Month: December 2014

Simple Paper Quilled Ravens

Simple Paper Quilled Ravens

I used to collect crows and ravens. And, for many years my family would buy me knickknacks and gifts that were crow- or raven-themed. I still love these creatures, but have tempered my interest in them with my love of a clean, clutter-free, knickknack free 

Paper Quilled Mermaid | Siren’s Song

Paper Quilled Mermaid | Siren’s Song

Oh, the good old days. When I could just be creative without feeling the need to meet certain standards. Everything was new and exciting in the world of quilling and I just wanted to make, make, make! During December of 2014, I really tried taking 

Fancy Red & Black Monogram | Letter H

Fancy Red & Black Monogram | Letter H

I made this Fancy Red & Black Monogram | Letter H for my mother as a Christmas gift in 2014. I think it was probably the first monogram I made that came out looking truly polished. What I loved most about this was the sheen 

Paper Quilled Rising Phoenix

Paper Quilled Rising Phoenix

Paper Quilled Dancing Dragonflies

Paper Quilled Dancing Dragonflies

During 2014, I had been feverishly producing quilled artwork. I couldn’t get enough of it. These Paper Quilled Dancing Dragonflies were created as a commission for a woman in Florida, but when I was finished with them, she said she didn’t want them because they 

Quilled White-Tailed Deer

Quilled White-Tailed Deer

I made this Quilled White-Tailed Deer portrait for my cousin, Joseph in 2014. He was pretty young at the time and absolutely obsessed with deer and hunting and farming in general. I wrapped his package with orange day-glow duct tape so it was difficult to 

Quilled Blue Scrollwork Monograms | Letter C

Quilled Blue Scrollwork Monograms | Letter C

In late 2014 I had a woman I met on Facebook ask for a Letter C Monogram that was “nautical.” I ended up creating two Quilled Blue Scrollwork Monograms | Letter C because when I finished with the first one, I was more inspired (and 

Quilled Cartoonish Owls

Quilled Cartoonish Owls

I made two Quilled Cartoonish Owls in 2014 – one blue and one purple. They were part of my first adventure into commissioned artwork and a good learning experience. Techniques Don’t let the watermark fool you, these were created in 2014, only a few short 

Paper Quilled Camouflage Letter G

Paper Quilled Camouflage Letter G

This Paper Quilled Camouflage Letter G monogram was a gift for someone who wanted the person they were giving it to to think they’d made it. Haha! It was an interesting request for sure. Construction This handsome monogram is 8″ x 10″ and mounted on