Introduction: Tropical Angel Christmas Ornament

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As we head into the monsoon season, Christmas in Singapore is lush and tropical. So my angels are decked out in colourful florals and hung on the bougainvillea shrub.

Step 1: Angel's Face

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Paint the styrofoam head with flesh-tone acrylic (I've used Titanium buff straight from the tube)

Step 2: Angel's Hair

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Glue on the dolls' hair and draw in the eyes and lip with a felt-tip pen

Step 3: Skirt & Wing Template

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Cut out the underskirt and 2 wings using this template

Step 4: Overskirt

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Cut out the overskirt using the template (without the tab) and glue the skirts together

Step 5: Angel Body

Wrap the skirt around the styrofoam body and glue down the tab to secure

Step 6: Angel Wing

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Glue on the wings and punch two holes with an awl

Step 7: Wing Feathers

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Coat the feather stem with some glue and push into the hole created

Step 8: Angel Back

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hide any gaps at the back with a string of pearls or a ribbon

Step 9: Embellishments

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I've add a pearl necklace to the neck, some ribbon trim to the skirt base and fussy-cut flowers to the overskirt.

Comments

GeekCrafterGirlz432 (author)2016-11-21

How do we know what to buy!!!

drwebster (author)2013-02-14

love the details,very talented

imajem (author)2011-12-25

List of supplies and template are nonexistant???

Iyer2711 (author)2011-01-21

O.H. S.O. P.R.E.T.T.Y.!!!!!!

Really beautiful, SUPER EASY and so awesome.

thank you :)

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Bio: Sandy Ang, a paper crafter from sunny, little Singapore.
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