Butterfly-Cross Paper Cuttings

"What the caterpillar calls the end of the world,

the master calls a butterfly." -- Richard Bach


Paper-Cutting Artist Tong Steinle

Butterfly-Cross is special cross images that are made as fold and cut paper cutting pictures. They are art of crosses, and one of creative Christian art works.

All crosses are created with butterflies, which is how the name Butterfly-Cross originated.

And all the Butterfly-Crosses are cut individually with different and unique butterfly ideas.

That's Why every cutting design is very beautiful creative, very unique, and none other is repeated, so none are the same.

It is meaningful, thoughtful, and it is great gifts to anybody that you think and love about.


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"You can chase a butterfly all over the field and never catch it. But if you sit quietly in the grass it will come and sit on your shoulder."
-- Author Unknown



What Does Butterfly Mean?

Different cultures have different meanings.

In Japan, butterfly are seen as the personification of a person's soul; whether they are living, dying, or already dead;

Butterfly paper cutting image

In Chinese culture, two butterflies flying together are a symbol of love;

The Russian word for "butterfly" means "bow tie";

The Ancient Greek word for "butterfly" also means "soul","mind";

In some old cultures, butterflies also symbolize rebirth in a new life after being inside a cocoon for a period of time.

(Reference by Wikipedia.org)


In the Christian religion, butterfly represents rebirth and a new beginning.

This was my original train of thought to add butterflies in my cross art paper cuttings. This has influenced me to cut a lot of crosses with butterflies in my Christian art.


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You can make your own Butterfly-Cross directly from the cross patterns.

Each pattern has 4 different sizes, the price as low as $5.95

Find the one you like, use any color paper to make your own. 

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All 5"x 7" Butterfly-Crosses were cut individually, they are unique and small size, can be fit any where.


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All 8"x 10" Butterfly-Crosses were cut individually, they are unique and medium-small size, best gift to any that you care about.


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All 11"x 14" Butterfly-Crosses were cut individually, they are unique and medium-large size, they are more detailed cutting then smaller sized butterfly-cross, will add you a bright spot in your home.





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All Butterfly-Crosses in this gallery were cut individually, they are large in size, and everyone is unique, very detailed cutting, you'll never can find anywhere.





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Make Your Own Butterfly-Cross

Only $5.95

Do you like Butterfly-Crosses? Do you want to make one of your own?

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frame them, or make it as a special gift to someone you love and care about.

Now we have Butterfly-Cross patterns for you, click here to find one that you are like to cut for just $5.95