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Easy Folded Paper Butterflies

Turn your finger painting projects into folded butterfly designs. Decorate your indoor space with style when you craft these fluttering butterflies with your kids. These look great in windows during the summer!

At a Glance:

#4129 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Logo
supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Pink Parfait, 2 oz. - 20251

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Orange, 2 oz. - 20561

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Laguna, 2 oz. - 20562

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Apricot, 2 oz. - 20764

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Aquamarine, 2 oz. - 20774

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Caterpillar, 2 oz. - 21342

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

Brown craft paper, Ruler, Scissors, Pencil, Brown and tan chenille stems,

Instructions

1.    Measure and cut four squares of craft paper. One each 7”, 6”, 5” and 4”
2.    Finger paint Laguna on 7” square, Caterpillar and Aquamarine on 6” square.
3.    Finger paint Orange on 5” square, Apricot and Pink Parfait on 4” square.
4.    When dry, accordion fold diagonally into approximately 3/8” folds.
5.    Fold accordion pieces in half and join 7” and 6” sections at the fold. Pinch together.
6.    Fold end of tan chenille stem over about 3” and wrap end around itself a few times to form head. Cut loop at top of head for antennae.
7.    Wrap rest of stem around where two folds meet and fashion body.
8.    Repeat with smaller squares and brown chenille stem.
 

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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