Trendy and Masculine

Stampin up trendy trees mojo monday

Let's Mojo!!!  Today's Mojo Monday challenge (MOJO133) allowed me to whip up a masculine card for my "30-something" nephew's birthday.  Stampin' Up! Trendy Trees stamp set (used on this card) is currently 20% off.  See
promotion details below. 

  • Stampin pretty trendy trees mojo monday close up Taken With Teal and Chocolate Chip Textured Card Stock add a rich finish–one of my favorite touches for a simple, masculine card.
  • A Stamp-A-Ma-Jig helped me layer the Taken With Teal tree top over the Chocolate Brown trunk.
  • Layered ovals given a modern feel to both the tree and sentiment.
  • Pretty envelopes can be pretty easy.  Click for my Envelope Envy Flap Tutorial.
  • HOT TIP:  Want to see more samples using Trendy Trees?  Use my "Search Blog" button on the left side bar.  Type in "Trendy Trees" and you will pull up past posts using this fun set.

DON'T YOU LOVE A NEW PROMOTION!  From April 1 thru April 30, Stampin' Up! is offering the following two step stamp sets at 20% off–including Trendy Trees (used on today's card).  No additional purchase necessary.  Click for further details and perks of the Stampin' Up! Two-Step into Spring Promotion.

Item  Page  Description  Discount Price 
113824  94 Greenhouse Garden  $20.76 
113734  98  Fifth Avenue Floral  $19.96 
111578  101  Flower Fancy  $29.56 
113258  112  Trendy Trees  $14.36 


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Trendy trees stampin pretty Stamp Set:  Trendy Trees (113258), Teeny Tiny Wishes (115370)
Paper:  Sweet Pea Designer Series Paper Pack (117161, Occasions Mini Catalog), Taken With Teal Textured Card Stock (108696, Assorted Rich Regals), Chocolate Chip Textured Card Stock, (108697, Assorted Earth Elements), Whisper White (100730)
Ink:  Chocolate Chip (100908), Taken With Teal (103257)
Cool Tools:  Wide Oval Punch (112082), Ovals Originals Die (114525), Big Shot Die-Cut Machine (113439), Stamp-A-Ma-Jig (101049)
The Perfect Touch:  Silver Brads (104336), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)

Envelope:  Whisper White Medium Envelope, Sweet Pea Designer Series Paper Pack (Occasions Mini Catalog)


  1. Great card…simple and clean…lovely colours…thanks for sharing.

    Stampin’ HUGZ

  2. Awesome card Mary! Thanks for the inspiration!

    Lisa A.

  3. Hello Mary!
    I just wanted to let you know that I am enjoying your creations … and have added my addy to your email subs. It is so nice to get such lovely mail into my mailbox each day! Defintitely a favourite blog … and I constantly get inspiration from your projects. Thanks so much for sharing all your wonderful projects! Love this card … and it certainly reminded me that masculine cards don’t need to be “scary”!!! 🙂 Stampin’ Hugs, Andrea xxx

  4. Love these colors together! Very rich!

  5. I love the colours and clean simple lines. Received my first Mojo Monday Sketch in the email and can’t wait to try it for myself. TFS

  6. Great masculine card. I love the color combination!

  7. Jessica Sitterly

    I love this mojo design and love how you used it. Colors are perfect! I think I will be casing or doing something similiar. Thanks for sharing!

  8. Another awesome masculine card.

  9. Great card Mary! I’m off to get busy on Mojo Monday, too!

  10. Love this! I neglect my Taken w/Teal too much and it looks so fabulous with Choc Chip! Great masculine card

  11. Love the manly card girl! It’s been too long since I have come and said hi! Hope all is well! How is Arizona?

  12. Colleen Kramer

    Very cool! Great masculine card.

  13. Love it… will have to do a Mojo today. Hugs,

  14. LOVE LOVE LOVE this card! So creative and trendy! I can’t wait to make this at home! Thanks for sharing.

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