Category Archives: monthly challenges

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November

How I create a Number Recognition Game for my Toddler | Photo Tutorial

Written by Mummy On My Mind

Number Recognition Zeyna Feature Image

Hello crafters! This is Zeyna from Mummy On My Mind with my debut post for the Pretty Paper Studio Design Team, and I am beyond excited! I will be sharing with you some Mom & Child crafts with you over the coming months, which I hope you will want to recreate yourself! For this month’s […]

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November

Create A Mixed Media Layout with Textured Background

Written by Sathya Kala

  Hi Crafty peeps, This is SathyaKala here with Debut DT post. Am excited to share my first project for PPS blog readers. Thanks so much, Neelu for this awesome opportunity. Lets’s see today’s inspiration. Made this project in accordance with the current challenge theme : “Anything goes”.  Have created a Mixed media Layout with […]

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November

Create A Scrapbook Page with Washi Tapes and Impasto Paints | Photo Tutorial

Written by Donna Ong

Hello! Donna here sharing my take on this month’s challenge: “Anything Goes”. I created a scrapbook page with lots of flower embellishments made out of Washi Tapes and a bit of mixed media background using Impasto Paints. First, I used several mediums to add texture to the background. I splattered and sprinkled a combination of […]

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October

Lettering Background with a Twist | How to Incorporate Sewing and Mixed Media

Written by Zeny Liz Gutierrez

Hey everyone! It’s Zeny Liz and I’m here to share with you how I made my project for this month’s theme “Sew Crafty Challenge”. It can be hand-stitching or machine stitching. We just want to see how you incorporate this technique into your project. You have until the end of October 2017 to participate and get a chance […]

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July

Pinterest-Inspired Scrapbook Layout | Photo Tutorial

Written by Donna Ong

Hello! Donna here for my take on this month’s theme: “Inspired by Pinterest Challenge”.  Open and browse Pinterest for images that catch your attention then take inspiration from that image. As for my project, I made a collage of images from 3 different sources of inspiration. The first image is my focal inspiration – the […]

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June

DIY Easy Eid Decorations | Video Tutorial

Written by Ujjwal Gupta

Hello, This is Ujjwal and I am so excited to share today’s project with you because it might just be one of my favorites till date. Since this month’s challenge theme is about being festive and since it’s the month of Ramadan and Eid is a few days away, I thought it would be the […]

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June

Project Life Dubai | Photo Tutorial

Written by ingrid lim

Hi… Ingrid from papermade by ing here… Before I share with you my last post as a design team member, I want to express my utmost gratitude to Pretty Paper Studio and Neelu for this once in a lifetime opportunity, THANK YOU, SUPER!!! Yes, this will be my last month as a part of PPS family. Finally, […]

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April

DIY embellishments using watercolors and acrylics paints | Photo Tutorial

Written by Donna Ong

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Hello everyone! It’s Donna here and I am going to share my April project. For this month, the theme is about being grateful and it’s Pretty Paper Studio’s 5th year. I went a bit different with how I interpreted this challenge. A little bit of background story how I came to my challenge interpretation. I […]

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April

Altered Embroidery Hoop: Home Decor | Photo Tutorial

Written by Hussena

Hello everybody! This is Hussena here from Quill and Punch Works with a brand new photo tutorial for you today. Today also happens to be Pretty Paper Studio’s 5th Birthday. We will be having lots of activities all round the month so do follow the blog and our social media channels for the updates. I have […]

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March

Project Life Dubai | Photo Tutorial

Written by ingrid lim

Hi there. It’s me, Ingrid, once again and I will be showing you my January Project Life pages. Yes, I’m two months behind my 2017 project life and I haven’t even finished my 2016. But hopefully, I’ve got one more month to go to complete my 2016 and then I would be able to stay up-to-date […]

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February

4 Ways To Do Masking | Photo Tutorial

Written by Hussena

Hello everyone! This is Hussena from Quill and Punch Works here today bringing you a brand new post. Today’s post is going to focus on an technique which is very common yet a challenging one – Masking! I’m going to show you 4 different ways to do masking on your projects, so let’s dive in. The […]

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February

Mini Album | Photo Organization

Written by ingrid lim

Hello… It’s Ingrid of papermadebying once again for 3 things today. Hope you’re having a wonderful start of the “LOVE” month. First, let me share with you the mini-album I created to document our recent December – January holiday in our hometowns in the Philippines. I initially wanted to use a We R memory Keepers 4×4 […]

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February

January Monthly Challenge Winner

Written by NIELOUPHAR ABDURAHIMAN

Hello! It’s time to announce the winner of our January challenge – Rainbow. Shilpa, you have won yourself an AED 50 prize pack! Do email your address to hello at ppsuae dot com within 72 hours. Stay tuned for our next contest!

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January

5 Ways To Use Tombow Dual Brush Markers Other Than For Brush Lettering

Written by Hussena

Hello, everyone! This is Hussena from Quill and Punch Works hosting the first challenge for the year 2017 on the Pretty Paper Studio blog. I hope this year brings in more happiness and peace in all our lives. For the month of January, we have a very interesting theme which is ‘Rainbow’. You can interpret this […]

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October

DIY Bookends | Die Cut Word Challenge | Photo Tutorial

Written by Shruti

Hi all, This is Shruti here from Shrootzies with yet another photo tutorial. As you know the challenge this month is to create any project with a die-cut word on it. So keeping the challenge in mind I decided to try something new and make a bookend from scratch. One thing that my daughter, husband […]

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