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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Quilled DOLPHINS!!!

Whoo Hoo!!! My first ever quilled dolphins and I am pleased to say I got these done on my first attempt. Pretty proud of that. I used a silver shimmery paper that is white on the edges so it gives an interesting look of swirl on the dolphin. I used 22 inches of paper curled into the largest circle on my circle template board and then I had to shape it. These dolphins are for a custom order I am working on and it's for an anniversary card. I wanted two dolphins jumping out of the water to meet each other. Very romantic! For the water I used my scallop blade on my rotary trimmer and then ran it through my crimper. Gives a nice effect. The splashes are made using small quilled coils made into tear drops. I just love how this turned out. The card is pretty amazing too, but I can't show it here until it is complete. I am waiting on pictures and a poem from my customer to finalize it, but I can show this lovely accent that I am so proud of! I see more quilled dolphins in my future!


Noor Azlina Abdul Samad K. said...

WOw! The dolphins are cute! Good job Christina!

Card Creations by C said...

Thanks Lin! Can't wait to see you give dolphins a go! Seems we can make probably anything quilling!

ecshumway said...

Awesome job my friend. I can't wait to see the finished product.