How to Make Quilling Paper Orchids - Simple blooms for a tropical mood -- www.thepaperycraftery.com

How to Make Quilling Paper Orchids

There has been a whole lot of green here on The Papery Craftery blog, lately. I’ve been having loads of fun making a bunch of tutorials about different types of quilled leaves and greenery. But I, for one, am really ready for some bright color! So, before we get into the rich tones of autumn, I thought I’d share a post on how to make quilling paper orchids this week. This post contains affiliate links. If you click on the…

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Do you need a battery operated quilling tool? ~ Pros and cons of using an automatic quilling tool for your designs || www.thepaperycraftery.com

Do you need a battery operated quilling tool?

About a month ago, I stumbled across a selection of craft tools on a discount website. Now, this is in no way going to be a recommendation of that site (since I’ve read many mixed reviews), but the fact that they were selling quilling supplies really caught my eye. I scrolled through for a bit and found a battery operated quilling tool. The price was absolutely unbelievable, so I took the plunge and ordered one. After trying it out for…

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The Art of Quilling Paper Jewelry Book Review ~ A guidebook to quilled jewelry by Ann Martin -- www.thepaperycraftery.com

The Art of Quilling Paper Jewelry Book Review

The quilling paper artist world is a small one. Even fewer are the number of people who are sharing their work online. But, there are still definitely those artists who are really well-known in the paper craft circles. And one of those is Ann Martin of All Things Paper. So you can imagine my surprise when Ann Martin herself contacted me to see if I would be willing to write a post about her newest book. Of course, I jumped…

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5 More Types of Quilling Paper Greenery ~ Dress up your quilled flowers with more complex leaves and greens || www.thepaperycraftery.com

5 More Types of Quilling Paper Greenery

A few weeks back, I posted a quick set of tutorials on quilling paper greenery and leaves. That post was the first in a series on quilled greens that you could use to dress up your own paper flower designs. This week, I’m sharing 5 more types of quilling paper greenery. Each one is a tiny bit more complicated than last time, but still totally doable for a beginner! This post contains affiliate links. If you click on the links…

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Quilling Paper Succulents - The paper craft version of these sweet and trendy plants -- www.thepaperycraftery.com

Quilling Paper Succulents

While I was working on my quilling paper greenery post a few weeks back, I remembered a tutorial that I had been sitting on for a while… quilling paper succulents! Succulents can come in many variations, but they are usually recognizable by thick, fleshy leaves and a compact shape. This week I’m sharing a tutorial for quilled succulents that is perfect for a paper craft beginner! This post contains affiliate links. If you click on the links below and make…

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My Favorite Dollar Tree Craft Supplies - A few of my go-to craft finds from the Dollar Tree that save me a little money when I'm

My Favorite Dollar Tree Craft Supplies

I am a thrifty lady. Whenever I’m in need of something new, one of my first thoughts is always “what’s the lowest price I can find this for?”. This goes double for craft supplies! And, since I’m always crafting something, I really need to watch the bottom line. So in the interest of saving a little money on craft materials, today I’m sharing a list of my favorite Dollar Tree craft supplies.   I know there are other types of dollar…

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5 Types of Quilling Paper Greenery ~ Simple leaves, ferns and other types of greenery to add a little style and realism to your quilling paper flower designs || www.thepaperycraftery.com

5 Types of Quilling Paper Greenery

.Quilling paper flowers are incredibly lovely on their own. They can be as delicate as a daffodil or as hearty as a sunflower. But nothing will make your botanical scenes look more realistic than adding some leaves and greenery. Now, you could just make a few swirls and call it a day, but why not make those designs more lifelike? Today, I’m sharing 5 types of quilling paper greenery to really jazz up those flower scenes! This post contains affiliate…

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How I Run a Craft Blog while Raising 2 Small Children - Ways I stay motivated to be productive paper craft blogger while enjoying my time with my kids || www.thepaperycraftery.com

How I Run a Craft Blog While Raising 2 Small Children

I didn’t start off wanting to have a blog. I just wanted to make stuff with paper. After my Moose was born and I went back to work, I found a way to fill in my creative gap with an Etsy shop. Then things evolved and changed as they tend to do, and I realized how much I enjoy teaching new crafters and breaking down the mystery of quilling paper. So, here I am –  4 years later with a quilling…

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The Essential Tool Kit for Quilling Beginners ~ Start quilling paper with just a few inexpensive supplies! || www.thepaperycraftery.com

The Essential Toolkit for Quilling Beginners

It’s no secret that lots of crafters are supply hoarders. Quilling paper artists are no different! There is always the newest tool or another pack of paper strips to buy. It is easy to get overwhelmed! But a newcomer to quilling doesn’t really need many supplies at all! Today, I’m sharing the essential toolkit for quilling beginners so all newcomers can get started now! This post contains affiliate links. If you click on the links below and make a purchase, I…

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Beehive Quilling ~ Add some lightness and dimension to your quilling projects with this simple, but impressive technique! || www.thepaperycraftery.com

Beehive Quilling Technique

When I first started sharing my quilling tutorials online, one of the first emails I received was asking if I could demonstrate how to do beehive quilling. But not only did I not know how to roll beehive coils, I have never even heard of them! Now I’m starting to see it more and more. And, after some research and practice, I’m finally ready to share a quick introduction to the beehive quilling technique! This post contains affiliate links. If you…

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