M is for Masculine

Welcome to my ABC Card Series! Throughout this series I’ll be sharing a variety of cards for every occasion from A to Z! It seems many people struggle with masculine cards. The key is to keep it clean.

Stampin Up! Masculine Birthday card idea using Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper and Sailing Home Stamp Set - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper is perfect for masculine cards! I like so many of the prints in this pack I had a hard time deciding which ones to use! I used 3 different prints and love how they coordinate so well.

Stampin Up Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

This card is any easy formula to duplicate! You can change the DSP and use it for so many different cards! Here’s the measurements:

  • Card Base: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 Whisper White scored at 4 1/4
  • DSP Layer: 5 1/2 x 4 1/4
  • Center Panel: 4 x 2 3/4 Balmy Blue
  • Panel Pieces: 1 5/8 x 2 1/2 Whisper White, 1 x 2 DSP, 1 3/8 x 2 DSP

I stamped the sailboat from the Sailing Home Stamp Set and cut it out with the coordinating Smooth Sailing Dies. These dies work with the High Tide Stamp Set too which gives you a great bang for your buck! You can purchase the dies and stamp set as a bundle and save 10%!

Stampin' Up! Sailing Home Bundle - Save 10% - visit juststampin.com to order - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The lighthouse would work in place of the sailboat or you could stamp and cut the anchor.  So many possibilities!!! I love being on the ocean so I had to have the whole Come Sail Away Suite! I added the anchor from the Sail Away Trinkets along with the coordinating Baker’s Twine.

Stampin Up! Masculine Birthday card idea using Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper and Sailing Home Stamp Set - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

The sentiment I used is from the Well Said Stamp Set.  This set is so versatile! It has sentiments for every occasion and has sentiments for the inside too! It also has coordinating word dies you can use for even more versatility and creative fun! I absolutely love these! (Be sure to click on the link at the bottom of this post to view in my online store.  You’ll want to add these to your cart if you don’t already own them!)

Stampin Up Well Said Stamp Set - versatile stamps with coordinating dies - Save 10% - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I just got back from spending 3 weeks in Massachusetts.  I grew up spending the summers on Cape Cod so I look forward to going “home” in July.  We had a wonderful time with family and friends and enjoyed sailing, seafood, salt air, lots of laughs and plenty of family games.  I colored my boat to look like this famous family’s sailboat we passed in the harbor.  Can you guess the family it belongs to? (Unfortunately it’s not mine!)


I used Night of Navy and Soft Suede Stampin’ Blends to color the sailboat. I also stamped my envelope with the smaller sailboat in the set.

Stampin Up! Masculine Birthday card idea using Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper and Sailing Home Stamp Set - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Here’s another card I shared previously using the Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper. (*Click on the image to view the original post.)

Stampin' Up! Sailing Home and Well Said Father's Day card idea - Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Here’s more ideas using the Come Sail Away Suite from the Stampin’ Up! Design Team.

Stampin Up Come Sail Away Suite - For more ideas visit juststampin.com- Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up Come Sail Away Suite - For more ideas visit juststampin.com- Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Hope your day is smooth sailing!

Just Stampin’


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8 thoughts on “M is for Masculine

  1. Beautiful card and perfect masculine example! Yes, those are hard but you’re right, this set makes masculine card easier. Loving the ABC series.

  2. Just as I need a great masculine card, here is your wonderful post. Glad you enjoyed your vacation! I also think that is the Kennedy’s sailboat. Loving this series. Stay cool, my friend.

  3. Love this….so crisp and clean! This suite is one of my favs as well. Thanks Jeanie.⛵️⚓️

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