This DIY butterfly tree makes a lovely addition to your home decor or summer nature table. They also make wonderful centerpieces.
My daughter loves decorating trees so much we have a tree for every season. We decorate a thankful tree in the Fall, an Easter tree in the spring, a Christmas tree in the winter, and this butterfly tree in the summer.
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DIY Butterfly Tree
Making a butterfly tree is an easy and fun way to add summer decor to your home. Kids love them! When I ran a daycare out of my home several years ago the butterfly tree was always a hit with the little ones.
DIY Butterfly Tree Supplies
- Small Branches or a Twig Tree
- Sand, pebbles, rocks, vase filler or whatever you’d like to fill the vase and hold the branches
- Butterflies, butterflies, and more butterflies
- Bees (optional)
DIY Butterfly Tree Directions
- Go on a nature hunt to collect some branches. Kids love this activity! If a nature hunt is not your thing, I have listed another option in “DIY Butterfly Tree Supplies” above.
- Leave branches natural or paint them white.
- Place branches in a vase.
- Add sand, pebbles, or vase filler to fill in spaces around branches.
- Glue pom poms onto the branches like we did on our Thankful Tree. (optional)
- Enjoy decorating your tree with butterflies, bees, dragonflies, and even birds if you like!
A butterfly tree adds a summer element to your home decor. It also makes a perfect centerpiece or a lovely addition to your summer nature table.
Also try DIY Butterfly Peg Dolls! Another fun and easy craft that uses these same types of butterflies.
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