Paper Crafts Archive

You are precious – embellished card

A simple embellished card made using acrylic decor. A friend got these acrylic decor pieces which look like little drops of dew… I have been waiting to try them and here is my first project with these decor pieces.

Pink jhumkas with bead – DIY

You can make a pair of elegant pink jhumkas with bright magenta beads and silver spacer beads. Let’s quickly head over to the tutorial!!

Quilled Paisley pendant – DIY

This tutorial shows how a quilled paisley pattern pendant can be done. Quilling strips available for making jewellery have been used for this pendant. (Bought from : Ananda stationery, Adyar Chennai), And as always, steps in detail can be seen as you scroll down!

Colourful Birthday Card

Here is a colorful birthday card made with supplies that are easily available. And making this caard takes less than half hour…so that’s pretty cool too!!

‘Missing You’ – Quilled Card

A ‘Missing you’ quilled card has been made using plain white card stock and quilling strips. 

Quilling Christmas Tree Card

Here is a handmade quilling Christmas tree card made using patterned card, white card stock and paper strips for quilling. Small white rhinestones have been used minimally. The colors are mild giving the card a simple and elegant look.

Tightly Quilled Earrings in Purple – DIY

This tutorial shows how to make a pair of tightly quilled earrings using purple and magenta color quilled strips.

Yarn wrapped gift envelope – DIY

Here is quick way to embellish a plain gift envelope using yarn and some floral embellishments. Instead of floral embellishments, buttons in different sizes, rhinestones or felt die cuts may also be used.

Yellow n’ White Quilled Jhumkas – DIY

Here is a tutorial on making a pair of quilled jhumkas with studs using paper quilling strips. The steps are similar to some of the tutorials we saw earlier but these have a more complete and traditional look due to the studs.

Handmade Cross Stitch Card

I’ve been thinking of trying my hand at cross stitch for a long time now… and so when a friend gifted me a cool book on Cross Stitch designs, I had to try it out. So here goes… my first attempt at making a cross stitch pattern

Patterned Card Fortune Cookies – DIY

Fortune cookies can be made quickly using colored paper or card and can be converted into cool favors for weddings and parties. Here is a tutorial on making patterned card fortune cookies!

Lucky Hearts – Simple Tutorial

Here is a tutorial on making tiny lucky hearts using patterned paper. These can be converted into cute cup cake toppers, you can fill in a jar of these lucky hearts to give your loved ones, make jewelry out of them…. so many possibilities!!

Easy rakhi making craft – with card stock

With raksha bandhan coming up, here is an easy rakhi making tutorial on how to make a rakhi with card stock and paper. The technique is pretty simple using basic supplies and you can make this along with your kids.

Raksha bandhan card – Simple pattern

Raksha bandhan… the day to celebrate the treasured bond between brothers and sisters is here… and to celebrate this lovely occasion, here is a simple and elegant raksha bandhan card that can be made using some basic card making supplies.

Quilling Paper Jhumkas – DIY

Here is a pair of  quilling paper jhumkas made using quilling strips in red shade and green crystal beads with an ethnic touch. The colors of the bead and paper used provide a rich contrast to the piece.

Quilling Jhumkas with daffodil bead – DIY

A simple paper quilling coil can be converted into a jhumka to make your own pair of pretty earrings with a different style. The earrings pair made here uses paper quilling jhumkas and frosted daffodil beads in two mild colors.

Nursery wall art – DIY

Here is a tutorial on making a cool nursery wall art on a piece of card stock. The technique can be extended to make a similar piece on canvas and cloth to adorn your wall!

Madhubani Bookmark – DIY

As the love for Madhubani continues to grow, here is how you could make some classy bookmarks designed the Madhubani way. Following is a tutorial on making madhubani bookmarks…

Bunch of Quilled Flowers – DIY

In this project, we attempt to make a wall hanging of quilled flowers and leaves in a simple and elegant pattern. Quilling strips in Orange, Off white and green have been primarily used for this work.

Newspaper Basket DIY

This newspaper basket DIY shows you how to weave a basket out of newspaper strips. A cool up-cycling project that can be done by kids too! All you need is some old newspapers, thin cardboard, scissors and glue. So shall we begin?

Quilling Hearts Tutorial

A few types of quilling hearts have been showcased here. This is just an idea of the various patterns one could do with the quilling technique. Quilling heart patterns can be done by fringing and crimping the strips too. These quilling shapes can be used in making

Patterned Card Heart Cake Toppers – DIY

Quick to make heart cake toppers can add more charm to your Valentines day celebrations! These toppers are made using patterned cards and mounted on toothpicks.

Floral Embellishments Christmas Card

Handmade Christmas card made using card stock, patterned card, floral embellishments and paper quilling strips.

Yellow Green Handmade Christmas Card

Here is a handmade Christmas card made using patterned card, card stock and paper strips for quilling. Small rhinestones have been used minimally for an extra bling. The colors are cheerful and that’s what I like about it!

Quilling Flower and Bead Earrings – DIY

Bead earrings made with the typical five petal quilling flower in black and white – the colors that never go out of style! Basic beading and quilling techniques used in the DIY that follows.

Quilling Poinsettia Ornament – DIY

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.

Hanging Ornaments Handmade Christmas Card

Here is a handmade christmas card made using red card stock as base. Patterned paper, glitter glue, rhinestones and sequins have been used to make this simple Christmas card.

Quilling Leaves – Tutorial

The technique of quilling leaves with paper strips has been shown. Leaves can be made in different patterns – here two such patterns are shown. The technique shown here is also used to make flowers and various other designs. Let’s see how to quill leaves…

Handmade Diwali Card with a Diya Center

This is a handmade card for Diwali. Basic card making supplies such as card stock, pattern paper, glitter glue and few embellishments have been used to make this card. This Handmade Diwali Card can be made in little time and the design is hence suitable for making

Paper Quilling Earrings – Floral Design

Tutorial to make a pair of quilling earrings made using strips of paper in a flower design. These earrings are made by tightly quiling the paper strips.