Today's card is a super fun one; it's a wiper card! This was my first time making an interactive card like this. I've been seeing them all over the place, and I thought that this would be the perfect way to showcase the Super Speed car stamp (which you'll see in a little bit!). I combined it with the Space Scape background stamp and the Live Life sentiment stamp for a super cool, out-of-this-world card!
I started by stamping the background in a waterproof black ink on a smooth, heavyweight card stock. I colored it in with my water-based markers and kept the coloring bright but pretty simple. The real star of this card is the wiper action when you pull the sides. I added some small "Pull" tabs on the sides of the card just to help the recipient figure out how to work the card. Take a look at my video below to see the card in action!
As little extras, I added some sparkly glitter glue drops and dots with a metallic gel pen to give the illusion of a glittery, sparkling sky. I also went over the yellow stars with a glitter brush pen just for a little more sparkle (I love sparkle!).
For the sentiment, I heat embossed it in black embossing powder on a small piece of vellum. I chose to do this because I wasn't sure that the black embossed sentiment would stand out enough on its own, but I didn't want to completely cover up the background. Vellum was the perfect solution!
I'll write a little note on the back of the card, where I mounted a piece of white card stock. I think I'll turn this into a birthday card for my nephew who's turning 6 next month. He'll get a real kick out of it!
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