Bow Angels

bow angel groupAt my recent stamp party I gave these sweet bow angels to my guests that brought a friend with them to the party. Everyone really liked the angels so I thought I would share the instructions ith you so you can make your own bow angel.

  • Punch out (2) 1 1/4" circles in blushing bride cardstock.

1 1/4" circles

  • I punched another partial 1 1/4" circle to create a template to draw the eyes with a stampin write marker.

angel face

  • Punch 1 1/4" circle out of champagne glimmer paper.

punch 1 1/4" circle

  • Punch a second circle with the 1 3/4" circle punch offsetting so the circle is narrower on one side.

1 3/4" punched circle

  • This will be the angels halo.


  • Adhere angel face to the bottom of the halo with a glue dot. Set head aside.

angel face

  • Cut (2) small loops and (2) tails using the gift bow bigz die.

gift bow die

  • Texture cut bow pieces using the petals a plenty embossing folder.

embossed cut bow pieces

  • Use hot glue to create bow loops.

bow loops

  • Hot glue bow loops together overlapping ends.


  • Punch 1/2" circle out of gold foil paper and 7/8" scallop circle out of champagne glimmer paper.

gold punch

  • Layer punched pieces with dimensional dot.

layered punches

  • Adhere punched shapes to front of bow with dimensional. Set bow aside.

bow with center

  • Add (2) glue dots to the back of one of the tails.

glue dots on tail

  • Adhere tails together overlapping to create a V shape at the bottom of the tails.

overlap tails

  • Adhere angel head to tails with dimensional dot.

angel with tails

  • Hot glue bakers twine to back of second 1 1/4" circle.

glue ribbon

  • Hot glue 1 1/4" blushing bride circle to back of angel head.

back head

  • Back of completed angel.

angel back

  • Front of completed angel.

angel frontHope you enjoy!

Paper–  Champagne Glimmer Paper, Midnight Muse, Gold Foil Paper, Blushing Bride

Ink–  Basic Black Stampin Write Marker

Fabulous Tools-  1/2" circle punch, 7/8" scallop circle punch, 1 ¼” circle punch, 1 ¾” circle punch, Big Shot, Gift Bows XL Die, Petals a Plenty embossing folder

Creative Touch– Dimensional Dots, Mini Glue Dots, Bakers twine, Hot glue

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  1. Thanks so much . . . I’ll prepare these cute angels, next December, to raise funds for a charity organization.

    They are lovely! Thanks again!

    Marina . . . from far Africa

  2. These are so pretty! Thanks for sharing the instructions.
    P.S. I’m a fellow North Carolinian from Apex, NC.

  3. Hi Wendy, Thanks for sharing these Angels are beautiful. I have only one big problem, stay on a farm far from any craft shops, I need the dimensions to hand cut the bows etc. Could you perhaps help. Thanks

    • Mercia- the small loops are about 4″ long and a shy 1 5/8″ at the widest point. The tails are about 2 15/16″ long and 1 3/4″ at the widest point with a depth of 3/8″ for the V cut out. Hope this helps.
      Of course you could save so much time and place an online order to get the supplies you need anytime and it will ship right to you. I am happy to assist you if you need me 🙂

  4. I’m curious how these hang? Do they lean forward because of the string in the back? Would it be better to loop the string around the halo as long as good adhesive was used?

    • Kim- I have not had any issues with these not hanging correctly. I believe with the string attached to the head helps this.

  5. I just finished making three angels,and I love them. I plan to place them on small gifts. Thanks for this beautiful project!

  6. I made a slew of the for Christmas cards. I stuffed the wings with a small Cotten ball. now you have an ornament for your tree. I hate throwing out home made cards. Nancy

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