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.
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Step 1: Angel's Face
Paint the styrofoam head with flesh-tone acrylic (I've used Titanium buff straight from the tube)
Step 2: Angel's Hair
Glue on the dolls' hair and draw in the eyes and lip with a felt-tip pen
Step 3: Skirt & Wing Template
Cut out the underskirt and 2 wings using this template
Step 4: Overskirt
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
Glue on the wings and punch two holes with an awl
Step 7: Wing Feathers
Coat the feather stem with some glue and push into the hole created
Step 8: Angel Back
hide any gaps at the back with a string of pearls or a ribbon
Step 9: Embellishments
I've add a pearl necklace to the neck, some ribbon trim to the skirt base and fussy-cut flowers to the overskirt.
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