Ok now for a project that does work and that is sooo easy that anyone can do it and would be fun to have people make for themselves at a party even.
I ended up making them for a friend to take to her tree trimming party. And everyone liked them so much I thought the kids in my family would get a kick out of them, but then they were just so funny I mad one for every family member. And then they were so easy I made them for all of my friends and passed them out at a party I had this weekend.
My cousin and brother Are kind of towards the top and theirs are hysterical cause my cousin looks like he has a mullet and has a weird face and my brothers got his big ole tongue hangin out!
I also like how my grand parent's turned out using old black and white pics! I might have to redo my other grandparents angels, I have a great picture of my grandfather in the army with a cig in his mouth that would probably turn out pretty funny!
So here is what you do. I got the pictures and cropped it down to everyone's faces, then in publisher I laid them all out onto a page and tried to make everyone's head size about the same. Then I just printed it out on a piece of card stock and cut them out. The goofier the picture the funnier the angel.
Then I took a ton of scraps of scrapbook paper and free hand cut triangles for the body and then I used a contrasting paper for the wings and free hand cut them as well. Using scrap book glue I glued them all together.
I cut silver tinsel piper cleaners into threes and hot glued them to the backs of the heads and when they were dry I curled the pipe cleaners down into halos.
If I had thought of making these earlier and had some more time I could have decorated them a bit and the possibilities are endless! I tried to match up paper patterns to fit personalities.
I plan on using these instead of gift tags to Identify everyone's presents.
Some tips: It would be great to laminate them before adding the halos or use sturdier paper for the bodies and wings.