Monday, April 23, 2012

On the Go with a Penny Slider Card

The challenges at My Craft Spot and Fantabulous Cricut both deal with "Things That Go!"  I made a motion card for my nephew's birthday.  As he does not turn 3 until September, I'm well ahead of the game!


I used Just Because Cards for the little truck.  I cut the main layer a few times in order to give the truck more stability.  I cut the road using Everyday Paper Dolls and added the middle cut using the same image resized with circles from George and Basic Shapes either end.  (I wanted a rounded look.)  I attached two pennies together using a PopDot and then adhered the pennies to the back of the truck.  Once that was done, I could "attach" the truck by putting the pennies either side of the slit in the road.  (Does that make any sense at all?!  If not, just Google "Penny Slider Card" and you'll come up with some more clear directions.)

I used a paper trimmer to cut the sky and ground.  The beige cardstock was run through my Cuttlebug to create a gravel look.  The sun is from Doodlecharms and stamped with a Peachy Keen face.  I cut the 3 using Mickey Font and added a Happy Birthday sentiment from My Craft Spot's Friends and Neighbors - Inside and Out set.  The sentiment was punched with a Stampin' Up window punch and adhered to a little mat cut by hand.  I did some stitching and doodling too!


The inside of my card was stamped with a sentiment from My Craft Spot's Birthday Wishes set.

My boys (and this includes my husband!) LOVE this card!  They were all trying it out and have put in requests for penny slider cards for their own birthdays!

Please head over to both My Craft Spot AND Fantabulous Cricut to link up your "things that go" creations.

*Many, many thanks to my sweet friend Amy Jo from Scrapping, Card Making and Living with Fibro for the fabulous Just Because Cards cartridge.  There are so many wonderful images and designs on the cartridge - and it came at just the right time to create for the On the Go challenges!  Thanks Amy Jo!

35 comments:

jessica said...

This is an awesome card!! Love all the cuts and love the slider!!!
TFS and have a GREAT day!

Scrapper69 said...

This is simply adorable Kate! I LOVE your card! And you're ahead of schedule for your nephews Birthday! Thats a bonus! I guess you better get started on those "Other" cards for the men in your family now! LOL

Beckie said...

I am with your boys...I stinking love it!!!

be blessed, Beckie

Debbie said...

Good for you to be ready so far ahead!! (I'd be afraid I might forget about it by then!)
What a cute card!! Love the slider!!

Susie Craft Happy! said...

Kate, I love this!!! So cute!!

The Cropping Canuck said...

Great card!

Anna K said...

You're card is awesome! Really cute!

CRAZY4 CHRIST said...

Hey Kate! This is such a fun and cute card, hopefully it doesn' t get wrecked by your boys before it gets to your nephew!! I have tried making a penny slider card but had no success:( I will have to watch a few more videos before attempting another one. Hope you had a great weekend and enjoy your week. Hopefully all the snow we were suppose to get stays away!!
Kristan

Amy said...

What a great idea for a slider card- and they are fun and interactive!!! You did an awesome job! :)Amy

Saundra said...

I love your slider card, Kate! How fun for a 3 year old! ~Hugs, Saundra :)

Tanya/Nonna said...

What a fun, fun card Kate! Love that the truck slides across the road...too cute! I really like the scene you have created with the background papers and that "gravel" is perfect!

Jayne said...

Love your slider card Kate!I can see why everyone wants it!
Jayne x

Sherrie K. said...

Your penny slider card is fantastic! He will get a kick out of it:) How fun Kate! I need to get that cart out..haven't used that in a while! Love this!


Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Yoshira aka cricutalltime said...

very cute.love the sliding truck.very fun colors.

Shelly said...

Hi Kate, What a SUPER fun card! Love that sliding truck!
Have a GREAT day!
Shelly

Sonya said...

Super duper cute!!

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Such a great slider Kate!

1Happy Mimi said...

What a great card! I LOVE the sliding feature~I'll have to learn to do it! TFS!

Suzanne cricutcraftingrammyblogspot.com said...

What a perfect card for a 3 year old little boy. Love that it moves and love the details. Your card is definitely on the go.

Carol said...

Super cute penny slider! Must give this a try! Love the cuts - perfect for boy. TFS

Cindy said...

WOW Kate,This is such a FUN card!AWESOME job with it,TOO COOL!!Have a great day!!!:)

Karen H said...

My sweet friend, this is so perfect for him! :o) I love slider cards and this version is fantastic. I love the scene you created, the lovely texture, and fun patterns. He is going to love the design and of course the interactive feature. :o) Amazing job as always, Kate! I hope you're having a beautiful week!

Hugs and blessings!

Megan said...

How cute! I will have to try to make one of those! Amazing job!

Tammy said...

Your card is simply adorable.

Cricut Couple said...

Fantastic! I just love it!

Rhonda Emery said...

really cute card love making these they are so much fun,.

Angi said...

Sooo super sweet. Love the adorable truck.

Jovan said...

AWESOME card...I love you can't really see the slider!

Sheila... said...

so nice kate! great job again!
Sheila, FCCB DT

Linda Kaiser said...

Kate, this is adorable. Love the car and your technique. The slider is too cute!

Linda

Arielle ~ SnappyStamper said...

This is brilliant - I love it!!!

Karen said...

Super cute Kate. I love the penny slider cards and haven't made one in years. Thanks for sharing.

Karen said...

so adorable. love it

Georgiana said...

Neat penny slider card. I haven't tried one YET! I am adding it to my list!

Hope you will stop by when you get a chance. Lots of new projects.
Georgiana
Carson's Creations

Kimberli said...

This card is SO neat, I love that its interactive!! I have been wanting to try to make one of these, thanks for the inspiration!