Nicole™ Crafts Butterfly Paintbrush

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by Eileen Farley, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Butterfly Paintbrush

Like a butterfly transforms from a caterpillar, you can have fun creating this beauty from a paintbrush! Creating with a paint brush as a base and Snow Accents, there are so many ways to change it up for any holiday or theme.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Work tacky glue into bristles of brush and shape into two points for antennae. Let dry.
  • 2
    Use craft stick to cover metal part of brush with Snow Accents. Let dry thoroughly. When dry, paint entire brush Ebony Black. Let dry.
  • 3
    Using templates, cut shapes from Lavender and Pink Glitter foam.
  • 4
    Glue wings to back of brush and then attach glitter foam shapes to wings. Punch 10 Gold glitter foam dots and attach to wings as shown.
  • 5
    Cut a 1 inch length of White chenille stem. Curl and glue to brush for mouth.
  • 6
    Glue on wiggle eyes.
  • 7
    Glue ½ inch pink pom poms to each point of antennae.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Flat Bristle Brush White 104125672
  • Duncan 4 oz. Snow Accents 104130634
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic Foam Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Lavender 104258603
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foam Sheet Adhesive Back 9 inch x 12 inch Gold 104468073
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foam Sheet Adhesive Back 9 inch x 12 inch Pink 104584322
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 3mm White 30 pcs. 104277462
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Eyes 12MM 75 pcs. 104233380
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 1/2 inch Multi-Color Spring 100 pcs. 104276839
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Ebony Black 104106681
  • Aleene's® Tacky Glue 4 oz. 104148018
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Fed Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928
  • Flat Brush
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