For the first two weeks of June, Petaloo is doing a product spotlight featuring the amazing papers from Maja Design, a paper company out of Sweden with such soft and elegant papers.
My project is an altered Butterfly cage made with the softness of the vintage spring collection.
I detail cut almost the whole page of butterflies from the paper, not knowing how many would be enough, after I matched them front and back I added them to wire to make them look like they were flying within the cage.
I even had some escape from the cage, but as most butterflies are attracted to flowers I used the Penny Lane blossoms to keep them where they should be.
Adding the effect of moss and grass I added some mushrooms and more blossoms to the floor of the cage, making it a cozy little home.
Using a layer of paper on the background I added some subtle texture with a stencil.
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Heres where to find Maja Papers Near you http://majadesign.nu/store-finder/
Maja Designs: Vintage Spring Basics 6th of May, 6th of March.
Petaloo By FloraCraft: Penny Lane Mixed Blossoms Antique Rose 1836-059, Mixed Blossoms Soft Lavender 1836-057, Mini Dasiy Petites Soft Lavender 1839-057, Mini Daisy Petites Antique Rose 1839-059.
Shimmers Paints Texturez Muddy Buddy.
13 @rts: Postcard Stencil.
Lindy[s Stamp Gang Starburst Cocklebells Coral.
Faber-Castell Texture Luxe Pearl.