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Hi!  Well I know I said I'd only be entering one time but I did end up making one more card for the Innovation category of MFT's Challenge.  I had wanted to do something with magnets because my kids have these tiny magnets in their bead box.  I think they are for making bracelets so I grabbed couple of them.  I wasn't sure what I was making but then thought of something the other night.  These magnets are oval in shape and they have a hole in the middle to thread string, I think.

This is the card I made featuring Birdie Brown's Happy Hedgehogs.  Love, love, love Birdie Brown's images and cards!  I did some masking with the larger hedgehog to sit on the log which I also lengthened.  I used the stitched border background again from Blueprints 25.  The yellow sun is cut from the Stitched Arched dies and I blended with distress oxide.

Also used the mini cloud stencil to blend in the background using distress oxide.  Under the log I used the skinniest fishtail flag die to create an opening.  I wanted to create some movement but not show all the openings.

Here's a close up of them sitting apart.  You might notice something sticking out from under the yellow sun.

When you pull on the tab, the smaller hedgehog slides over and clicks to the larger one because I used the magnets underneath them.  The magnet under the large hedgehog is stationary and I tied some thin fishing line to the other magnet under the smaller hedgehog through the hole that it had.  The sentiment is also stamped onto the tag which is from MFT as well.  The tiny diecut on the tag is from Tag Builders Blueprints 5.

They're so cute together!  You can slide the tag back under and slide the smaller guy back to the right.

This is under all the cute stuff!  Three layers of dimensional tape! 

I made a short little video using my phone.  I had to hold my phone in one hand and pull the tab.   

That is definitely it for me.  Thanks so much for stopping by!


Comments

Awww this is so sweet and clever!
Lynn said…
This is a cutie patootie! I've never seen a slider card like this. Thank you for sharing this unique card. It got the wheels in my head spinning. Yay!
Sweetie said…
This card is a winner !!! How did you come up with this amazingly cool design ?
Cheryl said…
Neat! Ha, how did you pull the tag with 1 hand?!

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