Many would agree that birthday cards for men are challenging to create. With an inventory of floral images, cards a masculine card will require a different approach in your card making.

If you’re looking for a masculine card design idea you’re in luck! We have 7 DIY handmade cards for you today! With a variety of Stampin’ Up! stamp sets and designer papers you’ll be able to create cards for men in minutes! Don’t miss today’s project sheet below where we’ve included multiple pictures of each card, cutting dimensions and all the supplies we’ve used for our handmade creations.

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Cards for Men | Video

Love paper crafting but challenged when making cards for men? Today’s video provides 7 cardmaking ideas that are quick and easy to make!

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Cards for Men | Details

Bold colors are easily created using Blending Brushes on a piece of Basic White cardstock then die cut using the star die. I found this die in the Christmas Trimmings Dies but don’t overlook the Stitched Stars Dies HERE for even more options.

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Once the stars were colored and die cut I used the Stripes & Splatters Embossing Folders to add texture to them. Layered on a stitched rectangle background and a small border of black allows these colors to pop! Accent that black border with a white heat embossed greeting on black cardstock for an added wow factor!

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The Mountain Air Bundle provides the perfect landscapes for masculine cards. A simple color palette and a bolder die cut tree provides a terrific 3D look to this simple card.

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Creating a card for a nautical lover? The Sailing Home stamp set + the Smooth Sailing Dies are a perfect way to create cards for all the nautical lovers on your card list. Sticking to a classic nautical color palette I used Real Red and Night of Navy ink to stamp and die cut each anchor. 

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Cards for Men | Gina’s Samples

When Gina created this card for a friend’s birthday I was speechless! The colors and splatter background were both simple and eye catching! Don’t miss the video where she demonstrates how she created the mountains and water for this card – no stamps necessary!

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The Whiskey Business stamp set is perfect for those guy cards! It has that “James Bond” feel to the images that are both realistic and sophisticated. Gina added a layer of vellum over a stamped background that used Versamark ink.

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Gina used the same Sailing Home stamp set for the greeting on her sunburst card. The NEW Waves of Ocean Designer Paper will be available tomorrow, March 1, and you’re going to fall in love with the patterns and texture. New Blue Foils in this promotional product suite include three colors that will work well with the designer papers and other projects.

If you’d like to learn this starburst technique, click HERE to watch my YouTube video.

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The Wild Cats Bundle in the annual catalog has coordinating In the Wild Designer Paper to create fun cards for any ‘cat’ lover on your list! Terrific for any age, the earthy-color palette and additional greenery dies make this a winning Bundle of products. 

Wondering how the splatter background was created? Click HERE to watch my quick tip video. My video shows this technique using a dye-based markers but it works well with Stampin’ Blends alcohol-based markers, too!

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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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Stampin’ Up! offers regular specials that include promotional and limited time products. From stamps, dies and accessories there are even more ways to be inspired! Click on the button below to check out the current specials. Remember, products are available for a limited time and while supplies last. 


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