Category Archives: Calligraphy

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March

Three Common Mistakes Beginners make in Brush Calligraphy

Written by Nieouphar A

Mistake #1 – Not learning the Basic Strokes Though calligraphy may look like cursive writing or regular handwriting, they are not the same.   In calligraphy, each letter is a combination of ‘strokes’. We have to first learn these basic strokes and how to combine them to form a letter before moving on to letters and […]

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March

How to do Faux Calligraphy | A Step By Step Tutorial

Written by Nieouphar A

As the name suggests, faux calligraphy means duplicating the look of calligraphy. It is a fun technique you can use when you do not have a brush pen/marker, or you are new to calligraphy but want faster results, or you want to do calligraphy on surfaces like mugs, canvases, wall, etc where a regular brush […]

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February

How To Make Crepe Paper Flowers | Photo Tutorial

Written by Didith Bautista

It’s LOVE month, everyone! In the Philippines, this is another season for flowers. There, you’d spot women being surprised at work with a package of a gorgeous arrangement of bouquets from their special guys. While teenage girls would receive a stem or two of roses from their earnest admirers. Still, others would get flowers from […]

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November

How To DIY And Style An Advent Calendar With Acrylics | Photo Tutorial

Written by Didith Bautista

Advent Calendar

Among all sorts of preparing that I do, the season of Advent has always been my most favorite as it leads up to… Yay! CHRISTMAS! Putting the tree up. Making various lists. Wrapping of gifts. Going to church and catching up with family and friends. Ahh, that indescribable spirit! Howdy, DIY’ers! I’m Didith, by the way, […]

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October

Lettering on Fabrics – Photo Tutorial

Written by Fathima

Hey lovely crafters! It’s Inktober and Instagram is just overflowing with everyone’s creativity. Here at the Pretty Paper Studio also this month’s theme is Inktober. Check out the hashtag #inktober to find out what it’s all about and also for some really good inspiration. For this month’s project, I thought of getting some lettering on my […]

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October

Acrylic painted Baby Name Sign with Florals | Photo Tutorial

Written by Anjali Rengan

Hello crafters and creators! Anjali from ‘The Letters of an Architect’ here and I’m back with another photo Tutorial for the month of October. I had recently done a few baby name sign/monogram paintings on my Instagram and they seemed to be popular among followers. Many messaged asking for more details on how they can […]

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October

How to Stamp and Letter on Sneakers | Photo Tutorial

Written by Didith Bautista

Sneakers Stamping Lettering

Are you someone who has a big weakness for sneakers? Or who is really passionate about creative stamping and lettering? Perhaps fascinated with shoe art and wondering how to do it the fun and easiest way? Hurray! We’re on the same wavelength! And you have come to the right place. Today’s DIY blog is for […]

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September

Handmade Gift Tags – Photo Tutorial

Written by Fathima

Hey crafty people! It’s Stamptember! So excited about the new stamp release by Pretty Paper Studio. Do check out the fabulous collection in their store. This month I’ll be making some gift tags using a clear layering stamp set that PPS was kind enough to send through their DT kit. This stamp set was designed […]

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September

Handmade Party Favors Using Stamps | Photo Tutorial

Written by Didith Bautista

Have you been looking for simple, trendy and penny-saving keepsake ideas for the guests to your upcoming important event? Perhaps some handmade party favors? Oh, but first of all, please allow me to say HELLO to our fellow DIY queens! I am Didith of KnickKnacks Creative. I am your new member of the PPS Design […]

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September

Watercolor place-cards with Embossed Stamping | Photo Tutorial

Written by Anjali Rengan

Hello everyone! Anjali here from The Letters of an Architect back with the project for September. The theme for this month is ‘Stamptember’ and I have created Name / Place-cards using the gorgeous Tulips stamp set designed by Shruti. They are becoming really popular these days and can be used at wedding tables, banquets, birthday […]

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August

Two Ways to Use Self-Adhesive Stencil in Art Projects

Written by Anjali Rengan

Hey there crafters and creators! Anjali here from ‘The Letters of an Architect’ and I’m back with a watercolor project for this month featuring the theme for August, “Rainbows”. Today’s take on Rainbows are two stunning pieces of artwork that I made using the same Self-Adhesive stencil and it’s super easy to make, without even […]

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August

Lettering using Finetic Coliro Pearl Color Set – Photo Tutorial

Written by Fathima

Hey Crafty Peeps! Have you guys observed a Rainbow? Scientifically they say its a spectrum of light appearing in the sky. But as an artist when we look, indeed a beautiful creation of God. How the seven colors blend one over the other but yet are evident individually. This month’s theme for our project is […]

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