How to make a butterfly from paper?

Today's topic will appeal to very many! Let's try to decorate the interior or entertain the children, creating beautiful butterflies with their own hands made of paper. This is a very interesting and fascinating occupation, which will help to relax from the routine of daily duties. Who knows, maybe by trying yourself in various techniques, you can find that kind of needlework that will transform your life!

Do not be discouraged if at first you do not get graceful butterflies from paper. A stencil for home creation can be found here.

A wonderful ornament can be even the most simple butterfly made of paper. Origami perfectly embodies almost any imagination. Detailed video instructions can be obtained by clicking on this link.

Butterfly made of paper on a wire frame

I would like to dwell in more detail on crafts, executed in the most simple technique - carving. In the following we describe in detail how to make a butterfly from paper. We will need:

  • pencil,
  • glue,
  • beautiful paper,
  • wire,
  • nippers,
  • scissors.

Draw any shape you like with a pencil,Before you cut a butterfly from paper. Create a loop of wire so that it is slightly smaller than the size of the upper part of the wing. In the same way, we form the lower part of the winglet from the wire. Repeat the entire procedure for the opposite part of our decorative insect. Do not forget to carefully twist the wire.

Now we glue the wings of our beautiful paperbutterflies, turning it over, we apply wire billets to these paper wings. We glue the wire frame to the paper. We will glue the glue and, in the very center of the wire, apply one more side of the paper wings over the wire skeleton. For stronger strength, once again, we will glue a wire with wings and leave all this beauty to dry. The wire makes it possible to give the desired shape to the wings of butterflies. You can decorate the wall in your bedroom or living room with such delightful butterfly-beauties.

How to Cut a Butterfly from Postcard Paper

From the magazine sheet, we cut out two squares. Let the first be large, and the second smaller. We cut out two more strips, one longer, and the other shorter. The resulting squares are the wings for our future butterfly. We form a triangle by folding the square in half. Now we will carefully fold it into the accordion, starting from the middle. First we add a triangle from the middle to one end, and then to the other. In the end, we have an accordion of two squares.

Next, add our magazine stripes inrepeatedly. Literally, more voluminous stripes are formed before our eyes. Connecting the two resulting squares, we wrap them with a small strip, pre-greased with glue. Now it's time to take a long strip. Using the handle, we twist the tips and glue the resulting antennae to the body. Now you just have to spread your wings. One stroke - and the butterfly flew!

Such butterflies you can use to decorate various greeting cards, albums, photo frames. Dare, and you will always succeed!

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