Nicole™ Crafts Butterfly Ornament

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by Eileen Farley, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Butterfly Ornament

These butterflies would be a great craft for a little girl's birthday party! Acrylic containers can be embellished with stickers, scrapbook paper, glitter glue, dimensional paint...just use your imagination!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Cut 12 inch lengths of each style of ribbon. Fold each piece in half and glue to secure. Fold each short end in ¼ inch.
  • 2
    Roll each piece of ribbon into a tight spiral. Glue the ends to secure.
  • 3
    Remove ribbon that secures the butterfly box and set aside and remove lid. Place ribbon spirals into butterfly box.
  • 4
    Place Iridescent glitter glue between and around ribbon curls. Let dry thoroughly. Replace lid.
  • 5
    Thread ribbon back through hole and tie a knot. Tie another knot about 5 inches from first knot to create hanger. Trim ends.
  • 6
    Thread a Blue chenille stem through hole and twist to secure for antennae. Curl each end as shown.
  • 7
    Glue a Green rhinestone on each antennae curl.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Clear Acrylic Butterfly Box 104760875
  • Nicole™ Crafts Soft Spring Ribbon 1-½ inch 3-6 Assorted 104740274
  • Nicole™ Crafts Flat Bristle Brush White 104125672
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 6mm Pastel 25 pcs. 104277487
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rhinestones 8MM Round Pastel Mix 120 pcs. 104240543
  • Aleene's® Tacky Glue 4 oz. 104148018
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Fed Glue Gun 104180411 (on low temperature setting)
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928