This tutorial shows how a quilling poinsettia ornament can be made to add charm to your Christmas tree. These adorable ornaments are pretty simple to make and are quilled using strips of paper.

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How to make a Quilling Poinsettia Ornament:

Step 1:

Take a strip of paper and start quilling using a quilling needle. I’ve used a slotted quilling tool here but a regular quiling needle will be better I guess could also be used.

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Keep quilling the whole strip.

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Loosen the coil and glue the end of the paper strip to secure the coil.

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Pinch two opposite points in the coil to get an Eye shaped quill.

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We will make a total of eight such pieces for each flower. Repeat steps above to make the pieces.

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Glue the pieces together as shown.

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In the same manner as we made the petals, dark green paper strips are quilled to make leaves for the ornament.

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The leaves are then glued on.

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A tight coil is glued on at the center and then embellished. Dull gold beads have been used as embellishment in this ornament.

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…and mirror pieces have been glued on in this ornament. You could use rhinestones, pearl beads or any such suitable embellishment.

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Step 10:

Finally, a string is tied to hang the ornament.

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