6/23/2012

Dynamic Duos #8 ~ Sending You Love!


Good morning! We have a peaceful and earthy monochromatic combo for week #8 at Dynamic Duos; River Rock and Always Artichoke. It's been such a pleasure visiting your blogs and studying your cards over the past weeks. Keep 'em coming you're doing a great job and making the winners picks tough! Here's a little something I hope will inspire you this week.


I set out to make a cozy earthy card and this pretty little country church from The Artful Stamper seemed perfect for this idea. I stamped it with sepia ink onto my River Rock cardstock then a second time to give me the lower door portion of the church to cut out and pop up. My tall pine trees and shrubbery are colored with colored pencils and chalk. I've added some little dots and colored the bell with a Gelly Roll glitter pen for added interest. Old gold brads were added to each corner and this panel was layered onto the Always Artichoke card base with foam tape. My DeNami sentiment and Magenta flourish are embossed in gold. 

I bought this church stamp at the stamping convention this year and am so happy with it. I think it will work well for many occasions...weddings, sympathy, religious events and oh my can you picture Christmas cards!

Blessings on your weekend I hope to see your card in our gallery this week! Please stop by to say hi to my fellow Dynamos ~Lisa



23 comments:

Kim S said...

I am in love with your stamp!!! I look forward to everything you do with it, because this card is utterly sweet and so very meaningful!

Cyndie said...

Very cute! This is the perfect color combo for a woodsy church scene--how lucky to have the stamp! I will have to give this duo a try, if I can find something to sub for River Rock--might have to improvise!

Jinny Newlin said...

You're touches of gold are a fantastic pair with this woodsy duo! Delish!

Jill said...

You're right, what a great image! I could definitely see using this for all sorts of cards. What a sweet, soft card, nice and homey with its natural color palette and pencils & chalks!

Tracey McNeely said...

What apretty card Lisa, the gold embossing is such a lovely touch. Hope that Max is feeling better this weekend.

Melissa said...

This little church image is SO sweet! Love the little touches of gold you added to it!

Bronwyn Eastley said...

I love this stamp and the beautiful scene that you have created with it.

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

Very pretty! Love the gold.

Mynnette said...

This is so pretty, Lisa! I admit, I'm a bit lost with these colors...we'll have to see if I can join this week! I've missed the Dynamic Duos challenges--been too busy for crafting and glad to be back! LOVE the gold embossing and your image is so fabulous. LOVE the coloring! :)

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Hope your pup is feeling better Lisa! Your card is darling! Love the country charm!

Pauline said...

What a fab card Lisa, the soft delicate shades are perfect with this house image, a beautiful card.

Karen B. said...

Beautiful and elegant! I hope your pup is feeling better!

Marlena M. said...

Your card is beautiful...I love the brads and gold accents. I hope Max starts to feel better soon.

Anne Marie Hile said...

I really like how you popped up the lower portion of the church for added dmension, Lisa! The gold embossing and brads are the perfect touches, too. That certainly is a beautiful stamp! :)

Colleen Dietrich said...

What a sweet little chapel in the woods, Lisa! Great way to use this color combo, too. I might actually have an idea for this DD challenge...don't know why, but the Melon Mambo and black just threw me, and I couldn't think of anything.

Lesley said...

I love the feel of your card, with the colours and country primitive look...so cute and lovely Lisa!

Christy Q @ SchnauzerCrafts Creations said...

Such a beautiful card! I love the gold embossing and that tranquil setting you created with the church.

Marybeth said...

Love the little church stamp Lisa. What a great find! Oh I love the colors and I am going to try very hard to make a card this week. Beautiful card ! How is you little guy?

Lisa said...

Loving the gold embossing and the brads- such alovely touch on this, Lisa! These earthy colors are just gorgeous!

Emily Keaton said...

This is absolutely delightful, Lisa. That DeNami sentiment is perfect for your sweet design!!

Ally said...

Very pretty. ;-) So soft and serene. I love the little touches of gold and sparkle you added. This card kinda makes me do a little happy sigh. ;-)

Annette said...

Lisa this is a pretty earthy card. I love the sepia look and the 3-d look of the door. The brads complete the picture beautifully.

Susan Joyce said...

Adorable image Lisa and a beautiful card.