Nicole™ Crafts Butterfly

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by Eileen Farley, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Butterfly

Children love to chase and catch butterflies. Make this project with them to ensure they catch one this year.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint. If only making one of the butterflies, adjust your supplies accordingly.
  • 2
    Glitter Inlay Butterfly (larger image): Paint inside sections School Bus and Iris. Paint outside edges Black Tie. If needed, use picture as a guide. Let dry. Glue five 1 inch Black pom poms down the center of wood butterfly for body. Cut a 4 inch piece of Yellow chenille stem. Fold in half and glue folded end into top pom pom for antennae. Glue on wiggle eyes. Glue Yellow and Purple rhinestones to wood wings as shown. Glue a Purple rhinestone to the ends of antennae.
  • 3
    Wood Butterfly (smaller image): Paint inside of butterfly Cadmium Yellow and outside Purple Cow. Let dry. Glue six Black pom poms down the center of the wood butterfly for body. Cut a six inch piece of Pink chenille stem. Fold in half and hot glue folded end into pom pom for antennae. Glue rhinestones onto wings as shown or as desired. Glue on wiggle eyes.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Frame Butterfly Shape 104749934 (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rhinestones Jewelry Connection™ 60 pc. Round Pastel 12 mm 104240552
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 45 pc. 1 inch Black 104276853
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 3 mm Multi-Color 30 pc. 100383994
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 7 mm 170 pc. 104233386
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Black Tie 104770429
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. School Bus 104770385
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Iris 104770413
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cadmium Yellow 104106586
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Purple Cow 104521667
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 8 104118910
  • Aleene's 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue 104148018