Easy Angel Crafts: Geometric Paper Angel
The Geometric Paper Angel is a minimalist design using just a few shapes.
Simple and fun, the little angel ornament also helps teach shapes to children.
This one is made with gold cardstock for the body and halo and white cardstock for the face and wings.
Let's look at the materials and the steps for how to make this minimalist little angel ornament:
Easy Angel Crafts: Geometric Paper Angel Materials and Tools:
Cardstock - one color for the body and arms, another for the head and wings
Geometric Paper Angel pattern
The Steps for How to Make the Easy Angel Crafts: Geometric Paper Angel:
Print the Geometric Paper Angel pattern.
Trace around the shapes on the cardstock.
Cut out the pattern shapes from cardstock.
The shapes on the left, from top to bottom, are the cardstock halo, arms and body from one color (blue) and the head and wings from the second color (white).
Position the center top of one longer side of the elliptical arms behind the top of the body shape.
Glue the two pieces together.
Position the arms and body along the diagonal of the rounded square wings.
Glue the shapes together.
Position the head circle over the front of the elliptical arms, centered over the top of the rounded square.
Glue the head shape to the arm shape.
Fold the yarn in half.
Gently pull up the rounded square and place the ends of the yarn over the back of the body.
Add more glue if necessary to hold the yarn and the wings to the body.
Position the halo shape over the back of the head circle at the top of the rounded square.
Glue the halo to the head.
Here's the hard part.
Allow the glue to dry and hold the pieces of the Geometric Paper Angel together.
The Geometric Paper Angel is finished and ready to display.
This little angel ornament is simple, fast and fun.
But, because she's so minimalist, there are many things to dress her up!
Add sequins, or beads or decorative cuts on the edges of the body and wings...make her your own creative little angel.
The Geometric Paper Angel is a great solution when lots of ornaments are needed quickly and inexpensively.
Cut a 9-inch length of yarn for the hanging loop.