How to Create a Cracked Glass Vellum Butterfly

Learn how to make a crack glass embellishment using UTEE and Vellum

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How to Create a Cracked Glass Vellum Butterfly
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I used a piece of American Crafts Vellum from the Swirlydoos January 2016 Main Kit

I used a piece of American Crafts Vellum from the Swirlydoos January 2016 Main Kit

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Punch out two different sized butterflies

Punch out two different sized butterflies

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Press your butterfly face down onto VersaMark Stamp Pad. Be sure to get full coverage

Press your butterfly face down onto VersaMark Stamp Pad. Be sure to get full coverage

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I like to put my UTEE into a tub. Press your butterfly face down in to the UTEE

I like to put my UTEE into a tub. Press your butterfly face down in to the UTEE

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Here you can see the UTEE stuck onto the butterfly

Here you can see the UTEE stuck onto the butterfly

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Heat thoroughly.

Heat thoroughly.

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When the UTEE has melted press again into the powder while still hot. Do this 2 or 3 more time to get a nice thick coat.  Once done leave in the freezer for 15-30 minutes

When the UTEE has melted press again into the powder while still hot. Do this 2 or 3 more time to get a nice thick coat. Once done leave in the freezer for 15-30 minutes

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Since the UTEE has harden it should be easy to crack. GENTLY  bend the butterfly back and forth to get the cracks.

Since the UTEE has harden it should be easy to crack. GENTLY bend the butterfly back and forth to get the cracks.

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I painted on some mist to give some color. It will seep into the cracks

I painted on some mist to give some color. It will seep into the cracks

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Here  I added a darker color

Here I added a darker color

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This is the completed butterfly. I layered the different sized punches with hot glue. For the finishing touch  I added a flat back adhesive pearl.

This is the completed butterfly. I layered the different sized punches with hot glue. For the finishing touch I added a flat back adhesive pearl.

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I used the butterflies on a layout I created for Swirlydoos Kit Club using the January 2016 Collection, Vineyard.

I used the butterflies on a layout I created for Swirlydoos Kit Club using the January 2016 Collection, Vineyard.

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