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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Keeping Cool

The weather is heating up this week in my area and we are finding ways to cool down! Maybe a dip in the local swimming pool or just a few more ice cubes in our water will do in a pinch, but one thing I use to love to do when I was young was a car ride in the evenings!

And today I'm posting about my love for the foothills in Boise, plus those rides of my youth with a card creation I made for a Stampendous catalog! (As you know my blog is frequently sponsored by products I receive from companies that I love and Stampendous is one of them!)

My card uses a stamp, paper, ink and markers, oh some glue too of course! A simply fun time for someone who loves to color! This stamp reminded me so much of driving around with the windows rolled down as a younger self, plus those days I use to bicycle all Saturday morning with two fabulous friends! I miss those days. You can find supplies and instructions at the end of my blog post if you would like to color up this fantastic stamp!

Anyway, do you know who else is keeping cool this week? Some of my design team buddies and Stampendous!

Janelle Stollfus - you are here!

Supplies: (This supply list has links through my Amazon affiliate program. This means Amazon will send me a few pennies if you click a link and buy during that Amazon session at no extra cost to you! I've also provided non affiliate links (STM) when available.


  • Stampendous Rolling Hills Stamp (AZSTM)
  • Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad by Tsukineko (AZSTM)
  • Mixed Media White Paper (AZSTM)

  • My Colors Cardstock by My Mind's Eye (Banana Pepper, Grasshopper)
  • Sketch Markers by Copic® (0, B00, B000, E37, B01, BV13, BV20, C2, C5, E30, E31, E35, E40, E42, E43, E44, E47, G12, G14, G24, G28, G40, G82, G85, G94, N2, N4, R56, R59, R83, RV10, RV14, RV21, Y11, Y18, YG21, YG23, YG25, YG61, YG63, YG67, YG91, YG93, YG95)
  • ZipDry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives (AZ)
  1. Stamp Rolling Hills with black ink onto Mixed Media White Paper and color.
  2. Trim and adhere to 4 x 5-1/4 inch Banana Pepper cardstock.
  3. Adhere to 4-1/4 x 5-1/2 inch Grasshopper color card base.

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  1. What a great card. I love all the wonderful details you included. Thank you for sharing your hills with us!

  2. Awesome coloring on this beautiful scene! Lovely card!

  3. Oh how lovely this
    scene is on your
    Carla from Utah

  4. Wow, your coloring is just fabulous!
    Very pretty card.

  5. Your beautiful card takes me back to my childhood. Many of our hillside looked like your card scene when I was growing up. Thanks for sharing.

  6. Fantastic scene.
    I've done some on small
    canvases. Great to have
    the stamps to give you
    a starting point.
    thanks for sharing

  7. Fabulous coloring and great memories of keeping cool.

  8. Oooooo! I love this! It makes me think of being a kid and running through the alfalfa fields that were our backyard! Why is it that when we were kids the heat didn't seem to bother us but now that we are older it stops us in our tracks?
    Great card! TFS!


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