A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can now organize your bookmarks into folders!  Read more here.
Total Members: 302,351
Currently Running With Scissors:
576 Guests and 17 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 [2] 3  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: quilling  (Read 8244 times)
Tags for this thread: quilling , tree  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
summertimerolls
Offline Offline

Posts: 1085
Joined: 05-Aug-2007

"I hope this works"


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #10 on: January 23, 2008 05:23:44 PM »

This is an incredible piece of art. It is so smart and what a treasure to have.

Do you happen to have a closer photo of the overall piece? It would be nice to see it from the front.

Rockin'! Smiley

Here are two more pictures...the first one is before I put the 'sky' paper under the velum...

and the second one you can see the hidden heart I mention in the first post. (near Rick toward the bottom of the leaves).  I didn't have a closer pic of the overall piece, so I zoomed in. I hope these are what you wanted to see!This is my favorite I've done, I'm getting ready to do another for a friend, and then I will do one for myself one day!!! 



« Last Edit: January 23, 2008 05:32:49 PM by summertimerolls » THIS ROCKS   Logged
sweets4ever
Administrator
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 42160
Joined: 18-Jan-2005


View Profile
« Reply #11 on: January 23, 2008 05:54:16 PM »

Wow, wow, wow!  The only projects I've done so far are greeting cards (obviously much smaller!).  This is sooo amazing!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

**Entry period extended to May 20!** From concerts to musicals and more, what events inspire YOU?  Craft and enter for a chance to win a chunk of over $500 in prizes!
HSG
Global Moderator
Glass Crafts Moderator
Guest Blogger

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Oy Vey!
Offline Offline

Posts: 11389
Joined: 18-Aug-2006

Margaritas & Facial Masks


View Profile WWW
« Reply #12 on: January 23, 2008 07:17:49 PM »

This is so unbelievable. I cannot imagine the tie that goes into this art. Lovely!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

summertimerolls
Offline Offline

Posts: 1085
Joined: 05-Aug-2007

"I hope this works"


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #13 on: January 23, 2008 10:43:56 PM »

HSG-thank you for the very kind words.  It does take some amount of time, but it isn't hard at all.  Believe it or not, this one one of the first things I quilled after a bunch of practicing how to roll the paper.  Like anything quilling can get to be complicated, but just the very basic rolling techniques were used in this, nothing fancy.  Again thanks for the nice remarks, it brightens my day Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
straw_holder
Offline Offline

Posts: 637
Joined: 13-Feb-2007

still striving for perfection...


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #14 on: January 23, 2008 10:56:54 PM »

Wow.  You did an unbelievable job!  How long did it take you?
THIS ROCKS   Logged
greybird
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

<3 birds, glitter, sparkles <3
Offline Offline

Posts: 3024
Joined: 12-Jul-2006


View Profile WWW
« Reply #15 on: January 24, 2008 11:24:27 AM »

This is so beautiful!  I gave it a 'this rocks'.  Smiley  It looks amazing, but it looks so time consuming!  I'm also curious how long it took to make this.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
summertimerolls
Offline Offline

Posts: 1085
Joined: 05-Aug-2007

"I hope this works"


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #16 on: January 26, 2008 05:16:53 PM »

A couple people have asked how long this took.  I didn't keep track.  Rolling the paper takes the longest, I would say I spent a couple of hours each night for about a week rolling...then probably about 2 hours gluing it down?  I really don't know.  If I had to guess I would say about 15 hours once I knew my design.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
SparkleHorse
The Green Fairy
Offline Offline

Posts: 291
Joined: 19-Aug-2005


View Profile
« Reply #17 on: January 27, 2008 12:01:07 PM »

you know, i really love the art of quilling. i don't know how to do it, but i see it on carol duvall's show and i think it looks like fun. this project is really lovely! it's a great creative way to do a family tree!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"But why don't you scream now?" Alice asked, holding her hands ready to put over her ears again.

"Why, I've done all the screaming already," said the Queen. "What would be the good of having it all over again?"
KawaiiHolic
Offline Offline

Posts: 527
Joined: 21-Apr-2005

Keep calm and carry on


View Profile WWW
« Reply #18 on: February 12, 2008 12:20:11 PM »

Beautiful!  Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged

CHECK OUT MY SHOP FOR VINTAGE PATTERNS GALORE!
http://www.sweetsassymolassy.etsy.com

Check out my blog for lovely eye candy!
http://www.sweetsassymolassyblog.blogspot.com

Follow me on TWITTER for Shop and Blog updates...
http://twitter.com/SweetSassyM
Teeisme
Offline Offline

Posts: 3778
Joined: 05-Aug-2006

That's my boy, Petey!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #19 on: February 12, 2008 04:03:27 PM »

 Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked

What can I say that hasn't already been said? It's toooo cool for words.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Tee
finished the 100 ATC Theme Challenge!!
I'm the ATC - DT in a new Vintage group. Come join me   http://vintageflaire.ning.com/
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 [2] 3  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
PB2_JohnOliver_SneakPeek_2.Mov
How To Create Beautiful Artwork By Painting Tissue Paper
Make It Simple: Fairy Mason Jar
How To Make Patriotic Crowns Out Of Pipe Cleaners
Great Craft Ideas For A Fun And Festive Fourth Of July
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Fabric Boxes
Tute Tuesday: A Pod of Narwhals
Hey, it's summer. Go outside!

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.