Valentine's Day Butterfly Garland

Brighten up the classroom or any room with this fun Valentine's garland.

 

Designed by Lori Butler, courtesy of Advantus/Sulyn.

 
 

Craft Time: 30-60 minutes

Uses Recycled Items: No

Keywords: C_31491, january2013, valentine's day, valentine, garland, party decor, foam, pom poms, creatology

Materials

  • Creatology™ Pom Pom Garland - Pink
  • Creatology™ Foam Shapes - Hearts
  • Creatology™ Glitter - Raspberry, Iris and Red
  • Creatology™ Pom Poms - Assorted Sizes in Neon
  • Creatology™ Chenille Stems - Neon
  • Clubhouse Crafts Sticky Gems - Hearts
  • Rhinestones - Assorted
  • Craft Glue
  • Foam Brush
  • Scissors
  • Paper Plate
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Instructions

Step 1
Apply craft glue to 3 red foam hearts and sprinkle with Red glitter over paper plate. Shake off excess glitter and return to container for future use.

Step 2
Apply craft glue to 2 light pink hearts and sprinkle with Raspberry Iris glitter over paper plate. Shake off excess glitter and return to container for future use.

Step 3
Use 5 assorted 25mm pom poms for butterfly’s head; glue rhinestones on for eyes and nose.

Step 4
Cut chenille stem into 4 equal sections. Curl each end for antennae.

Step 5
Glue 2 antennae behind each head. Glue head to top of heart.

Step 6
Glue 4 smaller pom poms of same colour in a line under the head to form body.

Step 7
Glue assorted heart shaped and round rhinestones to hearts to make wing pattern.

Step 8
Cut 3 pink chenille stems in half; glue one end to back of each heart; wrap other end around pom pom garland spacing every 5 pom poms.

Tips

Glitter over a paper plate to collect excess for reuse on another project. Use project photo for reference.