Want to see the perfect magic slider card that will charm your friends? This makes a great handmade birthday card!

The Stampin’ Up! Snailed It stamp set has been popular for good reason. Need creative birthday card ideas? A Get Well card perhaps? You’ll love dreaming up lots of ideas for cards, scrapbook pages and more. 

This slider card works great with any outline image stamp. Then, to create the “magic” use your Stampin’ Blends, markers, or colored pencils. I just love DIY cards that are so charming!

Magic Slider Card Video Tutorial:

Take those birthday cards to another level with a great ‘before’ and ‘after’ reveal! Learn how to create magic in this step-by-step video tutorial.

Make the perfect slider card in this video tutorial






Magic Slider Card – Snailed It

Grab the Stamparatus for perfect alignment for this card because it creates the magic between the front and back images. The Stamparatus stamp positioning tool has patent hinges which allows you to mount and use two plates which saves time. Click HERE to view my Stamparatus tips and tricks video. 

Learn how to make an adorable magic slider card with Stampin' Up! Snailed It bundle.

The cardstock insert separates the acetate (Window Sheet) from the back layer of cardstock which houses the colored image. Pull the ribbon tag to reveal the finished card.

See the mechanism behind this magic slider card.

Flip the card base over and you’ve got the perfect spot to stamp or handwrite a message. And guaranteed they’ll be pulling this image up and down repeatedly marveling at ‘how you did it’.

What a better time than a birthday to make a magic slider card?

Magic Slider Card – Under My Umbrella

I’m instinctively drawn to stamp images with new and fresh designs. The Under My Umbrella stamp set is another favorite of mine! The pieces can be paired together as I have here. You’ll find this stamp set on page 20 of the Annual Catalog.

I loved making this magic slider card as a DIY project to send to a friend.

The Stampin’ Blends alcohol-based markers provide flawless coverage with professional results. My video series on using the Stampin’ Blends alcohol-based markers can be found below:

  • View the Stampin’ Blends basics video HERE
  • View how to shade and mix colors using the Stampin’ Blends HERE
  • View how to shade in small areas using the Stampin’ Blends HERE
  • View the four uses for the Color Lifter video HERE
  • View how to create custom accessories using the Stampin’ Blends video HERE


The magic slider cards appear black and white on the outside but pull the tab to reveal the colored image.

Magic Slider Card – Back on Your Feet

Looking for a fun alternative for get well cards? The Back on Your Feet stamp set includes three images; turtle, sloth and giraffe along with 6 witty greetings. Click HERE to see a fun wobbler turtle card. Click HERE for four card tutorial projects using this stamp set. You’ll find this stamp set on page 92 of the Annual Catalog.

I made this get well card as a magic slider card

Acetate, called Window Sheets with Stampin’ Up!, provide amazing features for your handmade cards. Use them for shaker cards, for full card bases, emboss them using your embossing folders and much more. 

The 'magic' on this slider card all colored in.

Click on the red tutorial box below to view and/or download the card measurements and the supplies. Click on any product in the download and it will redirected to my online store where you can view them larger and/or add them to your cart. I offer exclusive and generous online ordering REWARDS, too!







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