Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Challenge #50 - Theme

Hi! We've reached December, the last month of the year and for many of us a very busy month indeed. As a consequence here at The Male Room - TMR#50 we have opted for a month long challenge and kept it really simple. We want your masculine projects to focus on

CHRISTMAS/DECEMBER 
CELEBRATIONS/WINTER WISHES 

that's a really broad range for your projects.


Here are inspiration projects from the Design Team:







Deadline for submission is midnight (GMT) on Saturday 31st December (7.00pm EST). Have fun creating!

Do enjoy the various festivities this month and we'll be back with a new challenge on Wednesday 4th January 2017! Oh, it feels strange typing 2017!!!!

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Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Winners - Challenge#48 - Theme

Hello! We'd like to thank everyone who played along with our Science theme. While there weren't too many entries, they were all excellent - which made it a bit tough for us. However, we are here to announce our winners.

WINNER


As a chemistry nerd - this one sang to me! Love the argon electron configuration image.
And the punny joke - just perfect!

HONOURABLE MENTIONS
(in orders of submission)



Another very clever play on words with the "atomic" structure.
Perfectly CAS too!



A complete contrast to the clean and simple cards - this has a fabulous vintage feel.
Love the chemical formulae and the vintage glassware advert. 

Congratulations to you all - please pick up your badges from our sidebar and display them on your blogs.

Before I go - a quick reminder about our current challenge. We're half-way through our ???-scapes challenge - TMR#49 - where we want to see your masculine projects with a city, sea, land, urban scape - any type of scape! Have fun!


Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Challenge #49 - Theme

Hi! Welcome to our new challenge at The Male Room - TMR#49. We have fun theme for your masculine projects. We want to see ????-scapes in your projects. By that we mean landscapes, cityscapes, seascapes - just have fun!


Here's some inspiration from the Design Team:




Submission deadline is midnight (GMT) Tuesday 6th December (7.00pm EDT). We're really looking forward to seeing your projects!

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Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Winners - Challenge#47 - Colours

Hello! It's that time of the week again. Time for us to announce the winners of our most recent challenge at The Male Room. We had some colours for you to use - BLUE, ORANGE AND YELLOW. They weren't the easiest of colours, but those of you who played along created some fantastic projects. As always, it was very tough to pick our winners. But here they are:

WINNER


A really bold birthday card and super use of the colours
Love the die cut splats! A great guy card.

HONOURABLE MENTIONS
(in order of submission)



A fabulous multi-fold card, with so many fun details.
Love the sparkle on the blue paper and those fun birthday balloons!



A really fun clean, crisp and simple card.
Love the use of the colours on that fun chameleon!



A super cool skate board dude! Perfect for a guy!
Love the bold paper, the texture and depth! 

Thank you all - they really are superb! Do please pick up your badges from the sidebar and display them on your blogs.

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Now, before I go, here's a quick reminder about our current challenge. We are mid-way through our SCIENCE themed challenge. You can make any type of paper craft project with a science theme. You can base it on one of the sciences, or pick a scientist or discovery. However, if your reason isn't obvious, give us a clue in your post.  Good luck!


Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Challenge #48 - Theme

Hello and Good Morning! I can't quite believe that it's already November - where is this year going? However it does mean that it's time for our new challenge at The Male Room - TMR#48. We're back with a theme for you

SCIENCE

This should give you lots of scope - there's the individual science areas of chemistry, physics, biology, famous scientists, discoveries - you decide how to interpret the theme. If it's not obvious - do let us know how you interpreted it.


As always we have some inspiration for you from the Design Team:








Deborah - I got a bit carrried away!!



and I made another - Deborah

Nerdy - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems






You can make any type of papercraft project - just make sure that it's masculine in style and based on the Science theme. You've got until midnight (GMT) Tuesday 22nd November (7.00pm EST) to play along. Get creative!!

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Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Winners - Challenge#46 - Theme

Good morning! I hope you all had an enjoyable Halloween. Here in the States Halloween is enormously popular and there were several events over the weekend in Northville. It finished on Monday night with the kids in our sub-division going round "trick or treating". You could hear the laughter and fun - fortunately it was reasonably warm and dry too!

We had so many wonderful submissions for our Halloween challenge - 3D, tags, cards - the thumbnail display was brilliant. It made it very had to pick our winners, but we have decided.

WINNER



Patty created an awesome table decoration with so many fabulous details.
Check out the felt ghosts, the little skeleton and best of all it lights up in the dark!
Congratulations - this is fantastic!

HONOURABLE MENTIONS
(in order of submission)



A multi-fold card with lots of 3D features.
Love the castle with witch overhead! Great work.



Such a fun little monster - Fwiver is kind of cute!
Great layout with super papers for the layers!



Super fun tag! Very cute.
Lots of texture with the ribbon and mesh and lovely little charm spider!



An ultra CAS Halloween card.
Love the spatters and the bony arms holding up the pumpkin!

Congratulations to all our winners, please pick up your badges from the side bar and display them on your blogs. Thanks again to everyone who played along - it was a fun challenge!

Now, a quick reminder of our current challenge at The Male Room - TMR#47. We have some colours for you to play with BLUE, YELLOW AND ORANGE. You can go bright, you can go pale - but only these colours and the neutrals of white, cream, black, brown, grey, gold and silver.


You've still got lots of time to play along - deadline for submission is Tuesday 8th November midnight (GMT) and that's 7.00pm EDT. Have fun!

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Challenge #47 - Colours

Hi! Welcome back to The Male Room - TMR#47. Thanks so much for playing along with us for the last couple of weeks. Our challenge for the next couple of weeks is COLOURS - BLUE, ORANGE and YELLOW. You can make them as bright as you'd like, or go for softer tones. You can use neutrals of white, cream, black, brown, grey, gold or silver - but NO other colours! Don't forget you can make any type of paper craft project - from mixed media, digital design, to 3D projects and scrapbook layouts. Have fun!


Here's some inspiration from the Design Team:






You've got plenty of time to join in with the fun. Submission deadline is midnight (GMT) Tuesday 8th November (that's 7.00pm EST in the States).

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