If you’re looking for a good combination of ribbon and paper for masculine cards, I have a duo that really works, especially if you have a sports lover in your family! I know a lot of people struggle when it comes to using ribbon on a masculine card, but I have found that as long as you keep it simple, ribbon and twine add a lot of wonderful texture and visual interest. To make this Good Old Sport masculine birthday card, I combined Really Reasonable Ribbon with Good Old Sport paper from Graphic 45.
I made this card for our son’s 30th birthday. Football is his favorite sport, and blue is his
top of the card and also used it to string my banner. The sentiment was stamped in Cobalt
Archival Ink using Fiskars “Make a Wish” birthday stamps. It’s a straightforward manly card.
I cut a little fishtail on the end of each ribbon, just for fun! Here’s a peeky at the inside.
The sentiment is from the same birthday set, and I just layered a few papers from the collection
on the inside. Sorry about the hand written note…I forgot to photograph before I signed the
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