Stencil paste, red and blue To Dye For® (Ranger Industries), Fragments and
Butterfly Plate Krafty Lady Art Mould, Copper, Sunflower & Turquoise Perfect
Pearls®, Adirondack Eggplant ink pad, Perfect Medium, Art Markers, Turquoise and
Arctic Ice Stickles®, Clear & Green Zinnia Ultra Thick Embossing Enamel (UTEE),
Big and Bossy® Clear embossing pigment, Flex®, 8 ½" square photo mat board,
beads and wire.
1.. Mix ¼ cup white stencil paste with 5 drops of red To Dye For® (Ranger) and 3
drops of blue To Dye For®. Add more red or blue one at a time until you get the
desired shade of lavender for your paste. Fill a Krafty Lady AM168 - Butterfly
Plate Art Mould with the colored paste and let dry completely (24-72 hours).
2.. Dust the butterfly with Copper Perfect Pearls® and the background with
Turquoise Perfect Pearls® (Ranger), spritz with water to set.
3.. Color the vines in the molded shape green, flowers blue and butterfly body
black. Add Arctic Ice Stickles® to the wings and Turquoise Stickles® over the
navy blue flowers. Set aside to dry.
4.. Use an 8 ½ square photo mat board and then cut out the center leaving a ¾"
frame. The color of the mat board will remain solid on the backside.
5.. On the backside of the mat board, apply Adirondack Eggplant ink directly
from the inkpad. Do not completely cover the mat board with ink; leave a few
white areas. Let dry or heat set.
6.. Cover the inked side of the mat board with Perfect Medium® (Ranger) and dust
the surface with Turquoise and Sunflower Perfect Pearls®. Mist with water to
set. Let dry.
7.. Melt clear Ultra Thick Embossing Enamel (UTEE)® with 1 teaspoon of Flex®,
add drops of blue and red To Dye For® until you achieve the desired shade of
8.. Pour purple UTEE® into the two largest fragments from Krafty Lady AM187 - 3
Fragments Art Mould. While the UTEE® is still warm, poke a hole at the top and
bottom with a metal piercing tool. Repeat this process until you have 8
9.. Use a heat tool to carefully reheat the surface of the fragment that was in
the mould to bring the shine back. Check that the holes still go through.
10.. With a 1/16 hand punch, punch five holes along the inner top and bottom
edge of the mat board. Measurements are 1" from each end, 1 ¼" from that hold
and the center falls at 3 3/8".
11.. Use about 12" of 26-gauge wire for each row. Attach one end of the wire to
the mat board, then string green beads, add the purple fragment then string
turquoise beads to wrap around the fragment and put the wire through the hole in
the other end of the fragment then continue to bead with green beads as shown.
The first row will have two fragments, then next row will have one fragment and
continue to alternate the rows. End each row by attaching the wire through the
punched hole in the mat board and twisting it around itself. Trim excess wire.
12.. Stamp a fern image using Big & Bossy® Clear Embossing onto the photo mat
board and emboss with Green Zinnia UTEE®. Continue to stamp and emboss one image
at a time until you go around the entire frame. **TIP: UTEE® is more coarse than
embossing powders, use a juicy pigment pad and a heat tool that does not blow,
13.. Glue the decorated butterfly plate to the top of the sun catcher.
14.. Hang with wire or fishing line.