Introduction: Metallic Butterfly

Here are the steps to create this Faberge' style egg.

Step 1: Gather Supplies

I used nail polish,butterfly transfers and metallic marker to create this egg.

Step 2: Preping the Egg

I put two small holes on the top and bottom of the egg. Then blow out the yolk.

Step 3: Painting and Desinging

After paint the egg with blue nail polish, I applied the butterfly transfers and added color with metallic marks

Step 4: Final Step

I glued decorative metal caps on the top and bottom of the egg.

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wraith109 (author)2009-07-31

where did you get the stand

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spylock (author)wraith1092010-01-05

Ive seen those stands at ben franklin crafts,in different sizes,this is a really nice project,my question is where do you get the butterfly transfer?

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pmbalice (author)wraith1092009-08-01

The stand come with a porcelain egg I bought at an art fair here in Minnesota and I use it to display and take pictures of my egg art.

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Lt. Duct Tape (author)2008-10-02

how do you make sure the egg itself doesn't crack?

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pmbalice (author)Lt. Duct Tape2008-10-03

I have a thin tip scissor I make a small hole in the side of the egg and I slowly make short cutting in an oval on the side of the egg.

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pmbalice (author)pmbalice2008-10-03

In the metallic butterfly I put a small hole in the bottom and top. The bottom hole is a little larger the the top hole. The blow out the egg.

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Grey_Wolfe (author)2008-10-01

Well done, very pretty. Pretty stand, as well, where'd you get that?

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pmbalice (author)Grey_Wolfe2008-10-03

Thank you very much.

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