Every Card Maker’s Hell – Masculine Cards

I don’t know about you, but guy cards are the bane of my very existence.  Today, we are going to talk about those annoying masculine cards, give you some quick pointers on how to get out of your creative rut and fill you in on some money saving tips.




  1. Who is the card for?
    1. Friend
    2. Co-Worker
    3. Family Member
    4. Friend
    5. Random Dude
  2. Determine the style for the card
    1. 1-Layer Card
    2. Clean and Simple (CAS)
    3. Interactive
  3. What is your inspiration
    1. Fall
    2. Beachy
    3. Nautical
    4. Sports
    5. Travel
    6. Steampunk
    7. Vintage
  4. Which stamps to use
    1. Seasonal
    2. Travel
    3. Tropical
  5. Embellishments to try
    1. Nuvo Crystal Drops
    2. Twine
    3. Burlap
    4. Buttons
    5. Brads
    6. Texture Paste
  6. Creating your niche
    1. Make sure your blog, website or Etsy shop reflects the theme of your cards
    2. Everything you do should scream your style, your brand and your focus

I hope we have helped you either get over your fear of making guy cards or at the very least alleviate your animosity toward them.  If you have decided to make the jump into throwing your heart behind this unloved theme of cards, please let us know and share your cards with us on our So Suzy Podcast Facebook page.

About sosuzystamps

Suzanne Moore is the owner of So Suzy Stamps in Northern New Mexico. Specializing in snarky stamps, she brings a brings a sassy and fun flavor to the crafting industry as well as her podcasts.

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