Introduction: Butterfly Card

Picture of Butterfly Card

To make this project  you will need :
- Various sheet og construction paper
- A ruler
- Glue
- Scissors
- A pair of scissors with a decorative edge
- Pencils
- Crayons

To do this card I advise making a pattern on a sheet of scrap paper.

Step 1: Step 1

Picture of Step 1

Draw a rectangle : 11 x 16cm
For the butterfly draw two horizontal parallels : the first 3.5 cm over the top of the page and the second 3 cm over this one.
The width of the body has to measure less than 1 cm so 0.5 cm of each side, you can give the form that you want to the wings but the width has to make 4.5 cm and the height 7 cm.
To people who want a model I scanned the pattern that I drew to do my cards.

Step 2: Step 2

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Once you add the butterfly shape to each side of the rectangle you can cut your pattern. Then you can take one of construction paper and draw the card.

Step 3: Step 3

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The next step is the folding : you divide the card on 3 parts : 4cm - 8cm -4 cm

Step 4: Step 4

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Inside of the card we will glue another sheet of construction paper to write the message of the invitation. You can draw a rectangle : 7 x 9cm and cut it using the pair of craft scissors. You can decorate or paint your card as you want  and write your message !

Step 5: Step 5

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To close your card you have to cut few centimeters of the butterfly's body
-> the black line on the photo

I advise to cut little by little because the centimeters can to vary.


sarahana (author)2015-03-20

my birthday's coming and i got a way to create some awesome cards. superb card

all thanx to papillon_art

as9 (author)2014-01-11

Coolest. Card. Ever!

dur.sk8 (author)2012-02-26

Sweet, love it

Penolopy Bulnick (author)2011-11-29

Very cute, I love the colorful green one the best!

jessyratfink (author)2011-11-29

Very cute! Love how simple it is, too!

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