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Majestic Butterfly Wall Art

1 March 2018

Level: Medium

  • Kaisercraft Decor MDF, 200x370mm, Majestic Butterfly
  • Reeves Fine Artist Quality Acrylic – available in 75ml, 200ml, Mars Black
  • Kaisercraft Flourish Clear Stamp, Tigerlilly CS817 and/or Flora & Fauna CS707
  • A selection of Kaisercraft 12 x 12” Papers, Tigerlilly Collection
  • Kaisercraft 6 x 6” Paper Pad, Tigerlilly Collection
  • Kaisercraft Paper Blooms, packet of 10 assorted sizes, in Fuschia & Sunset
  • Kaisercraft Mini Paper Blooms, in Fuschia & Sunset & Black
  • Kaisercraft Sparklets, packet of 16 assorted sizes, in Ebony
  • Elmers Craft Bond Extra Strength Glue Stick, 40gm
  • Black Lace
  • Clear Embossing Powder

How to do it

  1. Paint the MDF butterfly with Reeves Acrylic Mars Black and allow to dry.
  2. Using the flourish clear stamp, emboss randomly over the butterfly.
  3. Cut out a selection of papers from the Kaisercraft 12x12”Tigerlilly collection to fit sections of the wings.
  4. Adhere these using the Elmers Craft Bond Glue Stick, ensuring they don’t overlap and show through at the front.
  5. Use a full length of lace, gathered and folded in half to cover the body of the butterfly.
  6. Cut a selection of gloss butterflies and flowers from the paper pad.
  7. Adhere paper blooms, mini blooms, cut out butterflies and flowers, along with some sparklets to the body of the butterfly.
  8. Finish by adding sparklets to the butterfly antennae.