Friday, July 24, 2009

Quilled Table Decorations

Quilling with Whimsiquills

I am linking to another blog post I really want to share.
(Thanks Lori)

Pat gives me too much credit and she has been such a good mentor, confidant, business associate and friend. I think this is so sweet to read.

And her table decorations are fabulous. Pat doesn't use a tool- uses her fingers, so I am tickled she got wooden skewers and used this technique! She made some beautiful big huskings and gorgeous flower designs! If you agree, please take a minute to let her know.

Thanks for dropping by. I'll be back after a short time away and will visit you! :)

Patrica Caputo has been quilling for more than thirty years and owns Whimsiquills, the mega quilling store that carries quilling papers, tools, kits, books, plus, a gazillion American, English and specialty papers. Order online, the eBay Store or via a US toll-free phone call. Be sure to check out her Quilling Reference Materials page.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

More Inchie Art

I posted a project in a Christmas in July chat party last week. I had no idea there was going to be a contest! YES I won, but I do believe I was the only one that posted a project :) Others offered ideas and recipes. I received a few suggestions for improvement and redid the card. Here it is!

This is a 5" x 6.5" corrugated card. I used a gold leafing pen around the edges of the cardstocks. I scored a 1/4" border around the red piece and added the gold cord bow. I embellished with a few glitter pens and a black glaze pen to write the word joy.

A simple idea for Christmas cards. I'm not sending this one, it is not centered. But then, imperfection adds character so who knows?

Thanks for looking!


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