How to make Three (encouragement) masculine handmade cards

Have you ever needed a masculine handmade card perfect to encourage that special person? You want to send him a note to let him know that you care and you are there for him, but don’t have the perfect card. Well my friend, you are in the right place, as today I will show you how to make Three Masculine Handmade Cards perfect for encouragement or Get well for the men in your life!    

I particularly struggle with masculine cards as most of the time I love using bright colors and flowers, so I tend not to have them on hand.  Therefore most of the times I need a masculine handmade card, I have to make it for that occasion. So this post and the following 2 or three will help you see how you can make masculine handmade cards for encouragement and get well. 😉

Three masculine handmade cards for encouragement or get well

When I started thinking on masculine cards, I looked at my stamps and designer series paper to see what could go well together, and I thought the Back on your feet stamp set from Stampin’ Up! would go perfectly for men, granted you can also use this stamp for your gals 😁 You can see below the cards. 

how to make masculine cards for encouragement and get well

I paired the Back on your feet stamp set with the Country Club designer series paper a.k.a DSP, this paper pack has one side all about golfing, and the other side has designs that can go well for any occasion, there are patters full of color and other that are more neutral, but all go well for masculine handmade cards, so you can understand why I decided to use them together. 

All these cards were colored using the stampin’ blends which are alcohol markers, but you could also use watercoloring to color these images. Just remember if you are going to use alcohol markers it is important to use the memento ink pad and if you are watercoloring, then you need to use Stazon.  Below you will see the video tutorial where I will show you how to color with the alcohol markers. If you are interested in learning more about how to watercolor in an easy way you can see this post.  

The color combo for these cards

As usual I picked the colors for my cards from the designer series paper. I honestly think this is the easiest way to pick color combinations, if you are ever having trouble with this, just pick a patterned paper that you like and then see which colors you like and then used them in your card. 

This is where Stampin’ Up! makes it super easy, as all their products color coordinate, so if you see a color in the DSP that you like, you know you can get the cardstock, the ink pad and the embellishments in the same colors. This is what I love the most, as this makes the designing process even easier.  You can see another example of how to use your designer series paper for making cars, on that post the cards are about Thinking of you. 

For this cards the color combo is the following:

  • Night of Navy
  • Garden Green 
  • Poppy Parade 
  • Crushed Curry
  • Basic Black
  • Whisper White 

Masculine handmade card #1

how to make masculine cards for encouragement and get well

This card is very simple in the lay out. most of the card front is covered with the designer series paper. 

I stamped the giraffe and colored it with the Mango Melody, Daffodil Delight and Soft Suede alcohol markers.  Then matted this piece with Crushed Curry and Garden Green. 

I added the sentiment in a 1 1/2″ circle from Poppy Parade which matched the Ribbon that I added to the card. (see what I mean with the color combination??😉)

 

Masculine Handmade Card #2

how to make masculine cards for encouragement and get well

For this second card, I used again a very simple layout using the So Sentimental Dies.

The turtle was colored using Granny Apple Green, Old Olive, Mossy Meadow, Soft Sea Foam alcohol markers, and Flirty Flamingo for the cheeks. I love adding cheeks to the critters, these always make them look even cuter!  After coloring then I punched the image using 2 1/4″ circle.

The sentiment was embossed with White embossing powder.  Embossing on dark colors cardstock always make the  sentiment pop op even more!

 

Masculine Handmade Card #3

how to make masculine cards for encouragement and get wellFor the last card,  I used again the So Sentimental dies. These are becoming my new favorite dies, I have been using them A LOT lately!!  You can see Three Birthday cards using these dies as well on this post.

I colored the the Sloth with Crumb Cake, Soft Suede, Old Olive, Mossy Meadow and Smoky Slate. For the banner under this image, I used the tailored tag punch to cut the ends of the Garden Green Strip. This punch makes it so easy to make perfect banners every time.

The sentiment on this card is embossed as well and then die cut using the So sentimental dies. 

