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Make a museum worthy display with dollar store items!
Turn simple faux birds and printed butterflies and make awesome items for your curiosity cabinet!

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  • How to make a framed decoration. Birds And Butterflies Under Glass - Step 2
    Step 1

    E-6000 Glue
    Feather and printed butteflies
    Glass Jars and vases
    Faux flowers
    Americana Decor Metallics in Vintage Brass
    Faux feather birds and real twigs
    Wood disks
    Images of butterflies and bugs

  • Step 2

    Watch the video tutorial

  • How to make a framed decoration. Birds And Butterflies Under Glass - Step 3
    Step 3

    1. Paint your wood disks with the Vintage Brass Americana Decor Metallics
    2. Glue twigs in the center of the disks
    3. A simple straight twig for the butterflies and fuller for the birds
    *Make sure your glass vases easily fit over the twigs
    4. Paint the twigs with more Vintage Brass
    5. & 6. Glue the faux birds and flowers to the twigs and then glue the mouth of the glass to the base
    7. Glue printed and feather butterflies to the long, straight twigs
    8. Glue the tall thin vase over the butterfly twig
    9. Print out vintage bugs, place them in upside down glass jars and then glue a large shooter
    marble on top

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