A Re-Purposed Laundry Stomper Christmas Angel

November 23, 2014
Rustic Christmas Angel www.organizedclutterqueen.blogspot.com
I'm sharing a super easy Christmas project today that I made from a rusty, vintage laundry stomper/plunger that I picked up yesterday for $5 at the consignment shop.

It really didn't take much imagination to see that this stomper could become an angel.

This is the bottom of the stomper.  The handle was missing.

I needed wings for my angel, and luckily, I had these rusty angel wings from Tin Tiques in my craft stash.

I added an ivory white wash on the rusty wings.

Then cut them in half with an old scissors, and bent them into a little curve.

I also had this wispy candle ring already in with my Christmas decorations.  I cut off a few branches to make it smaller, and added some white berries.

I then tied the wreath on in back under the angel's "arms" with jute.  I also glued the wings behind the "arms" with E6000.

Rustic Christmas Angel www.organizedclutterqueen.blogspot.com

Laundry Stomper Christmas Angel www.organizedclutter.net
Here's my completed Laundry Stomper Junk Angel!  Definitely one of a kind.

Thanks for reading my blog, Carlene

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  1. Genius!!! I want one! You had the perfect supplies to make this one fly. I'm so inspired to create an official crafting stash now... dangerous...

  2. Your creativity amazes me.......love the angel!

  3. How precious! I've never heard of a laundry stomper! But, it sure made a darling angel.


  4. Perfectly sweet!!!! So simple and rusty and lovely....

    Happy Thanksgiving...

  5. Love your laundry stomper Carlene. I have never seen one exactly like that, but it makes a beautiful Angel.
    You are so creative.
    Happy Holidays.
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

  6. Fabulous idea, Carlene! Your angel looks wonderful!

  7. This is adorable! Just to cute and clever. Thanks for sharing her at VIParty.

  8. I've never even heard of a laundry stomper before, but you can be sure I"ll be on the look out for one now! That is SO clever and cute. Thanks for the tutorial!


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