Simple Saturday – Masculine Well Said Birthday Card

Learn How to Create This Simple Masculine Birthday Card Using the Well Said Bundle by Stampin' Up! Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

This masculine birthday card is for my husband, Scott.  Honestly, he really isn’t either a tool or car guy but I love these modern patterns and the variety offered in the Classic Garage 6 x 6 Designer Series Paper.

Classic Garage 6x6 Designer Series Paper

Classic Garage 6×6 Designer Series Paper #148482 – Images © Stampin’ Up!

The Well Said Cling Stamp Set and Well Written Framelits Dies were used for the “birthday hooray” sentiment and are on  the list of My Favorite Things from the Stampin’ Up! Occasions Catalog.

150609 Well Said Cling Bundle by Stampin' Up!

Well Said Bundle – Images © Stampin’ Up!

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STAMPIN’ PRETTY STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIAL:

Start with a 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 card base of Whisper White Thick card stock. 

Adhere a 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 piece of Basic Gray Classic Garage 6×6 Designer Series Paper to the card base with Snail Adhesive. 

Learn How to Create This Simple Masculine Birthday Card Using the Well Said Bundle by Stampin' Up! Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

Create a diagonal cut on a 4 1/4 wide piece of Whisper White Thick card stock by marking the left side at 1 3/8 and the right side at 2 1/2.  Line up the marks within the ruler of a Stampin’ Trimmer and cut.  

Zip through the Big Shot using a Magnetic Platform and “birthday” die from Well Written Framelits. Be sure to keep ALL pieces.  Adhere to a piece of Pumpkin Pie card stock with Snail Adhesive.

TIP: I used the Take a Pick Tool to pick up the loose die bits from “birthday.”  With the die bits still on the Take a Pick Tool, I lightly dabbed the back on the top of my Multipurpose Liquid Glue and adhered them to the negative space. This gives a more defined look to “birthday.”  Watch this Stampin’ Up! video demonstration on how the Take a Pick Tool works.

Learn How to Create This Simple Masculine Birthday Card Using the Well Said Bundle by Stampin' Up! Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

Use the Stamparatus to stamp the “HOORAY” sentiment (Well Said Stamp Set) in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink onto a piece of Whisper White card stock.  Snip closely with Paper Snips.  Adhere  below “birthday” with two Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals. 

Add three Mango Melody self-adhesive stars from Best Route Enamel Dots.

Use the Stamparatus to position and stamp the sentiment (Well Said Stamp Set) in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink onto the inside of the card. 

Learn How to Create This Simple Masculine Birthday Card Using the Well Said Bundle by Stampin' Up! Mary Fish, Stampin' Pretty

Adhere a 2 1/4 x 5 3/4 piece of Pumpkin Pie Classic Garage 6×6 Designer Series Paper to the outside flap of a Medium Whisper White Envelope.  Trim to size with Paper Snips. 

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Malie Belles Card Case

Today’s birthday card was inspired by Maile Belles’ congrats card shown above!

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8 Comments:

  1. Such a great card, Mary! I love how you let this understated paper steal the show on this card. Happy birthday to Scott!

  2. I agree with Kadie!! Plus you are just awesome when it comes to creating simple but WOW cards!

  3. Could you explain why you used the stameratus for “hooray”

    • I use the Stamparatus for 99% of my stamping. I consider it my multi-purpose clear block. I rarely use individual clear blocks anymore. If a stamp (including the “hooray” sentiment) doesn’t stamp evenly the first time, I have a second chance (vs. starting over). I like that kind of stamping confidence!

  4. Great card my friend. Shows us you don’t need it all to make a great looking card. TFS!!!!!

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