Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Challenge #77 - Vintage

Hello and welcome to the next challenge at The Male Room.

What does the word VINTAGE mean to you? I found this definition:

of high quality and lasting value, or showing the best and most typical characteristics of a particular type of thing, especially from the past.

I think the most scary thing is that as I get older all the things that surrounded me as I grew up are now considered vintage! So this theme should give everyone plenty of scope to get creative and share some vintage vibes.

Our Guest Designer for this challenge is Majda - a follower from our instagram feed. Her blog is an absolute delight and filled with great creativity and artistry. Be sure to go take a peep - HERE - and leave her some love to acknowledge her talent.

Guest Designer - Majda

Do you follow us on instagram and facebook? If yes maybe you could be joining us as a future Guest Designer. If no, well what are you waiting for? Follow the links and get following!

The Male Room DT have also searched out their vintage supplies and created some truly inspirational projects to help you on your way.  You can find out more about their thought processes by popping over to their blogs.  It would be great if you left them a lovely comment while you're there.

Happy Birthday - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems

You have until midnight (BST) Tuesday 30th January 2018, that's 7.00pm EDT in the States. we're all excited to see your take on vintage!


Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Winners Challenge #75 - Christmas

It's time to announce the winners of our last challenge - #75 Christmas, Winter Wishes & December Celebrations. A huge thank you to everyone who joined in and made this challenge one of our largest and most popular.

Here are our picks:



Such a wonderful collection of Christmas tags! How could we resist? The simple colour combination of red, grey, black and white is just stunning and then those 'oh so cute' deer - just fabulous!

Congratulations Laurie. 
Please contact Jane about a Guest Design spot,

(in order of submission)


A spectacular twisted gate fold card and so very stylish with the top hat and moustache. 

 This one had us all smiling - such a wicked sense of humour!

Monochromatic magic and such pleasing to the eye placement of the different elements.

Congratulations to you all.

Please pick up a winners badge to display on your blogs from the sidebar.

Before I go just a quick reminder about our current challenge #76 New Beginnings.
You've got until midnight Tuesday 16th January to join in the fun (that's 7.00pm EDT).

We'd love to see you playing along.

Enjoy your crafting!
The Male Room Team

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Challenge #76 - New Beginnings

Hi and welcome to The Male Room. 
We'd like to send you all our best wishes for a Happy and Peaceful New Year.

And very appropriately our first challenge for 2018 is all about New Beginnings.

We have a previous winner joining us as a Guest Designer for this challenge - the enormously talented and creative Cornelia. Love her 3D look to 2018! Help make her New Year begin with a high and go visit her blog and leave her some well deserved good wishes.

The Male Room DT have all been giving thought to the New Year and have created an amazing selection of projects to help you on your way and get your own creative juices flowing. It would a wonderful start to their New Year if you found time to pop over to their blogs and leave them a little love too.

So now you're all fired up and brimming with ideas, go get creating!  We're all ready to come visit you and show our appreciation.

You have until midnight (BST) Tuesday 16th January, that's 7.00pm EDT in the States. Can't wait to see what you create!