Fly Away Butterfly Paper Lanterns
ITEM # 3953870P12
Fly Away Butterfly Paper Lanterns
ITEM # 3953870P12
Crafting Time:
3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
Beginner

DESCRIPTION +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
  • Aleene's® Always Ready Original Tacky Glue®
  • Tulip® One-Step Dye®: Violet
  • Paper lanterns (assorted sizes)
  • White paper
  • Butterfly template of choice (drawn or printed from computer)
  • Scissors
  • Plastic bowl for dye mixing
  • Shallow plastic or foam plates
  • Disposable plastic table cover
DIRECTIONS:
1. Cover work surface with a plastic table cover. Mix dye according to package instructions.
2. In a plastic bowl, mix a small amount of dye with additional water to create a light dilution of violet. Test color on a scrap paper and add additional water or dye to achieve desired light shade of violet.
3. Pour diluted dye onto one plate and full-strength dye onto another.
4. Dip lanterns into diluted dye in random fashions. Hang to dry.
5. Dip lanterns a second time into full-strength dye and hang to dry.
6. While lantern dries, begin cutting out butterflies. Trace or print butterfly template onto standard white paper and cut out as many butterflies as desired. This project used approximately 45 butterflies.
7. Once lanterns are dry, begin gluing the butterflies to the lantern using Quick Dry Tacky Glue®. For this project the butterflies were grouped together in one area from top to bottom.
8. Hold the butterfly in place for a few seconds and repeat until all butterflies are adhered. Cut out and glue additional butterflies as necessary for desired coverage and design.
9. Hang lanterns to dry for at least 2 hours.
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Plastic Tablecover 54''x108''-1PK
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Plastic Tablecover 54\u0027\u0027x108\u0027\u0027-1PK, Black Velvet
Plastic Tablecover 54\u0027\u0027x108\u0027\u0027-1PK, Classic Pink
Plastic Tablecover 54\u0027\u0027x108\u0027\u0027-1PK, Classic Red
Plastic Tablecover 54\u0027\u0027x108\u0027\u0027-1PK, Emerald Green
Plastic Tablecover 54\u0027\u0027x108\u0027\u0027-1PK, Pastel Blue
Plastic Tablecover 54\u0027\u0027x108\u0027\u0027-1PK, Purple
Plastic Tablecover 54\u0027\u0027x108\u0027\u0027-1PK, School Bus Yellow
Plastic Tablecover 54\u0027\u0027x108\u0027\u0027-1PK, Sunkissed Orange
Plastic Tablecover 54\u0027\u0027x108\u0027\u0027-1PK, White
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Tulip One-Step Dye Kits Violet
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David Tutera Swirl Print Paper Lanterns White
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Ranger Glossy Cardstock 8.5"x11"
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Aleene's Original Tacky Glue-4oz
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS: DIRECTIONS:
1. Cover work surface with a plastic table cover. Mix dye according to package instructions.
2. In a plastic bowl, mix a small amount of dye with additional water to create a light dilution of violet. Test color on a scrap paper and add additional water or dye to achieve desired light shade of violet.
3. Pour diluted dye onto one plate and full-strength dye onto another.
4. Dip lanterns into diluted dye in random fashions. Hang to dry.
5. Dip lanterns a second time into full-strength dye and hang to dry.
6. While lantern dries, begin cutting out butterflies. Trace or print butterfly template onto standard white paper and cut out as many butterflies as desired. This project used approximately 45 butterflies.
7. Once lanterns are dry, begin gluing the butterflies to the lantern using Quick Dry Tacky Glue®. For this project the butterflies were grouped together in one area from top to bottom.
8. Hold the butterfly in place for a few seconds and repeat until all butterflies are adhered. Cut out and glue additional butterflies as necessary for desired coverage and design.
9. Hang lanterns to dry for at least 2 hours.