Butterfly Stick

By  Linda Valentino 

size: 12" length

  • Butterfly Stick


  • Paper plate, 9”
  • 3M Post-it Craft Paper: Pink, Purple
  • Wooden dowel, 12” length
  • Yellow pom-pom, 1”
  • Silver glitter chenille stem, 6” length
  • Curling ribbon, 48” lengths: yellow, pink, purple


  • Circle punches: 1/2”, 1”, 1-1/2”
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paints: Bahama Blue, Lamp Black, Lemon Yellow
  • Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue

Pattern - Butterfly Stick

  • 1. Print out pattern. Trace butterfly pattern onto paper plate; cut out.
  • 2. Paint inside of butterfly Bahama Blue, using plate line as guide. Paint wings Lemon Yellow and dowel Lamp Black. Let dry.
  • 3. Punch four 1" pink circles, two 1/2" purple circles, and two 1-1/2" purple circles. Peel backing from circles; press on body.
  • 4. Glue yellow pom-pom (head) on dowel. Bend glitter stem in half; glue to head. Curl ends. Tie ribbon lengths around dowel; knot under head. Glue dowel to center of body.