Monday, July 20, 2020

Quilled Monogram in Black and White


My love of and adventures in Quilling continue. The more I do, the more I want to do! Apologies for the photo quality. Between it being overcast and the fact that the dog accidentally broke my main camera lens and I'm having to use my distance lens and it's hit or miss...frustrating b/c this may be my favorite project ever! 

Supplies: 
  • Cardstock for outlining monogram and matting
  • Scrapbook paper for matting
  • 12x12 shadow box frame
  • Quilling paper
  • Glue
  • Quilling tool 
Choose a font to use. I used one called "Acherone". I printed out then traced w/ my lightbox onto white cardstock. I cut 1/4 inch width pieces of cardstock and then glued the strips around the letter to form my outline. Once the whole letter was outlined, I added a middle strip for more definition.


I decided it didn't matter if my pencil marks showed because I could just fill in those areas with quilled coils. 


I made coils, swirls and teardrops and just kept filling in the frame at random until I was happy. Once done, I added a few swirled coils as shown. 


I trimmed the paper the monogram was glued to, and then  matted that w/ black cardstock. Then I chose a black and white piece of 12x12 scrapbook paper and framed using a shadow box frame (Michaels...they come in multiple sizes in packs of 2, $29.99 regular price but I bought mine when they were 50% off). 


2 comments:

Traci, BurntApple.com said...

So pretty! I love the look of this!

Michelle Churchman said...

Really pretty! I can see how it could be addictive!

Michelle
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