The World is Calling...

Updated: Jun 30


I found this gem at the Goodwill store. It is an old printing plate for certificates. It is a wood base with You can see the border around the edge. I thought about putting an saying about "achievement" on this given its original intent.



I saw this graphic in my library of images and instantly knew it was the right fit for this project.

I created as stencil with my Silhouette Cameo 3. The first one didn't adhere to the surface so I gave it a coat of polyurethane and tried another stencil. It worked!


Since the outside edge is copper, we decided a metallic would look good on this. It really worked well. We added another clear coat of poly to ensure the paint would not come off.

This is the finished project. I love repurposing things that technology has made obsolete. It wasn't likely this printing plate was going to be printing anything soon. Now it has a new purpose and a new home.


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Whether my junk is from a garage sale, estate or farm auction, flea market or the side of the road, I love to find it, fix it, clean it, sell it or keep it. So come along the backroads of Indiana with Junk is My Life (me), let's find something vintage and do something cool with it! Formerly Junk Journal.