I am a big fan of crafting with nature as a theme.  So when looking back at craft ideas from the past, I noticed that I had done a large amount of bird and butterfly crafts.  With that in mind, I put together 7 of my favorite butterfly themed crafts to share with you!

butterfly craft ideas

Many of these crafts use recycled materials.  Some of them use paper.  But the one thing they all have in common is the fact that they feature a beautiful creature, the butterfly!

Enjoy!

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Paper Butterfly Wreath from Magazines

Craft magazines are particularly hard for me to get rid of.  So, I pulled a few of them aside and created a Recycled Paper Butterfly Wreath.  This simple project includes a free pattern, and easy instructions to fold your own paper butterflies!

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cadillac mountain bar harbor maine

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straw weaving craft for kids

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sun catchers kids craft

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crochet humor- a look at barbies closet

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lobster zentangle chalk board free pattern

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bar harbor oceanside koa

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wire wrapped tree sun catcher

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cherry chocolate cheesecake parfaits recipe

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cooking on the grill chipotle burgers and corn on cob

We have been working at the KOA in Bar Harbor, Maine for the last month and with the summer season on top of us, and hours increasing, it is important that I find quick ways to fix meals!  Since our main method of cooking is the grill, I've taken to doing some experimenting.  This week, […] Read the full article →