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 rolled paper art to those who have never seen or heard of quilling.


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. 


Projects have been included in Bibliocraft, 1000 Handmade Greetings, and the upcoming book, The Art of Paper Craft, as well as U.S., British, Australian, and German paper craft magazines.

My most recent book, The Art of Quilling Paper Jewelry is available worldwide via Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Book Depository (free international shipping at the latter), and your local library or bookstore.


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, and in stores and libraries worldwide. If they are not in stock just ask, as all three titles can be ordered.

I send out a newsletter every few weeks. If you would like to be introduced to a variety of intriguing paper art and paper crafts, sign up for it here. Meet me via this video interview I did with The Quilling Quarter in January 2021.

Don't hesitate to suggest post topics by contacting me at ann.b.martin@gmail.com

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