At Pretty Neat Creative, we believe that nothing is as unique, personal or well-received as something that’s been lovingly handmade. That’s why we create this Royal Cat Mandala which will make you feel inspired and excited about Arts, Crafts, Sewing and your 5D diamond painting projects.
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- Can be used in the Bedroom, Dining Room, Bathroom, Washroom, Kitchen, Study, Home, Office, Hotel, Restaurant and Bar
- Material: Resin
- Frame: No
- Pasting Area: Full
1 set with diamond painting tools as pictures shown
Our designers will carefully correct each custom-made order to have the best outcome because that orders typically take up to 7 days to produce.
We do support worldwide shipping. It can take up to another 14 days to US, Canada; other countries will take up to 21 days. In total, we expect 3 – 4 weeks for delivery.
You will receive an email confirming your purchase and tracking number so no worries!
1. Who can do diamond painting?
Everyone can! There are no right or wrong ways to start a diamond painting project.
If you are hesitant to start your first one because worrying about mishaps or how to complete? No worries, you need to relax and just go with it. Everything is totally included in the package to get started.
Still need more tips before the start? Read Here
2. Where are your items shipped from?
We are a Singapore-based company operating with 2 fulfillment centers. We have warehouses in the USA and China. As our items are stored in several warehouses, your order may be shipped in separate packages.
3. Where do you ship to?
We do support worldwide shipping and FREE SHIPPING for any order.
4. How long do I wait until my order is sent out?
All orders are made-to-order so it takes about 8 business days to process in our warehouse and transport to Logistic Agency then. This means that your order will carefully be produced one by one and then sent out within this period.
5. When will I receive my items after I place an order?
Our Standard Shipping typically takes 2-4 weeks and depending on how fast customs in your country processes the package. Nevertheless, we’re still suffering the impact of nCOV virus, the world-wide postal services are affected and it must take 6-9 weeks for now. You can update the shipping status here: https://www.prettyneatcreative.com/blog/shipping-status-update/
6. What are your Payment Methods?
We accept credit cards (Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover) and PayPal. Cast on delivery (COD) is not supported at the moment.
7. Can I use several discount codes in one order?
Promotion and discount codes cannot be used in conjunction with other promotions and discounts unless stated otherwise.
8. Can I cancel my order?
Probably! Cancellations should be made within 24 hours of order placement. Please direct messages to us for further support.
Your payment will be credited back to your account once cleared. Paypal will take 1-2 days, for Credits cards will take around 3-5 business days.
9. Can I return my order if I don’t like it?
You probably can! Pretty Neat Creative purchases are eligible for returns up to 365 days after the original date of purchase for a full refund. Refunds will be made in the same form of payment originally used to make the purchase.
10. What if I need to return something?
Please read our guide here.
1. What's pixel?
The term pixel is short for "picture element", and pixels are the tiny building blocks that make up all digital images. A digital image is made from individual pixels, much like how a Diamond Painting is made from individual small drills.
When viewing an image at a normal zoom level (100% or less), the pixels are usually too small to notice. Instead, we see what looks like a continuous image, with light, shadows, colors and textures all blending together to create a scene that looks much like it would in the real world. But like any good magic trick, what we're seeing is really an illusion. And to break the illusion, we need to look closer.
For example, just look at the girl’s eyes in this photo, you can just see the white, brown and maybe little black, right?
Now I just click a few times on one of her eyes to zoom in on it. Each time I click, I zoom in closer. And if I zoom in close enough, we start seeing that what looked like a continuous image is really a bunch of tiny squares. These squares are the pixels.
And if I zoom in even closer, we see that each pixel displays a single color. The entire image is really just a grid of solid-colored squares. There’re various colors in her eyes now: yellow, purple, green-mint, etc, which we can not see at the normal level.
When viewed from far enough away, our eyes blend the colors together to create an image with lots of detail. But up close, it's pixels.
2. What does pixel mean to Diamond Painting?
Just like a digital photo, Diamond Painting is formed by pixels too. Each small piece you place on your canvas is exactly a pixel.
It’s impossible for us to see all details of the photo when we see it at the pixel level and so does Diamond Painting. Working on a Diamond Painting means that you build it up by your sparkling drills, and at the near eyesight distance you can not see the entire picture, right?
That’s why sometimes you feel that we send you the wrong color, compares to the original photo. All you need to do is just finish your artwork and when you hang it on the wall, look at it at the far distance, you must be amazed by how beautiful it turns out.
3. What’s different between small size & big size Diamond Painting?
To produce Diamond Painting Kit, we also base on the pixel of the original picture. 1 cm2 equals 4 drills on the canvas. When you place an order, we will scale the picture to match the size you choose, and the bigger size the canvas is, the more we zoom in on the picture. That’s also the difference in colors and details between several sizes of Diamond Painting.
It seems theoretical and abstract, right? So now I will give an example to make it one hundred times easier for you. Just look at the picture below, it’s Eiffel Tower and Bridge Diamond Painting. At the left corner, you can see the leaves with only red color and maybe yellow between the leaves, right?
For small size (50cm and below) canvas, we will zoom in on it like this, now you can see at the pixel level, there’re more colors added: dark red, light red, white, brown, etc.
For big size (from 50cm) canvas, the pixels will look like this. We can see even more colors we miss at the small size: green-mint, pink, gray, etc.
You can read the Diamond Painting Size Guide to refer more information and find the appropriate size for your picture.
4. How many colors of drill in a Diamond Painting?
As we always said, the number of colors in a Diamond Painting depends on itself! There're 2 elements that determine how many colors of drill: the size of the canvas and the complexity of the original picture.
- For small size canvas: We always prepare for you from 20 to 30 colors of drill, however, for complex paintings you'll have up to 40 colors for a snack-size The Autumn In The Forest below is an example. Because of a great number of details, you'll have 40 colors of drill for a 30x40cm.
- For big size canvas: From 40cm canvas, normally you'll have at least 30 colors of drill. Nevertheless, with the original pictures with less detail, there're only 15 colors of drill even for a big guy. The Ocean Sailboat Diamond Painting with size 60x80 and 15 colors of drill is an example.
5. What do Diamond Painting Experts say?
Every Diamond Painting Expert knows about this trouble, and here're what they say:
Images are made up of many other colors. Don’t critique the colors too closely until you finish it then step back and look at it. If you take a picture and zoom into pixel level you will be amazed at all the different colors you see.
Colors are rarely the colors you see in the photo as they are made up of many other colors. Like white is never “white”. Pixel pictures (what Dps are) are made to look at from far away and not up close so you need the other color to make it read.
I mistakenly got the smallest size for my first Diamond Painting because I was unaware that I need a bigger picture to get good detail. I still like the way it turned out though! Just remember for future pictures, it's like pixel art. The bigger it is the more pixels which means more colors of diamonds, therefore more detail.