Christian Gifts

5 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Christian Gift

A wonderful gesture for special occasions is a thoughtful gift that is sentimental and memorable. For Christian Gifts, a decorative cross is the way for those to display their faith in Christ throughout their home. Beautiful gifts from nail crosses, painted crosses, engraved crosses are perfect for special occasion gifts. Be creative for Christian gifts for holidays and celebrations with the the memorable pieces for Christian wall decor. We have 5 tips for choosing the perfect Christian gift for your next special occasion. 

  1. Know the style and interests of your recipient – To personalize your Christian gift, be in tune with the style and interest of your recipient. Is your family member’s home decorated in muted, cool colors? A Stacked Cross lightly painted in a sky blue or neutral color would be the perfect addition to any wall or bookshelf. Are you purchasing a gift for your coworker? Take note of their existing office decor and a scripture plaque in the complimentary colors would look nice and offer daily encouragement. Consider an unfinished cross for a college graduate so they can paint colors to correspond with their college colors. Decorative crosses look beautiful in seasonal decorations such as fall or harvest wreaths, Thanksgiving tablescapes, Christmas decoration on a mantle with tinsel and holly berry garland and Easter baskets nestled among decorative eggs and Easter chocolates.
  2. The more the merrier -Why not purchase several decorative crosses from stacked crosses to nail crosses so your recipient can use to make a wall collage as a statement piece in their home. Nail Crosses are beautiful addition to an office or home study as a constant reminder of Christ’s sacrifice and love for all. A current trend in decorating homes is a wall with a beautiful assortment of decorative crosses in a grouping with family photographs. Crosses in various finishes look nice with a monochromatic picture frames on a wall as a focal point. Using a nail cross and stacked crosses intertwined with meaningful photographs serve as a constant connection between faith and family. The source of strength and hope in a Christian home is the identification of a strong faith in God’s constant guidance and unending love. Giving a gift of a cross is beautiful testament of faith, love and hope in God.
  3. Give the gift of words of encouragement and wisdom – Besides the kind gesture of a giving a Christian gift of crosses, having a meaningful Bible verse displayed on Scripture Plaques can be source of constant encouragement and guidance. For the high school and college graduate a great gift would be a scripture plaque with the Bible verse, Jeremiah 29:11 – “For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

A wonderful gift for a friend or family member that is beginning a new career is a scripture plaque with the Bible verse, Philippians 4:13, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” A new Christian would greatly appreciate a scripture plaque to offer a daily visible reminder of their newfound faith in Christ with the Bible verse, John 3:16, “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” To offer a source of encouragement to a Christian battling a health condition give a scripture plaque as a gift with the Bible verse, Matthew 19:26, “With God all things are possible.”

  1. Creativity goes a long way – A special gift for friends and family is an Unfinished Cross. For the budding artist or creative person in your family, a gift that adds an element of spontaneity with the ability to paint and decorate is the perfect gift. Stacked crosses in a myriad of colors and styles allows the recipient to use their imagination to decorate their home with their gift. Once painted in the style of your choice, it can then be incorporated into other home decor or displayed alone for a tasteful accent to any room. Unfinished crosses are a great gift for bible study groups and church friends. Painting unfinished crosses are also great for church groups, bible study fellowships and family craft time.

A current trend in painting is chalk painting to make finishes look aged and antique with gorgeous pastels, classic matte finishes and a creative combination of colors. An unfinished cross can be a blank canvas to give as a great gift for a budding artist, creative college student or an art major the opportunity to let their talent shine.

  1. Salvation and Sacrifice is the Ultimate Reminder – For Christians, a cross is the symbol of Christ’s ultimate sacrifice for all of mankind. A cross reminds Christians that salvation has come to everyone through Jesus Christs’ sacrifice and love. A wonderful gift for Christians is a nail cross. Nail crosses are offered in various styles of pine and cedar wood with stain colors of oak, cherry, mahogany. They can also be decorated with different size and type of nails that are unfinished, polished, or wrapped with copper wire. They can be displayed on a wall, shelf or table, as well as a collage with other art and keepsake items such as other styles of crosses.

Gifts for any occasion are thoughtful gesture that the giver can use their creativity to make the recipient feel special. Christian gifts have a true meaningful message as the foundation is based on Christ’s love and an unwavering faith in the hope and love of Jesus Christ. Decorative crosses and scripture plaques make beautiful gifts to give to a Christian family member, church friend or acquaintance who has recently became a new Christian. Crosses-N-More is the perfect place to find unique, creative, thoughtful Christian gifts from stacked crosses, unfinished crosses, scripture plaque, and gorgeous nail crosses for your next special occasion.

