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Pastor Appreciation Month


Good Morning!!  I made a couple of cards this week for Pastor Appreciation month.

Isn't this image of Jesus amazing?! I love the soft expression in his face and the slight tilt of his head... and then to stamp it up and see all the detail, LOVE IT! This set, "Jesus" is made by Our Daily Bread Designs. To make the frame, I used Label 2 Nestabilities to cut out this real Maple Wood paper from McMahon Five Designs (another one of our lovely sponsors!). I am loving this wood and it's so reasonable priced. I also bought these beautiful coffee pearls there too! Here's what I did with the inside of card.



CARD RECIPE:

Stamps: "Jesus" - Our Daily Bread Designs; sentiment I printed onto DP with computer

Paper: K & Company, "ancestry.com"; watercolor paper - ProArt, 140 lb.; Walnut wood paper, - McMahon Five Designs

Embellishments: Coffee Pearls - McMahon Five Designs; Nestabilities, Labels 2; Moroccan border punch - EK Success


Comments

Davi said…
This card is so perfect for your pastor. Wonderful is the gentleness of Jesus in this image. I love the wooden frame and all the embellishments. I'm sure he will feel blessed to receive this card
Candace said…
Kristine, this card is GORGEOUS! Your pastor is going to love it. I especially love the sentiment. If you don't mind, I think I will steal it and make one for my own pastor. The inside is just as beautiful as the outside. I hope you have a wonderful day! Hugs!
Cindy Haffner said…
BEAUTIFUL work Kristine.
Kathy Winter said…
Sis, this is BEAUTIFUL!! Your Pastor is going to Love it for sure. I love all the wonderful details, the embelishments and of course the great image of Jesus himself:)
Crystal said…
Oh WOW Kristine this is GORGEOUS!!!! Stunning work and how you framed your image looks awesome!!!! Enjoy the rest of your weekend!
peggysue said…
I am sure your pastor is going to love it! What a great deal of thought and care you put into it. The wood paper too, a remembrance of Jesus early years as a carpenter . . . so many details tie in so well.
Lisa Hjulberg said…
Gorgeous Kris! You are rocking that wood paper dear girl. And I love those antiquey looking pearls.

I'm envious that you can sing. Me, I'm a star in my own shower.

Love ya!
Lisa
Pamela said…
Oh I just LOVE this! Awesome job!
Danni said…
Wonderful card!
Randi said…
I love the wood paper as it adds to the texture of the card. I am going shopping at McMahon Five for sure! The inside is as beautiful as the outside, just like you!!

Your Pastor will love it. Have a great week.
Diane said…
Absolutely stunning Kristine!! Your coloring is fabulous!
Im sure your Pastor will adore it!
Laurie said…
Super, incredible card, Kristine! Wow!
Helen said…
Awesome! That is a wonderful portrayal of Jesus. You used those beads that I am falling in love with again, too! :)
Blessings!
~H
Helen said…
Awesome! That is a wonderful portrayal of Jesus. You used those beads that I am falling in love with again, too! :)
Blessings!
~H
Rose Ann said…
Stunning, Kristine!! Wonder Jesus image...and you've colored it beautifully!! I love your frame, pearls, and pretty bordering!! WOW!!
MariLynn said…
Kristine, this is so pretty. I love the sentiment.
Jessica G. said…
Gorgeous coloring on an impressive image and that wood is amazing -- also a perfect accent!

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