Make beautiful butterfly cards
First Edition Storybook 8x8 papers From Trimcraft Clear acetate & foam tape Sequins & adhesive gems Beads & beading wire Die-cut sentiment From your local craft shop
1Trace around the card template onto a
white card blank and cut out. Trace the butterfly template onto white card. Cut out and cover with pink rose paper. Mount on top of the card base, as shown.
Cut the butterfly template from 2
turquoise brocade paper. Scale the template down a little and cut from the centre to create a frame. Glue the frame onto acetate and trim around the edge.
Add foam tape behind the frame 3
and sprinkle sequins into the aperture. Glue onto the card base.
To create the antennae, coil two 4
lengths of beading wire. Secure a pink bead at one end of each. Glue them to the centre of the butterfly. Place large gold gems down the centre.
Layer a die- cut sentiment onto 5
green paper and place in the centre of the butterfly. Add gems, to finish.