Make beautiful paper quill decorations

Coloured paper, glue and glitter (plus a scrap of grease proof paper from the kitchen) is all you need to make these amazing scrollwork stars. In terms of cost of material versus quality of finished effect, paper scrollwork quilling has to be the best bang for your buck available. 

Take a look at these steps and then give it a go for yourself. We are sure you will be as impressed with the results as we were when we tried it. 

This is just the beginning. How far you take your quilling is entirely up to you. Check out this rather wonderful peacock. Not particularly Christmassy, it’s true; but what a result. 

A lot of paper quilling designs incorporate flowers so here is a tutorial on all the basic paper flower shapes.