Quick Creations: Vintage Angel Ornament

Materials

  • Angel image
  • Dresden angel wings, silver
  • Matt board
  • Tissue party streamers, white
  • Velvet rickrack
  • Velvet ribbon
  • Embellishments

Tools

  • Computer and printer
  • Hot glue gun
  • Adhesives: glue, glue sticks

Basic Supplies

scissors

Directions

STEP 1

  • Choose an angel from a vintage ephemera book or downloadable image. You’ll find a wide selection of vintage clip art at www.thevintageworkshop.com and www.craftysecrets.com. Print angel to desired size and glue to matt board; cut out.

STEP 2

  • Embellish angel as desired. Print “Christmas (year)” or the recipient’s name on cardstock to personalize your ornament, if desired.

STEP 3

  • Cut a long triangular shape from matt board for the dress backing.

STEP 4

  • Cut and pleat-fold several white tissue party streamers to create a ruffled skirt trimmed with a velvet rickrack waistband.

STEP 5

  • Hot glue silver Dresden wings to her back and adhered a velvet ribbon loop hanger to complete the look

Tip

  • 1. Tie these charming angel ornaments to your holiday gift bags or attach them to holiday greeting cards for a thoughtful keepsake. Consider inviting the girls over to decorate their own angelic creations. Provide guests with an assortment of pre-matted angels and a variety of trims, wings, glitters and embellishments.
by Tina Haller
Vintage Angel Ornament
Vintage Angel Ornament