Create simple masculine cards using the new stamp set, Vintage Tools, by Stampin' Up! These cards are suitable to give for Father's Day, a birthday or thank you to any of men in your life, or women that enjoy woodworking. Many people find making masculine cards difficult to make. To keep your cards more suitable for the men in your life, avoid using too many embellishments or ribbon. A clean and simple design is best.
Keep scrolling to see three cards that you can create with this stamp set. Vintage Tools is a new stamp set which is now available in the new annual 2022-2023 annual catalogue by Stampin' Up!
Father's Day Card 1:
This (almost) one layer masculine card creates a border with the various tools in the Vintage Tools stamp set. There is no need to be perfect, stamp the tool images as best you can in a line and it will look great!
Did you notice the detail in the Vintage Tools stamp set? I love the built in shading on the tools. The red rubber stamps give clear and crisp images that look great all on their own. Check out all the tools included in this masculine stamp set below:
I also love the sentiments included in the Stampin' Up! Vintage Tool stamp set. I particulary like the puns and the lighthearted nature incorporated in the sayings. "Build in some time for yourself" can be followed with "It's Your Day" This sentiment works well for birthdays as well as Father's day.
My next favourite image the Vintage Tools Stampin' Up! stamp set is the little nails included. I think they work very well for background. I've included them for detail on the inside of my next card.
Father's Day Card 2:
I created a background with the hammer stamp and chose Crumb Cake instead of Basic Grey as the main colour. Blue and brown are a classic colour combination that works well for cards for the men in your life.
I added some ribbon to this card, despite it being for a guy. The new Natural finish ⅞" ribbon is wide, and give great texture to the card design. The ribbon draws attention to the sentiment and adds some detail to a simple card design.
Create the background by stamping the hammer diagonally across the Crumb Cake cardstock. Make sure you go off the edges and try not to stress too much about being perfect. No one will notice if it doesn't line up just right! Please trust me, no one will notice, we are always harder on ourselves than anyone we ever give cards too.
I actually love how this card turned out, especially since the inside coordinates so well with the outside. How do you like the little nails on the inside? Not only do the nails go with the hammer, but the sentiment fits together perfectly as well.
Father's Day Card 3:
The last card featuring Stampin' Up's Vintage Tools set also includes more layers and embellishments. I thought the Timber 3D embossing folder coordinated well with the tool themed masculine card. Before embossing the Crumb Cake cardstock, ink the folder with some Crumb Cake ink to give more detail.
Make it yourself:
I stamped the plane in basic grey and then added hints of colour with Stampin' Blends in Crumb Cake and Smoky Slate. I used the new Stylish Shapes dies by Stampin' Up! from the new 2022-2023 annual catalogue to cut out the design. These dies are very versatile and they are quickly becoming a favourite of mine.
I did add a few embellishments including denim ribbon to add more texture and some classic matte dots, in white, to draw attention to the featured image
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Enjoy creating these cards, comment and let me know which is your favourite!