In honor of Good Friday today I wanted to make a lovely Cross card, and I'm so surprised to find a challenge to play along with too. So I will be submitting this card to: Casology
I think if it were not Good Friday I would have maybe tried thinking outside the box of the obvious and went for a rail road crossing sign. Because we live right next to the train yard, so I guess trains are always on my mind. Nevertheless, I chose my stampin up set called Hold on to Hope and went with a cross. I'm so happy with how it turned out. I masked off the little rectangle area to sponge in some color, and then I centered the cross perfectly.. NOT!!! can you believe that? after all the lovely sponging inside the lines of my homemade stencil.. I couldn't center the beautiful cross. (sigh) Any ways I thought it needed just a little something more, almost like a sign that "hope" is indeed on it's way on Sunday. So I die cut out a tiny slim cross in silver foil paper.. and boy folks it just popped. I even took a picture with the flash.. it's like illumination..for the Resurrection to come. I love it.
I'm also adding a picture of this little feathered friend visiting my yard. I only took like 25 pictures to get one good one.. Such is my life. But so thankful for this nice shot with all the details in his coloring.
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