Saturday, February 12, 2011

pieces parts

At the beginning of the month I showed you a sneak peek at some of the projects I was working on. It was on this post. If you remember I gave you a look at a jumbo quilling project I had going. I still don't have it finished as it was on the back burner while I finished other things and then added some more. I'm still working on some Valentine projects right now but I did make a little progress on the quilling.
Here's a little look at something else that will be included
I'm not really that far from completing this project. I have all the pieces finished and now it's just a matter of working out how I want to assemble the whole thing.
I will say that this project makes me forget about the cold winter weather at least for a little while.


  1. Very cool- I love how the wings are crinkly as well as coiled. What do you do with your quilling creations?

  2. I like the crinkly wings too. Very pretty!

  3. This is beautiful! The blue on the outer wings doesn't even look like papaer, it has different thicknesses.

  4. Oh my word! I can't wait to see the finished project. Supah!

  5. sharkbytes some I keep but most I give away

    beaded tail thanks, the weight of the paper made it do the crinkly look all on it's own when I rolled it

    ginny it's a very heavy paper probably the weight of cardstock

    grace hopefully you won't have to wait much longer

  6. That is a wonderful butterfly...I'm thinking that maybe bright summer flowers will be in the final project too!!!!

  7. Oh yes, looking GOOOOD! I love the wire antennae!

  8. Butterflies and flowers could make me feel like spring. Love the butterfly.

  9. Oh my, our cats would really love to play with that!

  10. That is really great stuff Ann. I like the colors a lot and the antennas. At least I think they are antennas. Guess everyone looks at things differently. Keep working. But have a fun day too. Our best to Duke.

  11. if this winter continues much longer I am going to start crafting...:)

  12. nothing says happy more than a big beautiful butterfly. it really is pretty and the photo is great. i am waiting to see what you will do with this b fly

  13. Very pretty butterfly! It's interesting seeing where you go with your quilling!

    Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my 'Pink Saturday'-post. I love pink, so Beverly's meme is fun to do.

    I am very late with some Valentine-heart-jewellery. I am going to post & list them anyway. I figure that hearts never out of style even though Valentine's Day is tomorrow!


  14. Your butterfly looks amazing! That's a very clever design.

  15. You put so much work into your creations! Lovely Ann!
    xo Catherine

  16. How Pretty!!! You're so flippin' Crafty!
    It's suppose to be 70 here today! It's a wonder I can even breathe...up and down...up and down weather!

  17. Wow! That is really awesome! I want to learn to do that but I have so many other projects going on I don't have time. Really beautiful.

  18. The crocheted hearts you showed have consumed someone all morning.I hear a few hems and haws, but have seen two finished. I like the wavy paper for the wings.

  19. that is so cool! i just love looking at all your craftiness, you do an amazing job! have a wonderful day!


  20. This is so incredibly cute!

    Happy Sunday to you and Duke!

  21. It's gorgeous! It's cute and you are so clever.

  22. Ann, I love how the crimped or crinkled paper gives the wings a textured look! Gorgeous!

  23. What a sweet butterfly... Can't wait to see the finished project!!! Hugs, antonella :-)

  24. allotments4you ah, you may be thinking right :)

    philippa now if I could just get those antennae to stay

    russ too bad they weren't the real thing

    fishhawk I'm afraid it probably wouldn't hold up very well and the fun would be short lived

    marg yes they are antennas. and thank you so much

    livintheblues I hear ya, it does seem to last forever

    sandra hopefully I won't keep you waiting too long

    anna thanks, I'm sort of winging it with this project and making it up as I go along

    Alan thank you so much

    catherine well sometimes I do and sometimes I just sit and look at

    donna thanks. I hate that up and down stuff, why can't it just make up it's mind already. 70 sounds nice though, we reached 43 today

    connie I hear ya, so many crafts, so little time.

    out on the prairie those hearts are addicting. I don't know how many I did all together

    PJ thanks, glad to see you popping in today. Hope all is well with you

    bossy betty thanks and a happy sunday to you also

    Miawa and you are too kind :)

    tanyia and the best part is that it wasn't even intentional. The paper just sort of did that on it's own while I was rolling it

    Antonella thanks, I hope I can get it finished before long.


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