13 August 2008
Secret Message Slider Card
A card for A Spoon Full of Sugar Challenge and the challenge is to make a secret message card. I've been wanting to try this style of card for a while as I don't usually make cards that require any kind of construction! My card has a lot more bling on it than usual which hides a multitude of errors and if I make another I'll probably do a couple of things differently. I've learned from this not to use Bazzil Bling for anything that needs folding as the surface splits and not to do afterthought stamping, hence the patterned paper border and flowers to hide the joins! You can find a tutorial on SCS, Hidden Message Slider Card.
I used a perfectly sized, Hangler image, kindly donated by my friend Sandra and coloured her with prismacolor pencils. I added some glossy glaze over the heart and mounted it with dimension tape. The sentiments are from a Hero Arts mini set and were stamped in Versafine black ink. Added the flowers, gems and some scraps of ribbon as a pull for the sliding element to finish. I won't explain how the card is made up as it's a bit long-winded but I think it's a clever idea. TFL.