Tutorial: Paper Angels

 

 

Tutorial: Paper Angels

 

 

Template adapted from

‘Julepynt med Saks of Papir’

 

Materials

  • Coloured card
  • Cereal Box
  • Newsprint or tissue paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Thread

 

Trove – has a wonderful online collection of Newspapers & Magazines from 1930’s – 1990’s to download and print off for a vintage feel.

 

 

Tutorial: Paper Angels

Tutorial: Paper Angels

 

 

 Paper Angel Preparation

 

 

 

Step 1:

Print off template:

cut the pieces & glue onto the back of a

cereal box.

 

 (there are 4 separate pieces on the template)

 

 

 

Step 2:

Using your templates

draw your Angel body onto your coloured card &

Angel Face, Dress & Wings onto Newsprint or tissue paper

 

N.B

Each Paper Angel consists of


2 x Angel Body

2 x Angel Face

2 X Angel Dress

1 x Angel Wings

 

 

 

Step 3:

Cut out out your Angel pieces

ready for assembly

 

 

 

 

 

Tutorial: Paper Angels

Tutorial: Paper Angels

 

 

Assembling your Paper Angel

 

 

 

Step 1:

Place your 2 x Angel Body side by side.


Glue the 1 x Angel Face &

1 x Angel Dress

 to the front of each Angel Body.

 

Leave to Dry.

 

 

 

 


Tutorial: Paper Angels

Tutorial: Paper Angels


 

 

 

 Step 2:

Take your 2 x Angel Body

& flip them over to the wrong side.


Glue the length of the  

Angel Body

 

 

 

Step 3:

Gently pinch the center of the Angel Wings being

careful not to create a crease along

the length of the wings.

 

 

 

 

 

  Tutorial: Paper Angels

 

 

 

Step 4:

Gently sandwich

the wings between the two Angel Body cut-outs.

Leave to dry.

 

 

N.B

I placed a small stone

over the central Angel Wing part

to keep the two Angel Body

parts together.

 

 

 

 

Tutorial: Paper Angels

 

 

 

 

 

Step 4:

Punch a hole in the Angel Body (head)&

thread some string through

and

 

 

Hang for all to see!

 

 

 

 

 

The Newsprint Series: Vintage Paper Angels

 

 

 

 

The Newsprint Series: Vintage Paper Angels

 

 

 

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