Simple Saturday Masculine Birthday Card

Stampin up masculine card idea square punch perfectly penned rubber stamp

I needed a masculine birthday card for my brother-in-law.  He's a "no frills" kind of guy.  Therefore, I kept his birthday card colors neutral and the lines clean.  Mocha Morning Specialty Designer Series Paper adds such a sophisticated look!  Click and scroll to view other Stampin' Pretty Masculine Card Ideas.


  • Stampin up masculine card birthday idea perfectly penned rubber stampsI cut Mocha Morning DSP to four 1" wide strips and layered.
  • Perfectly Penned rubber stamps offer four versatile sentiments.  The font is classy without being frilly.  See images below.
  • Mastering the "flagged" end is as easy as grabbing my Stampin' Up! Square Punch.  Watch my video tutorial to learn how to Use a Square Punch to Create a Flagged End.
  • This handsome stripe pattern adds a coordinating finish to the envelope flap.   I adhered the stripe to the flap and used my Paper Snips to remove the excess!

Stampin up mocha morning masculine birthday card idea perfectly penned


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Stampin up masculine card birthday idea mocha morning perfectly penned Stamp Set:  Perfectly Penned (W122890, C122892)
Paper:  Mocha Morning Specialty Designer Series Paper (122366), Crumb Cake (120953), Early Espresso (119686), Soft Suede (115318), Very Vanilla (101650)
Ink:  Early Espresso (119670)
Cool Tools:  1" Square Punch (124094), Paper Snips (103579)
The Perfect Touch:  Neutrals Brads (119736), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)

Other:  Crumb Cake Medium Envelope (107297)



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  1. Deb B (Debadoo)

    love this card! I’ve got to get some of this dsp

  2. Just the card I was looking for an upcoming class. Love it! And I love your blog for inspiration.

  3. Just the card I was looking for, for an upcoming class. Love it! And I love your blog for inspiration.

  4. This is such a great masculine card! I really love the layout you used.

  5. Handsome is a good word for this – so stylish! And I love the extra touch on the envelope!

  6. Magnifique! I always go to the Mary File for masculine birthday cards. You do them so well. This one will be part of that file.

  7. Very pretty. And exciting too, ‘cuz I just order that DSP. TFS!

  8. Very pretty. And exciting too, ‘cuz I just order that DSP. TFS!

  9. Love this card, masculine card ideas are always welcome. I probably make 20 ‘girly’ cards per one guy card!

  10. Great job! Thanks for sharing!! I have a huge weekness when it comes to masculine cards. You make it look so simple :o)

  11. Mary, this card so perfect for a “manly” card! I love the simplicity of it but still elegant details.

  12. Great masculine card! Thanks so much for sharing!! 🙂

  13. Love the simplicity of it Mary. Simple but elegant!

  14. This is an awesome card!!! Thanks for sharing!

  15. Thanks so much for sharing this card. I struggle with masculine cards. This is so classy. I think I have to get those sentiments – they’ve been sitting on my wish list forever!!

  16. Oh that is just beautiful. Thank you for sharing 🙂

  17. Love it! I often struggle with masculine ideas, but his one is so simple and clean! Definitely going to have to CASE this one! Thank you for your continued inspiration!

  18. Love this card for all of the reasons you said we would. The design could be classic/elegant for anyone, not just the guys.

  19. What an amazing card Mary! I stumble when it comes to making masculine cards and your card for your brother-in-law is a serious CASE card if I ever saw one. Thanks for sharing and inspiring us with yet another fabulous card – LOVE IT!

  20. Barb in Ontario

    I love it! I need a card shortly for my son-in-law…this would be perfect.

  21. Mary, This is such a great card for the males in our lives. You are so talented. Have a great day. HUGS, HUGS, HUGS.

  22. This is PERFECT! Thanks so much for sharing. I love it.

  23. Mary, thanks so much for showing this card. It is super. I needed a masculine card and this is perfect.

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