Beautiful Paper Quilling Flower Gifts
Simple steps to begin these flower gifts for your loved ones!

Are you tired of the same old paper flower folds, but need affordable, beautiful gifts that you can make at home? Paper quilling flower gifts will be the perfect budget friendly gift solution! Anyone can begin with items they already have around the house.

Paper quilling flower gifts

This is a relaxing method of paper gift creation. You will enjoy the Zen atmosphere. There are many ways to mix and match your flowers to create a gift for anyone on your list.

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To Begin Paper Quilling Flower Gifts You Will Need the Following:

supplies
  • Paper: type doesn’t matter. Magazines, construction paper, printer paper. Any type will work.
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Pencil

Spiral Quilling Flower Technique


  • 1st Step :- Start at one end of your strip of paper and roll it in on itself. Try and keep it a tightly rolled spiral.
Start at one end of your strip of paper


  • 2nd Step :- Put a dab of glue on the end of the strip and hold it together until the glue dries.

You can pick the tightness of your flower by letting go of your spiral to let it uncoil slightly. 

Put a dab of glue on the end of the strip


  • 3rd Step :- Glue the Spirals together to create a Flower
Glue the Spirals together

Curly Flower or Leaf Spiral

  • 1st Step :- Take a strip and beginning at one end roll it up into a spiral around a pen.
roll strip up into a spiral around a pe


  • 2nd Step :- Before gluing, loosen the spiral so it is about an inch across.
loosen the spiral


  • 3rd Step :- Glue the end tab, and hold while the glue dries.
Glue the end tab


  • 4th Step :- Add in a tight spiral to the center, and separate the outer spirals rings by rolling it up from the center slightly.
Add in a tight spiral to the center


  • 5th Step :- Create an oval with your fingers. 
Create an oval with your fingers


  • 6th Step :- Pinch the side together, and crease those folds.
Pinch the side together,


  • 7th Step :- Let go of your pinched side and you have a finished Petal or Leaf. Put a dab of glue on the center spiral so the two stay together.
Put a dab of glue on the center spiral


  • 8th Step :- Glue the Petals together to create a Flower
Glue the Petals together

Simple Spiral Heart Flower

  • 1st Step :- Take a strip of paper and fold it in half. 
fold strip


  • 2nd Step :- Roll each side of the paper into a tight spiral, stopping about an inch from the bend
Roll each side of the paper


  • 3rd Step :- Hold it in place for a few minutes so it will hold it’s form.
Hold it in place for a few minutes


  • 4th Step :- Repeat for a total of 5 strips, then glue hearts together.
Repeat for a total of 5 strips

S Shaped Leaf

  • 1st Step :- Take your strip and roll it into a tight spiral. Hold it for a few seconds then let it uncoil until it is a little under an inch wide.
roll it into a tight spiral


  • 2nd Step :- After the glue dries, pinch each side of the circle, then push your fingers towards each other so it shapes the circle into an S.
pinch each side of the circle,

Attaching your quilling flower to gifts:

  • 1st Step :- Run a thin line of glue across the bottom of your flower.
Run a thin line of glue

 

  • 2nd Step :- Place your flower, glue side down onto your paper. You will have a few minutes to move it into the perfect position as the glue dries.
glue side down onto your paper
Gift ideas

Now that you have the basic technique down, you can begin building paper quilling flower gifts for your friends and family! Use the different folds to mix and match, creating your own unique 3D flowers and leaves. 


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