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Turquoise Glitter Angel

By: Margaret Riley
Margaret Riley
Margaret Riley
Margaret Riley has been an author of  many books and magazine articles about crafting, Margaret Riley has also owned two craft and hobby stores; designed, demonstrated, and taught for numerous craft companies; and assisted with the filming of craft-related television shows. She excels in a variety of arts. A resident of Tallahassee, Fla., Margaret enjoys cooking, gardening, and camping.
Let angel ornaments fly around your tree this year!
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Peridot, 2 oz.
Item #2789
Sparkling fine glitter acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Use on all porous surfaces. For brightest shimmer, basecoat with similar FolkArt color. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and water-based.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Texture Paint - White, 4 oz.
Item #2860
Raise the bar on your crafting projects! Our new texture paint applies smoothly like cake icing and dries with texture. FolkArt Texture Paint is a full-bodied formula used to add decorative dimension and texture to home accents, crafts and school projects.

$7.09

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Black, 2 oz.
Item #479
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Metallics - Rose, 2 oz.
Item #652
Premium, all-purpose shimmering metallic acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Metallics - Pearl White, 2 oz.
Item #659
Premium, all-purpose shimmering metallic acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Metallics - Blue Pearl, 2 oz.
Item #670
Premium, all-purpose shimmering metallic acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$2.59

Other Supplies
2-1/4" clear Christmas ball with metal hanger on top removed
8-inches of 5/8" wide white lace
Needle
Thread
Scissors
1-1/2" wood knob head
2 white boa feathers
1 inch rosette trim with pearls
4" white string pearls
12" of 1/4-inch wide white chiffon ribbon
3/4" white satin rose with leaves
3/8” heart button with a shank
12-inches gold cording
6-inch piece of dowel
4x4 inch piece of Styrofoam
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Craft glue
No. 8 flat shader brush
No. 4 fabric round scrubber brush
No. 10/0 liner brush
Stylus
Palette knife
Palette paper or foam plate
Paper towels
Water basin

Instructions

Note: Use flat shader brush for base coating and painting most areas. The scrubber and liner brush will be specified when to be used.

HEAD

  1. Mix 1 part Metallic Rose to 5 parts Metallic Pearl White. Using this mixture, paint knobhead.

FACE

  1. Using scrubber, dip into Metallic Rose. Wipe most of paint onto paper towel. Scrub on cheeks.
  2. Using stylus, dip into Metallic Blue Pearl. Dot on two eyes being sure the dots are close to each other.
  3. Using stylus, dip into Metallic Pearl White. Add a dot to top of each cheek.
  4. Using liner brush, add Pure Black eyebrows.

HAIR (Hint: To apply hair with more ease, place knobhead on top of a dowel the size of the opening hole.)

  1. Using palette knife, add texture paint for hair. Let dry completely.

BODY

  1. Pour Extreme Glitter into opening of Christmas ornament. Move ornament around until coverage is complete. Place ornament on top of a dowel that is tuck into Styrofoam to allow excess Extreme Glitter to drip out. Let dry completely.

ASSEMBLY

Note: 527 glue is for gluing to the glass ball. Hot Glue is for gluing to wood, fabric, and plastic.

  1. Using needle and thread, gather lace. Glue onto bottom of head.
  2. Glue strand of pearls to underside of lace for a necklace.
  3. Glue feathers to backside of body for wings.
  4. With chiffon ribbon, make two bows and glue one under chin and the other in center of wings on backside of body.
  5. Remove shank off of heart button and glue to center of bow on wings.
  6. Glue rosette to top of head.
  7. Loop cording around rosette and tie knot at ends.
Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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