Cross Gifts

Gifts are a wonderful way to express to someone your gratitude of a friendship, love, congratulations, appreciation and more. Crosses are great gift ideas for a variety of celebrations such as graduations, birthdays, holidays and special days such as Mother’s Day. Giving a decorative cross, nail cross, painted cross, engraved cross, stacked cross, scripture cross as a gift for any of those events sends a strong message of hope, love, strength and appreciation. Cross gifts expresses the strong faith of the giver and receiver and also is a way of sending a special message of the gift of salvation.

Graduation is special occasion and an Engraved Cross or scripture cross would be an excellent congratulatory gift to celebrate the occasion. Engraved crosses have inspirational messages in which can inspire the graduate towards their future job search and career goals. Scripture crosses can inspire the graduate in a way that gives them strength and faith based in God’s word and promises to us in the days ahead. These crosses can be painted in a variety of ways such as the colors of their alma mater to represent their devotion to the sports team.
Colors of painted crosses can also be a reflection of their educational focus such as a green or earth toned painted cross can be a great tone for those agricultural and environmental graduates. A red painted cross can be a wonderful gift for graduates of science and health related fields.

Mothers are a wonderful part of our lives and giving a Decorative Cross to a beloved mother during Mother’s Day is the perfect way to show her how much she is loved, adored and appreciated. We offer many styles and paint combinations for the wide variety of crosses we offer at Crosses-N-More. You can combine these wonderfully crafted crosses with other items or give them individually to any sweet mother for a meaningful gift. For mothers that love outdoor activities we have beautifully painted earth toned crosses. For the mom who loves water, we offer beautiful shades of blue. A professional minded mother may love the red and gold cross options. New mothers would love our cross options that are pink or light blue in color. Most of the colors of crosses are also available in a variety of Stacked Crosses that add an interesting dimensional look to cross decor when hanging on a wall. Your special mother will love how a cross enhances their home with an expression of faith and elegant style.

Presenting a decorative, painted or Nail Cross for a birthday can be a wonderful and memorable gift to give the honoree on their special day. Like a prayer for the future and a grateful thank you for the Lord’s blessings and provision for the years past, a cross can represent a physical representation of these things to the birthday gift recipient. A nail cross is a strong representation of our salvation through Christ and the combination of choice wood from pine or cedar along with a beautiful stain in the colors of either oak, cherry, or mahogany can be a great birthday gift for a man. These crosses are attached with different size and type of nails that can either be unfinished, polished or wrapped with copper wire. For a man as the birthday gift recipient, Nail crosses specifically look great in environments such as executive office spaces, hunting lodges, tinker shops, man-caves, automotive garages, camp houses and other similar areas. For women, Nail crosses or decorative crosses look great as decor for the kitchen or living spaces of a home, as a adornment for an area of the home used for prayer and reflection,
on a mantle in the family living room, and as a decorative item all around the home. Giving a cross as a birthday gift is a way of providing an expression of care and love for the individual in that the cross will be a reminder to that person daily of Christ’s sacrifice for us.

During Christmas, giving gifts of crosses to your friends and loved ones are a way to express our belief in the reason for the season for which Christ was born so that He may die one day for our sins. No other gift is like opening a colorful box with a big Christmas bow and finding a beautifully decorated reminder of Christ’s love yet emphasizing the whole reason we celebrate that wonderful day in December. As a gift the crosses can be an expressive way to show Faith and belief in God for the recipient to hang on their wall or display on a table. Scripture crosses are especially thoughtful during Christmas. For example Luke 2:14 Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men – is a great scripture for a cross during Christmas. Cross gifts can be combined with items such as a bible, a beautiful rosary, a daily devotional, a sentimental photograph and other things that compliment a thoughtful gift such as this. What a wonderful time of the year Christmas is for giving and no better time than this to bless someone with a gift of a decorative cross.

Easter is a time of celebration of our sins being washed away by Christ Jesus and His sacrifice for us. A gift of a decorative cross or nail cross given to a loved one on Christmas morning is a special way to share and remind us of this Truth. A beautiful scripture cross or engraved cross with the scripture of Matthew 28:8 He is not here for He has RISEN just as he said. These crosses can be painted with beautiful Easter colors such as light greens, purples and blues but they will also look great year round in the home of the special friend or beloved family member who is receiving the gift.

A cross is a great gift for any believer and for any occasion. We offer a wide variety of cross designs with beautiful paint colors and techniques as well as multiple stains to create a cross that will be beautiful in the home of the gift recipient. Please visit our website www.crosses-n-more.com to view our many stunning cross options that could be a wonderful gift for that special person in your life.

 

Decorative Crosses

Decorative Crosses – How to incorporate you’re your home décor.

The beauty of a cross elegantly placed in a home creates an environment of peace and serenity. Crosses can be incorporated into seasonal decorations and as accents throughout your home.

Crosses-N-More offers a beautiful assortment of wall crosses and decorative crosses that are perfect to reflect your faith in God. Our myriad of styles from engraved crosses, nail crosses, and stacked crosses create character and charm. Unfinished crosses are versatile to allow customers to add a dash of creativity to paint and finish their favorite cross style.

