To see a butterfly in your dream, denotes your need to settle down. Butterflies signify creativity, romance, joy and spirituality. You may be experiencing a transformation into a new way of thinking. Or you may be undergoing a transitional phase. Alternatively, consider the term "social butterfly" to describe someone who is popular and outgoing. Does this describe you? Perhaps you need to be more outgoing. To see a beautiful colorful butterfly in your dream, denotes the positive impression you will make at a future social gathering. To catch or kill a butterfly, suggests that you are being too superficial. To dream that you are mounting a butterfly on frame, symbolizes sexual oppression.