Among the many styles of paper crafts, quilling is some what of a rare art form. Quilling, or paper filigree as it is sometimes called, is the art of creating intricate shapes from strips of paper. The technique is simple: After a long, narrow ribbon of paper is rolled around a needle like tool, the strip is slipped off, arranged with your fingertips into the desired shape, and then glued to a background of contrasting paper, fabric, or wood.

Here are some beautiful examples from left to right:

Snowflake // Ideas by Yuria Brodskaya // Abstract // Magic // Butterfly // Christmas Tree [ Via fffound ] // Bird // Flower