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Illustrated Craft Tutorial - How to Create a Paper Butterfly Window Decoration

This project is recommended for children ages 10 and older (caution is required using the craft knife)

 

 

Paper Butterfly Window Decoration 1

1. Print out the butterfly template and make a permanent template. Lay it on a piece of folded construction paper. Secure the butterfly with paper clips and trace around the insides and the outside of the template.

Paper Butterfly Window Decoration 3

2. Remove the template and continue holding the paper together with paper clips. Take your craft knife and first cut out all of the inside markings of the butterfly.

Paper Butterfly Window Decoration 4

3. This is now how it looks.

Paper Butterfly Window Decoration 5

4. Now you can take your scissors and cut the outside shape out. Continue holding the pieces together with paper clips.

Paper Butterfly Window Decoration 6

5. Now you have two identical butterflies.

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6. Using the stick glue, glue along the inside of the butterfly.

Paper Butterfly Window Decoration 7

7. Tear pieces of your fiber paper to fit the insides of these spaces and press them to the glue.

Paper Butterfly Window Decoration 10

8. Continue filling out the spaces with the colors of your choice. Here are green and white the chosen colors.

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9. You have finished filling out the inside spaces.

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10. Find the side that will be laying over the first butterfly piece and glue along the paper. Press this piece now exactly over the first butterfly. Now your picture looks perfect on both sides.

 

 

 

Paper Craft for Spring - Butterfly Window Decoration
Butterfly Project 1
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Paper Craft for Spring - Colorful Butterfly Window Decoration
Butterfly Project 2
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