Vintage-Inspired Ornament

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, November 2007


  • Tinsel fringe

  • Scissors

  • 3 dresdens

  • Angel face

  • Glue gun and glue sticks

  • Snowflake dresden

  • Ribbon


  1. Cut flat tinsel fringe to 5-inch length.

  2. Trim off 1/4 inch of fringe, leaving wire exposed.

  3. Bend back wire and form circle; bend down wire again to keep circular form.

  4. Pick out an angel face and three dresdens to layer.

  5. Attach using glue gun: Put a small amount of glue in the center of each dresden and attach to one another.

  6. Attach angel face to center with glue gun.

  7. Attach spun glass tail to back center with glue gun.

  8. Sandwich together front of ornament and tinsel circle, and use a large snowflake dresden for the backing.

  9. Secure by hot-gluing the front to the back.

  10. Loop ribbon through top to hang.


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