There's a Masculine Color Trends challenge over at the Embellish Magazine blog. I was in need of a "manly" card so I thought I'd try and play along. I combined it with Sketch 211 at CPS.
Here are the inspiration photos:
I inked the edges of the patterned paper to distress and make the grey a closer match. The grid pattern was stamped on the red square of paper. It came together really easily...especially since there were no flowers, sparkle or ribbons!