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Special Discount & Giveaway Winners!!

Be sure to take advance of the 15% DISCOUNT~ ends Oct 25th!!

StudioJRU Art Prints for Renee Swope

Jennifer from Studio JRU is offering a 15% discount in her art store  - just for you ~
through Friday 10/24/14.  CLICK HERE to visit Jennifer’s online art studio and store and Studio JRU and use discount code: creativity at checkout for 15% off. 

ORDER a print for yourself & friend {just in time for Christmas}

LAYER’s Art Print Giveaway WINNER
Donna S. ~You are the winner of a print from Jennifer at Studio JRU‘s
“Layered” art collection! You’ll get to choose one of the prints featured above.
We have your email from your entry, so my assistant Megan will be in touch.


When You Just Don’t Know… {plus a Giveaway}

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God says you are His masterpiece.
That your life is a work of art.

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But sometimes life doesn’t feel like art.
Some days life looks more like a mess.
And you just don’t know how God could view you any differently. 

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You can’t see the layers of His grace and truth.
Sometimes is hard to recognize His hues of hope.

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It’s easy to forget that art is a process
and that you’re in the middle of being made.

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On those days when you just don’t {know}
remember you are {KNOWN}
by the One who is making you.

I recently received this beautiful print from Jennifer at  Studio JRU.  It’s been a such a powerful reminder of God’s work in my life, in my mess and in His making of me.  Jennifer recently shared at (in)Courage the story behind her new “Layered” art collection:

Layers fascinate me. I find such beauty in them. Each layer has a purpose. Each layer adds a bit of color, pattern and dimension. Beauty and interest. Using one layer would never have the same outcome. I need many layers to come together to create beauty in one painting.

Each layer matters.  Some layers are less visible, yet they are important to the whole. Without those layers, you wouldn’t have the beauty and complexity of the complete piece.

Very much like God’s work in us. Our experiences are layers of colors. Our journeys are layers of patterns. We are God’s beautiful masterpiece. And we have so many more layers to come. More wonderful, beautiful, complex, life-changing layers to come!

StudioJRU Art Prints for Renee SwopeWhich one of these prints above {from Jennifer’s “Layered Collection”} would you like to have as a reminder of something God is doing, or has done, in your life?  Click “Share Your Thoughts” below this post and let us know. You will be ENTERED TO WIN the piece of your choice. One winner will be chosen and announced next week. 

Jennifer is offering a special 15% discount in her art store - just for you, through 10/24/14. Simply use the discount code: creativity at checkout for 15% off. CLICK HERE to visit Jennifer’s online art studio and store!

Jennifer is a mixed media artist living in rural Nebraska – gravel roads, fresh air, peace and quiet. Married to her patient and supportive best friend and husband, Heydon, Jennifer has had a lifelong passion to create art that reflects the beauty of God, bringing joy and inspiration to those who see it.