CRAVE IT. COVET. LOVE IT. This Week: Love Paper Art

April 14, 2012 in All Posts, CRAVE IT. COVET. LOVE IT.

This week I’m loving paper art forms, like the intricately beautiful art of paper filigree, or “quilling,” as showcased in Yulia Brodskaya‘s amazingly precise, yet whimsical designs:

Quilling is a paper art form involving the rolling and gluing of strips of paper.  It seems so basic, but to come up with a design like the one below clearly requires much more than basic paper artistry skills:

Martha has a tutorial – of course – if you’re interested in learning how to do this.  You can also check out Twirled Paper: Make Almost Anything With Simple Paper Strips and The Book of Paper Quilling: Techniques & Projects for Paper Filigree.

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