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Saturday, 13 March 2010

Butterfly Tutorial by Shirley Gaskin

This tutorial is to show you how Shirley Gaskin created her beautiful glossy butterflies. :)

Shirley is a Trimcraft member you can find her work in her gallery HERE.

1. Print or stamp the ‘Butterflies’ stamp from The Crafty Pad.

2. Colour to your own choice, then to make the lovely shine cover with PVA glue spread thinly, it drys to a clear shine, as you can see.

3. When dry decorate the top butterfly with beads down the body and add thin wire feelers.

4. Layer on top of each other using foam pads or silicone glue.

5. Cover your base card with paper of your choice – add butterfly to complete the card.

I did not use the 4th butterfly it is entirely your choice – you could use it inside the card or on a tag.

I hope you have found this Tutorial helpful.

Shirley Gaskin (Trimcraft Member)

xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx


Anonymous said...

Wow these butterflies are so beautiful! I'll have to get some soon.
Thank you so much for the brilliant tutorial!
Hugs xx

rozzy said...

Thanks Shirley for adding your fabulous Tutorial, its great to see how others make them too. I really loved your card and your beautiful Butterflies. I agree there is no need to always us all 4 butterflies. Its just going to depend on teh size of your project.
Watch this space as I'm in teh process of makinag tutorial for how I made mine :)
Keep up teh good work Shirley
Hugs rozzy xx :)

maxine said...

Wow a great tutorial Shirley. The butterflies look beautiful, I will have to try it.

CraftCrave said...

Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on in the Scrapbooking Challenges and Competitions category today [14 Mar 12:41pm GMT]. Thanks, Maria