Making a Paper Butterfly is easier than you might think! And at the same time it does not use much paper, so save your scraps to make more later.
There are some great decorating opportunities for these little flutterbys. You can string them singly and make a curtain of them, or make a banner out of them, or make a pretty mobile. Use them to decorate a special gift or the top of a box. Put a magnet on the back and you have a beautiful fridge or metal filing cabinet decoration....
Sometimes I use the scraps on my desk to make these when I have finished another project. I always have a couple in my embellishment bag in case one will look nice on something I make. It also reminds me that I know how to make them, so I can remember to whip one up in the right colours when I am looking for a way to add a little whimsy to a project.
In case the written instructions are a little hard to follow, here's a video I made for you that shows how I make my own embellishments:
Other Ways to Use Your Paper Butterfly:
Be sure to let me know if you make one of these little pretties, and also how you use them in your papercraft projects. I am sure there are many more ways you could use them and you will be limited only by your own imagination. I hope they bring you some happiness!
Remember you can always make paper punch and Big Shot butterflies. Stampin' Up! has a great choice of punches and dies to make them in all sorts of sizes. Here are some I found on Pintrest to inspire you.
Do you make 3-d PaperCraft items? I'd love to see your work. Please do share below.
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