SCRAPBOOK PAPER BUTTERFLIES

Charlotte loves butterflies so she was beyond excited when she saw these butterflies we made out of scrapbook paper. The customization options are practically limitless, which makes these flittering friends a fun, one of a kind craft for kids.


Supplies:

  • Scrapbook Paper Butterflies Template (available below)
  • Scrapbook Paper
  • Pen/pencil
  • Scissors
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Craft glue (we used Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue)
  • Paintbrush
  • Glitter in corresponding colors to scrapbook paper
  • Floral wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Hot glue gun
  • Glue sticks
  • Clothespin

Directions:

Print Scrapbook Paper Butterflies Template (available below) on cardstock and cut out butterfly wings with scissors.

Trace wings onto backside of scrapbook paper with pen or pencil and cut out with scissors. Set aside.

Using a paintbrush, spread a thin layer of craft glue on one side and along edges of a popsicle stick. Sprinkle glue with glitter and shake to remove any excess. Set aside until completely dry.

For antennas, cut desired length of floral wire and fold in half. Set aside.

Place a small amount of hot glue along center of another popsicle stick and attach one wing. Apply a small amount of hot glue on top of wing on popsicle stick and attach second wing so it overlaps the first one. Place a small dab of hot glue at top of popsicle stick and attach antennas. Spread hot glue along length of popsicle stick and attach glittered popsicle stick on top. Press to secure and let dry completely.

Place a line of hot glue along popsicle stick on backside of butterfly. Attach clothespin and let dry completely.

Enjoy!

ORANGE & FIELD TIP: For extra sparkle, spread craft glue along edges of butterfly wings or on floral wire for antennas and sprinkle with glitter.


SCRAPBOOK PAPER BUTTERFLIES TEMPLATE

Feel free to download this specially created template to use when making your butterflies!