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October 19, 2011

Mazal Tov quilling card

Mazal Tov card with quilled flowers

Some time ago I created this simple greeting card with paper quilling. The lettering says "Mazal Tov" (מזל טוב) or "Congratulations!" in Hebrew, I used letter stickers for it. The base was made out of thick watercolor paper.

First, I cut an oval piece out of nice wrapping paper in shades of beige, using pattern edged scissors for it. After adhering the oval onto the base I cut another, smaller oval and attached it on top of the first one. This second oval has an interesting texture to it. Then I made leaves and flowers using 1/8"-wide (3 mm) paper strips in various shades of beige. Like in the flower arrangement in beige I made a large Royal flower with a fringed center and a few simpler and smaller flowers. For the dragonfly I used quilling strips 1/16" in width (1.5 mm).

Mazal Tov quilled card, detail

Size of the greeting card is about 4" x 4 1/8" (10 x 10.5 cm).

25 comments:

  1. Beautiful card and those light colors are lovely and go together so well!

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  2. the dragonfly and flowers are gorgeous, love how you did the oval shapes, very nice work!!!
    Paula

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  3. Lovely card, soft colors adds extra beauty to the work.....

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  4. Gosh, even your "simple" quilling looks so freaking amazing! Top notch work as always :).

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  5. Simple but nice and beautiful floral arrangement.Your simple work also gives lot of inspiration. Thanks for sharing!!

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  6. this is such a beautiful card i love the soft pastel colors you have used the flowers and the dragonfly look just gorgeous..

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  7. Инна, как всегда изумительная композиция! Королевский цветок нравится - эти милые завитушки!!!!

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  8. Очень нравится цветовое решение, такая элегантная сдержанность)) Необыкновенно красиво))

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  9. Que hermoso trabajo, está muy bonito todos los detalles!!!

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  10. Very beautiful.
    I loved the flowers.

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  11. tout simplement magnifique!Kol hakavod!
    amitie d'Israel, Myriam

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  12. MAZAL TOV and....again CONGRATULATIONS.It is more difficult to use strips of 1,5mm but the results are excellent !
    hugs and best wishes.
    aureliaeugenia

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  13. Както винаги елегантна композиция с разкошни цветове!

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  14. Very beautiful, delicate and elegant!

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  15. amiga, todo este blog esta muy lindo. con unos trabajos maravillosos. felicitaciones. muchos cariños para ti.. Lula ;O)

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  16. Thanks a lot everybody!
    Огромное всем спасибо!

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  17. What can I say beside pretty and love it! :)

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  18. Oh wow..this card is just so good... such pleasant colors...great job!

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  19. Amazing ;)

    One of the most beautiful I've ever seen ;)

    If you want- visit my blog:

    http://quillingowo.blogspot.com/

    :)

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  20. Hello! I am very new to quilling and I love this design so much, I would like to do something similar for the thank you cards we are sending our wedding guests.
    I was wondering if you could help me by telling me how long it took you to make a card like this and the materials needed, if possible.
    Since I have to make about 200 of these, I just want to know what I'm getting myself into... Is this doable?
    Again, I am a quilling newbie!
    Any help is appreciated!

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