Nicole™ Crafts Butterfly Sand Bottle

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by Chris Yankauskas, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Butterfly Sand Bottle

This is a cute craft for the butterfly lover in all of us. Working with craft sand and Nicole Crafts acrylic containers is the ideal outside project that will allow a child to use his or her imagination and have fun layering all the different colors together to make fun designs. A super birthday party or camp project this summer!

Project Details

  • Level:easy
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Remove cap. Fill bottle with layers of assorted colors of sand using funnel. Replace cap.
  • 2
    Using template, cut wings from foam. Trace pattern onto foam wings. Apply foam glue onto pattern and sprinkle with sand. Shake off excess and let dry. Glue wings to bottle.
  • 3
    Cut Orange chenille stems into six 2 inch pieces. Glue ¼ inch Green pom pom to one end of each piece. Glue other ends to bottle for legs.
  • 4
    Spread foam glue on cap and sprinkle with sand. Shake off excess and let dry.
  • 5
    Cut an 8 inch piece of 3mm Orange chenille stem. Wrap around top of bottle and twist to secure. Glue a Green pom pom to each end for antennae.
  • 6
    Glue wiggle eyes, 5mm Orange pom pom and a 1 inch piece of Orange chenille stem for mouth to bottle as shown.

Project Details

  • Level:easy
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Stretch Plastic Bottle 12 inch 104179509
  • Estes Art Sand 2 lb. Light Blue 104180315
  • Estes Art Sand 2 lb. Lavender 104180317
  • Estes Art Sand 2 lb. Orange 104180322
  • Estes Art Sand 2 lb. Sun Yellow 104180323
  • Estes Art Sand 2 lb. Bright Green 104180326
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic Foam Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Lime Green 104258607
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 6mm Multi-Color 25 pcs. 104277481
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 3M 30 pack Multicolor 100383994
  • Nicole™ Crafts Acrylic Pom-Poms 1/4 inch Neon 100 pcs. 104426376
  • Nicole™ Crafts Acrylic Pom-Poms 5mm Multi-Color 200 pcs. 104426508
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Eyes 7MM 144 pcs. 104234514
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foam Glue 2 oz. 104142886
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Fed Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928
  • Small Funnel
Download Project Template