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« on: April 01, 2014 04:44:45 AM »

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Pinterest is so inspiring! I have always loved this Pin:


My cousin, who just joined Craftster, loves butterflies. He's also crazy about peanuts. Today is his birthday, so I just had to figure out how to combine his two loves into one. Here's what I came up with:


The plaque on the bottom is a Tim Holtz word band. It reads: "reality has limits, imagination is boundless", which I think is perfect for this piece!

I think the peanuts make the paper wings so much more real looking, being 3D and all. Here's a closeup of a couple of my favorites, where you can see just how realistic they really are. Floral stamens make perfect antennae.


And, one more for the road. Oh look, there's a little caterpillar joining the crew. He's dreaming of the day he too, can fly free.


I hope my cuz loves this. I think it will be perfect in his office!
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« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2014 04:50:51 AM »

Oh wow, he's going to love that!  What an awesome way to combine his two faves.
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« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2014 04:52:42 AM »

He will adore it! Lucky man to be receiving those nutterflies!
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« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2014 05:10:32 AM »

These are so lovely!
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« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2014 05:15:42 AM »

Your version is way more fun and pretty! Especially like the added "caterpillar" in the last pic. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2014 06:10:15 AM »

Oooh, I love your interpretation.  Great work!
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« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2014 06:38:56 AM »

The little worm at the bottom is my favorite part! This goes to show that imagination & creativity knows no limits!
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« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2014 06:42:23 AM »

fabulous interpretation of the original...and I really adore the tiny nutty caterpillar!
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« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2014 06:46:09 AM »

The little worm at the bottom is my favorite part! This goes to show that imagination & creativity knows no limits!

Oooh, I just noticed that little fella! 
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« Reply #9 on: April 01, 2014 07:13:42 AM »

So nice to personalize your art for your cousin...the nutterflies are awesome and cute, but be sure to include the little caterpillar...he adds so much to your nutty art!
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