 

Video tutorial with step-by-step instructions 

As usual you can watch the video on this section to learn how to make these cards. Please note that this video is for all three cards, and therefore it is a longer video. I show you how to color each of these critters using alcohol markers as well as how to put these handmade cards together. So I would recommend you watch this video when you are winding down from a crazy day and enjoy this video as you would a TV show 😉

The Supply List

I am also including the full supply list below. If you want to get any of these items you can purchase them at my store! It truly helps me when you purchase thru me as it supports my stamping business. I can keep bringing more tutorials and samples to you.  🥰

Want to remember this post for later? Save these Quick & Easy Masculine handmade card ideas in your favorite board!

how to make masculine cards for encouragement and get well      how to make masculine cards for encouragement and get well

how to make masculine cards for encouragement and get well      how to make masculine cards for encouragement and get well

Share This:

How to make a quick and easy maculine card

Hello Friends!! Here is another card featuring the truly tailored stamp set, this whole suite is perfect to make masculine cards perfect for the men in your life!!

The stamp set has a coordinating punch that you can get on a bundle and save 10% on both items, but you can also get them separately. Please know that the punch will still be available with the new catalog, but the stamp set is retiring at the end of May.

You can see below the coordinating designer series paper, this is the Truly Gentleman DSP, it is perfect and the colors are just great for masculine cards as well.

truly tailored suite

I got this card design as well from Pinterest, and this was designed by Melissa Stout, I love going on Pinterest to find inspiration!! 


Check out the video tutorial with some AMAZING tips and tricks for making masculine cards using Stampin Up's truly tailored stamp set! You will love how quick and easy this is to make! www.creatingwithallie.com #stampinup #alejandragomez #creatingwithallie #videotutorial #cardmaking #papercrafts #handmadegreetingcards #fun #creativity #makeacard #sendacard #stampingisfun #sharewhatyoulove #birthdaycards #masculinecards

This card uses mainly designer series paper, I love how well this coordinates, and it is so easy to do this card as you just need to stamp the focal point!! you can duplicate multiples of this card in not time!


Check out the video tutorial with some AMAZING tips and tricks for making masculine cards using Stampin Up's truly tailored stamp set! You will love how quick and easy this is to make! www.creatingwithallie.com #stampinup #alejandragomez #creatingwithallie #videotutorial #cardmaking #papercrafts #handmadegreetingcards #fun #creativity #makeacard #sendacard #stampingisfun #sharewhatyoulove #birthdaycards #masculinecards

You can see below the video tutorial, where I go over measurements and instructions on how to make this card, I am sure you will enjoy watching this video!! let me know if you have any questions, I will be more than happy to help you. 🙂





Also here is the supply list for all the items I use to make this card, you can click at any of the images to go to my online store, where you can purchase any of these items!! thanks a lot!! I truly appreciate your support, also don’t forget about my ordering incentive this year!! 



ordering special in 2018

May Hostess Code HSK999JF 

Share This:

How to make a quick and easy card for the men in your life

Hello Friends!!, Here is another card featuring the Truly tailored suite!!,  as I have mentioned in past blog posts, this suite is perfect to create masculine cards perfect for the men in your life!!! 


The stamp set has a coordinating punch, and when you get them as a bundle you save 10% on both items, please note that the punch is not retiring but the stamp set is retiring at the end of May, so don’t let it go, if this is on your wish list!


This suite has the Truly Gentleman designer series paper, and it truly coordinates perfectly with this suite!, I love the colors on this paper pack and it is just so easy to design masculine cards with this pack!! the colors are just great!! there is also a corduroy ribbon in night of navy that coordinates as well perfectly with the whole suite!

This time I used as well the foxy friends and the fox builder punch for this card, I got to say this is not my design, I used Pinterest as my inspiration and I found a card made by Mary Bush, and while this card is not exactly the same as her design, her card was my inspiration for this card.  


