DIY Slider Card featuring New Products!

Check out my DIY Slider Card featuring the Magnolia Lane suite, and the Verdant Garden and Perennial Birthday Stamp Sets. I love cards with an unusual opening!

I made two versions of this fun DIY slider card. The only difference is the color of the flower.

Check out my DIY slider card featuring the Magnolia Lane suite and the Verdant Garden and Perennial Birthday Stamp Sets. Unusual opening cards are so fun!

For this first card, I’ve used the Calypso Coral light and dark blends alcohol markers to color in the flower.

A Garden Green Stampin’ Write Marker was used for the foliage.

Check out my DIY slider card featuring the Magnolia Lane suite and the Verdant Garden and Perennial Birthday Stamp Sets. Unusual opening cards are so fun!

There is a bit of engineering to make this DIY slider card.

All the details are included in the graphics below, plus to see this DIY Slider Card being made, watch my video tutorial.

Check out my DIY slider card featuring the Magnolia Lane suite and the Verdant Garden and Perennial Birthday Stamp Sets. Unusual opening cards are so fun!

A few project details:

  • Two images from the Verdant Garden Stamp Set were used to create the patterned background on the Garden Green and Mint Macaron cardstock. These two images layer one over the other.
  • The Tin Tile Embossing Folder was used to create the dry embossed impression on the card body.
  • The sentiments are stamped in Soft Suede ink and are from the Perennial Birthday stamp set.
  • The flower is colored, die cut using the Magnolia Memories Dies and popped up on Stampin’ Dimensionals.
Check out my DIY slider card featuring the Magnolia Lane suite and the Verdant Garden and Perennial Birthday Stamp Sets. Unusual opening cards are so fun!

More project details:

  • Two pearls were colored with the Dark Calypso Coral Blends Alcohol Marker.
  • A small half-circle was punched to allow room for the ribbon “handle”.
  • A 1/8″ hole was punched to thread the Magnolia Lane Ribbon to create the “handle”.

I love both of these ribbons especially the texture of the Magnolia Lane Ribbon and the sheen of the Mint Macaron Textile Ribbon! Both of these ribbons will be in the new 2019 – 2020 Annual Catalog that goes live on June 4, 2019.

Check out my DIY slider card featuring the Magnolia Lane suite and the Verdant Garden and Perennial Birthday Stamp Sets. Unusual opening cards are so fun!

Here’s what the card looks like inside.

I did stamp on the inside as I tried some stamped images before deciding that I liked the Tin Tile Embossing Folder option better.

Check out my DIY slider card featuring the Magnolia Lane suite and the Verdant Garden and Perennial Birthday Stamp Sets. Unusual opening cards are so fun!

The final step is to simply remove the backing of the Tear and Tape and attach the flap you see here.

Important Tip: Use a strong adhesive especially because of the irregular shape of the dry embossed flap.

Check out my DIY slider card featuring the Magnolia Lane suite and the Verdant Garden and Perennial Birthday Stamp Sets. Unusual opening cards are so fun!

Here are all the essential dimensions for the card body and the inside piece just ahead.

Check out my DIY slider card featuring the Magnolia Lane suite and the Verdant Garden and Perennial Birthday Stamp Sets. Unusual opening cards are so fun!
Check out my DIY slider card featuring the Magnolia Lane suite and the Verdant Garden and Perennial Birthday Stamp Sets. Unusual opening cards are so fun!

Here’s the second version of my DIY slider card.

Check out my DIY slider card featuring the Magnolia Lane suite and the Verdant Garden and Perennial Birthday Stamp Sets. Unusual opening cards are so fun!

For the flower here I used two sets of blends alcohol markers including…

…the light and dark alcohol markers in Night of Navy and Balmy Blue. For the foliage I used a Mint Macaron Stampin’ Write Marker.

Check out my DIY slider card featuring the Magnolia Lane suite and the Verdant Garden and Perennial Birthday Stamp Sets. Unusual opening cards are so fun!

Here are both DIY slider cards. Which color scheme do you prefer?

Check out my DIY slider card featuring the Magnolia Lane suite and the Verdant Garden and Perennial Birthday Stamp Sets. Unusual opening cards are so fun!

I hope you’ve enjoyed my DIY Slider Card today and will check out my video tutorial for all the details.

Also, there’s a complete supply list for this DIY slider card at the end of this post, plus you’ll find project dimensions for all the piece used.

Please note: Several of the products shared today will not be available to purchase till June 4th when the 2019 – 2020 Annual Catalog goes live.

That’s less than a week away! Wahoo!!!

Thanks for spending some time with me today and… Happy Crafting!

Melissa 🙂


Check out my Video Tutorial and Facebook Live here:

The project demonstration begins at about 7 minutes.

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Check out the 2019 Occasions Catalog PDF below. Retires 6/3/19!

Check out the 2018 – 2019 Annual Catalog PDF below. Retires 6/3/19!

Stampin' Up! AnnualCatalog 2018-2019

Project Dimensions:

  • Soft Suede Card Body: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ scored at 3-7/8″ & 7-7/8″
  • Mint Macaron Front Panel: 2-1/2″ x 4″
  • Garden Green Inside Piece: 3-7/8″ x 4-3/4″
  • Mint Macaron Sentiment Piece 1-1/8″ x 1-5/8″

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