Ann Martin with quilling supplies


I'm Ann Martin, a quilling enthusiast who has been exploring the worlds of creative paper art and paper craft here at All Things Paper since 2009. Topics range from the latest on the craft scene - stylish paper-related DIYs, trends, and book reviews - to interviews with established paper artists and emerging artisans with big ideas. 

A former hospital nurse, I live on the east coast of the United States in Delaware where I design paper projects for books and magazines. I especially enjoy introducing the surprising concept of quilling to those who have never seen or heard of the rolled paper art.


My work has been exhibited in a solo show, The Spirit Is Quilling, at the Brandywine River Museum of Art in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, and in a group show, Pulp Culture: Paper Is the Medium at Morris Museum in Morristown, New Jersey. 


To see an overview of artistic projects, visit this page. Get to know me via this video interview I did with Charlotte Marshall of The Quilling Quarter.

My most recent book, The Art of Quilling Paper Jewelry is available worldwide via Amazon or your local bookstore and library. If your library doesn't have it, ask if it can be ordered as many libraries welcome patron requests. 


Previous books, All Things Paper: 20 Unique Projects from Leading Paper Crafters, Artists, and Designers and Creative Paper Quilling: Wall Art, Jewelry, Cards & More, are also available online. All three titles can be ordered via your local bookseller or library.


Projects are also included in books by other authors, such as The Art of Papercraft, Bibliocraft, and 1000 Handmade Greetings, as well as in U.S., British, Australian, and German paper craft magazines. 


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Don't hesitate to suggest post topics via email: ann.b.martin at gmail dot com

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