Dad – Typography quilled card

It was Father’s day yesterday and I wanted to make something special for my dad. He is the best father in the world. Given me things even before I have asked for, stood by me always, made me understand my mistakes patiently and most importantly made me the person that I’m today.

I decided to make a card with the word ‘Dad’ for him. I used a patterned paper for the background and then sketched the alphabets on it. Selecting colors for the card was a challenge though. I decided to go ahead with shades of blue, green and yellow to make the card look nice and fresh. 🙂 I just had a day to finish the card and hence I decided to use tight coils and quillography to make a quick but good looking card. So here are some pics of the design and the card. Dad loved the card and has already displayed it in his showcase. Btw, this is also my entry for the Indian Quilling Guild Challenge # 1 🙂 What do you think? Did you like the design? Do share your feedback 🙂   Dad - card Dad 2Dad 3

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Quilled Typography

A special project for a special friend. This is quilled name board for a friend’s niece. He gave me the color scheme (purple and pink), the theme (floral) and the fonts and asked me to play around it. I made multiple sketches before freezing on this design. The final outcome was bright, clean and colorful. The frame was shipped to the US and currently rests in Zara’s room.

Was a fun project for me and a thoughtful gift from an uncle to his niece.

This is the final project:

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The close up view:

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Let me know if you liked it 🙂

 

Celebrating togetherness

Celebrating togetherness

A special engagement gift for a couple with their initials.
The initials and the design was created by a friend. I took a print out of the design on white card stock and started quilling on it. I have used reverse colors on the alphabets to signify love and how important it is to compliment each other in a relationship. I wanted to keep the design simple and minimalistic and I think it looks just that way. What do you think?

I framed it in a shadow box but forgot to click a picture of that 😦

However, the couple loved the personalized gift.

Do leave your feedback. Helps me work better 🙂

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