Floral arrangement: a basket of quilled flowers
I was requested by a friend to create a paper quilling project in the classical style, and came up with this basket of flowers. Frankly, I'm not satisfied with it, maybe because it's not exactly my style of quilling.
I followed instructions from Claire Choi's "The Art of Paper Quilling" to make the purple flowers. The basket was weaved from gilded and beige quilling strips. As I already mentioned, I've been using only hand-cut and sometimes also hand-colored strips. Quilled elements are mounted on a sheet of watercolor paper, some of them using a double-sided adhesive tape to add dimension. Size of the finished work is 9 3/8'' x 12 1/2'' (24x32 cm).
UPDATE: Detailed instructions for the purple flowers and more can be found now on Claire's blog: Fringed Cornflower.