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How to Use Quilling To Make a Wreath - Add quilling enhancements to a simple wreath form for easy front door decor -- www.thepaperycraftery.com

How to Use Quilling to Make a Wreath

I’ve been thinking a lot about creative ways to use quilling lately. And this past week was no exception! After I finished my tutorial on quilling paper eucalyptus and lavender, I was left with a bunch of stems on my workstation. I could have just stuck them in a vase and been done with it, but I decided to do what I would have done with loads of real eucalyptus and lavender. I worked up a simple, rustic door hanging!…

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Quilling Paper Eucalyptus and Lavender - Add some rustic, farmhouse quilling to your designs -- www.thepaperycraftery.com

Quilling Paper Eucalyptus and Lavender

Life is a little crazy around the Craftery house this week because my Moose is turning 6. 6 years old, you guys!!! 6 is no longer a tiny kid, but an over 4 foot tall, school-aged, smarty-pants ball of awesome! Anyway, even though I’m in the midst of getting his birthday party together, I didn’t want to wait to share this last quilling paper greenery post. This time, I’m going for more of a rustic, farmhouse vibe and sharing an…

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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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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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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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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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Quilling Paper Cherries ~ Simple but realistic summer quilling craft. Make one or a bunch! || www.thepaperycraftery.com

Quilling Paper Cherries

It should be no surprise to those who’ve followed my quilling tutorials for a while that I love figuring how to make realistic quilled paper fruit and veggies. In a recent post, I even suggested using produce as inspiration when you’re feeling creatively stuck, because this is a trick I use all the time. So I couldn’t resist making a tutorial for one of my family’s favorite fruit. Get ready for some simple quilling paper cherries! This post contains affiliate…

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Quilling Paper Bookmarks ~ Make some quick bookmarks from your quilling pieces to keep your pages in your favorite books! || www.thepaperycraftery.com

Quilling Paper Bookmarks

Chances are, after practicing for a while, a quilling paper crafter is bound to have tons of bits and pieces laying around, taking up space valuable crafting space. The question is: what to make from all those bits? One can only make so many cards and gift tags. So, in order to clear up some of my desk space and create something new, I spent last week making some quick quilling paper bookmarks. This post contains affiliate links. If you…

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Quilling Paper Watermelon ~ A simple summer quilling craft for scrapbooks and cards || www.thepaperycraftery.com

Quilling Paper Watermelon

My littles, Moose & the Bean, have been really into Eric Carle books lately. If you’re not familiar, Eric Carle is the author and artist behind many, many colorful children’s books, that are incredibly illustrated with hand-painted paper collages. My kids’ current fav is The Very Hungry Caterpillar. They love how the caterpillar goes through all the days of the week, eating up a storm. On Saturday, he chomps through tons of food, ending his feast with “one slice of…

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