27 Finest Paper Quilling Designs and Artworks

Being a fan of paper art, I was blown away when I found out about paper quilling designs earlier today. This art focuses on paper quilling or paper filigree. It involves rolling, cutting, coloring and gluing paper strips together. The end result must be a decorative paper artwork.

If you are a fan of paper art, or any form of art for that matter, you have got to check out paper quilling. This art form is rapidly gaining popularity in all corners of the world.

The best thing about paper quilling is that you don’t really need any fancy tools become a top level artist. That is one of the reasons that incredible quilling designs are emerging on the internet from all corners of the globe.

Paper Quilling Tutorial

I am going to start you with a video tutorial for creating such paper quills yourself.

Paper quilling is a very calming experience. You should try it. All the best 🙂

The Best Paper Quilling Ideas

Exemplary Quilling Artwork

The quilling expert Ayobola Kekere-Ekun hails from Nigeria. Her exceptional talent of paper quilling has made her an icon for quilling designers.

Multi-colored Quilling Paper Art

Alpine Yogurt Advertising Campaign

This one was created for an outdoor advertising campaign for a yogurt company.

Alpine Yogurt Advertising Campaign

Dreams Typography

A typographic artwork. One of the best quilling typography examples in this list.


Paper Quilling Typography

Larni Williams from Cardiff, UK is a magnificent paper quilling designer. Here, she designs an excellent example of quilling typography.

paper quilling typography

Yulia’s Finest

The Russian-born artist has a natural talent for paper based designs and crafts. She is one of the more widely recognized paper artists in this list. She folds and rolls brightly coloured paper to create vibrant visual feasts.

text paper artwork

The Woman

This is another artwork by Yulia Brodskaya.

Yulia Brodskaya The Art of Quilling

The Tree of Life

The Tree of Life is made up of 3mm paper strips on an A3 sheet.

Tree of Life

White art by Yulia Brodskaya

This is another artwork by Ms. Brodskaya. This where she exhibits her class in plain white.

White color quilling paper art

Turkish Motifs

This work is made Tomris Acar consists of 316 pieces.

Turkish Motifs

Quill Vines

This is a landscape styled artwork. We haven’t added many horizontal designs yet, but here’s one.

Quill Vines

Horizontal paper filigree

Paper filigree is a synonym for quilling.

paper filigree

Quill Animals

Mother and baby giraffe. made in paper quilling and gold metal wire.

Animal Quill

Home Full of Love

The innocent childlike flavor is absolutely adorable in this one.

Home Full of Love


This artwork is a design for outdoor advertising.


Valentine’s Day Special

Paper typography created for ElleMagazine.


The Flying Bird

A flying bird is one of the most loved designs in paper quilling art.

Quilling Bird

Rainbow Fish

This is an absolutely gorgeous quilling design of a fish.


The Starry Night

The Starry Night is originally a painting by Vincent van gogh. This is the paper quilling version made by Marie Avril.

The Starry Night

That’s all for tonight, but if you are a fan, you should also check out the collection most amazing origami paper artworks. Here are a couple of examples:

Related Showcase: Origami Paper Art

Praying mantis

This is one of the most beautiful paper animals.

Mantis is one of the beautiful origami animals


Fold of a horse from Vietnamese money.

Origami horse made of money

Goblington Kingdom

The exhibition was a part of the Origami Heaven event, the Third Annual Exhibition.

Goblington Kingdom

There are thirty tremendous origami examples in that showcase, I’ve only featured three as a trailer.