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by Jaycee Gaspar

@altenew_ Masculine Card Ideas with Perfect Mate Stamp Set

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@altenew_ Masculine Card Ideas with Perfect Mate Stamp Set

Hey there Altenew friends, it's Jaycee!

Are you looking for inspiration to create masculine-themed cards with a romantic twist? Look no further than the Perfect Mate Complete Bundle from Altenew.

In this blog post, I will walk you through the process of creating two stunning cards using this bundle, perfect for any special man in your life.

Perfect Mate Complete Bundle

This chess-inspired set combines creativity, wit, and a touch of strategic charm. Featuring fun and thoughtful chess puns, the 4″ x 6″ Perfect Mate Stamp Set allows you to stamp the chess pieces in opposing colors & capture the essence of the game.

Masculine Card: Checkmate

@altenew_ Masculine Card Ideas with Perfect Mate Stamp Set

The first card features the Perfect Mate Stamp Set with a focus on the king and queen chess pieces.

To start, I used the Essential Textures: Wood Press Plate to create a textured background on the Pebble Cotton Card Panel.

I then stamped the king and queen images in Obsidian Ink on white cardstock and used the coordinating Perfect Mate Die Set to cut them out.

Using the Stampwheel-Square Grid Flip Plate, I created a sentiment banner with the King and Queen images acting as placeholders.

I finished off the card with Tea Party Enamel Dots for a pop of color.

@altenew_ Masculine Card Ideas with Perfect Mate Stamp Set

“King Me” Masculine Card

@altenew_ Masculine Card Ideas with Perfect Mate Stamp Set

For the second card, I paired the Perfect Mate Stamp Set with the Geo Steps 3D Embossing Folder to create a board game-inspired background.

I then created a simple 2 by 2 grid with red, black, and golden rod cardstock to tie in the focal images.

Using the Stampwheel, I stamped checker pieces in Cherry Sweet ink and created a unique sentiment banner.

I mounted the pieces on top of the checkerboard background and added a few Essential Black & White Enamel Dots for embellishment.

@altenew_ Masculine Card Ideas with Perfect Mate Stamp Set

Masculine Card: PRO TIP

When creating masculine-themed cards, it's all about simplifying the three key elements: the background, focal images, and sentiment.

By breaking down these components, you can create visually stunning and easy-to-make cards that are perfect for any occasion.

So get out your crafting supplies and start creating your own masculine-themed cards with a romantic touch using the Perfect Mate Complete Bundle.

Your recipient is sure to appreciate the thought and effort that goes into each handmade card.

It’s the season of love, so let’s spread the warm fuzzy feels! What do you love about your significant other? Tell us your story down in the comments.

Also, if you have any creative ideas you'd like to share with us, feel free to fill out this form HERE! We'd love to hear from you! 

Thanks for stopping by, and have a lovely day!

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