A Butterfly Frame with Illusion Film

Isha makes a statement with this Rowlux Illusion film home decor project, a must for any one that loves buttefies!



by Isha Gupta

Materials used:
Chameleon Color Tones Pens Deluxe Set; Seville Orange (OR4), Spring Meadow (YG3), Sky Blue (BL3), Bubble Gum (PK3), Purple Grape (PR4), Royal Blue (BL6), Aqua Marine (BG4), colorless blender; Cardstock: Neenah Solar White and Black; Die: Paper Smooches Butterfly Duet Dies; Rowlux Illusion Film; Perfect Airbrush; Sequins: Pretty Pink Posh; Stencil: The Crafter’s Workshop; Twine from stash; 3D foam; Scor-Tape


1) Cut a piece of the film (5 ¼ inch square). Cut a piece of white cardstock of the same size.
Spritz ink onto the back side of the film using bullet nib of Chameleon markers in sky blue, spring meadow, bubble gum colors with Perfect Airbrush.

2) Then take the white layer. Put the stencil over it, mask everything except the flower. Use Perfect Airbrush and color the flower using Orange and Purple marker. Then, mask everything except the leaves and stem and color in using Spring Meadow.

3) Adhere the Film to the cardstock using score-tape to the edges. Die-cut the butterflies using the illusion film.
Color the butterflies using the bullet nib infusing for 18 seconds. Blend a bit using colorless blender. Adhere to the background using some glue. Adhere some sequins onto the center of each butterfly.


4) Cut a Black frame, keeping the window (4 ½ by 5 ½), adhere it onto the artwork using 3D foam.
Adhere some twine at the back to hang the frame.



We love the shimmery effect that the Illusion film has when used with Chameleon pens, what would you create with Chameleon Pens and Illusion film?

7 Comments on “A Butterfly Frame with Illusion Film”

  1. Virginia L.

    Gorgeous result!! I love the softness in this! Thanks for sharing your creative process, Isha! Beautiful showcase of these awesome products!

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