Welcome spring with a wreath aflutter with handmade butterflies and leaves. Paper-thin metalworking sheets make it easy to spread your crafting wings—simply snip out shapes using our templates, then bend and paint them to create a kaleidoscope of color.
Read step by step instructions after the video.

What you need


How to do it

Part 1

Step 1

Download and print butterfly and leaf templates. Cut around shapes, tape onto metal sheets, then cut shapes from metal.

Step 2

Working on mat, use tip of stylus to make lines in butterfly wings and veins in leaves. Gently bend wings.

Step 3

If desired, paint a few butterflies; let dry completely, about 1 hour.

Step 4

Hot-glue shapes to wreath.

    Comments (1)

    How difficult was this project?
    Martha Stewart Member
    April 4, 2021
    Difficulty: Very Hard
    Where are the templates? I choose Very hard because without the templates it would be difficult.