Some of the first, rather messy attempts (click to enlarge):
Mostly I have been decorating index cards:
|Note the fish (upper right) and the mouse.|
|The beginnings of the butterfly. (See below.)|
Eventually I decided to try larger numbers of interlocking rings; the first few were freehand, with varying success.
With the aid of a compass, perfection:
Until I tried nine rings.
Finally, a few more butterflies.