“Quilling or paper filigree is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. The paper is rolled, looped, curled, twisted and otherwise manipulated to create shapes which make up designs to decorate greetings cards, pictures, boxes, eggs, and to make models, jewellery, mobiles etc.” (wiki)
Most people think decorating creatively and with style imply a lot of costs, both in terms of materials and hours of work. Truth is you can have a great decor with minimum expenses, only if you resort to some craft tricks. The following collection of paper art will show you that a pretty cheap material like paper could be used in the most amazing ways possible. The result of a steady hand and an awesome eye towards shapes and colors, these pieces of art can make any space in your home a lot more beautiful. With quilling you can impress and not have big costs or tons of hours of work. The examples shown in the photos are just a starting point and shouldn’t restrain you from exploring a lot of other shapes and figures. The heart, fish or hand look great, but if you think other motives will improve your home’s interior design, go for it, explore and impress! Share your art with the rest of the community when you’re done.
video by Discover Quilling
by Sena Runa .. found on Etsy..
Tutorial: An introduction to paper quilling by increations