Dreams and visions about a butterfly tells you about transformation, change, letting go of the old and drawing the new to you. As it were, you undergo a kind of transformation towards a new way of thinking and a new way of life, and approach. Another explanation is finding peace and tranquility.
Another explanation is the need to adapt to your environment. Another explanation is creativity, romance, pleasure and spirituality in your life.
Another explanation is that the butterfly stands for reincarnation and rebirth in your life.
Butterfly dreams and visions are about the connection with the higher energy, the universe and the higher purpose in your life; you can also think of spiritual growth and development and seeing or experiencing signals.
Dreams and visions about catching a butterfly tell you about the awareness, the need to bring nature to you, as well as to bring you transformation, acceptance and creativity. You want to keep control over something that you have to let go. You experience changes that you cannot control, manage or enforce.
Dreams and visions about a caterpillar that becomes a butterfly literally tells you that you are transforming, changing, incarnating, life's purpose, soul growth and releasing old unhealthy habits. Taking away your old house, your inner personality has changed.You can also think of waking up from a rest (hibernation) period. You are almost ready to spread your wings towards what you really want. The transformation between caterpillar and butterfly indicates personal growth and development and the abandonment of what was; you are going to prepare yourself for the unknown.