You will need:
- Black construction paper
- Tissue paper (various colors)
- Craft knife
- Double-sided padded tape
- Glue stick
- Pattern (you can make your own or copy the one in the picture!)
Step 1: MAKE THE MAIN PART OF THE CARD
Cut the larger window shape of the card from black construction paper.
Have an adult cut out the inside of window shapes from the black construction paper using a craft knife.
Trace and cut out stained glass window patterns with colored tissue paper.
Glue down different colors of tissue paper over the window cut outs on the “wrong” side of the card.
Step 2: MAKING THE BUTTERFLY
Trace and cut out butterfly pattern onto black construction paper.
Have an adult cut out all the shapes on butterfly wings and head using a craft knife.
Glue various colors of tissue paper over the cut out shapes on the “wrong” side of the butterfly.
Cut out antennas from black cardstock and then glue antennas on back of butterfly’s head.
Slightly bend butterfly’s wings forward.
Place double-sided padded tape on back of butterfly.
Place butterfly on the front center of card.
When writing the note inside your Mother’s Day card, use metallic or “milky” pens that will contrast with the dark paper.
Source: Kaboose.com Mother’s Day Cards