Guy Greetings|Stampin’ Up!

Guy Greetings|Stampin’ Up!

WOW! Thank you for the list of sets you want to see you used my friends. We have a WINNER too.  Scroll to the bottom to see if you are the WINNER… 

I’ll be busy for a bit getting some inspiration into your hands.  Some of the sets I do not own but I think I might be able to cover them a different way.  

The common theme I could see from the comments was MAN CARDS.  

Here I thought I was the only one that gets stumped or grumped when it comes to the man card.  I’m not kidding.  I get grumpy when I have to make one because I’m not using the typical supplies I use on other cards. Ribbon, lace, doilies, bling… these are common pieces I use for my cards.  A man card though… much different.  

I think of man card and the first thing that pops in my mind is – PLAIN JANE. Except it’s not for Jane…  

I decided to dive in and play a bit with some of the manly sets I have.  Just know that the struggle is real for me too.  I sit and contemplate what else the card needs.  Sigh… 

Masculine Cards, Stampin' Up!, Guy Greetings
Let’s start with Guy Greetings.  I loved this set in the catalog and my favorite image is the weight lifter man.  Then it arrived and it’s sat collecting dust.  The weight lifter man now scares me.  He’s creepy.  Well, it’s a good excuse not to use it… right? 

I decided to dive in and tackle this crazy man fear I have lately.  I knew you guys would be behind me with full support.  
I decided to pair a few stamps together and this made the manly stamping a bit easier.  I used The Open Sea and Guy Greetings together for the card above.  I also used one of the easiest stamping techniques I know- Rock n Roll.  To make the background softer once I stamped it, I placed a piece of Vellum the same size over the stamped Whisper White paper.  I love how this turned out.  You can see the supplies listed below.  

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Banner Punch

$12.95

The next card I also wanted to use some Designer Series Paper.  I have a stash that is screaming to be used.  This card uses all of Guy Greetings and no other sets. I love how this DSP coordinates with the shoes in the stamp set.  Pretty Classic.  

Masculine Cards, Stampin' Up!
What do you think of Guy Greetings? ? These are fairly easy cards with not a lot of fancy schmancy, but I love it.  

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Let’s reveal the winner.  

Winner

WHOOO HOOO Mallory!  Just email me—->  stampinbythesea@me.com and I’ll get your package to you.  

Okay, I’m off to work on a few more of the stamp sets ya’ll are stuck on.  I do have a few more dude cards coming too.  YIPPIE.  

Don’t forget, tell me what you think.  
P.S. – Sale-a-Bration is ending soon…. like REALLY soon.  Check out the goodies you can receive.  

Comments

  1. Hi Kimberly, love the back to black card!! That one is a winner with the awesome backgrouund paper and the shoes stamped on the red. Thanks for the great samples…I needed ideas for this very set!

  2. Really love your ideas for this set! Can’t wait to see some more guy cards since I have soooo many guys to make cards for!!! Thanks.

  3. I love what you did with these cards! I do a weekly round up of amazing cards and I’d love to share this on my blog for ‘My Crafty Friends Monday’ next week! Please let me know if you would prefer that I didn’t share it (of course I give you credit and link back to your blog!).
    Inky Hugs!

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