Butterfly Stick

Materials

  • 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

Tools

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

Directions

STEP 1

  • Print out pattern. Trace butterfly pattern onto paper plate; cut out.

STEP 2

  • Paint inside of butterfly Bahama Blue, using plate line as guide. Paint wings Lemon Yellow and dowel Lamp Black. Let dry.

STEP 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.

STEP 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.
by Linda Valentino

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/1905/0b38a044-e3d1-4967-b9b2-905cacd49ccc.pdf



Butterfly Stick
Butterfly Stick