Friday, November 25, 2016

Every Card Maker's Hell - Masculine Cards

I don't know about you, but guy cards are the bane of my very existence.  Today, we are going to talk about those annoying masculine cards, give you some quick pointers on how to get out of your creative rut and fill you in on some money saving tips.


  1. Who is the card for?
    1. Friend
    2. Co-Worker
    3. Family Member
    4. Friend
    5. Random Dude
  2. Determine the style for the card
    1. 1-Layer Card
    2. Clean and Simple (CAS)
    3. Interactive
  3. What is your inspiration
    1. Fall
    2. Beachy
    3. Nautical
    4. Sports
    5. Travel
    6. Steampunk
    7. Vintage
  4. Which stamps to use
    1. Seasonal
    2. Travel
    3. Tropical
  5. Embellishments to try
    1. Nuvo Crystal Drops
    2. Twine
    3. Burlap
    4. Buttons
    5. Brads
    6. Texture Paste
  6. Creating your niche
    1. Make sure your blog, website or Etsy shop reflects the theme of your cards
    2. Everything you do should scream your style, your brand and your focus


  1. I asked my son's opinion about masculine cards and he was in agreement with what you said. He also said he never received a hand made card. Whoops. Guess I had better take care of that.

  2. LOL Isn't that just a horrible feeling? I think my son just enjoys giving me a hard time...brat!