Category Archives: Masculine

Masculine Happy Birthday

2015-2017 In Colors are retiring April 2017 Host Code Retiring List Want the new catalog? Items no longer available from the Retired List (updated 15 April 2017 3:17 pm CST) Publication Page Category Item ID Description 2016-2017 AC 169 Ink 138328 Watermelon Wonder Classic Stampin’ Ink Refill 2016-2017 AC 169 Ink 138329 Cucumber Crush Classic Stampin’ Ink Refill 2016-2017 AC 169 Ink 138330 Tip Top Taupe Classic Stampin’ Ink Refill… Read More »

High Tide

Probably wondering why I have another masculine card today again – that’s because I have several male relatives that have birthdays in February and March. I used the High Tide Stamp Set again for a birthday card and to Sunshine Sayings Stamp Set for the “Happy Birthday”. The DSP is retired Typeset Specialty Designer Series Paper.  The strip across the background DSP is the retired Maritime Designer Series Paper Stack.… Read More »

High Tide

When I saw this set, I knew that I would buy it.  It reminds me of California and the ocean I lived near my whole like until 25 years ago.  My son-in-law, Gary, is always posting pictures on facebook featuring the gorgeous California sunsets over the ocean and every time I see one, I get homesick. Today’s card is for my son-in-law, Gary and I’m using the High Tide Photopolymer… Read More »

World Traveler

Every time I use this stamp set, I want to pack my bags and ride the train!  On my bucket list is the American Coast to Coast. This card is for my brother Adrian’s birthday. The image was stamped with Basic Black Archival Ink onto Very Vanilla Card Stock and die cut with the Layering Circles Framelits. The two circles were die cut using the Swirly Scribbles Thinlits Dies.  … Read More »

Country Living

For those country lovers, or simply for those who have eclectic taste, the Country Livin stamp set is sure to please.  Pour yourself some sweet tea and enjoy that country livin’. This card is for my granddaughter’s boyfriend.   He’s a little country and I think he will like this card.  I used 4 stamp sets to put this card together! The boots image was stamped with Early Espresso Classic Ink… Read More »

The Wilderness Awaits

It doesn’t matter if you live in the mountains or in the heart of metropolis. You can invite a little bit of the wilderness anywhere. These realistic images in The Wilderness Awaits Stamp Set are especially suited for masculine projects.   Today’s card features The Wilderness Awaits and was made for my brother, Bobby.   I saw a neat tip in a video by Sara Douglas using the reinker for… Read More »

One Wild Ride

Choosing gifts for motorcyclist enthusiasts is easy: riding pants, goggles, bandanas—done!. But motorcycle-related cards are so much harder to find. Not any longer! This set is perfect for the hog riders in our lives. You’ll never have to search for the right card again because you can just make it I’ve had the One Wild Ride Stamp Set for a while now but had not gotten around to making a… Read More »

Bloomin’ Hearts

Did you know that 151,000,000,000 valentine cards are exchanged each year?   But, because your card is handmade, yours will stand out.  The Bloomin’ Love stamp set has the right mix of images and sentiments for all the people in your life, from family and friends to your one-and-only. Have you tried the Die Brush and Foam Pad?  It easily removes small cut pieces from your die.  It saves trying to… Read More »

Sending Love – a Masculine Card

Making cards for men can be a real headache.  My heart always sinks when I know that I have a male birthday coming up and I have to think of something that will go down well.  This also applies to Valentine’s Day and Father’s Day cards.  I love making cards but I have more fun creating whimsical, cutesy and/or feminine/shabby chic cards. What about you?  Do you struggle with making… Read More »

Lovely as a Tree

New Host Code and Gift Stitched From The Heart 25% Selected Stamp Sets The Northwest Arkansas Demonstrators Swap group is using the Lovely as a Tree Stamp Set for the November Swap.   I’ve been experimenting with different cards using this versatile stamp set. The trees and greeting (from Snow Place) were stamped with Versamark.  I used the White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and set it with the Heat Tool.  The ribbon… Read More »