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How To Make a Floral Butterfly Using Alcohol Inks by Monika Graefling-Gladysiak

Posted on August 25 2021

Hello everyone! I hope you have a wonderful day. It's Monika today creating a floral butterfly using alcohol inks and Rinea foiled papers.

We are going to use Rinea foiled papers: Lavender, Lavender StarstruckTurquoiseTurquoise StarstruckFuchsia, Fuchsia StarstruckViolet Starstruck, Violet, Arctic Starstruck, cutting dies 'Petite Petals by Sizzix' from It's Cheaper Than Therapy, string, alcohol inks (I used: LG4, AB2, BT8, HB3 from Spectrum Noir, but you can use whatever alcohol inks you have), 91% alcohol, air blower, a pipette, cardboard, copy paper, black card, red liner tape, liquid glue, pencil, scissors and a pokey tool.

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Step 1:

Die cut all the elements from LavenderLavender StarstruckTurquoise, Turquoise Starstruck, FuchsiaFuchsia StarstruckViolet StarstruckVioletArctic Starstruck using cutting dies 'Petite Petals by Sizzix'. You can put a tiny bit of red liner tape on the back of your die cuts.

Step 2:

Fold a piece of A4 copy paper in half and using a pencil draw an outline of a butterfly. Fussy cut your butterfly and use it as a stencil and trace the outline of the butterfly onto cardboard and fussy cut it.

Step 3:

Use alcohol inks from your stash, 91 % alcohol, pipette and an air blower to create a colourful splashed background on Arctic Starstruck Rinea foiled paper. Adhere the background onto the cardboard butterfly using liquid glue.

Step 4:

Use the butterfly stencil you created and trace it onto black card, fussy cut it and adhere on the back of the cardboard butterfly, use a pokey tool to make two holes at the top of the butterfly.

Step 5:

Use your beautiful floral die cuts and adhere them on your butterfly, try to create a symmetrical composition, you can use a red liner tape or liquid glue. Attach a string at the top and your project is complete.

Step 6:

Hang you floral butterfly on the wall and admire :)

Have a wonderful day and happy crafting!

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