Easy, doable, graceful paper twist crafts to the rescue! Without a lot of preparation, you can make one of the best gifts of your life. No kidding. Flower Twisting Craft skills will be needed! But don’t you fret – I will give you a step-by-step instructions with pictures that are self-explanatory and are very helpful.
This craft is for beginners as well as for anybody who would like to make this accordion paper butterfly a part of a bigger project: a card, a festive collage, picture frame decor or even a home decoration item. Being a DIY doesn’t mean cheap looking. You have the power to use color paper and embellishments like sequence, threads and fabric to take your butterfly paper craft to a new level.
If you are short for time to get a gift – go after this gorgeous paper butterfly craft to make someone’s day!
Paper Butterfly As A Stand-Alone Craft
Paper Butterfly Incorporated into A Card Design
HOW TO Make This Easy Butterfly Paper Craft?
Follow the STEPS!
STEP 1 – Choose Color Paper for Your Butterfly Craft
Any square piece of paper will do! Even newspaper! Depending on how big you want this butterfly, choose the square size. Just make sure it is square, as it is much easier to balance the proportions of the butterfly’s wings.
STEP 2 – Fold Paper in Half
STEP 3 – Cut Into 2 Halves
STEP 4 – Take 1st Half – Fold Corners Into the Center On One End
STEP 5 – Repeat the Folding from the Other End
STEP 6 – Turn the Paper Color Up
STEP 6 – Start Folding Back-&-Forth Upper and Lower Parts from the Middle Crease
STEP 7 – The Final Result Looks Like This
STEP 8 – Pinch the Folded Paper in the Middle –
Here are Your Upper Butterfly Wings!
STEP 9 – Fold the Wings Up & Set Them Aside
STEP 10 – Take the 2nd Half of the Paper
Start Folding it Back-&-Forth Like Accordion
STEP 11 – Fold the Folded Paper in the Middle
STEP 12 – Bring Upper & Low Butterfly Wings Together!
Use Any Twine, Thread for That
STEP 13 – Voila, Your Butterfly Is Ready to Spread Her Wings
After you use a thread to bring the wings together, leave both ends of your thread long enough to serve as butterfly’s antennae.
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