Thursday, June 19, 2014

Art Impressions Blog Hop!

Hello my crafty peeps!  I am super excited that Art Impressions asked me to guest design to celebrate the launch of FIVE new, exclusive, stamp sets at Michaels. Each of these stamps are super fun to work with.

These stamps are:

SC0652 Ai Crazy Cat Lady
SC0653 Ai Beach Babes
SC0651 Ai His & Hers Campers
SC0650 Ai His & Hers Gardeners
SC6049 Ai His & Hers Flying High

Here is my project using Ai His & Hers Campers. The image was stamped with Memento ink and colored with my Spectrum Noir markers.

SC0651 Ai His & Hers Campers

If you have just started to hop with us, make sure you go back to the beginning and hop along with us. Your Next Stop is Reneé Matarese. Here is a list in case you get lost along the way. 

Art Impressions <--- Start here
Piali Biswas
Cynthia Olheiser
Sharon Caudle
Tracy MacDonald
Karen Day
Angela Boutiller
Cheryl Valadez
Sandy Allnock
Kerry Kung
Melissa Oeters
Sherry Eckblad
Lezlye Lauterbach
Judith Gowdy
Summer Hills-Painter <---- you are here
Reneé Matarese (Your next stop)
Crystal Lopez
Marie-Pierre Capistran
Linda Manto

Supplies used:

Thanks for Stopping by!!!


  1. You have placed this retired lady in such a beautiful background! This set is truly another "must have"! Perfect coloring.

  2. Ooooh, that's me, that's me -- I'm retiring soon, so maybe you'll find me at the seaside !! Wonderful card - great set of stamps to have!

  3. Wow-what a great look! Looks like watercolor paints! I bet it's unique to the hop!

    Thanks for sharing!

  4. What a fun blog hop Summer & your card is colored perfectly.

  5. Wow you created an awesome background for those cute campers , what a great retirement card , thx for the inspiration : )

  6. Oh, Summer - this is amazing! I may have to CASE that background (but I'm just a watercolour beginner!) - wonderful card!

  7. Super card. I love the background you created. It looks like painting. Your coloring is fantastic. These new AI stamps are so cute.

  8. Summer, this is a stunning piece! She looks FAB and the background is beautiful!

  9. What a fabulous background. I too want to be sitting in a chair in that location. Beautiful. You are very talented.

  10. really nice setting!! beautiful card!!

  11. Love your card! That's my goal when I'm retired, out on the river with a book. Fun job and your coloring is fantastic.

  12. WOW! This is gorgeous!!!! LOVE that background!!!
    hugs, Sharon

  13. LOVE your scene, Summer! Fabulous coloring of this fun new image.

  14. Can't believe how you made this wild and crazy retiree fit into such a serene scene! Awesome card!

  15. I love your watercolor background! It is gorgeous and perfect with this stamp.

  16. WOW, this is fabulous. I love the whole scenery with the image. Thanks for sharing.

  17. Summer, that background is FANTASTIC! Love how you put her in the perfect setting! Plus, your coloring on her is awesome! Thanks for joining in our special hop! HUGS! :)

  18. Love it! This is perfect for me I have 2 family members retireing this year. Love the new stamps and you card. TS.

  19. Beautifully done!! Just makes ya wanna go there, TFS!

  20. What a wonderful job on your scenery!!! The whole card is just super!

  21. This is FABULOUS!! Would you share how you did the background? Happy to be included in this great group of designers!

  22. The background is this card!!!!
    good luck everyone :)


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