Check out the video tutorial with some AMAZING tips and tricks for making masculine cards using Stampin Up's truly tailored stamp set! You will love how quick and easy this is to make! www.creatingwithallie.com #stampinup #alejandragomez #creatingwithallie #videotutorial #cardmaking #papercrafts #handmadegreetingcards #fun #creativity #makeacard #sendacard #stampingisfun #sharewhatyoulove #birthdaycards #masculinecards

You can see a close up look to the card below.. the bow was fussy cut from the designer series paper.. 


Check out the video tutorial with some AMAZING tips and tricks for making masculine cards using Stampin Up's truly tailored stamp set! You will love how quick and easy this is to make! www.creatingwithallie.com #stampinup #alejandragomez #creatingwithallie #videotutorial #cardmaking #papercrafts #handmadegreetingcards #fun #creativity #makeacard #sendacard #stampingisfun #sharewhatyoulove #birthdaycards #masculinecards

You can see the video tutorial below, where I go over measurements and instructions on how to make this card, you will see it really is super easy to put together, I am sure you will enjoy watching this tutorial. 





Also here is the supply list for all the items I use to make this card, you can click at any of the images to go to my online store, where you can purchase any of these items!! thanks a lot!! I truly appreciate your support, also don’t forget about my ordering incentive this year!! 



ordering special for 2018

May Hostess Code HSK999JF 

Share This:

how to make a quick and easy masculine card

Hello Friends!!, Today I am sharing another card featuring the truly tailored stamp set!! as you have read in my last posts this set is truly perfect to make masculine cards!!, and with Fathers day around the corner, this set surely will need to be on your collection!

This stamp set comes with a coordinating punch on a bundle and when you get them as a bundle you actually save 10% on both items, so it is a good deal to get them together, though you can also purchase them by themselves.. The punch will still be available in the new catalog, however the stamp set is retiring at the end of May!!, so if this is on your wish list, don’t let it go, as once they are gone, they are gone for good!

My card today is as well simple, quick and easy!! I used the Eastern Palace designer series paper, instead of the truly gentleman designer series paper, and I love how it looks.. 

I stamped in dapper denim the sentiment on the coordinating cardstock and punch it out, and then I stamped the same image as well with Cajun craze in very vanilla, so I could fussy cut the little fox, and using a mini dimensional I glued it on top of the dapper denim.. It is the little details that make a card pop up, don’t you agree?
truly tailored, masculine cards, birthday cards

The card base is tranquil tide (5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″) and the top layer is very vanilla (4″x 5 1/4″), then I added two strips of the designer series paper, honestly the length doesn’t matter too much as long as one is longer than the other, both are 1″ wide, I stamped the sentiment “today is your day, celebrate in style” in tranquil tide on the very vanilla and then I added the punched out sentiment with dimensionals

masculine cards, truly tailored, birthday cards

Here is the supply list for all the items I use to make this card, you can click at any of the images to go to my online store, where you can purchase any of these items!! thanks a lot!! I truly appreciate your support, also don’t forget….


May Hostess Code HSK999JF 


Share This:

How to make a quick and easy masculine card

Hello Friends!! Today I am sharing another card featuring the Truly Tailored stamp set, which is the featured product of the week, everything on this suite is great to make quick and easy masculine cards perfect for all men in your life!!! so don’t let them go!!! I am sure you will love using this suite!!

The stamp set has a coordinating punch, and as you can imagine if you purchase them together you get a 10% discount on both of these items!! so it is a great deal, be sure to get the truly gentleman designer series paper, as it is just perfect for masculine cards!! this is one of my favorite paper packs, and with Father’s day around the corner, I am sure you will be using it a lot!


This card is super easy to recreate!!, and it is that way because everything color coordinate perfectly, the designer series paper, the ribbon, the ink pads, markers and the cardstock!!, again designing cards with products that color coordinate is super easy!!

