These are instructions for making macaroni angel Christmas ornaments. My mom Susan made these for all of her children and friends many years ago. I was a young child at the time and thought it was just about the coolest thing ever. Ornaments like these adorn our trees to this day.
This project does take some time waiting for parts to dry. I would suggest doing a few at the same time, step by step, this way when you are done you will have more than one and can give them away to all your friends and family.
The cost of the supplies can be expensive because some of the pastas are unique, but most are available in a good supermarket (you can cook all the leftovers!). You can make lots of angels or eat the leftover pasta. We've made these to look like different people.
Craft By Susan Sanders-Kinzel and Stella Sanders Rivét
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By Lourna (Guest Post)12/06/2008
I love angels. In fact, I have a collection with this shared idea and procedure. I love to make lots of angels. Thank you Susan and Stella
Lourna from Sweden
By Lorraine (Guest Post)12/05/2008
Oh how beautiful these are. And for your generosity is sharing the detailed pictures of making them.
By Vickie Ford (Guest Post)12/08/2006
Our now 22 year old son did these many years ago in kindergarten, His were made of all gold. The faces were drawn with a permament fine point marker. I do these every five years for the children I teach in music. They think it is a very fineChristmas treat to take something from the tree! ""
By CraftyCritter (Guest Post)12/02/2006
VERY CUTE!!! My mom made our angels out of the compressed cardboard egg cartons and they looked very similar to these. Merry Christmas.
By Vi Johnson04/22/2006
Hi Susan & Stella, I love that you did a great job of show -n -tell instuctions for the pasta angels.But you always do!
Here are some, the way I was taught . Thanks for sharing another way of doing them. HUGS, Great granny Vi
Editor's Note: Great Job GGVi. I love the little hymn books.
By Jane Brinkman (Guest Post)12/23/2005
My cousins 'n I made macaroni angels 10+ years ago and each year we love thinking about the fun we had making them. One cousin wrote just yesterday, that a friend (whom she had shared this craft with) asked her 5 yr. old grandaughter to put the 30 new "macaroni angels" on a small tree for her. When finished...there they were, all clustered in one spot....leaving much of the tree bare. "Why didn't you spread them out a bit?" gra'ma asked. Because they're SINGING! They HAVE to be CLOSE together!"
That's so precious...it's my pleasure to pass it along
Blessed Christmas to ALL!
The Brinkmans in California!
By MM (Guest Post)12/13/2005
My mom had us making these 30 years ago. Every year we made a differant ornament for the tree. This year she celebrates her 80th birthday and my daughter is making 200 of them as favors for the party guests.
By Stacey Silva12/01/2005
Those are so cute! It's amazing the kinds of crafts you can do with anything!
By Judy (Guest Post)12/01/2005
These are just precious! What a creative Mom you have! I'm going to try making these this year. Thank you so much for sharing this lovely craft!
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