Strong & Courageous Masculine Card

Send words of encouragement to a special man with the He’s the Man Designer Series patterned paper and a sentiment from the Vintage Tools stamp set.


Full list of supplies needed, listed below. A die cutting machine is needed for this card.

Very Vanilla Cardstock

  • 11”h x 4 ¼” w – scored at 5 ½” for the Card Base
  • 2 ⅝” x 1 ¼” (Smallest Deckled Die cut for behind main sentiment)
  • 1 ⅝” x ½” (for small sentiment on lower right of card)
  • 5 ¼” x 4” for inside

Early Espresso Cardstock

  • 5 ¼” x 4”
  • 3 ¼” x ½” (Banner behind sentiment)

He’s the Man Designer Series Paper (DSP):

  • Lighter color (background layer) 5 ⅛” x 3 ⅞”
  • 4 ¼” x 2” (Cajun Craze color for Tag) 
  • 2” x 1” (dark brown – top of tag)
  • ⅜” x 2” (sahara sand color – along top of tag)
  • “Strong and Courageous” sentiment is from the Die Cut sheet of He’s The Man DSP

Let’s Create

  1. Affix all stamps to Acrylic Blocks.
  2. Fold the Card Base in half using a Bone Folder to sharpen the crease.
  3. Flag the bottom edge of the 4 ½” x 2” Cajun Craze Designer Series Paper (DSP)
  4. Attach small He’s the Man strips the top edge of banner. Wrap a double strand of Linen Thread and tie in a knot to the top of the banner.
  5. Adhere the 5 ¼” x 4” Early Espresso layer to the folded Vanilla cardfront. Then adhere the 5 ⅛” x 3 ⅞” DSP background layer to the cardfront.
  6. Use Stampin’ Dimensionals to attach the layered banner to the top edge centering side to side.
  7. Stamp the sentiment “You’re all that and more” using Early Espresso ink pad on 1 ⅝” x ½” Very Vanilla Cardstock.
  8. Die cut the 2 ⅝” x 1 ¼” Very Vanilla using the smallest of the deckled rectangle dies. 
  9. Flag the ends of the 3 ¼” x ½” Early Espresso Cardstock and attach behind the Very Vanilla deckled rectangle.  Attach the pre cut Strong and Courageous die (from the die cut sheet of the DSP) onto the deckled rectangle.  Adhere these layers to your card front using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  10. Adhere the small sentiment to the lower right of the card.
  11. Scatter a few Rustic Metallic Dots to your card.
  12. Stamp and decorate the 5 ¼” x 4” Very Vanilla for the inside and attach with Stampin’ Seal.
  13. Decorate your envelope.
  14. Love it! Now send it to someone special.

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