Paper Butterfly Collector

A little collection of paper butterflies for you. If your paper collection is anything like mine then you have a wide range of paper butterflies too 🙂

Details: These paper butterflies are from the Whoop-De-Doo collection from GCD Studios. Cut out by hand and detailed with a fine marker then shaped on a knitting needle. I’ve made a frame from cardboard and embossed the cover by hand using a cuttlebug folder as the stencil (well it was just a bit too wide for the machine!). The positive ribs are painted with Shimmerz – Mmm Choc-o-lat.


Materials:
Papers – GCD Studios; K&Co
Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; Silicone glue; Double-sided tape; Scissors
Other – Fine marker; Shimmerz paint Cho-o-lot; Embossing folder; embossing tool; Knitting needle; cardboard; cardstock

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11 Comments

  1. March 30, 2009 / 2:38 pm

    Wow Kim that’s so beautiful and so original too. I love butterflies.♥♥

  2. March 30, 2009 / 3:07 pm

    This is such a work of art hun! Great way to appreciate our stamps/images. Love that frame too! Hugs Heidixxx

  3. March 30, 2009 / 5:21 pm

    Hi Kim
    Wow stunning creation…love it and all your other work.
    Woo hoo congrats on becoming a DT for making handmade cards…I’m on the team too.
    Emma x

  4. March 30, 2009 / 6:15 pm

    wowee! looks like it should be hung in the Natural History Museum! I love the frame and the old paper background. Fabulously creative!
    Judy xx

  5. March 31, 2009 / 3:28 am

    Kim this is gorgeous!!! Beautiful!!!!!
    Hugs~ Kim

  6. March 31, 2009 / 3:33 am

    Gorgeous…love what you’ve done with the butterflies!!!

  7. March 31, 2009 / 7:42 am

    Wow, what a great idea Kim, it’s lovely.

  8. March 31, 2009 / 8:32 am

    Wow! What a great idea! I might have to make something like that, and hang it on my wall 🙂

    The buttons are in the mail, hopefully they will arrive shortly! My address is in there too 🙂

    Siri

  9. March 31, 2009 / 4:12 pm

    yummy card! thanks for the inspiration!

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