Coffee Filter Angel Wings


Coffee Filter Angel Wings

Coffee Filter Angel Wings
Coffee Filter Angel Wings

"I wanted to give my co-workers a little something for Christmas and was broke! But then it occurred to me that I had access to a lot of coffee filters (my position was a coffee hostess) that were disposed of every week! I took some home and came up with angel wings!"

This project won second place in the Best Ornament Contest 2016! Check out the top ten winners here, and be sure to check out all of the amazing ornament tutorial entries.

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

MaterialsRecycled Materials

Primary TechniqueDIY Craft



Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • Coffee Filters
  • Hot Glue Stick
  • Pair of Scissors
  • Gold Glitter
  • Spray Glue
  • Ribbon with Gold


  1. Fold coffee filters in half.

  2. Cut the silhouette of an angel's wings on the rounded edge of filters and make cuts at an angle along the edge.

  3. Open wings and glue each layer together down the middle.

  4. Make a bow with the ribbon and glue at the top take and make a loop with more ribbon and glue it to top back to form a hanger.

  5. Lightly spray with spray adhesive and sprinkle glitter over the wings. Let dry.

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