I have a Viva la Verve! card to share with you today using the sketch designed by one of the sweetest Verve divas, Charmaine!! :)
I used a variety of Verve Stamps and dies on this card: Stamps ~ Words of Wisdom,Making a Statement and Blue Skies, A Cut Above Dies ~ All Aflutter, Charming Oval,Charming Banner, and Tagged Rectangle
It's all pretty straight forward.
It's Julee's birthday this month, so she's celebrating big with a super sale all month, and a fantastic goody bag!!
On a personal note... (I rarely share personal stuff but this is just plain crazy!!)
Have you ever tried participating in activities that your mind is sure you're young enough to actually pull off, but your body says "who are you trying to kid?" Well, I did just that on Monday. I decided to tube (being pulled behind our boat) with three others. Something I haven't done in 2 years, but have never been thrown either. Well, this time I got thrown and broke my 7th rib on my left side. Are you kidding me? I've wiped out knee boarding before, and on a stand up wave runner, and have never been seriously injured. Okay, I'm 44 years old now, but jeepers, I know people a lot older who go unscathed.
Now, the physical pain is manageable with only 2 advil every 6 hours. No problem. It's the heartache that's hard to take. You see, we're taking a trip to Hawaii soon and had all kind of active excursions planned, a few of which I can no longer do. My biggest disappointment is not being able to zipline. That's the one activity I truly LOVE!! *sigh* I have to say that I'm very thankful though. I could have had a much more serious injury to my neck or legs, or something else that would keep me from even going on vacation. So I'm truly counting my blessings. I get to spend some fun quality with my family in a tropical setting!! That's a HUGE blessing!! I just can't believe I've broken a rib! How crazy is that!?!?!?!?!?!
Well, that's it from me today.
I hope ya'll are enjoying your summer and are staying injury free. LOL
Stay safe, and Happy Stamping!!
Paper: Songbird (Prima) and Vintage Cream (PTI)
Ink: French Roast (a muse), Gray Flannel (Memento)
Accessories: All Aflutter, Charming Oval,Charming Banner, and Tagged Rectangle (A Cut Above dies ~ Verve), Gesso, Flower (BoBunny), Lace (Melissa Frances), Buttons (PTI), Twine, Glitter, Quickie Glue Pen, Sewing Machine