Sunday, December 25, 2011

Season's Greetings!

Wish you all a very Happy Holiday Season and a Prosperous New Year!
 Here are some cards I made for the holiday season.

Scraps and Ribbon

I had some beautiful invitation cards. I wanted to use them in my own card. So, I tried two different variations with some scraps of paper and I used ribbon with them. In my card with the roses, I tried to make the leaves with tweezers but since the paper was slightly thick, I  did not get the result I expected(the veins are not seen very clearly)

Monday, October 17, 2011

Double fringed flowers and multi-strip scrolls

I just realized I have been chosen one among the top 3 in the takeaquillpill anniversary challenge for this card! Pretty excited to win my first challenge!

I had seen the double fringed flowers on Inna's site and wanted to use it on one of my cards. Recently I came across Neli's site through Suganthi's blog. Neli's work with multi-strip scrolls are simply beautiful. Her small Christmas cards are so pretty, you cannot help trying to quill those.
When I was trying to put all of these together, I got a request from a little girl who wanted a card with flowers, leaves and a butterfly. That is how the butterfly made its way here.

p.s: I am entering this for the takeaquillpill anniversary Piyu's challenge

Quilled dog

I had to make another b'day card for a boy who loves dogs. He has a Shih tzu which is white with brown spots. So I thought it would be appropriate to quill a dog. I found this wonderful quilled dog online and decided to use it in my card.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Quilled train for a little boy

I had to quill a b'day card for a little boy and I knew I wanted to do something like car, plane, train etc.. When I was looking for ideas, there were some wonderful quilled train pictures on the web. With all due credit to the original designers, I made a humble attempt to come close to them. I am eager to see the child's expression when I give him the card, hope he likes it:)

Thursday, September 15, 2011

A flower for a teacher

Here is a simple card I quilled for a wonderful teacher on Teacher's day.
Though I haven't quilled much lately, I have definitely been watching the latest techniques posted out there and trying them out!

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Purple Passion

I wanted to try the petals which had one color in the center and another color on the outside. So, I had these light and dark purple strips which I put to use and quilled the petals. I used quite a lot of strips and learnt the role of tension, texture and thickness of the paper.
I had these petals with me from a long time. I saw my friend's blog with a purple flower and decided to enter the Kalalayaa's challenge.
Like my friend has mentioned, I also feel the purple looks more like blue in the picture. The background paper is actually a very beautiful deep purple. Other than the green color used for stems/leaves everything else is a shade of purple.

p.s: Thanks to Paula of Chillin with Quillin for sharing her Stylish Blogger Award with me!