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Contents Every man, teenager, and boy has their own personality, interests, and mood. Get inspiration for every kind of guy from these segments: Smart & Geeky ........................ 8

Rough & Tumble ..................... 59

Casual & Playful ..................... 24

Classic & Refined ................... 74

Hip & Urban ......................... 41

A key to easy-reference icons found throughout this issue: ONLINE: Find projects, sketches, and bonus material online. FRESH FACE: Made by a designer never published before in Paper Crafts.

PROJECT LEVELS: = SIMPLE: Typically five steps or less with easy technique(s). = MODERATE: May be over five steps with moderate technique(s). = AMBITIOUS: Most likely five steps or more with ambitious technique(s).

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Smart & Geeky

HB2U Designer: Cristina Martinez Diez

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Cut droid from cardstock, following pattern found online at PaperCraftsMag.com/patterns. 3 Assemble droid and adhere to card. 4 Affix stickers to spell “Hb2u”. Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (white) Neenah Paper; (Stonehenge, Whirlypop, Wax Lips, Licorice Twist, Easter Grass) Bazzill Basics Paper; (Mocha, black) Hero Arts Stickers: (alphabet from Handmade collection) Lily Bee Design

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Casual & Playful Super Sized Birthday Designer: Deena Hopkins

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Trim patterned paper and adhere. 3 Stamp sentiment on cardstock; trim and adhere. 4 Die-cut birthday from patterned paper and adhere. 5 Stamp super sized on cardstock; trim into banner and adhere with foam tape. 6 Stamp sandwich, fries, and drink on cardstock; color with markers, cut out, and adhere. Note: Adhere sandwich with foam tape. 7 Draw border with marker. Finished size: 4Ÿ" x 5½"

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Card Creations for Him

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Summer Sunrise, white) Papertrey Ink Patterned paper: (Pure Poppy Bitty Dot) Papertrey Ink Clear stamps: (assorted from Think Fast set) Paper Smooches; (sentiment from Heartfelt Basics set) Papertrey Ink Dye ink: (Jet Black) Ranger Industries; (red) Michaels Color medium: (assorted markers) Copic Die: (Wonderful Words: Birthday) Papertrey Ink

Casual & Playful

Turning the Big 50

Fizzy Here’s to You, Dad

Designer: Rae Barthel

Designer: Chunyuan Wu

1 Make card from cardstock; cover with patterned paper. 2 Round corners of card die cut; mat with cardstock and adhere. 3 Trim cardstock strip and adhere. 4 Punch circle from cardstock; adhere. 5 Affix numbers.

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Stamp sentiment. 3 Stamp bottles and beverages on cardstock; cut out and adhere. 4 Stamp sentiment banner on cardstock; cut out and adhere with foam tape. 5 Adhere sequins.

Finished size: 4½" x 6"

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (kraft) Hobby Lobby; (red) Patterned paper: (stripe from Down by the Shore 6x6 pad) Fancy Pants Designs Accent: (card die cut) Me & My Big Ideas Stickers: (Daiquiri numbers) American Crafts Tools: (circle punch) EK Success; (corner rounder punch) We R Memory Keepers

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (gray, white) Avery Elle Clear stamps: (assorted from The Man set) Avery Elle Dye ink: (Tuxedo Black) Tsukineko; (Viridian) Ranger Industries Pigment ink: (Habanero, Toffee) Tsukineko Accents: (black, gray, silver sequins) Avery Elle

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Hip & Urban

Long Time, No See Designer: Lorena Cantó Lavería

1 Make card from cardstock; cover with cardstock. 2 Affix tape to card. 3 Stamp sentiment. Finished size: 4" x 5½" SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (gray) Canson; (Soft Stone) Papertrey Ink Clear stamp: (sentiment from Darling Sentiments set) Studio Calico/Hero Arts Pigment ink: (Onyx Black) Tsukineko Sticker: (triangle tape) MT

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What ’s Up?

Graphic Arrow Hello

Designer: Laura O’Donnell

Designer: Kim Kesti

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Ink edges of patterned paper rectangle; adhere to card. 3 Trim tiles from patterned paper, distress edges, and adhere to card with foam tape. 4 Adhere cardstock behind word bubble and adhere to card with foam tape.

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Adhere patterned paper rectangle to card. 3 Adhere cardstock rectangle to card; affix chevron stickers. 4 Adhere cardstock behind hello sticker and adhere to card with foam tape.

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (True White) French Paper; (black) American Crafts Patterned paper: (multicolored tiles, gray numbers from Darling Dear 6x6 pad) Studio Calico Dye ink: (Pumice Stone) Tim Holtz/Ranger Industries Accent: (wood word bubble) Michaels Adhesive: 3M

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SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (True Black) Papertrey Ink Patterned paper: (black triangles from Knee Highs 6x6 pad) BasicGrey Stickers: (chevrons from Urban Traveler collection) Simple Stories; (hello circle from Dear Lizzy Lucky Charm collection) American Crafts

Rough & Tumble

So Glad to Have You in My Life Designer: Virginia Lu

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Position mask on watercolor paper and mist with color wash. Remove mask and let dry. Trim into panel. 3 Cut cardstock piece, stamp sentiment, and emboss. Mat with patterned paper and adhere to panel. 4 Tie on twine and adhere panel to card. Finished size: 4Ÿ" x 5½" SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (white) American Crafts; (kraft) Michaels Patterned paper: (yellow herringbone from Knee Highs 6x6 pad) BasicGrey Specialty paper: (watercolor) Canson Clear stamp: (sentiment from My Favorite set) Hero Arts Watermark ink: Tsukineko Specialty ink: (Gable Green, Manila color wash) Studio Calico Embossing powder: (white) Stampendous! Fibers: (gold/white twine) The Twinery Template: (masking chevron) Studio Calico

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DESIGNER TIP Twine and pewter accessories lend a natural masculine feel to a card.

