Clay Pot Angels

Sweet little angels to sit on your desk.

Approximate Time: 30 minutes

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Supplies:

  • clay pot, 2 inches high x 2.5 inches across top
  • 3 inch section of silver metallic pipe cleaner
  • wired edged ribbon, sheer for wings, about an inch wide
  • doll hair
  • 4 wooden beads, 1/2 inch
  • hot glue
  • lace at least 2 inches wide
  • wooden bead 1.25 inches wide (I use dowel ends)
  • ribbon for legs, arms and bow
  • color markers for face
  • small bead or pearl
  • acrylic paint, white and flesh color

Instructions:

  1. Paint the clay pot white (or any color you want as a theme for your angel). Paint the round bead fleshtone. Will dry in about 10 minutes.
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  3. Meanwhile cut a length of ribbon about 10 inches long. Attach a bead at each end and knot the ends to keep in place. Cut another length about 6 inches long and attach a bead at each end, knotting the ends.
  4. When paint is dry, using markers (or paint if you'd like) make a face on the wood bead. I find making her eyes closed is easiest.
  5. Cut a length of lace to go around the pot as her dress. The pot will sit upside down. I usually take a needle and loosely thread through the top to gather, but you can just glue if you have puffy lace.
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  7. Fold the longer ribbon in half and thread through the hole in bottom of the pot. Bring up the loop a bit and thread the shorter length through the loop as shown in pic.
  8. Make the shorter length even on each side of pot as arms. Make the longer piece even for legs and gently pull the ribbons until flush with pot. Add a bit of hot glue to hold in place. If ribbon looks a little long, cut a bit off and re-knot.
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  10. Glue hair in strips until you are satisfied with the outcome. Hair can be painted if you would rather. Make a circle from the pipe cleaner and glue to head as a halo.
  11. Glue her head to the pot. Make a bow and glue to her front and add a bead or pearl in center of bow.
  12. Form a bow as wings from the wire edged ribbon and glue to her back.
  13. She is now ready to sit on your shelf or desk. Great gift for co-workers or someone in hospital.

By Myst from Muncie, IN

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November 30, 20100 found this helpful

I love it. Several of my friends collect angels. Thanks for sharing the craft, easy directions and wonderful photos.

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December 1, 20101 found this helpful

These are so cute. Thanks, I am going to make a few of these. I hope they turn out as cute as yours.

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December 1, 20100 found this helpful

Real cute! I might try to make some.

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December 6, 20100 found this helpful

What a gorgeous idea! I hope to make this one day. I'll print it and put in my to-do craft folder.

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August 25, 20150 found this helpful

This is soooo adorable! Looks fairly easy to put together too.

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Thanks for the great tut. It is hard to find cute & easy angel crafts & this 1 is both!

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August 29, 20151 found this helpful

I will be making at least 1, but Ive decided to substitute a small styrofoam cup for clay pot, so it wouldnt be so heavy to put on the tree. This is about the easiest ornie Ive seen yet!

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November 27, 20180 found this helpful

I love this angel.....I need a tree topper and it has to be bigger. If I use a 4.5 in clay pot, what sizes for everything else????? Need to make ASAP, so would appreciate the help. Many blessings....

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November 8, 20190 found this helpful

Love this!!

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November 24, 20190 found this helpful

How do you get the hair glued on?

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