“You’re My Type” Masculine Birthday Card

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I have a very simple, masculine birthday card for you today using the Stampin’ Up! You’re My Type rubber stamp set (Occasions Mini Catalog).

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STAMPIN’ PRETTY TIPS:

  • The striped texture in Early Espresso (top left corner) was created using the Stampin’ Up! Striped Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (127710).  It’s one of many FREE gift choices earned with a qualifying order during Sale-A-Bration, our biggest promotion of the year!
  • The 5/16″ Neutrals Jumbo Brads (I used silver) are one of my favorite embellishments for a masculine motif.  The silver Mini Library Clip coordinates beautifully.
  • The solid typewriter stamp typically needs a little ink touch up to get the even coverage I prefer.  I used a Blender Pen to softly fill in the open spaces and move ink around.  Works like a champ!  Watch my Blender Pen Ink Fix Video Tutorial for more details.
  • I love getting inspiration from the deluge of home d?cor catalogs I receive in the mail.  My colors and graphic look were taken from this layout from Flor.

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Stamp Set:  You’re My Type (Wood-Mount 125564, Clear-Mount 125650)
Paper:  Pool Party (122924), Early Espresso (119686), Sahara Sand (121043), Very Vanilla (101650)
Ink:  Early Espresso (119670)
Cool Tools:  1″ Square Punch (flagged end, 124093), Striped Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (127710), Big Shot Die-Cuttting Machine (113439), Blender Pen (102845)
The Perfect Touch:  Mini Library Clips (109857), 5/16″ Neutrals Jumbo Brads (122534), Early Espresso/White Baker’s Twine (123124), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

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17 Comments:

  1. kathyc/northcarolina

    I love the color blocking on this card….great idea for masculine cards! Thanks!

  2. Good morning Ms Mary, I love what you did with your colors, so very nicely , and neat looking, thank you.for sharing, love the idea.
    Hugs frenchie.

  3. Wow I love your color blocking! Great take on this inspirational photo!

  4. Love this card! I was on the fence about this set; you may have just pushed me over the edge to purchase it. Beautiful colors together also.

  5. Evette K. Ciampo

    Mary this is one terrific masculine card. May have to borrow the design for a card I will need shortly. lol lol Thanks for inspiring us to use the magnificent products from SU, especially their stamp sets. ekc

  6. WOWZA Mary – Great color combo! Everything is PERFECT about this card. Thanks for sharing yet another TERRIFIC card with us!

  7. Love it! Can’t wait to make this card!

  8. This is one of my most favorite stamp sets! I love how you have designed this card from an inspiration in a home decor catalog! I have even started looking at my catalogs a bit differently. That inspiration came from you! 🙂 Have a Terrific Tuesday!

  9. Love tis card!

  10. Thanks for sharing your inspriation.

  11. I love all your clean, effective designs, Mary! I never thought of using catalogues and flyers for design inspiration. What a great idea! I check my email first each morning for your post, which really gets my creativity cooking! I’ve learned a lot from your video tutorials. Thanks for all the hard work that goes into your blog!

  12. Great color blocking and masculine card!

  13. I love this card. I just ordered this set and the striped impressions folder. I hope I get it in time to make for my husbands birthday coming up. Is perfect for him!

  14. I like this card a lot! so cute!

  15. Another wonderful card!
    hugs,
    Ellen

  16. Love this stamp set and really love your use of it on this card, Mary. So classic. 😉

    Thanks for sharing,
    barb h.

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