Monday, 9 January 2012
I'm still exploring the potential of the versatile beehive technique, which lends itself so beautifully to working with an array of different colours.
Yesterday, I filled in a large open ring coil with pairs of twisted strips, working with that 'magical' colour combination of purple, red, pink and green (... plus a tiny bit of white, silver and black thrown in!) The result is almost a marbled effect, full of interest and movement.
I used it to make this card:
And then it struck me what a wonderful background pattern a photo of the quilling would make. So I've used it for this one too, with just a little flourish of real quilling on the top: