Gold Doily Angels

  • 1 large acorn
  • 2 gold doilies 8 1/2" *
  • 6" gold pipe cleaner
  • 10" of 1/4" wide ribbon (any color)
  • craft glue
  • gold craft paint
  • small paint brush
  • paper scissors
  • Paint acorn gold and set aside to dry.
  • Shape one doily into cone shape and glue shut at seam (fig. 1). This is the front of the angel.

fig. 1
  • Cut bottom of cone straight so cone stands up alone when placed flat on table. (fig. 2)

fig. 2
  • Find center of pipe cleaner and glue at center point of back, 1/4" below lace on doily.
  • Fold pipe cleaner "arms" forward slightly. (fig. 3)

fig. 3
  • Glue ribbon ends on top of same place as pipe cleaner to make loop for hanging. (fig. 4)

fig. 4
  • Fold other doily in half and cut one end in an arch (fig. 5)
  • Doily should look like a heart when opened. (fig. 6)

fig. 5

fig. 6
  • Open doily and glue on top of pipe cleaner and ribbon, placing the 'V' shape of doily at center top. (fig. 7)

fig. 7
  • To finish angel glue acorn upright at top of cone into the cut angle so head sits in at a slight angle. (fig. 8)
  • Now hang on the tree or give to someone special.

fig. 8
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