Paper Quilling - Fun Craft Projects and Ideas for Valentine's Day

Paper quilling art
Paper quilling art | Source

How to make a quilled heart

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Quilled heartsMake some closed coilsShape them into teardrop shapesGlue two teadrop coils together
Quilled hearts
Quilled hearts | Source
Make some closed coils
Make some closed coils | Source
Shape them into teardrop shapes
Shape them into teardrop shapes | Source
Glue two teadrop coils together
Glue two teadrop coils together | Source

A Basic Quilled Heart

Let's begin with a quilled heart. Roll a strip of quilling paper into a closed coil and glue the end of the strip to the coil. Pinch one side of the coil to make a teardrop shape. Make a similar teardrop shape with another strip of quilling paper. Glue the sides of the two teardrop coils together to make a quilled heart.

If you are new to quilling, learn how to make paper quilling coils here:




How to make a heart pendant

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Quilled pendantFold quilling paper strip in halfRoll one end of quilling paperRoll the other end and glue both endsMake a small closed coil for the necklace
Quilled pendant
Quilled pendant | Source
Fold quilling paper strip in half
Fold quilling paper strip in half | Source
Roll one end of quilling paper
Roll one end of quilling paper | Source
Roll the other end and glue both ends
Roll the other end and glue both ends | Source
Make a small closed coil for the necklace
Make a small closed coil for the necklace | Source

Heart Shaped Pendant

This heart shaped pendant uses the technique of an open coil. Fold a strip of red quilling paper in half. Roll both ends of the quilling paper until the coils meet in the centre. Glue the coiled ends together so that it looks like the shape of a heart.

Make a small closed coil and glue it to the top of the heart pendant. Paint the pendant with varnish to make it waterproof and to strengthen it. Leave the pendant to dry. String a necklace through the small coil.

More techniques on paper quilled jewellery can be found here:


How to make outline of heart

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Heart designTake a red strip of quilling paperFold paper in halfBend both ends to make a heart outlineGlue the ends togetherAll quilling bits are ready to be displayed
Heart design
Heart design | Source
Take a red strip of quilling paper
Take a red strip of quilling paper | Source
Fold paper in half
Fold paper in half | Source
Bend both ends to make a heart outline
Bend both ends to make a heart outline | Source
Glue the ends together
Glue the ends together | Source
All quilling bits are ready to be displayed
All quilling bits are ready to be displayed | Source

Embellishments for Handmade Cards and Quilling Projects

Take a strip of red quilling paper. Fold the paper in half. Bring the two ends of the paper together to form an outline of a heart. Glue the ends of the paper together. Glue the heart on a piece of paper or handmade card.

Make some red closed coils. Arrange the coils along the inside border of one side of the heart. Glue the coils to the side of the heart to hold them in place.

Make a quilled heart with two teardrop coils and arrange it on the other side of the big heart.


More heart designs with quilled coils

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Flowers and heartsFringed flowers and closed coilsFringed flowers and closed coilsQuilled butterfly, hearts and closed coils
Flowers and hearts
Flowers and hearts | Source
Fringed flowers and closed coils
Fringed flowers and closed coils | Source
Fringed flowers and closed coils
Fringed flowers and closed coils | Source
Quilled butterfly, hearts and closed coils
Quilled butterfly, hearts and closed coils | Source

Craft Ideas and Designs

Make as many coils as you want with strips of quilling paper of different colours. Tutorials on making fringed flowers and butterflies for your quilling projects are available at the following links:


Arrange the coils and flowers to create beautiful quilled designs and patterns for your Valentine's Day cards or other projects.


Paper quilling design
Paper quilling design | Source

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randomcreative 3 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Your quilled paper hearts are so beautiful! Thanks for the great resource.


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lady rain 3 years ago from Australia Author

randomcreative, thank you for your kind comment. Much appreciated!


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Glimmer Twin Fan 3 years ago

Just gorgeous. Your hubs always brighten my day. Pinned and shared.


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RTalloni 3 years ago from the short journey

Such delightful projects! They would easily adapt for other holidays and occasions. Thanks for posting your work with helpful links!


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lady rain 3 years ago from Australia Author

Glimmer Twin Fan, thanks! I'm so pleased to know that! Thank you for pinning and sharing.


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lady rain 3 years ago from Australia Author

RTalloni, yes you're right, paper quilling crafts can be made for all occasions. Thank you for leaving a nice comment!


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Frangipanni 3 years ago

These are my kind of projects - Thanks for sharing!


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lady rain 3 years ago from Australia Author

Frangipanni, glad to know another hubber who shares the same interest as me! Cheers!


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Natashalh 3 years ago from Hawaii

Paper quilling seems so magical to me! I'm including a link to your hub on a Valentine's craft idea blog post - I hope some interested folks stop by!


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lady rain 3 years ago from Australia Author

Natashalh, thank you for your kind comment and linking my hub ... greatly appreciated!


ritika 3 years ago

awsome


liya baby 16 months ago

nice


yuki yoshii 10 months ago

nice.i really like you ideas of making the swirls to make different .


Brandon 7 weeks ago

I'm 14 and I love paper quilling


wena 5 weeks ago

This an awesome site I learned to quill with a comb easily as a novice I need all the help that I can get and your site answers every question that I need Thank you for all your help and ideas Your work is beautiful

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