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Dec 29, 2011

A Quilled Review....

End of the year and when i took trip down my memory lane, i was happy to see a "log phase" rather than a "lag phase" in my Quilling Life.

Regina, known for her quilling, origami and embroidery cards and above all for her very wonderful tutorials, has given a great idea to show our Top 10 projects in the year 2011.

I have listed my favorite 10 rather than calling it to be Top 10.
Hope you too will like it.












This is a quilled review of my past works based on all your inspirations and valuable comments...Expecting the same support from you all on forthcoming New year too.

Quilled Note:

I love to share the following youtube video with you all. I ultimately love for the music, lyrics, Alan Jackson's voice and also the animated movie "UP" in which this music is played.



"Enjoy every turn of Life as it never returns"


My favorite blossoms....blooming after Spring season.
Last picture from my Taiwan home garden.


Wishing all my readers and blogger friends a Very Happy Creative New Year 2012!





Dec 12, 2011

Quilled Thanks....

 Taiwan: Must -see traveler's delight!!!

A wonderful small island in Pacific ocean, where my newly wedded life began in a beautiful spring season...Its just like a dream...3 yr and 9months has gone so fast....

I have been appearing and disappearing for sometime in FB and not participating in any blog challenges as of now....Yah....reason for all that is my current relocation from Taiwan....

I am known to many as a Pet addict and an obssessed gardener rather than a crafter...
I have got this gene transfer from  my Mom likely....since she is such an obssessed gardener. Every leisure time will be ultimately dedicated to garden...

Really am feeling too hard to leave my beautiful small garden here in Taiwan home now..I have plants of all four seasons in my garden and they give out flowers daily...For the past 2 weeks, only few flowers...i hope by now they knew that am leaving ....They are the close knitted souls of mine...to them
i share all my secret wishes, happiness and sorrows...

Glimpse of My Garden pics...


For the past one week, am restricting myself from quilling and dedicating my time to packing, cleaning home, disposing things and posting things to India and so on...

Yet, i can't give up a thing which has become my obsession....So at last...come up with this.




Probably my last quilling of this year 2011...There are many surprises and lovely moments to cherish this year....

A magic called "Quilling" touched me and found my true happiness from that.
Created FB account and joined EQG and happened to get in touch with all quilling souls.
Created my craft blog which is a long awaited desire of mine and happened to be a part of this beautiful blogosphere.
Participated in First Paper Quilling Exhibition in Emirates.

Thanks to all friends and quillers for inspiring me... All your comments means a lot to me in improvising my skill level..

A Specials thanks to Noor Nahdi of Paperie Designs Studio for featuring me in her blog in Fascinating Fridays under the caption Sathya's Sparkling Start...I really feel very honored by the way she featured me...Thanks to Amna Al Fardh once again for her generous heart.

Another Special thanks to Wendy and DTs of Paper Crafting Journey for a brand new Special Mention Badge for this post, which has also won Pritesh's Heart Stealer Design Badge.

I strongly believe that...Whatever happens in Life is for a reason...
Every deed/thing is interconnected and Everything happens for a good cause....

So true in my case too.....Every quilling soul like me...would have dreamt to be in a "Place" particularly on Nov 22nd-24th...They would have been seated before PC for a constant updation in FB and was surprised to see the comments pouring out like anything from all corners of the world irrespective of different time zones......

Yaaaaaaah.....You got it right. I am relocating to UAE!!!!!!!!!!!
From a place of 0% quilling supplies to a Quilling world of talented quillers.....

Wishing all my blogger friends and visitors, a Wonderful Christmas and a Blessed New Year 2012....

Happy Quilling!!!!!!!

P.S. Will be in hibernation for a (loooooooong) while and will soon try to post from my new home!!!!





Dec 2, 2011

Blue-Purple, Bluey-Purple Quilled Flowers



I just love the shades of purple combined with blue or pink.....lavender, liliac or a combo of it...i absolutely love the shades of it.
Today's post is a combination of such colored-quilled flowers. The vase and the bow is made of corrugated paper.

Hope you like it.

This enters

The Squirrel and the Fox challenge #6 Jacaranda
The lollipop Crafts Challenge #59 B is for....Blue, Bow
CraftRoom challenge Make your own flowers
Scrapper in Romania Challenge #20 Purple & Liliac
Simon says Stamp Challenge Anything Goes
PaperCrafting Journey Challenge Anything goes
Crafyboots Challenge Anything goes
Crafts your day away Challenge #34 Buttons or Bows
Creative craft challenges Free for all

Happy Quilling!


