Make a Sweet Angel Ornament from Buttons

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This is Very Simple to Do!

Buttons, a large pearl bead and ribbon come together in a lovely ornament for your tree. You can also add the ornament to wrapped gifts or give it outright as a thoughtful little gift.

This is a super simple project and you can have several made in just a couple of hours. Vary the button colors, if you like, add a face with a sharpie, or get creative with what’s used for the wings to make every one a little different.

Button Angel Ornament

In the example above, stacked white buttons create the body while a large pearl bead is the head. The designer used a bead of about 16mm or 1/2″ in diameter but choose what works best with your size buttons.

Button Angel Ornaments

Ornaments from Kathie’s Button Crafts.

Wings are made from a glittery bow while the arms are a golden twist tie. Feathers or ribbon will also make lovely wings. The halo is a metallic gold button. All of the supplies can be found at the craft store.

The ornament was designed by Kathy of Kathy’s AngelNik Designs & Art Project Ideas.

Click here for the free “Button Angel” ornament instructions.


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