I am excited to be hoppin' with the Stampin' Friends again this month! The theme for April is All About Flowers and Moms which is perfect for today because it's my Mom's birthday! (Happy Birthday Mom!) If you've been following the hop, you've joined me from Kim Quade's blog. I hope when you've read about my projects, you will continue on to Katja Ettig's blog and then through all the other blogs as well. There are lots of amazing cards and projects this month!
To celebrate my Mom's birthday, I sent her this magic slider card. While it starts as a simple black and white image, by tugging where the ribbon is, you slide out an interior card to reveal a fully colored image below.
This was the first slider card that I had ever made, and it was a little more challenging than expected. Mostly because I had to have a really clear idea of what I wanted the final project to look like when I started. This card for my Mom is one of a kind, just like her!
However, I wanted to make a Magic Slider card for a swap, and so I made 10 more, very similar cards. In doing so, I perfected my technique. If you would like a a card kit to make this card or a complete, step-by-step tutorial for this card including both written instructions and a link to a video, look for ordering information all the way at the bottom of this blog post.
Besides today being my Mom's birthday, Mother's Day is quickly approaching! Who knows if we'll be able to see our mother's this Mother's Day or partake in the normal rituals of Mother/Daughter banquets and Mother's Day Brunch. But, these cute little purses would make excellent name cards or favors. Or perhaps a little porch gift for your favorite mother!
Thank you for stopping by and celebrating my Mom's birthday with me. Below is a complete list of Stampin' Friends bloggers. I hope you'll take the time to click through to each one's post! Ordering information for the Magic Slider tutorial is below the list of bloggers.
Stampin' Friends Blog Hop
1. Stephanie Jandrow
2. Jo Blackman
3. Jean Bolen Beaulieu
4. Teri Pocock
5. Tiziana Milano
6. Kim Quade
7. Heidi Collins <-- YOU ARE HERE
8. Katja Ettig
9. Rachael Rife USA
10. Maureen Rauchfuss USA
11. Kim Lamos
12. Barbara Welch
13. Anne Marie Hile
14. Melissa Thomas
Magic Slider Tutorial or Card Kit
If you place a qualifying order, the Tutorial or Card Kit + Tutorial will be sent to you automatically. If you would like to purchase them separately, please click the button below.
Heidi Collins, Independent Stampin' Up! demonstrator
I have been stamping, scrapbooking, and paper crafting for over 20 years, and I love helping others explore the joy of making beautiful projects for yourself and others.
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