Blog Posts - Quilling Technique

Tea Time Quilling Card

A cup of tea is an invitation to put your feet up and relax for a moment, or catch up with the latest news as you chat with a friend. Is it any wonder that teacups are such a popular motif in stamping and paper crafting?   When I first started t...
by The Art of Quilling on Mar 3, 2012

Quilled All Occasion Card with Matching Gift Card Holder

I’m not much of a winter person, so by January my thoughts are turning to spring.  When I happened upon some pretty floral scrapbook paper, I used it to create this decidedly feminine card and gift card holder perfect for any occasion. Michaels ha...
by The Art of Quilling on Jan 9, 2012

Create a Custom Mat for Your Quilling

I create a lot of quilling for sale and for the most part, I like to frame it under glass.   Since I have no idea where my quilling will find a home, I feel better knowing it has that extra protection.  Custom framing is expensive, but there are r...
by The Art of Quilling on Sep 14, 2010

Enhance Your Quilling with Blending Chalks

Blending chalks are an excellent choice when you want to add a bit of color to your quilling.  Made by several manufacturers, they come in a wide array of colors from soft pastels to bright jewel tones.  Some even have a bit of shimmer mixed in (Fi...
by The Art of Quilling on Jan 30, 2010

Quilled Stencil Rose

In my last post (Groovy Birthday Wishes) I talked about the very popular technique of filling in an outline with quilling to form a design.   Normally, your piece of quilled art would be glued on top of your background surface like I did with the bo...
by The Art of Quilling on Jan 15, 2010

Groovy Birthday Wishes

I was browsing through the bargain bins of ribbon and found a funky retro paisley design in yellow, green, and orange that simply screamed mini skirt and go-go boots.    I wasn’t a teen during the Mod 60’s, but I do remember having a pa...
by The Art of Quilling on Dec 29, 2009

Quilling Tip — Hiding the Paper Seams

When I am working on a piece of quilling, I don’t like to see the seam where the end of the paper strip is glued to the coil.  To me it looks unfinished and I try to avoid showing these seams when I can.  Picky?  Perhaps, but I think it give...
by The Art of Quilling on Aug 24, 2009

Quilling Experiment — Puffy Markers

by The Art of Quilling on Aug 11, 2009

Coffee-Stained Quilling Experiment

I was having lunch one day with a good friend of mine, Marsha (hi, Marsha!) right after the launch of my blog and she was kind enough to listen to me as I told her about a tea-stained tag I saw on the ‘net and how I thought it would make good...
by The Art of Quilling on Jul 29, 2009

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