This Birthday Card Nailed It!

I made a birthday card for my grandson, Mike, using Stampin' Up!'s Nailed It Bundle from the 2017 Occasions catalog.

Nailed It Jeannine Tarrio Stampin' Up!

More ideas using the Urban Underground Suite:




Urban Underground Specialty Designer Series Paper #142783

Urban Underground Embellishments #147786


Urban Underground Embellishments


Hexagons Dynamic Textured Impressions Folder

Hexagons Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder


Nailed It Bundle Clear mount #143077, wood #143074

Nailed It Clear-Mount Bundle

Stampin' Up's Urban Underground Suite is great for masculine cards and more.




Posted on : Feb 07 2017
Posted under Birthday, Cards, Masculine, Uncategorized |

The Wilderness Awaits – A Masculine Birthday Card

Another August Card Buffet Card uses Stampin' Up!'s The Wilderness Awaits stamp set for a masculine birthday card. My cards for my card buffets are usually quick and easy to make with one or two with a technique or fun fold.

The Wilderness Awaits Jeannine Tarrio Stampin' Up! Card Buffet

The Wilderness Awaits
1.  Stamp elk in Early Expresso on smaller Very Vanilla CS (3 ¾” x 5”).
2.  Stamp “sky” with Pool Party and “ground” with Cajun Craze.
3.  Stamp greeting in Early Expresso and sponge edges and glue to Early Expresso CS. Then glue to Lost Lagoon card.
4.  Glue larger Very Vanilla CS inside.

Posted on : Sep 08 2016
Posted under Birthday, Masculine, Uncategorized |

For the Fisherman in Your Life – Bear Hugs!

One of my favorite stamps from Stampin' Up!'s 2016 Occasions Catalog is Bear Hugs. I used it to make this masculine birthday or Father's Day card.  The inside is a fancy fold called a book card.

#bearhugs Stampin' Up! Jeannine Tarrio Book Fold

I used clear Wink of Stella and Crystal Effects on the fish.

#Stampin'Up! Bear Hugs book Jeannine Tarrio

Directions for Book Fold Card:
1.  Outside Card:  8 ½” x 5 ½” Scored at 4 ¼”
2.  Inside Card:   8” x 5”  Using your cutting and scoring tool line cardstock on long side at the ¾” mark and start cutting from 1” to 7”. Turn 180 degrees and line cardstock on long side at the ¾” mark and start cutting from 1” to 7”.  Now with long side at top, score the outside at 2 ¼”, 4”, and 5 ¾” ( you will be scoring from the cut lines to the outside.  Now score the inside part at 1”, 1 ¾”, 4”, 6 ¼” and 7” (you will be scoring between the cut lines).
3.  Fold the card insert as follows:  outside parts — valley fold, mountain fold, valley fold. Inside part – valley fold, mountain fold, valley fold, mountain fold, valley fold.
4.  Decorate the inside of card.  The glue together with outside card by folding the inside piece closed, apply adhesive on one side and glue about ½” from outside edge. The do the same on the other side.
5. Decorate card front.

This was one of the cards we made at my Fancy Folds Class. If you would like to make this card at a class contact me.


Posted on : Apr 17 2016
Posted under Cards, Father's Day, Masculine |

Moon Lake Pull Out Window Card

Don't you just love the Moon Lake stamp set from Stampin' Up!'s Occasions Catalog? You will not be able to order it after June 2, 2015.  Sooo… if you need it, get it now.  Below is another  fancy fold card from my Spring Fling class, this one is perfect for Father's Day or a masculine birthday.

Jeannine Tarrio Moon Lake Father's Day Masculine Card









Moon Lake






Boys Will Be Boys






Or Guy Greeting






Coastal Cabana




5 ½” x 8 1/2”


Whisper White




2 ¾” x 2 ¾”

3” x ½” +

5 “ x 6” Score at 2”, 4”


Basic Black




3” x 3”

4” x 1”


Black Stazon






Squares Collection Framelits






Project Life Cards & Labels Framelits











 Fold:  Pull-Out  Window card not sure that is the correct name, however, that is what I call it.

Posted on : May 13 2015
Posted under Cards, Father's Day, Masculine |

Love You to the Moon – I Really Do!

Don't you just love Stampin' Up!'s Love You to the Moon (#133143 for clear mount, #133140 for wood mount) stamp set?  It can be used for any occasion such as Valentine's Day, Anniversary, Miss You, Thinking of You, well you get it, almost any occasion.  Today's card could be used for the man in your life or a child (is their a connection here???). I used Crumb Cake, Night of Naavy, Cherry Cobbler and Whisper White card stock. I used Stampin' Write markers to color the stamp, huff and stamp on the white card layer. 

Stampin' Up! Occasions Mini/Spring Catalog 2014 Jeannine Tarrio Love You to the Moon

Did you notice the Sale-a-bration Decorative Dots (#133520) embossing folder on the Crumb Cake front?  You can get the embossing folder free during Sale-a-bration with a $50.00 net product order!


Stampin' Up! Jeannine Tarrio Maine Demonstrator Love You to the Moon card inside

Hope you liked it.  Comments are always welcomed.


Posted on : Feb 19 2014
Posted under Birthday, Cards, Masculine, Thank You, Thinking of You, Valentine, Wedding / Anniversary |

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