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Paper quilled cards --part 2

Read about paper quilling in this post.

This is part two of the same. Here are two more cards I made for good friends.



This one I sent to Sachin. It;s my own design. I started making it and it kind of grew!


This one was for Ramesh

Paper quilling is a truly wonderful art and for me it is a huge stress buster.  

Exciting times are ahead for me. My third book is in the final stages and I have been working non-stop for the past twenty hours.I am exhausted, tired, ready to collapse but there is this huge grin of satisfaction on my face. The book will be out on Feb 14th ! :) Yeah, it's a valentine's day gift to my readers :) The book will be published by Random House (India).


There is a nice little element of surprise in my third book. But to know what it  is, you will have to be a little bit more patient! Shall announce closer to the date of release.


Meanwhile I totally need to de-stress and I am going to quill loads this week-end.

Happy weekend to you too!



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  1. Awesome Preeti! That's a fabulous gift for us!

    I am so sure the coming one's gonna steal our hearts too. And I've been liking and commenting on how beautifully you create these paper quills! Love them. :)

    Happy Weekend to you too. Keep smiling! :D

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  2. Great ... That will be a treat for us. Let Gods grace be always with you. Take care of your health too...
    - One among your fans

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  3. Oh! These are just so beautiful Preeti. I completely agree how art and craft can act as a huge stress buster, it totally helps to bring back the YOU in you.

    We all are waiting for our Valentines' Day gift, really eagerly! Keep gifting us in the same way. :)

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  4. the paper Quills are very pretty Preeti.. Waiting for your 3rd one :)

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  5. Nice cards... n congrats for ur 3rd book...:)

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  6. Nice cards... n congrats for ur 3rd book...:)

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  7. Wow...can't wait for the book!And the cards are so lovely and colorful!!

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  8. Where where where where on Feb 14th?

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  9. Supernice:)
    Liked the colour combination!!

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