Recycled Crafts: How to Make a Quilled Valentine’s Box

February 1, 2013 at 9:26 pm Leave a comment

Happy Friday everyone!

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching! If you need a box to put a gift in for that special person, try our simple origami box topped with quilled hearts! We covered how to make the box in a previous post, so we’ll just focus on the hearts today. Here’s the link to the box tutorial:

Now for the quilled hearts!


Strip of colored paper, 3mm wide and 8 inches long

Toothpick or Quilling tool

Mod Podge

Step 1:

Start by folding a strip in half.

Step 2:

Next, take the quilling tool or toothpick and curl the edges inwards halfway down, as shown. You can curl one end in more than the other end to add variety.


Step 3:

Next, uncurl the coils a bit and space them out to where it looks more like a heart.


Step 4:

After you have the curls in the position you like, coat the strip in a thin layer of Mod Podge and let dry. At this point, you can place it on a box, and as it dries it will adhere to the box.


See you next Friday!


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