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Paper Flower Petal Butterflies


Updated April 03, 2017
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Use a flower petal paper punch to make these Paper Flower Petal Butterflies. If you're looking for a new way to use an old punch, this tutorial is perfect. Butterflies are popular and beautiful embellishments for scrapbook pages, cards, picture frames, and more. You can even decorate a little girl's room with these cute butterflies. This tutorial is super easy to follow, and a great innovation on the petals paper punch. Make paper butterflies for your next paper craft.

Paper Flower Petal Butterflies


  • Petals by Petals Paper Punch
  • Patterned Papers
  • Scissors
  • Self-adhesive Gems


  1. Fold a piece of cardstock or patterned paper in half and feed into the petal punch at an angle as shown. You will need to be at the edge of the fold to get the right angle with the punch. Repeat with the smaller petal shape using the same or a different paper. If the paper is too thick, you can punch each wing out individually.

Paper Flower Petal Butterflies

  1. Keeping the largest petal folded, cut off the tip of the curve at the same angle as the fold.

Paper Flower Petal Butterflies

  1. Adhere the two sections of wings together and top with self-adhesive gems to complete.


Find this beautiful project and more in our collection: How to Make a 3D Card: 21 Card Making Ideas.


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