Crafts Beautiful Magazine

Boasting a nautical theme, this greeting is great for someone sailing off into the sunset

What you need...
  • Quilling tool
  • Paper: 2mm white, orange and 3mm wide blues, black
  • Card: blue, red, white, yellow
  • Quilling board
  • Wiggly eyes
  • Grey pen
  • Coloured twine
  • Circle dies
  • Small circle punch
  • Adhesive
  1. Life's Journey - 1 For the background, mount a circle of white card onto a circle of light blue. Attach a ring of white card with small holes punched in, to create the outer element of the compass. Die cut the letters “N E S W” and attach at the four points of the compass.

    2 With the quilling tool, make a loose closed coil using a 40cm length of blue paper – use a quilling board as a guide. Pinch the coil making an elongated triangle shape. Now make a coil with a light blue length of 40cm paper, using a smaller guide on the quilling board.

    3 Glue both quilled shapes at the narrow points together, then glue dark blue paper around the outer edge. Wrap the paper around twice and glue – this holds it together better. Make three more shapes.

    4 Attach all four shapes to the centre circle, narrow ends at the points of the compass – add a small tight coil for the centre. Print ‘Enjoy Life’s Journey’ onto white card and attach with a small strip of wood or strong card with bakers twine to complete the look.

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