What is this blog?

This blog is about my crafts as I'm sure it's obvious, but rather specifically I post about my quilling. I suppose I didn't include quilling in the title simply because that would limit what I could put in this blog. In other words, 99% of this is in fact quilling.

There ARE periods where I don't post anything for a long time, but that doesn't mean I'm done with quilling! I'll post again. Eventually.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Quilled ornaments: a snowflake and 3D star...thing

Hey all!  I'm finally back with some new quilling! :)

Yesterday, I really felt like quilling something, so a quilled snowflake that I cold use as an ornament came to mind.  As I had no idea where to start, I searched for some quilled snowflakes and printed out my favorite.  In no way did I copy it, I just used it as a guide.  Here is the result.

After having fun with that, I looked at the ornaments on my tree for inspiration.  There was this one 3D star one that got me thinking.  So I used 1/16 inch wide strips and came up with this.  It had a little gem at the bottom, so I made that and put white quilled rings on every part that needed thread: or fishing line, to be more precise.  I glitter-fied it up, because hel-lo, stars are glittery!  I used quite a bit of glitter.  I'm pretty happy with how it turned out.