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January 2024 Challenge

January 2024 Challenge

07 Jan 2024 19 Comments

Welcome to the January challenge at Pinkfresh Studio! You all created such amazing projects for last month's challenge, and we can't wait to see what you create this month! This challenge is for ALL papercrafters - including scrapbooking, cardmaking, minis, journals, notebooks & more!

If you haven't checked it out yet, we featured our Top 3 Cards & Layouts, plus the prize winners from the December challenge on yesterday's postWho knows...maybe it will be YOU this month! You never know unless you play along!

January's challenge is Year in Review!


This is a great chance to catch up on a challenge you missed in 2023, or revisit a favorite from the year! If you'd like to see all the challenge graphics together in a bigger file, you can view or download one HERE from Dropbox.

You can find the details on each of 2023's monthly challenges here (except January, since it was a Challenge Review of the previous year as well) - click on the month to check them out:

February 2023 - Stripes and Plaid

March 2023 - Layers

April 2023 - Flowers

May 2023 - Rainbows

June 2023 - Sunshine on my Mind

July 2023 - Go Geometric

August 2023 - Sparkle & Shine

September 2023 - Layer it Up

October 2023 - Ombre/Tone on Tone

November 2023 - Thanks & Gratitude

December 2023 - Holiday Vibes

As always you can use just the theme, just the colors, or use both for your projects! Here is some inspiration for you from our amazing team:

Raquel Arribas

Angela Tombari

Debby van Diepen

Vicki Parker

Emily Midgett

Andrea Lake

Carissa Wiley

Karlla Dauer

Andrea Moritz

Nathalie DeSousa

Tina Smith

Anett Gelencsér

Karin Högger


One cardmaking entry and one memory-keeping entry will receive a $50 gift card to the Pinkfresh Studio Store! The two winners will be randomly selected based on these two categories.

Now it's time for YOU to play along!


  1. Create a new card, layout, journal/notebook page, mini album, DIY or any paper project using the challenge graphic posted above. While it is fine if you use a few items from other companies, the focus should be on Pinkfresh Studio product.
  2. Post your project to your personal blog, Instagram or online gallery. Please make sure you link back directly to the challenge.
  3. Add a direct link to your project using the InLinkz below.
  4. You may enter up to 3 new, never seen before projects into our challenge each month.
  5. Please make sure to leave a comment on this post! Feel free to tell us a couple details about your project, or mention some challenges you'd like to see in coming months.

Get your creations linked up by Tuesday, January 30th at 11:59pm CST. Winners & the Top 3 will be announced on Saturday, February 3rd.

For even more inspiration and amazing projects, make sure to follow Pinkfresh Studio on all our social media sites!

Facebook | Instagram | YouTube

We want to see your projects on Instagram! Please add the hashtags #pinkfreshstudio & #pinkfreshchallenge, and tag @pinkfreshstudio to your uploads so we can see them too!

Happy crafting! We can't wait to see what you create! Please add the link to your creation below. It's come to our attention that the link list code isn't showing up in some browsers. You can also access and add your project at this link: 


You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

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01 Feb 2024 Terriann Wilkinson

I forgot to post..whoopsie! I created a page to document my parent’s 51st anniversary in 2018. I love to scrapbook pics of them. They are so cute together!

30 Jan 2024 Sue

After being away from scrapbooking for two years I have returned and entered Januarys challenge, I chose Februarys challenge as my inspiration.

28 Jan 2024 Manasa Vavilapalli

I attempted the September Layer it up Challenge. Thanks for hosting!

28 Jan 2024 Manasa Vavilapalli

I attempted the September Lauer it up Challenge. Thanks for hosting!

25 Jan 2024 Donna Hardcastle

Thanks for making this challenge so flexible! I went with April- Flowers because I adore the big floral in Nothing But the Best set. I used words from Beyond Happy. I love that you have matching dies for that wonderful sentiment set.

24 Jan 2024 Annette gordon

I always like January with all the challenges. Mostly because I sometimes play along but never photograph my cards or upload them. It gives me a 2nd chance. I like the challenge more than the posting part. Love the inspiration from everyone! So pretty! I think some themes in the future that would be fun are, wreaths, butterflies, nature, sympathy, birthday.

21 Jan 2024 Maria Giselle B.

I was guided by a sketch in creating my layout. The stamp-die-foiling plate-stencil (although I didn’t use the stencil on my layout) set is very helpful in creating a cohesive design for my layout. I love the PFS patterned papers’ subtle color. Makes me want to add more of their patterned papers to my stash.

20 Jan 2024 Gayla K

Enjoyed this challenge and using PinkFresh inks, stencils,, stamps, dies, and embellishments!

20 Jan 2024 Donna Phelan

This is a great Challenge, A Year In Review. I am pleased to say I have completed 3 more scrapbook pages! YAY! PFS make it soooo easy to make beautiful pages! Future Challenge? How about a true Anything Goes! Sparks would fly! lol Happy New Year!

18 Jan 2024 Cynthia Baldwin

Great challenge – thank you! I’m still catching up from last year’s scrapbook pages. <3

18 Jan 2024 Patricia Manhire

I am excited that I can use my favourite floral stencils and dies to make a very beautiful card with Pink Fresh Studio products.

18 Jan 2024 Karin @creakarts

What a great year was 2023 and how fun is this months challenge! My card is based on several months, March/April/August/September/October.

17 Jan 2024 Rita Kegg

Hi! That was hard work to figure out how to do this but I’m thinking I’ve done it all now. I posted a set of cards I made for my pastors wife on instagram for the April flowers challenge using painted peony mix. I posted a second entry making valentines cards in a box using painted dalhias, tuberose and painted peony mix. On instagram I have more pictures but couldn’t link more than one. I hope I can remember how I did this so I can do it again another month.

Some ideas for challengings would be Washi tape, other than a card, fancy fold cards and press plates. Thanks!

16 Jan 2024 Greta H

It’s always fun to review all the challenges and pick one to use for a January entry. I used a couple of my all time favorite PFS products: Lush Vines and Dainty Blossoms. Thank you for the continued challenges!

14 Jan 2024 Christine/aheartfeltcard

I entered my card and think it fits well with the August 23 challenge. I love your beautiful products!

14 Jan 2024 Milla

It’s my first time taking part, I loved the challenge! I used my newest Pinkfresh Studio stamp and went with April 2023 theme of flowers :)

13 Jan 2024 Sue Symens

So fun to look back through the challenge year. Rainbows are always a favorite color combo for me!

12 Jan 2024 Maria Giselle B.

Can you mix the challenges, e.g. use the March theme and November colors on a project? Thank you.

12 Jan 2024 Jennifer Ingle

I am excited to be joining the challenge this month! I pulled out some fun florals that I have been wanting to play with and I really loved the result!

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