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Dooooooog Slider Card

Dog Slider

Hi All!

Today’s card is a slider that is really easy to make. It reveals the sentiment when you extend it out:

Dog Slider

I tried to make it work with the dies that every brand has for creating sliders, but trying to extend the dog with one of those was getting way too complicated. I ended up having all these tedious instructions with specific measurements. I finally cut my losses, scrapped everything and started over with a simple slider boxed in with scotch foam tape.

I think the dies are great for pulling something along – I’ll try it that way in a future card.

I actually bought the Doggy Kisses set because of the dog with the cone, but I kept seeing this hotdog dog getting longer and longer in my head and couldn’t resist. Enjoy!


Card Measurements:

Element Imperial Metric
Full dog panel (white) 4 1/4 x 4 7/8 inches 10.8 x 12.4 cm
Slider starting panel 1 7/8 inch x 5 1/2″ 4.8 cm x 14 cm
Slider – left edge to start of long dog 1 1/4″ 3.1 cm
Card base (crumb cake) 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches 10.8 x 14 cm


Copic sketch markers used: dog (E59, E57, E55, E51); flowers (RV13, YG25); bandage (W1, W3)

Doggy Kisses
Doggy Kisses
Lawn Fawn Spring Showers
Lawn Fawn Spring Showers
Grassy Fields
Grassy Fields
Stampin' Up! Linen Thread
Linen Thread
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Memento Black Ink
Tumbled Glass Distress Ink
Tumbled Glass
Hero Hues Black
Hero Hues Black
Copic Multiliner Pens, 4 pack
Copic Multiliner Pen
Neenah Solar White Cardstock
Neenah Cardstock
Stampin' Up! Crumb Cake Cardstock
Crumb Cake Cardstock
Stampin' Up! Wild Wasabi Cardstock
Wild Wasabi Cardstock
Sponge Daubers
Sponge Daubers
ekTools Craft Knife
ekTools Craft Knife
T-Square Rules
T-Square Ruler
We R Memory Keepers Corner Chomper
Corner Chomper
1/8in Hole Punch
1/8in Hole Punch
Zig Two-Way Glue Pen
Glue Pen
Scotch Foam Tape
Scotch Foam Tape


  1. wrote on March 15th, 2017 at 6:30 am


    Cute card, Darlene. I’m sure the recipient will love it. I must look through my stash and see if I have something that could be used in a similar way.

  2. wrote on March 15th, 2017 at 11:00 am


    Love this idea! I need that stamp set – dogs are my favorite!! This was too cute, and thanks for the instructions. It should be easy to follow. Thanks for sharing!!

  3. wrote on March 15th, 2017 at 4:18 pm


    Love your card, especially how you extended the dog image–really goes with the greeting! Just makes me giggle, and I’m not even a dog person at all. Something else you can use to help get twine through holes like that is a dental floss threader. You can get them at a pharmacy where they have the toothpastes. I got a package of (I think) 25 for just a couple of dollars. The funny thing is, I saw the exact same product in a fabric store, marketed as “needle threaders,” for about twice what I’d paid at the pharmacy! LOL Anyway, I love the slider element on your card, Darlene! Thanks for sharing all the instructions & measurements with us. 🙂 ~ Andrea

    • wrote on March 15th, 2017 at 10:30 pm


      Thanks for that tip, Andrea. I must get one of those!

  4. wrote on March 15th, 2017 at 4:25 pm


    So clever! and so cute!

  5. wrote on March 15th, 2017 at 4:56 pm


    This is just fabulous, the colouring looks fantastic against the white and the green.
    You manage to make the difficult easy and also show that if you don’t want the dies it can still be achieved. Thankyou for your inspiration Darlene ?

  6. wrote on March 15th, 2017 at 5:28 pm


    Darlene, TFS, this card is simply adorable!

  7. wrote on March 15th, 2017 at 6:16 pm


    That is the most gorgeous Get Well card for dog lovers. I love it!!!

  8. wrote on March 15th, 2017 at 6:20 pm


    That is the most gorgeous Get Well card for dog lovers. I adore it. Thanks Darlene.

  9. wrote on March 15th, 2017 at 6:22 pm


    Sorry about the double comment!!!

  10. wrote on March 15th, 2017 at 9:50 pm


    Absolutely adorable Darlene! I have a doxie named Oliver, Ollie for short. They have the most expressive eyes and give the best kisses. Thanks for sharing your idea. Love it!

  11. wrote on March 18th, 2017 at 5:53 pm


    Adorable! <3

  12. wrote on March 22nd, 2017 at 1:10 am


    Lol..this card makes me smile!

  13. wrote on March 27th, 2017 at 10:20 pm

    Colorful Card Maker

    I like this card and how you did it. I remember cards like this from the 60’s and 70’s from Hallmark and in the card stores but I haven’t seen one in ages! Thanks for making me smile and bringing back memories.

  14. wrote on March 31st, 2017 at 12:15 am


    Awe sooooo cute. Love it!!

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