our fingers can’t stay still
24 Sep 2007 21 Comments
in by Cecelia, quilling
My mom treasured my hand-made cards when I was a kid, and it’s been a while since I’ve made one for her. It was inspired by the gates of La Vie En Rose.
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Oct 24, 2007 @ 19:34:14
Totally, totally gorgeous Cece!!!!!!!!!!! She’s gonna love it! I love it! So beautiful!! I really like the ribbon banner too, neat depth!
Sep 28, 2008 @ 14:03:11
how did you make it its terrific its my moms birthday the day after tommorow so i was wondering if you could tell me how to make it thank you bye
Sep 29, 2008 @ 15:35:31
Thank you for your compliments on my mom’s birthday card. It’s her favorite.
To make it, first I made the heart by folding a full pink strip in half and rolling the tips inwards. I deliberately glued it asymmetrically because it’s hard to make things perfectly even.
Next I used deep burgundy strips in varying lengths about 1/3 to 1/4 the length of my pink strip. Quilling the “S” scroll tightly, I would then gently unravel the tips of the “S” until I liked the shape I saw. Examples:
After loosening a few of these S scrolls, I would gently place them inside the pink heart and flex them until they nestled into the right spot. If I didn’t have much room, I would just use my slotted tool to coil a little tighter/looser to make it fit.
Look at where each scroll touches another and slide a toothpick dabbed with glue in between the paper, letting the glue come off – it’s quite hidden. The heart will quickly fill in. Then I glued the whole thing down.
Lastly I typed my message on a curve, cut along top and bottom, notched V’s on ends, then coiled it gently and glued it on top.
I hope this helps you and I know your mom will enjoy her card!
Mar 03, 2009 @ 15:44:42
Very nice and adorable! i must say.keep it up.
Nov 06, 2010 @ 23:39:11
awesome much ;)
Dec 29, 2010 @ 01:16:53
v gd weldone v nice
Sep 22, 2011 @ 01:26:07
my mom is turnin 30 this month 27…and i want to give her the best card ever…if u have an idea plss add me on msn and facebook…my face book is jennifer germanotta..and msn add is firstname.lastname@example.org..
Feb 01, 2012 @ 05:00:27
i made this kind on an art competetion but they were thouuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuzzzzzzaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaannnnnnnnnnnnndddddddddddddddddddzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz time awsum thn this silly stuff!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! thu!!!!!!! yukkkkkhhhhhhhhhhhhyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyieeeeee..
Aug 25, 2012 @ 01:39:12
Lovely card…made this for my mom too..hope she likes it too!!
Sep 15, 2012 @ 17:04:09
Hi there, I found this card on a web search and it inspired me to make one of my own for my mothers birthday. I just wanted to tell you what a great job you did and thanks for the idea.
Sep 16, 2012 @ 07:37:19
Hi Danielle, thanks so much for letting me know I’ve inspired you – it’s my greatest compliment! I hope your mom loves it! Cecelia
Sep 16, 2012 @ 20:56:21
No problem. And she did :)
Have a nice day
Feb 25, 2013 @ 18:35:42
Thank you very much for the idea! I’m making this for my mother’s 47th birthday and hopefully going to add flowers also made from the same style! I hope she likes it! Keep up the great work! :)
Feb 25, 2013 @ 18:38:15
Hi Lana, I’m always happy to hear I’ve inspired another person to try quilling. Please let me know how it turns out!
Apr 04, 2013 @ 23:56:45
I’d like to find out more? I’d want to find out more
Apr 05, 2013 @ 10:29:34
Hi Chadwick, sorry but I don’t have a pattern for this at the moment.
May 05, 2013 @ 08:00:15
Hi Marc, thanks for wanting to follow me. It’s easy to do. Just enter your email address on the right hand column, under “Email Subscription”. Cecelia
Jan 10, 2014 @ 08:12:30
You’re very welcome and thank you for taking the time to comment!
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