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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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Quilling Paper Cactus

  My husband, Mr. Craftery, has been working hard the last couple of weekends getting the gardens in our yard full of flowers for the spring and summer. He’s been doing such an amazing job! Our yard has never looked better! Thank goodness for him, because I have absolutely no green thumb. A nice, sturdy cactus more my speed. Even better than that, is a paper version! So I was inspired to whip up a quilling paper cactus and share…

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Quilling Paper Tulips ~ The perfect spring craft for quilling beginners! || www.thepaperycraftery.com

Quilling Paper Tulips

This post contains affiliate links. If you click on the links below and make a purchase, I may receive a small compensation to help me finance this site and keep coming up with awesome tutorials and tips! There’s no cost to you, and I only ever include links to companies and products that I trust and work with on a regular basis. Paper quilling and flowers go hand-in-hand. And what says springtime flowers better than tulips! So, this week, I’m…

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How to Make Quilling Paper Swirls for leaves and filigree details || www.thepaperycraftery.com

How to Make Quilling Paper Swirls

  So, some real talk about my quilling paper journey. When I first started studying and practicing quilling, I was super intimidated by swirls. Those beautiful, swoopy designs formed from multiple strips of quilling paper. I didn’t understand how they were made and I thought I never would. But, I watched a few videos, and one day…click. I got it. And, of course, they were much easier than I was making them out to be. So now its time to…

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How to Make Quilling Paper Squares

So far, in this quilling for beginners series, we’ve tackled basic coils and curvy shapes, such as teardrops and marquise. Let’s now move on to another part of quilling: how to make paper squares and other angular shapes. But first, grab your copy of my quilling paper shapes printable so you can follow along! Now, to be perfectly honest, these shapes are not something I use in my quilling work very often. I don’t have a real reason. I’ve just…

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