Posted: Jun 16, 2014 10:00 AM
Paper butterflies are displayed in a stunning way, elevating simple paper punches into works of art.

Making these adorable paper butterfly specimens requires just a few items but the end result makes quite an impact.

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What You'll Need:

  • Paper butterfly punches
  • Specimen pins
  • Shadow box with cork backing

What You'll Do:

Begin by placing a pin through each butterfly one at a time and then push the butterfly into the cork backing. Create a single irregular arch from top to bottom. Make sure to slightly stagger them so as to create a more organic look.

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Continue with placing them out from the first row until all butterflies have been pinned.

Hang and enjoy your hard work. OK, maybe it wasn't that hard after all.

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