Paper Hearts Art – The Beauty Of Paper Quilling

Calling all you ‘quill’ seekers, here are fun projects for you try. Paper quilling a heart! Quillimg is the art of rolling up lengths of paper, shaping them and sticking them down to form a picture or pattern. It’s super easy and the results can look pretty impressive!

Paper Hearts Art - The Beauty Of Paper Quilling

Paper Hearts Art – The Beauty Of Paper Quilling

Paper hearts are a beautiful idea as a gift to that special person in your life. You can make your paper heart extra special by making it using a lovely technique called paper quilling. So, what exactly is paper quilling? This is the technique of using various strips of paper, molding and shaping them, and bring them together to form beautiful and mesmerizing 3D works of art. You can make this paper heart as a thoughtful gift for valentines Day, Mothers Day or Father Day, or even as a nice touch to someones birthday gift.

MaterialsQuilling paper hearts

  • A4 piece of foam board or card
  • Scrap card
  • Thin card or paper in: bright pink, pale pink, gold, navy blue
  • Spectrascope Rainbow card in mint green, lilac, and yellow
  • Long ruler
  • Craft knife
  • Scissors
  • Cutting mat or equivalent
  • PVA glue
  • Pencil
  • Cocktail sticks
  • Mini pegs or bulldog clips

Quilling paper heartsMaking The Paper Heart Art

To get started on this spectacular paper heart, head over to the full instructions in the link below. This will take a little bit of practice, but once you have it mastered you have the skill for life. So give it a go and enjoy the process as well as the stunning results.

See the full tutorial here

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2. Easy Quilling Heart Pattern For Kids by Red Ted Art

Awesome paper quilling valentine cards! We love homemade Valentine’s Day Cards for kids and these paper quilled hearts are a great art project for kids to make. The results are beautiful and the process is super fun!

Get the Pattern here


3. Quilled Heart Photo Frame by She Saved

This fun quilled heart photo frame is perfect for Valentine’s Day and a great way to give a gift from the heart. Keep in mind, you don’t need to make the frame. If you are short on time (or patience) you can also buy a blank frame or just use a store bought photo mat for the same effect.

Get the Pattern here