Handmade Greeting Card

Recently, handmade greeting cards are very popular. If you are engaged in needlework, then create a greeting card is not difficult. If you don’t do it, you can purchase a variety of scrapbooking kits in specialized stores that are available to everyone. In this master class, you will learn how to combine scrapbooking and quilling, creating a voluminous postcard. Quilling involves the twisting of thin and multi-colored strips of paper that turn into different patterns, flowers, etc. To create such an original postcard, you need glue, scissors, paper quilling strips, a blank for the postcard and decor (at your discretion ).
 you need glue scissors paper strips
You also need a tool for twisting the strips, which can be found in any store for your -operation.As you can see, he has a split tip.
 make tulips and a butterfly
We will make tulips and a butterfly in the technique of quilling. The master class uses 5 leaves, 9 stems and 9 tulip heads in three shades. Let's consider how to create each detail in stages. 1) We put in the middle a paper strip. Well fastening a strip at the beginning, we wind it up to the end. When you twist, do not overtighten - the leaves should turn out voluminous.
 twist
 twist
2) Pull out the tool by scrolling it slightly in the opposite direction. We leave the workpiece on the table and give it to dissolve as much as possible.
 curl
3) Making it so that the end is at the bottom of the bend, we create the shape of a leaf. Fix the end with glue. We create such leaves 5 pieces.
glue
4) It is necessary to prepare the stems. Paper strip mode for segments of different lengths. Each segment is cut in such a way that one edge is sharp.The tulip head will be mounted on the sharp edge.
 we cut
5) Let's make flowers. There are special rulers for quilling, where the holes allow you to create rolls of the desired size, but you can also use a regular ruler or by eye, if one does not exist. We make rolls of the same size (9 pcs.). Give them a flower shape. First, squeeze the base, and then the top, imitating the opened tulip.
 We will make the flowers
6) Before assembling the whole composition, glue the stems to the leaves. It is important that the sharp ends are at the top, but dull at the base of the leaves. Approximately imagine where your composition will be on the postcard, how to arrange the leaves and tulips better. When the leaves are glued, we glue the stems to the blank for the postcard. Smear the side that will be glued with glue. If glue is visible, it's okay, it will dry out and won't be noticeable.
 we glue with the glue
7) Now we glue the tulip flowers to the edges of the stem.If necessary, bend the edges to give a beautiful shape and glue them to the flower.
 card with tulips
8) Let's make a butterfly at the end of the composition. We twist two ordinary rolls of the same size and two more slightly larger ones, only at the same time we glue two strips of different size. In this master class, we twirl the light one first, so that it is in the center. Also, we tighten the usual roll, not releasing it, but immediately sealing it is the head of a butterfly. And make the antennae, twisting the ends.
 make a butterfly
Form the butterfly wings. First, create a droplet shape, then a volumetric triangle shape for each wing.
 we make a butterfly
Putting together the parts of a butterfly by sticking them to a card.
butterfly in the technique of quilling
9) Add the rest of the decor and the card is ready! Quilling greeting card

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