Check out the video tutorial with some AMAZING tips and tricks for making masculine cards using Stampin Up's truly tailored stamp set! You will love how quick and easy this is to make! www.creatingwithallie.com #stampinup #alejandragomez #creatingwithallie #videotutorial #cardmaking #papercrafts #handmadegreetingcards #fun #creativity #makeacard #sendacard #stampingisfun #sharewhatyoulove

Check out the video tutorial with some AMAZING tips and tricks for making masculine cards using Stampin Up's truly tailored stamp set! You will love how quick and easy this is to make! www.creatingwithallie.com #stampinup #alejandragomez #creatingwithallie #videotutorial #cardmaking #papercrafts #handmadegreetingcards #fun #creativity #makeacard #sendacard #stampingisfun #sharewhatyoulove

Here is the video tutorial on this card, where I go over measurements as well as instructions to make this card, also be sure to see the color technique for stamping in two colors!!! I am sure you will enjoy this tutorial. 








Also here is the supply list for all the items I use to make this card, you can click at any of the images to go to my online store, where you can purchase any of these items!! thanks a lot!! I truly appreciate your support, also don’t forget….


April Hostess Code VS7XJUV3 

Share This:

Masculine card – Retiring products blog hop


Hello Friends!!, today I am participating in a Blog hop to showcase retiring products!!! and I am so excited, as this goes really well with the posts I have been sharing for the last 2 weeks, where I am showcasing a specific stamp set/product that will be retiring with the new catalog!! 


So this week I am featuring cards using the truly tailored stamp set!!, I cannot believe this is retiring!! as this is perfect for making cards for the men in your life!! honestly!! this whole suite is just gorgeous, and you can create masculine cards so easily!!! 



In this card, I actually used two stamp set, Guy greetings, is where you would get the image of the classic car, and the truly tailored for the sentiment!, the coordinating designer series paper is truly gentleman, and I also used the coordinating corduroy ribbon that comes is night of navy!, I don’t get tired to say this, but all color coordinates perfectly, and that is one of the things I love about Stampin’ Up!, their embellishments, cardstock, ink pads, designer series paper, all color coordinate beautifully!! as you can see below, putting a card together is as easy, when everything coordinates perfectly, don’t you agree? 

Check out the video tutorial with some AMAZING tips and tricks for making masculine cards using Stampin Up's truly tailored stamp set! You will love how quick and easy this is to make! www.creatingwithallie.com #stampinup #alejandragomez #creatingwithallie #videotutorial #cardmaking #papercrafts #handmadegreetingcards #fun #creativity #makeacard #sendacard #stampingisfun #sharewhatyoulove

Here is a close up view of the card, I love that classic card, I know my husband is into classic cards, so this image is perfect when I make cards for him, however this card was made for my Father who is now a grandfather of two little ones (Oliver and my nice Ana Paula), and so I thought the sentiment was just perfect!!! I am sure he will love receiving this card for his birthday in July!! and more when he sees that little Oliver is also signing it (wink, wink)  

Check out the video tutorial with some AMAZING tips and tricks for making masculine cards using Stampin Up's truly tailored stamp set! You will love how quick and easy this is to make! www.creatingwithallie.com #stampinup #alejandragomez #creatingwithallie #videotutorial #cardmaking #papercrafts #handmadegreetingcards #fun #creativity #makeacard #sendacard #stampingisfun #sharewhatyoulove

And here is the video tutorial, where I go over measurements and instructions on how to make this card, you will see this is super easy to recreate, I am sure you will enjoy watching this tutorial.. 
Let me know if you have any questions, I will be more than happy to help you.





Don’t forget to visit all blogs participating in this blog hop, you will see a lot of great ideas using products that are retiring at the end on May, please remember that only stamp sets are guarantee till May 25, all others are only while supply lasts, so make sure to get them before it is too late, once they are gone, they are gone for good!!


Here is the line up of everyone participating on this blog hop! I am sure you will get tons of inspiration!!! 🙂






Also here is the supply list for all the items I use to make this card, you can click at any of the images to go to my online store, where you can purchase any of these items!! thanks a lot!! I truly appreciate your support, also don’t forget….


April Hostess Code VS7XJUV3 

Share This: