KISS – Simple Cards to Make – Masculine Card Making

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I had a tiny bit of trouble getting going on this card…you can see in the video pieces of the first card I was working on.  I ended up scrappin’ the first card and coming up with the cards you see here, which I’m pretty happy with!

After I made these cards, I went back to the first card and finished it.  I ended up liking what I came up with, so check back, I will share it once I get it photographed and uploaded.


Today’s video (if you are viewing in a feed, be sure to click through to my blog) shows you ONE layout which is simple to mass produce.  I also wanted to show you different options for the same design, so I embellished them differently and used different papers and textures for the circles.  Basically, you’ve got four cards in one video here.  View to see all the tricks of the trade and the brand new paper cutter by Stampin’ Up in action!



Stampin’ Up Supplies:

  • Curly Cute Stamp Set (Wood Mount 117014, Clear Mount 120510)
  • Cardstock:  Very Vanilla
  • Ink:  Early Espresso
  • Accessories and tools:  119873 3/4" Circle Punch, 119860 1-3/8" Circle Punch, 119850 1-3/4" Circle Punch, 127749 Chevron Embossing Folder, 117335 Polka Dot Embossing Folder, 127751 Fancy Fold Embossing Folder, 119736 Neutrals Brads, 119737 Regals Brads, 117273 Antique Brads, 119743 Neutrals Buttons

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I hope you enjoyed this card and are inspired to make some KISS cards!  (Keep It Simple Stamper!) 

Click here to view more of my KISS cards.

Want to learn how to make more handmade masculine cards?  This video will teach you how!

Have a terrific weekend and Happy Stamping!

This card was entered in the following challenges:  CAS-ual Fridays, CAS(E) this Sketch, Forever Friends

  • Jackie November 2, 2012, 1:35 pm

    Love this card.

  • Kim S November 2, 2012, 1:48 pm

    What a wonderful set of cards! So simple yet so festive! So glad to see you at CAS(E) this Sketch!

  • Kimie November 2, 2012, 3:50 pm

    These are all so pretty. I love the vanilla on vanilla. I think my two favorites are the one with the red print DSP and the one with the vintage brad. TFS!

  • Gail November 2, 2012, 4:54 pm

    These cards are fab. I like the red card the best, but they are all great.

  • Noelani(Jen) November 2, 2012, 7:10 pm

    Hey CP, I loved all of the stamps, but the red circle ones would be the easiest mass produced Xmas card ever by just changing the sentiment. You did a great job! Thanks as always for your talent!


  • Noelani(Jen) November 2, 2012, 7:11 pm

    Hey CP, I loved all of the cards, but that 1 w/the red circles would be a great Xmas card by changing the sentiment.

  • Jackie R. November 3, 2012, 6:37 am

    Love the simple layered look.Beautiful set!!! So glad you played along with us in this week’s CAS(E) this Sketch!

  • Doris D. November 3, 2012, 9:21 am

    Great video of how to mass produce. All the cards are so neat but I do like the red one best. The embellishments on each card are right on. Thanks for sharing.

  • Lynn November 3, 2012, 10:43 am

    Great video. they are all nice, but I like the red best.

  • Therese November 3, 2012, 6:13 pm

    What a beautiful set of cards! Love your take on CAS(E) this Sketch!

  • Wendy L November 4, 2012, 6:33 am

    Great set of cards, thanks for joining us at Forever Friends. xxx

  • Kristie November 4, 2012, 10:46 pm

    Wowzers! I LOVE all of these cards! They are all perfect! TFS!!!

  • Julie Day November 7, 2012, 9:38 pm

    Love the texture and patterned papers in this design! Thanks for playing this week at CAS(E) this Sketch!

  • Chantal November 8, 2012, 9:03 am

    I love your cards. They are so elegant and masculine at the same time!

  • Kimberly Lane November 8, 2012, 11:02 pm

    Catherine – what a handsome set of CAS cards! Love ‘em! Thank you so much for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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