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Easy Angel Crafts: Geometric Paper Angel


The Geometric Paper Angel is a minimalist design using just a few shapes.

Simple and fun, the little angel ornament also helps teach shapes to children. 

This one is made with gold cardstock for the body and halo and white cardstock for the face and wings.

Geometric Paper Angel gold on display 

Let's look at the materials and the steps for how to make this minimalist little angel ornament:

Easy Angel Crafts: Geometric Paper Angel Materials and Tools:

  • Cardstock - one color for the body and arms, another for the head and wings 
  • Yarn
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Ruler 
  • Pencil
  • Geometric Paper Angel pattern 

Geometric Paper Angel materials and tools

The Steps for How to Make the Easy Angel Crafts: Geometric Paper Angel:

Print the Geometric Paper Angel pattern.

Trace around the shapes on the cardstock.

Cut out the pattern shapes from cardstock.

The shapes on the left, from top to bottom, are the cardstock halo, arms and body from one color (blue) and the head and wings from the second color (white).

Geometric Paper Angel step 1 cut shapes

Cut a 9-inch length of yarn for the hanging loop.

Geometric Paper Angel step 2 cut yarn for loop

Position the center top of one longer side of the elliptical arms behind the top of the body shape.

Glue the two pieces together.

Geometric Paper Angel step 3 glue arms

Position the arms and body along the diagonal of the rounded square wings.

Glue the shapes together.

Geometric Paper Angel step 4 glue wings

Position the head circle over the front of the elliptical arms, centered over the top of the rounded square.

Glue the head shape to the arm shape.

Geometric Paper Angel step 5 glue head

Fold the yarn in half.

Gently pull up the rounded square and place the ends of the yarn over the back of the body.

Add more glue if necessary to hold the yarn and the wings to the body.

Geometric Paper Angel step 6 glue yarn loop

Position the halo shape over the back of the head circle at the top of the rounded square.

Glue the halo to the head.

Geometric Paper Angel step 7 glue halo

Here's the hard part.

Allow the glue to dry and hold the pieces of the Geometric Paper Angel together.

Geometric Paper Angel step 8 let glue dry

The Geometric Paper Angel is finished and ready to display.

Geometric Paper Angel step 9 display

This little angel ornament is simple, fast and fun.

But, because she's so minimalist, there are many things to dress her up!

Add sequins, or beads or decorative cuts on the edges of the body and wings...make her your own creative little angel.

Have fun!

The Geometric Paper Angel is can be a great solution when lots of ornaments are needed quickly and inexpensively.


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