Origami Christmas Angels

These origami angels are a perfect addition to your Christmas tree or would look great hanging around your home, even as a personalised gift for a loved one.

They can be made in complimentary colours to match any Christmas theme and even created in different sizes.

Our origami angels are both wearing a dress, a collar and wings, made from circular pieces of origami paper. The head is a natural wooden bead and a piece of natural cord is used for hanging, but you could ribbon as an alternative.

You will need:

Start creating your own origami Christmas Angels with this quick guide:

Fold the paper circle four times. Each time starting from the center.


Making a total of 16 pleats. Use your fingers to make each score line sharp.


Print the template, which is available as a separate Angel wing and Collar PDF. Cut out the collar and the wings and draw them onto the origami paper. Cut out.


Tie a double knot at the end of the piece of natural hemp. Thread it onto a needle and push the needle through the dress, the collar and finally the wooden bead.


Apply a small blob of glue on the back of the dress on two of the raised pleats. Attach the wings.


We hope you enjoy creating your own Christmas Angels!

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