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Christmas crafts - Angel tree ornament

We made this pretty angel craft using  left over paper, butter paper ( paper and butter paper from old sketch books) , washable paints, glue, bits of gift wrapping paper for the booklet and a few embellishments.

We cut out various painted portions of the papers to make the hands and cylinders for the body. The head required drawing and colouring before cutting it out. We also tried sticking a few strands of brown or black wool or embroidery thread bits for hair.
The butter paper looked good for the wings, especially after we added those little embellishments!

They looked lovely on our Christmas tree!


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