3 BirdsSo hard to believe there are only nine days left until Christmas! Today I am sharing a trio of cards made with the 3Birds Quilled Holiday Card kit.

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When it comes to quilling I’m an absolute beginner – so if any of our readers are expert quillers, please forgive any mistakes I’ve made or terminology I get wrong. The kit is wonderful because it contains not only lots of card bases, but also quilling tools and loads of pre-cut paper strips in assorted colors and designs. There are also directions explaining the basics and a plethora of sample ideas. Here is what I came up with using the kit:

Alice-Golden-Therm-O-Web-3Birds-1I love that the card bases come in so many fun shapes and designs. The first card was created using a round window base.

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I rolled up strips of red paper using the quilling tool and popped them into the two smallest size holes in the measuring thingy. Our new Fabric Fuse™ liquid glue worked well to hold them in place. Fabric Fuse dries clear, yet stays flexible and gets into all the curved edges of the quilled piece of paper.

Alice-Golden-Therm-O-Web-3Birds-3Once the rolls were set, I adhered them to the card front over the wreath and holly leave punch outs. In this photo you can see the window on the front of the card more clearly.

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3D Foam Squares were used to give the wreath a bit more dimension.

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Here is a better look at the inside of the card. The sentiment is stamped. Everything else was in the kit.

Alice-Golden-Therm-O-Web-3Birds-6The next card is really fun – the base is a shadow box frame. Love the way this looks! The kit even comes with a variety of inserts cut to fit the inside of the shadow box perfectly.

Alice-Golden-Therm-O-Web-3Birds-7To give the frame around the edge a bit more stability (which would be especially helpful if the card is being mailed), I added 3D Foam Squares to the inside, as shown here:

Alice-Golden-Therm-O-Web-3Birds-8Everything except the silver string comes in the kit. I really appreciated the way everything coordinated. This kit would be fun to use at a cardmaking party or crafty girls night out.

Alice-Golden-Therm-O-Web-3Birds-9The poinsettia, as well as the fringe in the center of the flower above, are two of the different shaped quilling strips available in the kit.

For the ornaments card I used one of the red petal strips to create the poinsettia. For the last card, I layered a dark and light red strip on top of one another to create the flower in the lower right corner. Everything but the green ribbon – and adhesive – came in the kit.

Alice-Golden-Therm-O-Web-3Birds-10Thanks so much for visiting today! I hope you and your loved ones have a wonderful holiday and very happy new year!

Supplies:

Therm O Web

3D Foam Squares
Liquid Fabric Fuse™
Small Zots™
Mini Tape Runner

Other:

3Birds Quilled Cardmaking Kit
Silver thread
Green sheer ribbon – Creative Impressions
Rustic Wreath Stamp Set – Papertrey Ink


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2 Comments on 3Birds Design Quilled Card Trio

  1. Heather Thompson
    December 16, 2014 at 7:04 am (3 years ago)

    These are very cute!

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  2. TracyM #6773
    December 22, 2014 at 3:31 am (3 years ago)

    WOW – GORGEOUS cards Alice!!!
    What an EXCITING kit 🙂

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