Wise Men Still Seek Him: Gold Foil Print

I simply love the Christmas phrase, “Wise Men Still Seek Him.” It’s so telling, and kinda deep, you know? This gold foil print is the focal point of my silver and gold mantel, and I also have another beautiful print option, too.   Read on, to see what. Not only do I have an 8×10 pdf and 4 on a page gift tags to share that you can easily print at home, but also a 16×20 photo option!

Wise Men Still Seek Him gold foil print

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A few weeks ago for my husbands birthday, I wanted to do something fun and different on a night out with friends. As I asked around to a few people, I was so excited when… Continue Reading

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