Nov 28, 2011

Quilled Mobile


First time tried doing quilled mobile...I got the inspiration from Inez Quilling Art (in FB) and from that i took the basic idea to draw my turn. I have used thermacol (polystrene) balls of 5 different sizes and made my quilled mobile hanger. 3mm wide strips are used to make major tight coils and few tear drops.


 

To the second ball,in the centre i have added a corrugated paper and on it pasted a purple flowery lace and to last ball, i have added a brown bead to give a finishing look. To mask the top knot on the first ball, the flower shaped wood piece (dont know what its called) has been added. Since it looks plain, i pasted a punched flower on it. Though i wanted to make a long row of balls and some five such things to make a big hanger, due to bit busy days, i stopped with just this. You can try making with stryofoam balls instead of thermacol balls.




Hope this work will inpsire you all to make one for you.

This enters Kavitha's new blog challenge #1 "Hanging Out"

Happy Quilling!



Nov 24, 2011

A quick Tag for my Quilled Paisley


The mini branches is done by using Mihaela's tutorial. This quilled tag and Quilled Paisley together entering ICRC12 challenge...So, quick add of this tag now.

I made use of my scraps and made this simple tag. This tag enters Priya's Challenge and Crafy ribbons Challenge #7 Make a Tag





Happy Quilling!



Mini card - a quick post!



Its a very quick post for sure....since no time to take print out of the sentiment also...First time, i tried the holy leaves. Hope to an extent i can able to take a decent picture...keeping my little guy near me...

This card enters
Inky Impressions Challenge IIC #34 Make your own embellishments (Quilled flowers and leaves)
Saasy Cheryl's Show me #52
Paper Crafting Journey PCJ Anything Goes
Aud Sentiment Challenge #42 Any Winter Holiday Sentiment
Scrapbook sisters Card Challenge 61 Christmas time
Everybody art Challenge #169 Christmas Card


Happy Quilling!


Nov 22, 2011

Quilled Paisley








I have come up with Quilled Paisley this time.. Doily/Doilie is used as a backround for the quilled elements. Pink, White and Gold colors are being used. When am with lack of ideas....Just like these am end up with....I dont plan anything as such to quill, just simply adding up elements and at last if i feel "am done"..great pause....and a stop. Start with clicks...as much as ...as i love photography toooooooo.....(before my son wakes up from ZZZzzzz.....)
(The pic in Blogheader is my Garden's Spring Blossom...my favorite of Spring Season :))
Hope u too like it!

Am entering this card for

Colour Creat Challenge #84 Pink, White, Gold
Creative Craft Challenges Free for All

Happy Quilling!


Nov 20, 2011

Simple Quilled Heart Card and a Tag





I wish to make a card without flowers...But i ended up making a flower again...I couldnt resist me in making flowers as i absolutely love quilling flowers.

A quick and simple heart card with few scrolls, tight coils,eccentric coils and specially a simple quilled tag this time.

This am entering for

ICRC12  (Dots - red tight coils and Stripes on and inside heart)
Pritesh's Giveaway (Majorily used color "Red")
Crafty JC Challenge #11 Pick up Palette #3 (Red, Blue,Yellow)


Happy Quilling!

Nov 17, 2011

Craft Barn Giveaway!!!!


Seems to be a BIG Giveaway!!!! Craft Barn Blog Candy worth 200 pounds... Hurry and Give it a shot!!!!!

Nov 14, 2011

Being small part of The Big Day!!!!!

    "The most beautiful thing in the world is, precisely, the conjunction of learning and inspiration. Oh, the passion for research and the joy of discovery!"  - Wanda Landowska

I felt the same when am into this Magic called "Quilling".  Today am happy being the small part of the upcoming Big Event - Emirates National Quilling Exhibition from 22nd Nov to 24th Nov at Umm al Quwain, United Arab Emirates. Its first of its kind event as a celebration for 40th National Day of UAE.

Am happy to be a small part of this Big Day. These two framed floral arrangement work is making their journey all the way from Taiwan to UAE!!!!




I have used all techniques which i have been learning for these 6months from all inspiring quillers.

