The inspiration: Pottery Barn's Butterfly Chandelier $30.
My lacking photography skills do not do this project justice but here is the tutorial.
What you need:
Butterfly Paper Punch
Using the thread create a web by tying knots around the embroidery hoop as pictured above.
After punching at least a GAZILLION butterflies, (actually around 100), cut a long strip of thread and lay it on top of a butterfly with a dab of glue. Then stick another butterfly on top-as poorly pictured above. When your strip is as long as you like, tie it onto the hoop/and or the clear thread webbing. My strands have anywhere from 10 to 6 butterflies. Repeat this process until your chandelier has as many butterflies as you want.
I covered the outside of the hoop with some tulle and used another strip to tie around the center of my chandelier to hang on the ceiling.