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littlecircles
« on: September 12, 2013 10:47:13 PM »

I've been working on a lot of little projects lately that I thought I'd share...

I love the idea of unconventional quilling - and what is more of a surprise than mixing fire and paper?  I designed these candle holders and turned them into a free tutorial if anyone wants to give them a try Smiley


This is a simple pair of earrings that I plan on turning into a tutorial but haven't yet.  I love how the colors came out.


And lastly I designed these earrings as a magazine submission - but sadly they were rejected Sad  I am still pretty bummed out about it, but at least I get to wear them now.


Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2013 11:09:19 PM »

i think my favorite are the flower earrings! i need to get some gold or stainless steel posts/ hooks so i could wear something like those!

great job on all of them!!!!
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« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2013 11:19:12 PM »

Thanks!  Yes, I always use stainless steel.  Everything else makes people's ears itch Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2013 12:43:38 AM »

The candle holders are awesome! And since we've recently moved house I've been looking for decorative items to make, to jazz the place up a bit, and the candle holders will be a great addition! Sorry about the rejected magazine submission but those earrings are FAB - very Art Deco - and I would wear them in a heartbeat!
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littlecircles
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2013 12:59:56 AM »

Thank you Katara Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2013 06:09:35 AM »

The little boxes are so cute and clever. All the others are beautiful as usual. Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2013 06:55:54 AM »

I can't believe that your flower earrings were rejected by the magazine but I'll bet they won't be by your fellow crafters here.  They're fab, and so are the candle boxes. Your work is amazing to me.
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« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2013 06:58:09 AM »

Your little boxes are adorable and practical.  And your flower earrings are top-notch.
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« Reply #8 on: September 13, 2013 06:59:27 AM »

those candle holders are amazing!  Very cool.  And the ear rings are awesome, as usual.
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« Reply #9 on: September 13, 2013 07:03:51 AM »

I can't believe they would reject those earrings!  They're so great!
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« Reply #10 on: September 13, 2013 09:38:21 AM »

Thank you everyone Smiley  Someone on my FB page mentioned that the magazine may have felt they were too complicated for their readers to easily reproduce - which may be true.  Since quilling is not a popular craft, there is no real way to condense a pattern down.  Maybe I'll submit something a bit more simple next time.
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« Reply #11 on: September 20, 2013 03:12:15 AM »

Amazing quilling...I am inspired to some for myself..Simply fab ideas
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« Reply #12 on: September 20, 2013 06:52:16 AM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project!
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« Reply #13 on: September 21, 2013 08:29:07 AM »

those boxes are great.
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« Reply #14 on: December 01, 2013 09:56:06 PM »

I'm very impressed. The things a person does with quilling fascinate me.
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« Reply #15 on: December 08, 2013 10:25:24 AM »

Beautiful -- I like the mix of the simplicity of the circles but the boxes also look intricate since they are quilled.   
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« Reply #16 on: December 16, 2013 06:42:47 AM »

Love your unconventional quilling.  Your earrings are great.  It is that magazines loss not to showcase the flower ones.   Have you tried honeycomb quilling yet?  I am always looking for new ideas for using paper quilling strips. 
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