Card with butterflies

Step 1: What you need:
1. Milky watercolor paper (with finely embossed texture).
2. Red cardstock.
3. Scissors.
4. Shaped scissors.
5. A ruler.
6. A pencil.
7. A silver wire for bead weaving.
8. Red seed beads.
9. A large needle.
10. Double-sided tape.
11. Double-sided foam tape.

Step 2: Get a sheet of A5 watercolor paper.


Step 3: With the help of a ruler fold the paper crosswise in half.

Step 4: Double up the sheet of paper.

Step 5: Using shaped scissors cut two red rectangles 4X5-3/4” (10X14.5) cm and 2X5” (5X12.5 cm).

Step 6: Stick double-sided tape to the red rectangles.

Step 7: Adhere a big red rectangle to the base of the card.

Step 8: Using shaped scissors cut a rectangle from a watercolor paper 3-1/2X5-1/4” (9X13.5 cm.)

Step 9: With a large needle make a hole in the corner of the rectangle leaving 1/2" (1 cm) from the side and 1/4" (0.5) cm from the bottom.

Step 10: Make the holes in the same manner in all four corners.

Step 11: Adhere a narrow rectangle to the center of the milky rectangle.

Step 12: Get about half a meter of the wire and string the first 5 beads.

Step 13: Make a loop.

Step 14: Twist a wire a few times.

Step 15: In a less than a centimeter make the second flower from the beads.

Step 16: Make 15-17 bead flowers on the first wire and the same number on the second one. The ends of the wire leave untouched (About 2” (5 cm).

Step 17: Insert the wire ends into the holes in the card.

Step 18: On the back side of the card twist the ends of the wire. Cut off the longer ends.

Step 19: Stick a foam tape to the rectangle.

Step 20: Adhere a milky rectangle in the center of the card.

Step 21: From the watercolor paper fold a small rectangle in half and draw wings for 5 butterflies.

Step 22: Cut the butterflies and unfold them.

Step 23: Turn over the butterflies and stick to their right wings double-sided tape.

Step 24: Adhere the butterflies to the card raising unsticked wings. The card is finished!

Lesson added by Bunzarintana Rembrandt