Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Second Life

Hello Everyone,

Today starts a new challenge at The Male Room. Our challenge theme for the next coming weeks is about RECYCLED objects, themes, and/or phrases. We want to see what your interpretation of this theme. Just remember, to keep it masculine. Here is my card for today, enjoy!


As you can probably tell the objects I chose to recycle are the rectangular embellishment and the distressed circle element under the 'U'. The 'be you' sentiments are wooden that was coated with embossing powder in red and brown. 
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Above: Ironically, making a masculine card took two recycled embellishments from a church jewelry sale. One was a pendant and the other an earring.
Left/Below: The distressed red circle was an earring probably from the 80's. I thought it would make a perfect retro embellishment on this masculine card. Right/Bottom: I die cut the diamonds using distressed paper and foam for a bit of dimension. Distressing was done with nearly every element on this card. 


Well, that should do it for me. If you haven't already done so, hop on over to The Male Room to see other inspirational cards by our talented design team. It is surely going to spark some ideas and then join our challenge. Looking forward to seeing you!! Until then, take care and happy stamping!  


2 comments:

Deborah Frings said...

This is fab! I do like all the grungy texture and layers. I find it amusing that the recycled items are jewellery! Great take on the challenge. xxx

Lady Joyful said...

Great recycled project. I wouldn't have guessed that the recycled objects were jewellery! - Charlotte E/Lady Joyful

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