Introduction: Used Tea-Bag Angel

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The poor mans angel wishes you a beautiful Christmas. A decorative translucent angel made from the most unlikely material: a used dirty old tea-bag.

Step 1: Dry

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After you finished your lovely cup of tea, save the tea bag. Let it dry. Black tea gives the most coloring witch add to the character of the angel.

Step 2: Empty

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Cut the bag open just below the folds. Only cut the top layer. Remove the tea

Step 3: Cut

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Fold the bag open and press it flat. Cut along the three lines in the second picture. Cut only the top layer of paper.

Step 4: Crease

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Fold the bottom corners open and make creases where the neck is going to be.

Step 5: Tie

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Tie a little piece of thread round the neck. Fold both wings upward and glue them with a tiny bit of glue to the shoulders.

Step 6: Fly

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If you want, decorate the angel with gold felt tip pen or glitter. Make as much as you can drink and find the most beautiful place to hang them. ( in front of Christmas lights) Idea: Glue them to your seasons greetings cards.

Comments

Rich_Limburger (author)2014-12-13

Leuk idee, Ruud. Ik heb nog wat oude theezakjes liggen die ik voor een "mad-science" experiment bewaarde, maar ik denk dat ik mijn dochters deze morgen laat maken.

Tuurlijk! Nieuwe oude theezakjes zijn zó verzameld!

seamster (author)2014-12-10

Hey, that's pretty cool! Simple and delicate, just as angle-themed decor ought to be, in my opinion!

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