Paper Quilling a Bird

Updated June 26, 2023
Paper Quilling a Bird
Paper Quilling a Bird
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"Paper quilling a bird is fun and easy! This card is perfect for Valentine’s Day or a sweet note for a loved one. This bird is designed to be cut from an SVG file out of Bazzil card stock, on your electronic cutting machine. When you CIY (cut-it-yourself), there is no rat’s nest of supplies left over. The strips are thicker and wider than is typically used by most quillers, so it’s easier to handle. In fact, I used a crochet hook rather than my usual quilling needle to make my coils! Watch the assembly tutorial video on YouTube to see just how easy it is to put together. I also show many other paper crafting tips along the way."

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteWeekend project

Primary TechniqueGeneral Paper Crafting

Project or Page SizeCard

Type of Paper UsedCardstock


Materials List

  • Electronic cutting machine with SVG importing software (Cricut Explore + Design Space / Cameo with Designer Edition)
  • Card and Quilling Strips: Bazzil Card stock, Sour Apple
  • Cream Background: Ivory Card Stock
  • White Envelope: White Linen textured paper
  • Text: Red vinyl
  • Postmark: Metallic Silver, Text (medium) weight paper
  • Quilling: Clover crochet hook, 2.5 mm (or a skewer stick)
  • Inkpad: Evergreen by ColorBox / Galaxy Gold Brilliance
  • Tweezers: Making Memories Reversible Tweezers
  • Glue: Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue / UHU Glue Stick

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