Masculine card idea for the men and boyfriends in your life.

Hi friends. Today I am sharing a Stampin' Up! simple card idea, which is perfect for the men and/or boyfriends in your life. It's also great for anyone who loves aviation or old planes. The stamp set is called Soar Confidently, and it's a new stand alone stamp set from the 2021 January to June mini catalogue. I've kept the layout and design of this card super simple, so it would be a great card for beginner cardmakers as well.

Stampin' Up! Soar Confidently Stamp Set and Absolutely Argyle Embossing Folder. 2021 card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

As you can see my card design is super simple. It's just a couple of the Stitched Rectangle dies cut shapes with a greeting. The ink blended piece is actually a piece of the Sand and Sea Designer Series paper (coming January 5th in the 2021 January to June mini catalogue). My image and sentiment is just stamped in Soft Suede ink. When you have a simple design, you can add WOW to your card really easily by embossing the cardfront. The Absolutely Argyle 3D embossing folder is perfect for masculine cards and is available now in my online store. I also added some Braided Linen Trim (also available now) and adhered with Glue Dots to get the looped effect.

Stampin' Up! Soar Confidently Stamp Set and Absolutely Argyle Embossing Folder. 2021 card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia
The Soar Confidently stamp set has some great sentiments for a range of masculine cards, and a couple of great balloon images as well. I think it's great for birthday and fathers day cards. Keep an eye out for it in the new 2021 January to June mini catalogue. 

Stampin' Up! Soar Confidently Stamp Set and Absolutely Argyle Embossing Folder. 2021 card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

 

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Stampin' Up! Masculine Sympathy Card Idea and a great Stampin' Up! Colour Combination for Men.

Hello friends. Today I am sharing a masculine sympathy card idea using Stampin' Up! products from the 2020-2021 Stampin' Up! catalogue. Sympathy cards are difficult to make at the best of times, but coming up with ideas for sympathy cards for men can be even more challenging.

Masculine sympathy card using Stampin Up 2020 Annual Catalogue cardmaking supplies including Well Said stamp set, Well Written Dies, Subtle embossing folder and a masculine colour combination. Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

I chose to keep my card simple and classic, use colours that felt masculine to me, and feature the sentiment in a small cluster of die cuts. The sentiments are from the Well Said stamp set, and the stems are from the coordinating Well Written Dies. The heart is from the Detailed Hearts Die.

Masculine sympathy card using Stampin Up 2020 Annual Catalogue cardmaking supplies including Well Said stamp set, Well Written Dies, Subtle embossing folder and a masculine colour combination. Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

I really love how the colour combination turned out for this card. Misty Moonlight and Cinnamon Cider are my two favourites of the 2020-22 InColours, and they look great together for masculine cards.

Masculine sympathy card using Stampin Up 2020 Annual Catalogue cardmaking supplies including Well Said stamp set, Well Written Dies, Subtle embossing folder. Masculine colour combination using Misty Moonlight, Cinnamon Cider and Seaside Spray Stampin Up Colour. Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

I have used the Subtle Embossing Folder again. I seem to use it in on so many cards these days. It's really classic.

Masculine sympathy card using Stampin Up 2020 Annual Catalogue cardmaking supplies including Well Said stamp set, Well Written Dies, Subtle embossing folder and a masculine colour combination. Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

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Free PDF Tutorial for a Stampin' Up! Triangle Fancy Fold World of Good Suite / Beautiful World Bundle Card

Today I have a card which would be perfect for the men in your life, someone about to go travelling, or even a graduate. It's a very cool Triangle Fancy Fold where you can make two cards to an A4 piece of card. I have used the World of Good Product Suite from the 2020-21 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue.

Fancy Fold Triangle card using Stampin' Up! World of Good Product Suite / Beautiful World stamp set and bundle. 2020 card by Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

This card is so simple to make, and I have provided all the measurements and step by step instructions in the downloadable PDF tutorial later in the post.

Fancy Fold Triangle card using Stampin' Up! World of Good Product Suite / Beautiful World stamp set and bundle. 2020 card by Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

The project used the gorgeous World Of Good Product Suite which is perfect for masculine cards and travel themed projects.

World of Good Product Suite Stampin Up. Perfect for travel and masculine themed projects. Availiable now in my online store in Australia. Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.Available in my online store in Australia.

I love the earthy colours and brass foiling in the World of Good Designer Series Paper. I think this is my favourite paper in the 2020 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue.

World of Good Designer Paper by Stampin' Up!. Availiable now in my online store in Australia. Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

The embellishments and stamped and die cut elements add lots of texture and interest to the card. The rectangle stamped panel folds up with the top triangle piece.

Fancy Fold Triangle card using Stampin' Up! World of Good Product Suite / Beautiful World stamp set and bundle. 2020 card by Claire Daly Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

The Beautiful World Bundle which is part of this World of Good Product Suite contains lots of great sentiments, images and die cuts.

Beautiful World Bundle by Stampin' Up!. Availiable now in my online store in Australia. Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.I particularly love these Antiqued corners and slides. The brushed bronze look really fits with the earthy vibe of the suite.

Antiques Corners and Slides by Stampin' Up!. Availiable now in my online store in Australia. Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

 

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Stampin' Up! Whiskey Business coloured with Stampin' Blends, plus tip to give the look of liquid

Hello stampers. Today I have a masculine card for you, featuring Whiskey Business stamp set from the 2020 Stampin' Up! Catalogue.

Here's my Whiskey Business card. Whiskey seems to be pretty popular among our male family and friends, so I needed this stamp set. My base card is Cinnamon Cider, and the front is embossed using the Tasteful Texture 3D embossing folder. The patterned paper is from the In Good Taste Designer Series paper pack. This pack has such great neutral textures.

Stampin Up Whiskey Business masculine card. 2020 birthday card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.

I've coloured my image in Stampin' Blends. I have used Smoky Slate and a tiny bit of Seaside Spray on the decanter, Smoky Slate on the glass, and Cinnamon Cider with a bit of Daffodil Delight blended in for the whiskey. I've also used Daffodil Delight on the lemon twist. 

Tip: to get a realistic look of liquid with some dimension, use a Fine Tip Glue pen after the Stampin' Blends have dried. I learned this tip from the lovely Linda Bauwin on an Incentive Trip many years ago when she was demonstrating colouring wine in glasses.

Stampin Up Whiskey Business masculine card. 2020 birthday card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.

To finish my card off, I have adhered the decanter and glass to a circle die cut from the Stitched Shapes dies. The glass is adhered with Dimensionals, as is the Stitched Shape and the DSP (I adhered the DSP to a layer of cardstock to give it some more weight). Finally I have added some Linen Thread, and an embossed greeting from Happiest of Birthdays stamp set. Stampin Up Whiskey Business masculine card. 2020 birthday card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.

Here's a closer look at the Whisky Business stamp set.

Stampin' Up! Whiskey Business Stamp Set. Available from my online store in Australia.

Even though there are some great sentiments in this set, I wanted a birthday sentiment. This new Happiest of Birthdays from the 2020 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue has been really popular.  It's certainly one I know I will be getting lots of use from.

Stampin' Up! Happiest of Birthdays stamp set. Available in my online store in Australia.

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