SU ink, I can't invest in another brand too right away.

Stamp Talk with Tosh said...

Both cards are simply gorgeous Mercy!! LOVE the circles!! And the colors are super awesome!!

Julie said...

Beautiful, Mercy! I love all the circles! Great cards! :)

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Very pretty cards! Love all the big circles! :) TFS

Mercy said...
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Anonymous said...

Mercy – these are elegant….both in look and context.

Praise the mighty and wonderful GOD we worship and serve.

Mary anne in Stanwood
I believe!!

Sharon said...

Very pretty!

Kim Nath said...

Both cards are gorgeous! I Love the layouts on them!

debhorst said...

love both of the new plain jane's--and you really made them shine here!!