Wednesday, August 9, 2017

It's No Easy Making Waves by Dana Warren

Hello AI fans!!

We are in the tail end of summer so I have to share my summer themed cards before fall gets here!! Today's card features the Sally Swimmer Set and since I had the set out I made two so I could practice my skin coloring!

After stamping the images on white card stock I stamped them again on different pattern papers (x2). I paper pieced the floaty, bathingsuit and cap, before adhering the different pieces I used my Spectrum Noir Markers and Copic markers to color these fun ladies!! 

I used the following Spectrum Noir markers DR2, IG2, IG4, IG6, IG8, FS3, FS9, TN3. I keep trying with my SN markers but can never get it to look right. So when I remember (which isn't as often as I like!) I use a few Copic skin tone markers, for this lady I used E25, E57, E59.

After coloring and adding the piecing I fussy cut out both ladies. I kept a bit of white around each image. Next, I cut the wave pattern paper with a stitched rectangle and added them each to a white card base. 

Then I cut two white stripes and stamped the sentiment in black ink. I added it to the card with foam tape, along with the images. Last I added a few matching dots.

I hope this inspires you to get out those summer stamps that you haven't used yet and get them inked up!! Summer is almost over!!

Thanks for stopping by! Happy Stamping!


  1. I love these cards!!! I want that stamp set. The link isn't working and I wanted to add it to my wish list. That background paper is so perfect with the image Dana colored.

  2. Oh those waves!! These are so cute!