Artist Trading Card Daily – 75

March 16, 2015 — 5 Comments

Blowing in the wind. Well, it’s a saying, not sure it has a positive connotation but hey, I’m sure I can turn that frown upside down and make something a little happier from it.

With that in mind I had a little think … Ok, a long think, lol.

My thoughts eventually drifted to the coast (as they often do) and I remembered the little plastic windmills that you see in every coastal gift shop and every sand castle, or at least you should – it should be law!

They spin happily in the sea-breeze as everyone relaxes all around.

So I decided that this would be my motif for today’s Artist Trading Card creation.

As I’ve been working with quilling recently I decided to stick with that and found the perfect way to create the windmill fan blades.

Before I tell you that though, here is what I created.

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Ok, so the little tool that came in handy on this mini make was the Quilling Comb from Quilled Creations.

I followed the instructions for forming a one sided wrap and hey presto, each blade was formed in no time,

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I made a tight coil with matching paper strips and added a few gems to finish.

If I did this again, I’d probably choose warmer and brighter colours but I do like the calmness of the blue strips for this one.

What do you think?

As always, if you have any comments or questions about this post then please feel free to use the comments section below. Also, If you know of anyone that would appreciate reading this post, there are handy sharing icons below.

Many thanks for taking the time to read about my little creations.

If you need any quilling supplies, please feel free to check out this link – Quilling Supplies on Amazon.co.uk

I’ll see you again soon!

J :)

5 responses to Artist Trading Card Daily – 75

  1. 

    It’s Lovely, nice and crisp edges etc. Also, lovely Sea and Sky colours xxx

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  2. 

    Hi, love it love it…I also dabble in quilling a little bit…., but not heard of this technique you mention …forming a one sided wrap???? could you please explain a bit more about this technique or where I can get the instructions Please…….Sue

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  3. 

    What a lovely, fresh-looking ATC. Just right for spring Thank you so much for explaining your thought process – I always wonder where you get your ideas from. I also love the way you do a breakdown of your techniques. Truly inspiring. X

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  4. 
    Peter Tofalos - Wicked Uncle April 15, 2015 at 5:26 pm

    I’m amazed you can produce so much on a 2.5 x 3.5 piece of card

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