Take Note Fishermen

Camo Puppy Hero

Designer: Brenda Rose

Designer: Chan Vuong

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Die-cut Father’s Day Card from cardstock; trim front cover. Adhere to patterned paper and adhere to card. 3 Die-cut banners from cardstock, layer, and stamp sentiment. Adhere. 4 Die-cut circles from cardstock. Stamp take note circle on one; adhere together. Adhere to card and attach clip. 5 Tie on twine.

1 Make card from cardstock; round bottom corners. 2 Stamp Envelope Pattern on card. 3 Stamp Canvas Stripes on cardstock; trim panel. Mat with cardstock and adhere to card with foam tape. 4 Mask sentiment and stamp cardstock. Trim, notch end, and adhere with foam tape. 5 Stamp “Hero” on cardstock, circle-punch letters, and adhere with foam tape. 6 Stamp dog on cardstock; color. Cut out and adhere with foam tape.

Finished size: 4¼" square

Finished size: 4¼" x 5¼" SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Olive, White Daisy) Close To My Heart; (kraft) Michaels Patterned paper: (blue scallops from Surf’s Up collection) Close To My Heart Clear stamps: (sentiment, take note circle from Canvas Art Workshop kit) Close To My Heart Dye ink: (Cocoa) Close To My Heart Accent: (binder clip) Tim Holtz/Advantus Fibers: (natural twine) May Arts Adhesive: Close To My Heart Dies: (Father’s Day Card – Gone Fishin) Provo Craft; (banners, circle from Art Philosophy cartridge) Close To My Heart/Provo Craft

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Card Creations for Him

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Ripe Avocado, Fine Linen, white) Papertrey Ink; (Sahara Sand) Stampin’ Up!; (brown) Bazzill Basics Paper Rubber stamps: (Envelope Pattern, Canvas Stripes) Hero Arts; (Ciara in Camouflage) Stampers Best Clear stamps: (sentiment from Right at Home set) Operation Write Home/Hero Arts; (letters from Best of the Best set) BasicGrey/Hero Arts Dye ink: (Olive Grove, Toffee Crunch) Tsukineko; (black) Hero Arts Pigment ink: (Onyx Black) Tsukineko Color medium: (assorted markers) Copic Tools: (circle punch) EK Success; (corner rounder punch) We R Memory Keepers

Classic & Refined

The Best Dad Ever Designer: Marlena McDeavitt

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Die-cut Englishman from cardstock; adhere to card. 3 Stamp sentiment. Finished size: 4¾" x 4¼" SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (kraft) Bazzill Basics Paper; (white) Georgia-Pacific Clear stamp: (sentiment from Man of the Hour set) Waltzingmouse Stamps Dye ink: (Cup O’ Joe) Hero Arts Adhesive: Tombow Die: (Englishman #35693) Ginny Nilson/Silhouette America

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Classic & Refined

DESIGNER TIP Keep your card classy and masculine by focusing on various shades, patterns, and textures of a single color.

UR Cool Car

Aged to Perfection

Designer: Thienly Azim

Designer: Teri Anderson

1 Die-cut car from patterned paper. Note: Die-cut two car silhouettes for card base. 2 Ink edges of detail pieces and adhere to first car silhouette. 3 Adhere transparency sheet behind panel. 4 Score second car silhouette and adhere car tops together to create card. 5 Circle-punch cardstock, adhere to card, and affix stickers. 6 Adhere ribbon; trim excess. 7 Stamp license plate on cardstock, trim, mat with patterned paper, and adhere to card. 8 Adhere pearls.

1 Make card from cardstock. 2 Adhere cardstock rectangle to card. 3 Stamp wine bottle on cardstock and patterned paper. Fussy-cut, paper-piece, and adhere to card. 4 Stamp wine glass and wine on cardstock. Fussy-cut and adhere to card. 5 Stamp sentiment and father on card. Finished size: 4¼" x 5½"

Finished size: 6¼" x 4¼"

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (yellow) Bazzill Basics Paper Patterned paper: (Chocolate Flourish from Flourish collection; Chiffon Dot, Decaf Dot, Shiitake Dot from Double Dot collection) BoBunny Press Transparency sheet: Michaels Rubber stamp: (cool license plate from Boys Rule set) Unity Stamp Co. Dye ink: (Espresso) Ranger Industries Pigment ink: (Bark) Tsukineko Accents: (pearls) Kaisercraft Stickers: (circles) Epiphany Crafts Fibers: (pewter glitter ribbon) American Crafts Die: (car from Rockin & Rollin set) SVG Cuts Tool: (circle punch) Epiphany Crafts

SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (Maple Wood Grain embossed) Avery Elle; (New Leaf, Aqua Mist) Papertrey Ink; (white) Neenah Paper Patterned paper: (green dots from Hey Boy 6x6 pad) BasicGrey Clear stamps: (assorted from Vino set) Technique Tuesday; (you are, father from Dad Rocks set) Ali Edwards/Technique Tuesday Dye ink: (Tuxedo Black) Tsukineko; (Rich Razzleberry) Stampin’ Up!; (Ripe Avocado) Papertrey Ink

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