Follow along to see how to create these stunning DIY Spring Contact Paper Butterfly Wings!
What You’ll Need:
- Pressed Flowers
- Contact Paper
- Hot Glue
- Wood or sturdy material for spine
Step 1: Select and pick your flowers if you don’t want to order or purchase predried and pressed flowers! You can use any flower but I chose these because they dried flat and kept their beautiful color.
Step 2: Wrap in paper towel and cover with a baking dish.
Step 3: Microwave in increments of 30 seconds up to 1 minute and 15 seconds.
Step 4: Trace/ outline the shape of the butterfly wings onto a piece of poster board.
Step 5: Cut out the traced shape and lay it over the contact paper. The posterboard is now your stencil for the wing shape on the contact paper.
Step 6: Now trace the stencil shape onto the contact paper with a permanent marker.
Step 7: Layout the contact paper with the sticky side face up and tape the sides down to keep everything as flat as possible.
Step 8: Lay the flowers in the design you may like and when finished lay another piece of contact paper on top.
Step 9: Press everything together well and make sure your top sheet is smooth to avoid air bubbles.
Step 10: Cut just inside the trace marks with scissors to avoid any leftover markings.
Step 11: Place the piece of wood in the middle of the wings to create the spine and add ribbon to the top and bottom to create the strap.
And Viola! Your stunning DIY Spring Contact Paper Butterfly Wings are complete and ready for spring!
If you loved these stunning DIY Spring Contact Paper Butterfly Wings be sure to pair them with this DIY Spring Bunny & Flower Felt Wand!
About the Creator
Hey there! I’m Shelby. I live in the beautiful Pacific Northwest with my husband and two little ones. I am a stay-at-home mom/flower farmer/chicken wrangler. I have always been very crafty & love doing DIYs both in our home and for my children whenever I get the chance. My favorite thing as a mom is to create magical memories and experiences for my kids. Follow along with our adventures on Instagram @southbankfarmhouse for more DIY projects, flower inspiration and farm life!