Last week, I visited a wonderful English country house in the Sussex countryside. It is called Standen, and was built in the late 19th Century using classic 'Arts and Crafts' style architecture and decor. Inside, the house is an absolute treasure trove of fabrics, wallpaper, ceramics and furnishings designed by the famous Victorian artist William Morris.
If you search on 'William Morris' in Google Images, you can see many wonderful examples of this amazing man's work. The colours are rich, the patterns are intricate, the level of detail is breathtaking - and I was totally inspired by what I saw!
I could immediately see that many of the shapes and patterns that Morris designed could be translated into quilling. So here's my own quilled tribute to William Morris, in which I have tried to echo his unique style: