Introduction: How to Make a Butterfly Ornament Out of a Coke Bottle

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In this instructable I'll teach you how to make a butterfly ornament in about an hour.You will need,

   -2 liter bottle-
   -knife or scissors-
   -different colored paint- 
   -primer(spray is better)-
   -hot glue-

I hope you enjoy making this!:D

Step 1: Cutting

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    Cut out a roughly 1 1/2 to 2 inch wide piece that is about 3 inches long (photo 1).Now cut a piece about  an 1 1/2 wide and about 2 inches long.(photo 2)Cut both of these out of paper.Now press these up to the side of the bottle.
    Use your marker to draw around the paper so there is a outline of the piece you are to cut out.(photo 3)Now cut out your tracings as clean as possible.You need to do two of each wing.(photo 4)

Step 2: Putting It Together

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    After completing step 1 its now time to glue.Now,this part is going to be a little hard to understand.The bigger wing is going to over lap the other big wing.(photo 1) And then glue.
    Do the same for the littler wings.Then glue both sets together.(photos2-3)

Step 3: Spraying the Butterfly

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    This is the easiest step, simply spray the butterfly with two coats of primer.

Step 4:

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    Now paint your project to your liking and go ahead and put it on your tree!(optional twist your wire to look like the antennas)
Please post pictures of yours!:D


Penolopy Bulnick (author)2011-12-04

Cute idea! It's a nice bright ornament for your tree!

sorry i haven't replied sooner but i've been working on a big project thats taken a while. Thanks for the comment and thank you for subscribing! :D

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