Sunday, 22 January 2012

map page specimen art tutorial




to make this you need
map pages 
something to cut the butterflies with, i used a silhouette machine
glue dots
box frame.

 first cut out butterfly shapes. i did this with the silhouette machine, but you could use a butterfly shaped punch.
 then fold all the butterflies in half.
 then open them back up again, and add glue on to the crease i used glue dots. and place them onto a plain piece of card that fits the frame in equal spacing.

 then put it into the box frame and your done.



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13 comments

  1. Gorgeous, I really love the map idea, would look lovely with music paper or book pages too! x

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  2. This is so pretty. I recently took some photos of my jewelry on top of maps, they really are fun to look at. Great work. Besides my weekly Anything Goes linky fri-monday, I am also hosting a Valentine contest with prizes. I would love for you to join the fun. Found you at Nifty Thrifty Things.
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  3. I have thought to do this but just haven't taken the time...now I know I want to do it. Beautiful.

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  4. So Sweet, I love all the wonderful ideas you have been sharing,
    Thank You, all Creative & Clever
    Cheryl

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  5. Know how annoyed I am at myself for throwing all my maps away not long ago?? Quite annoyed! I mean hey, we have google now... and GPS... why would I want maps? Grrrrr!! Good job as always - very creative!

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  6. Now why didn't I think of this :) love it!
    Debbie

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  7. What a fun idea! I have a vintage atlas that would be perfect for this. There are so many projects that you can do with maps, aren't there?

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  8. These are GORGEOUS! I just found your blog and coincidentally I have been pinning butterfly art that's been just a little too 'little girl's room' looking for our home. This is the ticket! Can't wait to make it :)

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  9. Very very cute project! Thanx for coming to the party!!

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  10. Love this idea...so creative! I'm now following you, so we can keep in touch. Stop by and share the love, Lori

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  11. What a sweet idea! I love anything with maps!

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  12. Such a cute idea! I love butterflies! Thanks for sharing the tutorial!

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