Introduction: Butterfly Resin Art

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Make a resin filled art piece with images and real twigs from your back yard.

Step 1: Watch the Short Video Tutorial Here!

Step 2: Stuff You'll Need

Glaze Coat (epoxy resin)

Butterfly images

Minwax Polycrylic

Large plastic box frame



Copies of leaves

Step 3: Here's How

Carefully cut out the butterfly images

Seal both sides with an acrylic coating

Figure out your twig and butterfly placement inside of the box frame

*I like to snap a photo with my phone to remember my placement

Mix the Glaze Coat for 5 minutes (outside)

Pour a small layer and pop the bubbles with a lighter or small torch

Quickly place the twigs and butterflies in resin

Pour the rest of the resin on top of your pieces

Pop the bubbles again and then sprinkle glitter in the resin

Cover and let dry overnight outside on a flat surface

Copy real leaves on a copy machine and decoupage them on the back when dry