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Pretty Paper Studio 5th Birthday Blog Hop + Giveaway!

Pretty Paper Studio turned FIVE this month and we are celebrating via a Blog Hop with some of the best bloggers in town!

I created a handmade gratitude journal keeping the theme in mind. This journal has been on my mind for so long and I finally gave it a try. I used the Coptic stitch binding method to bind the pages together. There is a video on how I made this HERE.

And here is my first doodle in the journal, things I am thankful for in March 2017 :)

All the participating blogs have some amazing projects to share so do not forget to stop by and leave a comment on each one of them.

Make sure you follow Pretty Paper Studio on all social media platforms to be eligible for prize. All links are below along with the participating blogs.

Blog Hop Prize

One winner will be picked randomly and will receive a Silhouette Cameo 3 Electronic Cutting Machine worth AED 1250. Simple. International entries are welcome too! You got to follow all the instructions to stand a chance though – that’s the only condition.

Blog Hop Winner Announcement

Blog Hop ends on May 1st, 2017 and a winner will be announced here on May 5th, 2017.

Blog Hop Order
Pretty Paper Studio

Cuddles And Crumbs (Abigail Caidoy)

Designs With Donna Espiritu (Donna Espiritu)

Explore With Mafaza (Mafaza Haleem)

Handmade With Love (Ujjwal Gupta) (You are here)

Mummy On My Mind (Zeyna Sanjania)

Papermade by Ing (Ingrid Lim)

Quill And Punch Works (Hussena Calcuttawala)

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Alright then, hop on!


  1. Im a huge fan of your work ujjwal. Your such a big inspiration.

  2. You make the book binding so easy 😊 And I only wish I could do it but I know with my little one it will be tough, but I'm surely sharing your video to my eldest daughter who always have book binding project. It's time for her to do DIY

  3. Your're doodle looks amazing, want to try out some. Thanks for the inspiration

  4. Beautiful gratitude journal :) I love the idea of keeping one, will have to try it sometime. The doodled page looks precious, very cute.

  5. Wow ujjwal , that was an eye opener . It looks so simple and beautiful .What better way to record your memories than a journal .... Zarine

  6. Happy 5th anniversary to PPS.

    Already a fan of your creativity Ujjwal. Been following you for long. Thank you for inspiring us. Keep the good work up.

  7. Gratitude journal is very nice and your doodles are awesome.....

  8. Love the gratitude journal..Your work always amaze me.. and I learnt a lot from your tutorials..

  9. This is great, love the binding and your layout - a really unique journal!

  10. Ujjwala...i watched the tutorial of thus copic stich journal and i absolutely admire you r crafting skills .U r awesome ..All the best

  11. I must say I had seen your doodling in the journal on pretty paper studio, and that's how I actually got interested in it! my journals now have a lot of doodles and I look forward to writing every day :)

  12. How I wish I can make like this too! Envy a lot:)

  13. The video is so simple and clear . Its beautiful. Loved the idea of a gratitude journal as well .........zarine

  14. I love the concept of book binding and creating your own unique journals. This project is lovely! I can't wait to try it. Thank you! :)

  15. Thats one lovely journal spread...Beautiful binding method indeed!!

  16. Hi Ujjwal! I'm an avid follower of all your works on instagram, and as always love this one too! I really like the lively colours you've used on the journal, I hope to try that in mine next time.
    And thank you so much for sharing the video on how to do the coptic binding, that is something totally new to me. Can't wait to make my own journal soon.
    I really admire how you put together all your projects esp those in bulk, like when you make 100s of handmade cards. It's amazing! Hats off to your creativity and patience!
    Anjali Rengan

  17. Its a great way to have a personalized journal and yours is just so lovely! I like it! Shiela Rizza

  18. Love this, it is so beautiful, and loved the illustrations for May. I hope you can share with us your monthly doodles too!


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