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Sweet and Simple Wooden Angel

This Sweet and Simple Wooden Angel will make you sing with joy! You can make this easy kids' Christmas craft as a homemade Christmas ornament, or hang it on your doorknob to decorate for the holiday. Write your name, or write a message to a loved one to wish them a Merry Christmas. The Sweet and Simple Wooden Angel is a beautiful Christmas craft for kids that you'll be proud of for years to come.

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  • FolkArt ® Metallics - Rose, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Metallics - Antique Gold, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Metallics - Pearl White, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Metallics - Blue Pearl, 2 oz.
  • 2 small wooden circles
  • medium wooden circle
  • small wooden oval
  • 2 XL teardrops
  • 3” rounded star
  • 2” x 3” rectangle
  • ½” traditional heart
  • 14” gold gift wrap cord
  • Twisted silver/gold cord
  • Curly doll hair
  • Foam plate for paints
  • 1/2” brush
  • 1/4”flat brush
  • Small round brush
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Black ultra fine point permanent marker
  • Low temp glue gun


  1. Mix one part Rose with two parts Pearl White. Use mixture to paint all circle shapes; let dry.
  2. Use Rose to paint heart shape and circles for cheeks on large circle; let dry.
  3. Use large flat brush and Blue Pearl to paint rectangle shape. Use end of paint brush handle dipped in Blue Pearl to paint dots for eyes on large circle; let dry.
  4. Use Pearl White to paint star shape; let dry.
  5. Use Antique Gold to paint oval and teardrop shapes; let dry.
  6. Refer to photo for placement and use ¼” flat brush and Antique Gold to paint stripe across star for sash; let dry.
  7. Referring to photo for placement, glue lower two points of star over one end of rectangle.
  8. For wings, glue rounded ends of teardrop shapes to back of upper star.
  9. For face, glue large circle over upper center tip of star.
  10. For halo, glue oval over top edge of circle, securing at back with extra glue.
  11. For hands, glue small circles over middle star tips.
  12. Refer to photo for placement, and glue heart on star.
  13. Cut an 8” piece from cord. Fold in half to form loop for ornament hanger and glue ends to back of star/head.
  14. Wrap and glue remaining piece of cord over center of sash stripe, with ends of cord meeting at back center; trim ends as necessary and secure well with glue.
  15. Use marker to add dashed line for heart garland between hands, mouth on angel face, and personalization at lower front.
  16. Cut doll hair to desired length and glue center of length to back of halo/head to hold in place. To hold hair in position, add small amount of glue over wing and at back of hands.
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