Monday, September 23, 2013

Printable Butterfly Images

printable butterfly images
Butterflies. They're beautiful, aren't they? Such small creatures -- winged, graceful, phenomenal -- and yet they lead such short lives. They're very symbolic in our culture, though, for a number of reasons. Here are ways you can use butterfly images in your home.

Free Printable Butterfly Coloring Pages
If you're looking for printable butterfly images, look no further than the printable coloring pages on There, you'll find a number of different images that are perfect for crafts among the simple, educational coloring pages. They're not just for coloring, though. You can use these butterflies as templates for a number of different crafts. For instance, do you like to scrapbook? Butterflies are appropriate for a number of different occasions that you may want to memorialize, such as becoming a new mother, a graduation, a new job or just a new chapter of your life.

Butterfly Coloring Sheets
What is it, exactly, that makes butterflies so special? The represent metamorphosis, for one thing. That ugly, fuzzy caterpillar spins its cocoon and emerges a beautiful butterfly, ready to soar through the air. Who doesn't envy the butterfly just a bit? These winged creatures also symbolize freedom, joy and hope. Those are powerful attributes for a small insect to live up to. The wonderful thing about butterflies is that they come in nearly every color imaginable. There are different and interesting patterns among species. Nature's palette is beautiful and unmatched by anything that we can create. In honor of these mystical creatures, color one of these free printable butterfly coloring pages with your child. You'll be glad you did!

Printable Butterfly Images for Crafts and Tattoos
As mentioned above, the printable butterfly images are great for crafts such as scrapbooking. You can also cut out the image above and use it as a template for painting on walls, cabinets, furniture and more. In order to do this, you'll need to print the image on heavy cardstock and ensure that you make your cuts very carefully.  If you're considering a tattoo, you may want to use this image as well. Why? Well, because it's highly personalizable. You can use the customization tool to add your name or another person's name. After your print the image, you can customize the butterfly however you'd like. It's a blank slate!

If you're considering this image for the tattoo, here are some meaningful sayings to go along with your inked image.

I only ask to be free. The butterflies are free.
Charles Dickens

Literature and butterflies are the two sweetest passions known to man.
Vladimir Nabokov

Until you spread your wings, you'll never know how far you can fly.

We all delight in the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Maya Angelou

We're all a little fragile.

The butterfly counts not months, but moments, and has enough time.
Rabindranath Tagore

When the world says give up, hope whispers, "Try one more time."

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls the butterfly.
Richard Bach

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