Nevermore will a flying flower drift by you unnoticed ~ K. D'Angelo

Spreading an awareness of butterflies and the need to preserve their natural habitats. We hope to interest and educate others about these enchanting creatures. Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly Butterfly

Image Gallery

Butterfly Image Gallery

We are excited to share our newest addition to the Obsession With Butterflies web site, a Photo Gallery! You can now browse through more than 150 colorful and up-close butterfly images including caterpillars and tiny butterfly eggs. Click here to view the gallery.

Butterfly Garden

Butterfly Gardening

Gardening for the Benefit of Butterflies

By creating a garden for the benefit of butterflies, you will not only bring some of their beauty and wonder into your yard, you will also be helping to ensure the survival of some of these lovely creatures!

Ever wonder how to attract your butterflies to your garden, well below are a few simple guidelines to follow when creating a butterfly and wildlife habitat. Visit our Butterfly Gardening pages and Flutterf-Blog for more information butterfly gardening.

  • Learn About Which Butterflies Flutter Around in Your Community
  • Provide a Variety of Nectar Rich and Colorful Flowering Plants
  • Plant Lots Butterfly Host Plants for the Butterflies Found in Your Location
  • Provide a Puddling Area and Shelter for the Butterflies that Visit your Garden
  • Practice Pesticide Free Organic Gardening Methods
  • Use "Native Plants" to Create a Natural Habitat for Butterflies, Birds and Beneficial Insects

Butterfly Gifts

Caterpillar LarvaeCaterpillar Larvae Kits

Grow live Painted Lady Butterflies (Vanessa cardui) with our Butterfly Larvae kit! Get live caterpillar larvae shipped directly to you in a clear rearing chamber complete with caterpillar food and instructions. After the butterflies emerge, try breeding them yourself, instructions included! All you need is the a Painted Lady Butterfly "host plant" for the adult butterflies to lay eggs on. The Mallow Plant is one of the painted lady's favorite host plants, but there are dozens of different plants they will choose from. Once your new generation of eggs hatch, the caterpillars will be very hungry, and the mallow plant is the perfect source of food for them.

No problem if you do not have their favorite host plant readily available, you can always order some special Painted Lady Artificial Diet to feed your caterpillar larvae. It's great educational fun for your whole family!

Monarch Wing Pendant

Real Butterfly Wing Lockets

Keeping the enjoyment of butterflies close to your heart is easy with this unique Morpho Butterfly Wing Pendant. A delicate piece of a brown and iridescent blue Morpho Butterfly's wing is enclosed in this double-sided glass and decorative silver bezel locket.

To see more of our unique and creative butterfly jewelry, click here.

Each keepsake butterfly locket comes complete with an 18 inch sterling silver chain, descriptive Winged Inspirations Jewelry tag, gift box and a gossamer drawstring pouch.

Divine creation can be seen painted on the canvas of a butterfly’s wing. ~K. D'Angelo
Filigree Butterfly Necklace

Fairy Gardening

Cecily Mary Barker Flower Fairies and Miniature Fairyland Accessories

We carry all of the fairy garden accessories you will need to create your own miniature fairyland. Select from beautiful miniature arbors, gazebos, bird houses, lanterns, gates, fences and bridges, outdoor furniture and garden accessories like miniature tools and clay pots! We even carry complete ready-to-go fairy garden kits which make wonderful gifts for any age garden or fairy enthusiast.


Flutter-Blog
Rice Paper Butterfly

Butterfly Dimension

Enter the Butterfly Dimension For a Fascinating Insight on Butterfly Eggs, Caterpillars, Chrysalises, Metamorphosis, History, Habitat and Butterfly Conservation

For centuries, men, women and children, the young and old alike, have found themselves admiring the graceful flight of the butterfly. This aerial display, however, is only the beginning of this winged beauty's allure.

Once the butterfly has drawn you in with its visual charms, and you have become a captive audience, more wonders of their world will begin to be revealed, forever rendering you a willing student.

The butterflies domain is one of mystery and grace, where the miracle of metamorphosis rules. The tiniest egg become s a colorful caterpillar. That caterpillar then changes into a curious chrysalis, from which then emerges a butterfly. . .

To read more about the amazing metamorphic journey of butterflies, visit our "Butterfly Dimension" page.

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Nevermore will a flying flower drift by you unnoticed ~ K. D'Angelo
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