I love quilling! The act of twirling little paper strips into something lovely is a bit magical for me. While I came up with the card idea a few years ago, I’ve now updated it to include a quick 2-minute video showing you how to make this cut quilled shamrock. And if you need a lucky clover, just add one more leaf and you are good to go!
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To make each shamrock, you’ll need :
- two strips of dark green quilling paper
- OR/ one strip each of light and dark green quilling paper
- white glue
- quilling tool /kit
- quilling sizer is optional
Here’s that video I promised!
Start off by ripping the lengths of quilling paper in half. Try to do so at an angle, as it decreases the bulk at the seam. Use a dot of white glue and let dry.
Then, using your quilling tool, roll the paper up. Let it unspool a little until it’s the size of a nickel. Use a dab of glue to keep the spiral at that size. If you have a sizing tool, place it in there with a pin as shown. Add a dab of glue and let it dry.
To make the card, I first applied a gold seal to my card front. Then I glued the three leaves down, and added a lightly curled scrap strip to make the stem.
By the way, if you are super-crafty you can make your own DIY Quilling Tool- here’s a video for that, too:
You’ll see in this video, you can easily make Quilled hearts, too!
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