Below we have outlined several different cross styles.

Painted Crosses:
Decorating a Christian household with painted crosses in a sentimental display with family photos is the perfect addition as a focal wall in a living room or a master bedroom. Stacked crosses are a beautiful accent to any home with inviting colors and elegant designs. Stacked crosses are available in double and triple stacked designs. All of these crosses are hand-painted and finished with beautiful colors that accent each other in stunning ways that you can incorporate into your existing home style.

Nail Crosses:
As another beautiful yet expressive home decor item, Crosses-N-More offers many styles of nail crosses. Nail crosses remind us of God’s love and our salvation through Christ’s sacrifice. Nail crosses are offered in various wood options such as pine and cedar. Our stain finish options are oak, cherry, and mahogany. They can also be decorated with different size and type of nails that are unfinished, polished, or wrapped with copper wire. They can be displayed on a wall, shelf, or table. If you are really feeling your inner designer coming out, we have seen our crosses used as a collage with other art and keepsake items such as other styles of crosses.

In addition, there are multiple ways to incorporate the uses of decorative crosses into your home. The most common use is a single cross prominently placed on mantles, bathroom walls, a kitchen windowsill or your favorite quiet spot as a peaceful reminder of God’s constant presence. However, we have recently seen more and more of instances where people are incorporating crosses into a large wall area where the homeowner has created a cross wall collage.

For the budding artist in your family, unfinished crosses create a fun yet meaningful palate to express their personal creativity. Our heavy press wood is perfect for most any craft paints and stains. Once painted in the style of your choice, it can then be incorporated into other home decor or displayed alone for a tasteful accent to any room. Painting unfinished crosses is also great for church groups, bible study fellowships and family craft time.

As the seasons change, decorative crosses can be wonderfully incorporated into fall wreaths and Thanksgiving tablescapes, Christmas garland, and Easter floral arrangements. For fall, a burnt orange stacked cross can be displayed in a seasonal berry wreath with a burlap bow. A Thanksgiving tablescape with a floral centerpiece and an engraved cross looks nice nestled near a cornucopia overflowing with flowers, fruit and dried corn. With the arrival of Christmas and
the tinsel and cheer, Christmas nativities, fresh cedar wreath or mantle garland can be a great place to add a decorative cross. For Easter, a traditional Easter lily on the center of a kitchen island with a cross; placed within the arrangement offers serenity and peace with its presence.

For the mother or grandmother in your life, an engraved cross is a thoughtful gift for Mother’s Day as a reminder of your love for all their sacrifices and devotion. Nail crosses are great gift ideas for college or high school graduates to serve as that God is their source of strength and guidance. For the handy father in your life, purchase an unfinished cross for him to use his artistic talents to create a masterpiece.

Engraved crosses serve as a visual reminder with their captivating design and encouraging words of God’s faithfulness and love. We offer engraved crosses in many shapes and styles with several stain and painting styles.
These crosses have messages and scriptures engraved in a variety of fonts styles and sizes. Choose from inspirational messages on our engraved crosses such as: “Believe; Amazing Grace; Faith; Hope; Live; Never Give Up; Love; Live-Love-Laugh; and Pray without Ceasing.

Engraved crosses are a source of inspiration with words of encouragement and scriptures. Engraved crosses provide daily comfort with words to remind us of our faith and source of strength.

• A beautiful way to display your favorite Bible verse is also with an engraved cross with these amazing Bible verses:
• Blessed are the Meek
• Blesses are the Merciful
• Set your mind on things above and not on the earthly things
• For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord
• I can do all these through Christ who strengthens me
• For God so loved the world that he gave his only son and whoever believes shall not perish but have everlasting life With God all things are possible
• The Lord is My Shepherd
• The Lord is My Light
• Blessed is the Nation whose God is the Lord
• Delight yourself in the lord and he will give you the desires of your heart
• Your Word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my lamp
• Teach Me Your Ways, O Lord.

Crosses-N-More is a wonderful option in craft crosses for your decorative and spiritual needs. Crosses in your home displayed in one of these thoughtful and beautiful ways announce to your family and friends as a public profession of your faith and the love that surrounds your home. These crosses are a silent prayer that says thank you for our salvation and that we live our lives through faith in Christ Jesus.

All of our crosses are routed, engraved and painted/decorated by our wonderful staff and volunteers. We share these crosses and the blessed skills of these talented craftspeople with you as a way of spreading God’s word in the form of your home.

Decorating your home in a creative, festive and inspirational manner can be easily done with crosses of various styles. Crosses-N-More offers our customers with products that are made with love and a desire to use crosses as recognition of God’s sacrifice and love.
Visit our website, www.crosses-n-more.com, to see the many styles of crosses we have available for purchase.

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