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« on: November 08, 2010 04:05:58 PM »

I had fun making these. I used cut strips of scrapbooking paper to make them.











Thanks for looking.
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« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2010 04:12:46 PM »

these are super cute!  What a fun idea!
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« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2010 05:52:56 PM »

I love these. Can I decorate my dorm room with them?
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« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2010 05:54:11 PM »

So pretty! I would love to hang these in my windows!
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« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2010 06:28:12 AM »

Very pretty!!!

I saw something similar in the Better Homes & Gardens Christmas crafting magazine that was out earlier - I think I quite like your version better!
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« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2010 07:07:24 AM »

These were from a Martha Stewart holiday book. It's actually made of eight strips of paper.  You fold the strips in half and then using a toothpick--tightly roll each side of the strip to the center. It should look like a rolled heart when you're done rolling.

You then unfurl the rolled paper a bit to make the curled shapes. You can play with the shapes and sizes of the curly cues.
 I then make the ornament in halves. I glue four together and then combine the two halves.

I think they're kind of fun and more interesting than tinsel.
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« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2010 10:55:01 AM »

Very pretty!
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« Reply #7 on: November 09, 2010 11:36:01 AM »

Oh my gosh, these are great! When you say you play with the size of the curls, how do you do that? Do you physically open it up more, or do you use larger "sticks"? I'm imagining a small wooden dowel or something. I think I might have to try a few of these to hang in our windows. Thanks for posting!
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« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2010 07:02:26 AM »

I love these, thanks for posting them.  I have thinking I want to make all of my decorations for my tree this year, or atleast most of them, depending on how many I can get done by Christmas.  I have been haveing a hard time finding something I can make out of what I already have.  These look easy enough, I am wondering if construction craft paper will work, or pages out of old novels or something, I am going to try.  Thanks again.
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« Reply #9 on: November 14, 2010 08:09:55 PM »

Luv your quilled ornaments! I wanted to do some Christmas, snowflake & white pointsetta ornaments using quilling, but use paper that has a gold leaf edge. Not sure how to go about getting that paper, but I'm up for trying anything (except for cutting 1/8" off my bible pages)    -kidding!  Thanks for sharing 
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