Thank U, Amna for your generous heart for accepting my work for the display.

Thanks a ton for my supportive family members, Granny,Dad, Mom, brother VJ, sister Priya, lovely pets Spiky, Tinu, Monu, and my super busy Post doc hubby for getting my things done on time...and last but not least The Godsend soul...my naughtiest Little Guy....Thank U all guys for your support for my Hobby turned Obsession...

Thank U, Suganthi....You will always be fondly remembered at every Baby steps of mine in this Lovely Quilling World.

Thanks to my neighbour friend Mrs. Lopa Udit, Mr. Chen and the Carpenter who made customized frames for my artworks.

Updation: Framed Artworks came just now and making their way to UAE. A quick click before it made its flee.




For my blue and pink flowered quilling, am making an entry to
Craft Ribbons Challenge #6 Anything but a card

Happy Quilling!

Nov 12, 2011

Yet another Top 3!!!!!!!!!!!

Yipppppppppppppie!!!!!!!! Yet another Top 3 and this time its in Squirrel and Fox blog's Hats or Flowers Challenge.

I owe all my credits to all the inspiring craft souls out there!

Dear Mom, I Love U...U r the most inspiring person......of my life!



This is the one which made me Top 3 in this Challenge. First time am grabbing a Top 3 Winner Badge!!!

Thank U Tracey and Design Team of Squirrel and the Fox blog for this wonderful challenge.

Happy Quilling!

Nov 11, 2011

Simple Quilled card


A simple card is  made with some basic quilling shapes, simple swirls, tight coils and cascading loops.
Used corrugated paper for the corners to have a frame kind of look.

Entering this card for  Crafty JC Challenge#11 Pick your Palette

Personally i loved their Challenges. Last time too i entered my card for "Simplicity" and this time its "Pick your Palette". I have chosen blue, green, violet (Palette #2)
and

Crafty Ribbons Challenge#6 Anything but a card

Happy Quilling

Nov 10, 2011

Yippppppppppie.....Reason for my Joy!!!!!

Yippppppppppie....I made the Top 3 in Piyu's Take a quill pill Kathy's challenge.
Its my ever first blog challenge and ever first recognition....(I created my blog for entering this challenge :)). So this challenge is sooooooo close to my heart....

"Congratulations" was the theme and my entry is this


A BIG thanks to my Dear blogger pal Suganthi - Daydreams for mentioning about the challenge and making me to take part in this. She is one among those lovely hearts who wished me to start my blog to record all my artworks....Congratulations for u dear for winning Piyu's challenge at Quill Pill blog.

A special thanks to Piyu of Take a quill pill blog for this wonderful chance and wonderful challenge...

Hearty Congratulations to all winners...

Happy Quilling

Nov 9, 2011

Quilled flowers


This is one of my favorite combination in flowers. You can see the very same combination in my previous post too. First time tried to give dimension to the flowers. Still am in learning phase (6 months of quilling knowledge + 1.5 months old blog baby) and so your comments means a lot to me.



Hope my digi has done justice in getting me good pics of my work.

Entering for the following challenges:

Crafty JC Challenge #11 Pick your palette (P#1)
Squirrel and Fox Challenge #4 Flowers
Creat Me Pink CMP Challenge #3 Flowers


Nov 4, 2011

Quilled Red flowers



A simple quilled red flowers card. Its a long time pending of mine to quill a cross stich pattern of flowers. Wish to try my hand in few cross stich patterns in future too.

Entering this card for following Challenges:

Create Me Pink Challenge CMP#3 Flower Challenge
LittleDarlings Challenges Challenge 10 Not Square
Friendship's Garden Challenge 3 Autumn Colours and Leaves
Cooking It Up With Katie Challenge #82 Anything But a Card
Scrapbook Sisters Card Challenge #58 Anything Goes
Bearly Mine Challenge Anything But a Card
Hybrid Chick Card Caravan Challenge #5 Homemade Flowers
Squirrel and Fox Challenge#4 Hats or Flowers
Pollycraft Challenge#117 Anything Goes
Hiding in my carft room HIMCR Challenge #19 Blushing Peach Craze
Papertake Weekly Challenge Anything Goes
Make it Monday Challenge #62
Joyful Stamper Challenge - Inspire me Firday #31


Happy Quilling!