Here is a card that I created for my Dad's birthday on Thursday. I think it does look masculine with the colors and just a little ribbon (and no bows). I used the texture plates #4 on the bermuda bay cardstock. In person, it looks like the textured cardstock.
Party Hearty stamp set
Soft Suede, Bermuda Bay, Basic Gray, Certainly Celery and Whisper White cardstock
Soft Suede and Bermuda Bay ink pads
1 3/4" Circle and Spiral Punch
Soft Suede Polka-Dot ribbon
Basic Gray and Summer Sun Corduroy Buttons
Hope you enjoyed your visit today. God Bless.