Tuesday, March 10, 2015

THE SHADOW OF THE CROSS….

The SUO challenge this week is "Easter Fun" - and I chose to have fun making this unusual card, but to highlight the more serious side of Easter.  I especially love the way this photo captured the shadow of the cross.  I made the little flowers on my cross using a tiny tiny flower punch, layering the flowers and then sort of fraying them with my paper snips.  It was a long and tedious process to make enough tiny roses to cover my cross.  Once I finished making all those little roses, I had fun putting the rest of this card together.  I just love this sentiment, because truly Jesus IS the indescribable gift to each one of us from a God who loves us with an unconditional and never ending love, that never quits.  I can only think of how I love my own children, as imperfect as that love may be when you compare it to how GOD loves YOU and ME.  I know that when one of my children hurts, I hurt right along with them, and there isn't much I wouldn't do to try and help them through any pain to get to the other side.  When I think that that is how JESUS LOVES ME….it's an indescribable gift in every way!  Oh how HE loves you and me!! Oh how HE loves you and me!! He gave His life, what more could He give?, Oh how He loves you, Oh how He loves me, Oh how He loves you and me!!  A blessed Easter to all of you!! Until next time,  Karen

8 comments:

Carol Dee said...

Beautiful card. Love the floral cross.

Jenny Engelke said...

Wow, Karen, what a beautiful card! Your tedious work was WELL worth the result! What a wonderful blog entry too! Oh how He loves us! ♥

Grace said...

I looked and looked at your card...for a LONG time! It spoke to me in a special way, especially after I read what you wrote!
What a lovely loving message of HOPE!

Dianne Eure said...

Karen, this is just beautiful. I cannot imagine making all those flowers, but you did it perfectly! I am in total agreement with you about Easter. It IS about Jesus! Thank you for making this card!

Maria Rodriguez said...

This is a beautiful work of art, this is simply amazing. What patience to make all of those little flowers, truly incredible.
Thank you for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card!

Sabrina said...

That floral cross is just amazing, and so wonderfully set in the card too, to really draw attention to it.
I don't know if your blog has changed or my reader, but waah, I couldn't see your card till I clicked all the way through to the blog. Used to be I got the eye-candy right up front!

Lj said...

This card is so beautifully unique, just like the love of Jesus. Thank you for sharing both.