Print out the Butterfly Pattern. You may need to decrease the size a bit in order to get the size you would like. My finished butterfly is 3″ wide across the top. Begin filling in the pattern with the metal coils, placing them the way you like and gluing them as you go with the E6000 glue. (I do not recommend hot glue for this project as it will not hold the metal together). Be sure to be in a well ventilated room.
For the body of the butterfly, I cut a 1″ wide strip and rolled it, pinching it at each end and glued it to each of the wings.
For the antennae, I coiled a small piece of wire on each end, bent it into a v-shape and glued it in place. Then glued a gemstone on top of it.
Add more gemstones to both sides of the butterfly so when it spins on your rear view, you always have colorful gemstones to look at!
Run a small piece of fishing line through one of the top coils and hang your pretty butterfly from a window or even your rear view mirror! Pretty! And costs next to nothing to make!
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