Home Sweet Home – Bamboo Screen Decorated with Quilled Flowers and Leaves

Hello ladies!

It’s been a while since I last posted a project on my blog and I must say I really missed all my crafting friends! Feels so good to be back! Unfortunately, I didn’t have time to see your latest creations, but I will slowly start catching up and leaving comments.

A few months ago, I bought from Daiso (and now I am going to quote the label) a ‘bamboo partition with waveform lattice’. Actually, I bought three pieces because I liked them very much and I thought that they will look even better with some quilled embellishments. The piece is about 21 cm tall, 13 cm wide and very light. This is how one of them looked like before I added the paper decorations:

I have pretty much forgotten about them, until a couple of weeks ago when I did a little bit of cleaning around my work space (and I must say that my work space, even after spending a few hours arranging all my papers, boxes and other crafting items, still looks incredibly messy!). So, after more than half of year, I finally decided to give it a go and quill something for my bamboo piece.

As I was working on it, some friends invited us to their new home, so needless to say, my project became a house warming gift.

 To make it more personal, I added the couple of black cats next to ‘Home Sweet Home’ sentiment because my friend loves these animals.

 Here are a few more pictures, a side view and a few close ups:


Your comments and suggestions are most welcome! Happy quilling everyone!



I am entering my project to the following challenges:

1. Crafty Creations – Create a Crafty Decoration

2. Pixie Dust Studio – Anything but a Card

3. Hooked on Crafts – Anything but a Card

4. Delightful Challenges – Make it Dimensional

5. City Crafter – We Are Going 3D

6. Simply Create Challenges – Use Something Over 6 Months Old

7. Make it Monday #59



  1. avatar
    Khushboo says:

    Welcome back.. You have been dearly missed….This is superbly gorgeous… I am so in awe of your work.. Your quilling is bang on and looks like pieces of art… see u on chat soon.. it’s been like AGES…!!

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    Monica says:

    Hi Manu,

    This is incredibly beautiful… so full of texture and dimension. You have amazing depth in your work. What a priceless gift of art that is. Your friend will love it.

    xxx Monica

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    Chris says:

    Wow! This is amazing! Your leaves are stunning as is the finished project. Thank you for joining us at Hooked on Craft Challenges.


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    Priya Sondhi says:

    Oh… it just popped up on my dashboard… I am following u but never commented… This one has just blown me away… such a fantastic quilling… so neat and clean… the wooden partitions are such a fab idea! Lovely photography too…

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    Ros Crawford says:

    WOW!! This is just amazing!! what fabulous quilling … and such an unusual gift .. i’ve never seen one of these before … Thank you so much for sharing this with us at CCCB

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    hussena says:

    hi ,
    thank you for checking out my blog and your lovely comment,i have come across your work on the quil pill challenge and loved your work, this project of your is just gorgeous,your quilling is so neat and precise love it:)

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    DianeMoneyGoolsby says:

    WOW!!!!how wonderful—glad you found the partition. [my shop looks like you described yours BEFORE you straightened it–I regularily ‘find’ supplies I’d forgotten] Thank you for entering our challenge at Simply Create.

    Simply Create Design Team Member

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    Barb O. says:

    Oh my goodness, what a lot of work! Saw you on MIM and your friend will certainly love this, especially because you took the time to add the personal touch to your sentiment, well done!

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    Shirley-Anne says:

    Wow , super beautiful , amazing project .

    Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

    When commenting on another’s MIM entry don’t forget to mention that you saw it on MIM and the more entries you comment on in this way, the more chances you have of winning.


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    Torrey says:

    Just hopped over from Make It Monday to get a closer look. This is STUNNING. Quilling is something that has always fascinated me. Your craftsmanship is amazing!

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    kiddo says:

    Wow! un proiect minunat, m-a lasat fara cuvinte! Un cadou mai deosebit de casa noua nici ca se putea! Si felicitari pentru nominalizarea pe Hooked on craft challenges blog!

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    Kerrie says:

    WOW… what a stunning project, and your quilling is wonderful.

    Thanks for sharing your creation with Make It Monday.
    Don’t forget……… if you leave a comment on another entry, mention that you saw their card on “Make It Monday” for a chance at second prize. The more entries you comment on the more chance you have of winning second prize.

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    Teddie Seeley says:

    This is absolutely beautiful. What a wonderful housewarming gift. I’ll bet your friends were blown away.

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