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Handmade Cards For Men: 3 Easy Cards Anyone Can Make

Looking for manly cards? These handmade cards for men are easy to make and will work for birthdays, thinking of you, and more! Honestly, everyone will love the cheery sailboat cards. But, I know masculine cards are always a challenge, so today, we’ll focus on these as handmade cards for men in your life!

The Stampin’ Up! ‘Let’s Set Sail’ stamp set and the ‘New Horizons’ Designer Series Paper are the focus of today’s guy cards. This is a MUST have paper for all your crafting. The ideas are endless and I have several to show you!

Want to make those gorgeous watercolor backgrounds you’re always seeing? The ‘New Horizons’ DSP is your solution! You’ll love it!

Handmade Cards for Men | Video Tutorial

Handmade cards for men are best when kept simple, then use masculine textures, colors, and themes. I originally shared these cards as a YouTube. Missed it? Watch the replay.

⛵️ Did you catch all the additional cards I shared? Which card was your favorite? I’m in love with the ‘New Horizons’ Designer Series Paper; I am sure you will be seeing me use it for more cards in the future.

Each one of these masculine cards uses the same products, just a little different sizing of the layers. Keep reading for all the measurements.


As I share the measurements, I wanted to zoom in a bit so you could really see the beauty of this paper, as well as the stamped sailboat.

  • Basic White base: 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
  • Misty Moonlight: 3 3/8″ x 4 5/8″
  • Basic White layer: 3 1/4″ x 4 1/2″
  • New Horizons Designer Series Paper 2 5/8″ circle (or similar size depending on if you use a punch or layering circle dies)

Sailboat stamped using Misty Moonlight and Soft Suede ink.

  • Card base – Basic White: 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
  • New Horizons DSP: 3″ x 3″
  • Basic White: 3 1/4″ x 3 1/4″
  • Misty Moonlight: 3 3/8″ x 3 3/8″

For this card, the sailboat is stamped using Real Red and Soft Suede ink.

These are perfect handmade cards for men, don’t you think?

  • Basic White Card Base: 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
  • New Horizons Designer Series Paper: 3″ x 4 1/4″
  • Basic White layer: 3 1/4″ x 4 1/2″

The sails on the boat are stamped in Bermuda Bay and Coastal Cabana. I also used the Soft Suede as the ones above.

Each card also uses Misty Moonlight for the seagulls stamped on the DSP as well as for the greeting.

Supply List- Handmade Cards for Men

Click the button to view the complete supply list. I included the products for the BONUS CARDS too! Love these products, I sure do appreciate it when you select me to order from! You can easily add to your card and shop!


Follow me on Pinterest Save these handmade cards for men to your favorite card making boards so you can quickly find them again.


Important Stuff…..

Thanks for stopping by today. I hope you liked the projects and were inspired by them. If you have any questions, I’d love to answer them and help you in any ways that I can. Leave me a comment or send me an email. If you don’t already have a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I’d love to be yours and help you with all your stamping needs!


12 thoughts on “Handmade Cards For Men: 3 Easy Cards Anyone Can Make”

  1. Jackie – These are fantastic cards! I enjoy the quick & simple cards! These are fantastic for many people & many occasions. Thank you for sharing with us!

  2. Wow! Those are all great, and I can’t choose a favorite. So simple, yet so impactful. Thanks for all your great ideas and teaching.

  3. Jackie, great video. Thanks for showing ways of using this beautiful DSP for masculine cards. I always need some of those. I agree with you that simple is best, especially when the paper is so pretty it is great by itself. Loved all the cards.


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