About Us & Schedule

The Paper Variety is the little dream of Abby and Suzanne - two long distance friends in search of something more for enthusiastic paper crafters like ourselves.

We are a twice monthly challenge blog, that offers a little bit of everything for crafters who share our same passion for paper.. including daily designer inspiration and tutorials,  We hope to inspire you with a wide variety of...
  • prompts - varying from cards, layouts, and altered projects to embellishment, technique and color challenges, too!
  • projects - our talented design team brings a mix of different experience, medias, and styles; something for everyone
  • products - it is amazing how generous the scrapbooking community is! we have a fabulous line up of sponsors for each of our challenges
Here's the lineup..
  • 1st & 15th - a new challenge will be announced along with sponsor feature and sponsored prize. when you return to enter your project, use the "challenge & entries" tab at the top of TPV or click the image icon on our sidebar for a direct link back to that page.
  • 2nd & 16th - guest designer feature! read about our invited guest designer and view their projects following our challenge.
  • 3rd through 12th & 17th through 26th - daily inspiration as we post our challenge projects and random tutorials for you to learn and enjoy.
  • 13th & 27th - our design team is always inspired by what others post and create. we will feature our Top 5 favorites from your projects entered in the challenge. entries are also due by midnight of these dates.
  • 14th & 28th - randomly chosen challenge winner is announced!
  • 28th - our Facebook page hosts a monthly contest for your chance to win a nice scrappy prize. just comment to win. randomly chosen Facebook winner will be announced before the next TPV challenge begins on the 1st.
    If you have any questions, feel free to contact us anytime at thepapervariety at gmail dot com :)

    - Abby and Suzanne