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Trick or Treat

 Hello, Everyone! Allison here, and I'm back with a fun interactive Halloween card. I decided to do something a little different and incorporate the interactive feature onto a slimline card. I used several products from Mama Elephant and a few other bits, all of which are available in the Butterfly Reflections, Ink shop.

I started by creating the main feature of the card, which is the Flip Slider from Mama Elephant. I cut the main element out of black cardstock. I went ahead and stamped "Pull" on the corresponding part of the element. I figured it would be easier to stamp at the beginning before I assembled the whole thing. I think my Pull stamp from MFT is retired, but Lawn Fawn has a set of great interactive stamp sentiments. 
I then stamped the images that were going to be highlighted on the slider. I used the adorable Little Mummy Agenda from Mama Elephant for this. I stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink on white card stock and then colored the images with Copic markers. After some very simple coloring, I cut the images out using the smallest rectangle die in the slider set. 
I then picked four different Halloween colors of card stock and used the larger rectangle die from the slider set for each color. I then mounted the stamped image cutouts onto the colored paper cutouts. While I had the paper out, I decided to use it to create the base of my card. I cut 1/2" strips of each color and then glued them into a stripe pattern on my 3.5"x8.5" white card base. I used Scor-tape to adhere the images to the base of the slider mechanism. It's really easy to line each one up with the score lines.
I cut a white piece of card stock to use for the main panel of the card and then stamped my "Trick or treat" sentiment at the bottom. This sentiment comes from Pink & Main's Fall Sentiments set. I decided to add a fun surround to my slider element - just a simple black and white polka-dot paper from my stash. I glued that to the panel and then adhered my slider with Scor-tape. I also used black paper as a surround for the white panel.
I used the Whimsy Alpha set from Mama Elephant for the "BOO" letters. I also used the Cute Cobweb dies from Lawn Fawn to add the fun cobweb and spider elements at the top. I then finished the card off with a few enamel dots in coordinating colors.
This interactive die set is really fun. When you "pull," the images each flip up, revealing the image underneath. Thanks for joining me today - I really hope you enjoy the card. Wishing you all a crafty day!

Allison


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