I have collected butterflies and moths since I was a small child, but this was through the purchasing of already mounted specimens. I joined this forum as I am interested in learning how to rehydrate, spread, and mount my own specimens. Any tips or recommended supplies would be much appreciated. I prefer my specimens in shadow boxes, as I love to display them, so any advice for mounting in a shadow box would be really helpful. I am really looking forward to learning how to do this as well as expand my collection in the process!