Blue Butterfly Mini Canvas

Designed By: Catherine Scanlon
Skill Level (1-5): 2
Time to Complete: 1 hour (allowing for drying time)


Make this mini-canvas in no time and inspire the one you love!

Step 1: Paint canvas with blue paint and set aside to dry.

Step 2: Trim black polka dot paper to 2 ½ x 2 ½ and round the edges. Sand lightly to distress.

Step 3: Trim blue vintage collage papers to 2 ¼ x 2 ¼ and round the corners. Ink lightly with black ink.

Step 4: Use the Groove Tool with the Coarse Sanding Tip to sand the canvas to distress.

Step 5: Adhere black polka dot paper

Step 6: Adhere blue collage paper over top the black polka dot paper, angle slightly.

Step 7: Wrap a piece of twine around the center of the canvas several times and tie in a knot to secure. Trim excess.

Step 8: Paint canvas butterfly blue, let dry.

Step 9: Position brass butterfly stencil over top of the canvas butterfly and spread Art-C Modeling Paste over top. Let dry.

Step 10: Reposition brass butterfly stencil over dry modeling paste and brush lightly with black ink.

Step 11: Adhere butterfly to canvas with pop dots.

Step 12: Adhere follow your heart to canvas as shown in the example.

Step 13: Create antennae for the butterfly from the gold colored wire and attach to charm. Secure charm to center of butterfly with hot glue.

What You Need

  • #23835 Art-C Mini-Love Brass Charm
  • #22173 Momenta Perched 6 x 6 Paper Pad
  • #20244 Momenta Kraft Foam Stickers
  • #22215 Art-C Brass Butterfly Mask
  • #23881 Art-C White Paste from the Greyscale Molding Paste Set
  • #22240 Art-C Paste Applicator Tool
  • #24486 Art-C Groove Tool with Coarse Sanding Tip

Other Supplies

  • Blue Acrylic Paint
  • 3 x 3 Wrapped Canvas
  • Canvas Butterfly
  • Corner Rounder
  • Twine
  • Black Ink
  • Pop Dots
  • Gold Craft Wire, 18 Gauge
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Stencil Brush
  • Paint Brush