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Orange pop up flowers and quilling birthday card

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A birthday card made for someone I've known all my life.....a very good friend of the family... :). I wanted to do a pop up card for her and since she has never received a pop up card from me before so I decided that making the seven pop up flowers for her would be great! And combining quilling with it would even be better since I don't think she has ever gotten a quilling card from me either hahahaha!!
I think I went a bit overboard with the quilling leaves in this simple quilling flower arrangement for the card. There are a lot of quilling leaves in different shapes and colours here. I don't think I've ever done it this way before so it was quite a fun and interesting experience for me. I get to do something different with the quilling leaves especially since they were made using different types of hair combs. Different types of combs will make different sizes of quilling leaves and styles too.....so the more types of combs you have, the more variety of leaves …

Birthday easel card with pink quilling flowers

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I guess there's always a story behind every art work that I do and this one is no exception. It all started when I was playing with my quilling comb about a week ago. It had been a while since I last held one in my hand and made any quilling shapes with it. I then tried to make quilling loops with the comb and started layering each one on top of the other and somehow created this quilling pattern below.

After doing that, I kept thinking of how to turn it into a petal because I wanted to make a flower with it. But since it was so big, I turned it into a flower bud instead. Then when I did so.....it somehow reminded me of a strawberry ...doesn't it look like one to you?? Hahahahha....Check out the photo below....

No matter how it looked, pink strawberries or flower buds, I still loved it! And decided to use it for my new handmade card design that I was requested to do for a very special person.


These days I prefer to hand letter all my sentiments for my handmade cards. I g…

Twisted quilling leaf tutorial

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I've been quilling and revisiting some old quilling techniques that I've done in the past and made some video tutorials of them about week ago. That was fun!
I remember many years ago when I made some twisted loops leaves and flowers as decorations on my handmade card, so many of my followers wanted a tutorial for it. But at that time I didn't even have a YouTube channel and I didn't know how to do a video tutorial either. I did however do a tutorial in 2012 on how to use two coloured quilling paper for the looping technique. So I did what I could by explaining it to them plus with the help of some photos and text that I added in my blog post. Back then I also used the quilling comb as a tool to do the looping technique. But in my latest tutorial here, I did it without the use of the quilling comb. You can try it with both.
Later, I learned how to twist the loops from a fellow quiller named Asma' Ahmad Bahari. I adore all her quilling art. She did a tutorial on it…

How to make quilling sprigs using a hair brush

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I remember making these sprigs of leaves for the first time after learning how to make them last year from watching YouTube video tutorials made by a quilling artist. If I am not mistaken it was a video made by Anastasia Wahalatantiri. She is an amazing quilling artist and I really admire her work.
Anyways, I received a lot of requests from my followers for me to make a video tutorial of it too after I posted photos of the quilled sprigs that I made last year. Although I wanted to do it as soon as I could but I always find it hard to find a suitable quiet time alone at home to do it. 
So after a year since then, I finally get to make it this month! Yay! Truth is, my video tutorials are actually not only made for my followers but they are also made for me! Yes, me. Because sometimes I might forget how I made the quilling design after a few years and so it is good for me to record how I made it in the first place. Haha! Sad but true! So it's always nice to get to see and reminded o…

New look for my quilling beginners kit

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I am happy to introduce to everyone here the new look of my basic quilling kit for quilling beginners. From now onwards, the quilling kit will have a more colourful set of quilling papers for quilling beginners to play with. The previous ones were more on pastel colours and since I received a lot of request for more cheerful colours, I decided to give it a change of look.
Each basic quilling kit only costs RM20.00. This is a SPECIAL PRICE. You would only get it if you buy all those items in a set. If you buy them individually it would costs more as the total costs of each set is RM23.00. So it's definitely a good bargain. The cost for delivery depends on your location and weight of package.
 Items in quilling kit:
1 handmade rainbow slotted quilling tool
1 mini circle template
1 small nozzle white glue
4 packs of 80gsm quilling papers (200 pieces altogether)





I also sell these handmade slotted quilling tools and the price is still RM12.00 a piece. I make these tools myself by hand and…

Two toned heart shape quilling flower tutorial

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To be honest I have been wanting to make this quilling flower tutorial for a long time already ever since I made my own handmade slotted quilling tool way back in 2014. At that time I was experimenting with the tool, and I got an idea of rolling more than one strip of paper with it since it had a big gap in the slot. You can actually roll up to 4 strips of quilling paper with it at one time. But using 2 strips for me is really good because you can see clearly the contrast between the two colours when combined together. A standard slotted quilling tool that has a much narrow or tight gap in the slot so it's difficult to do this with it.
I started making this two toned heart shape quilling flower since last year. I made some for a birthday card which you can see at the link HERE. The only difference is in the size of each petal I made for the flower. I made them a little bit chubbier compared to the ones I've made now.

It is best to use contrasting colours when using this techn…

Red roses easel card

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Red roses!! Oh how I love making them for this card! I made so many of them too mainly because the person I gave them to love red roses so much. I actually made this card in August. But didn't get the chance to blog about it back then so I did it in September. A bit late but better late than never at all. How can I never! Haha! I had to share it here sooner or later.
The design for this birthday and easel card is actually very easy to make. The front part of the card is just mainly pasted with die cut roses and a simple sentiment that I wrote myself using a dip pen with gold ink. I used a patterned paper that had some red roses as part of the design on the corners of it. So that leaves me some space in the center for me to add those red roses and sentiment.
To beautify it a bit more, I simply added some  plastic rhinestones of different colours and some white flower stigma in between the roses. That somehow will help make the red roses stand out a bit more on the card.

I emb…

Marquise shaped Malaysian flower tutorial

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Oh my goodness.....how time flies when you're so consumed with work each day. I just realised that I forgot to blog about this new thing I did last July. I made lots of quilled Malaysian flowers but, the shape of the petals were marquise (pointed oval) instead of the tear drop shape.
I really love the way it looks and they were actually done for my customers. I have been making cute thank you cards for customers who purchased my quilling kits and those flowers were used to decorate the cards with.

I have been thinking of making a video tutorial on how to make them since many have been asking me to do so but I've been occupied and distracted by other projects and have neglected on making any videos. Been a while since I made any video tutorials. I miss teaching.

Actually it's not that difficult to make this flower. All you have to do is just make the shape of the Malaysian flower and then pinch it a bit at the petal to get that shape. Similar to making shapes of leaves or …

Apple Toner - For all your Printer ink and Toner Cartridge needs!

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Hello everyone!!