Steampunk Butterfly Card

Steampunk Butterfly Card

What You'll Need:

Butterfly Die Cut
Nesting Rectangles Die Cut
Gear Embossing Folder
Tim Holtz Metallic Paper
A2 Cards
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Black
Tiny Brads
Tombow Multi Glue
Emboss/Die Cut Machine
Sanding Block
Paper Crimper

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Approximate Time: 45 Minutes


How to Make a Steampunk Butterfly Card

Mix trendy industrial style with dainty butterfly accents when you make this Steampunk Butterfly Card! Whether you're inviting someone to an event, saying thank you for a special gift or you're celebrating a birthday, this card is perfect for any occasion.

  • 1 Die cut & emboss

    Die cut and emboss butterflies from silver metallic paper and a 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" rectangle from copper metallic paper.

  • 2 Emboss gears

    Emboss gears onto the silver paper.

  • 3 Adhere gears

    Adhere gears to the front of the card, and then sand and lightly ink the edges.

  • 4 Attach frame

    Attach a frame to the center of the card, placing 4 brads in the corners.

  • 5 Attach butterflies

    Highlight the embossing on the butterflies with ink, then attach the butterflies in the frame with a brad at each one's head.

  • 6 Cut, corrugate & attach a gold strip

    Cut a gold strip approximately 3/4" x 4" and corrugate. Cut V's in each end. Attach to the front of the card using 4 brads.