Loading...

UPDATE:


Experiencing Difficulties?

Thank you to all those who messaged me to inform me of the broken links. I'm not sure why the server is down for some of the files, but I am trying to figure out what happened. Please be patient with me. Thank you and God bless!

Updated: March 28, 2018
Tuesday, December 02, 2014

St. Ambrose Craft {Liturgical Ornament}


St. Ambrose is called the "Honey-Tongued Doctor". He had a way with words that calmed many angry situations. He is a doctor of the church and because of both of these facts, we created an ornament which depicts a honey bee. The bee is a symbol of wisdom and they make honey!  St. Ambrose is also the patron saint of candle makers (workers of wax), Ya, we have lots of those these days! ;-) Anyway, he's also the patron saint of students, bee keepers and learning.  His feast day is Dec. 7th (new and traditional). Read his story HERE.
You will need: 
  • light blue
  • yellow felt
  • white felt
  • black sharpie marker
  • orange sharpie marker
  • brown sharpie marker
  • blue sharpie marker
  • scissors (these kind work well)
  • glue (hot glue, felt glue,  or tacky glue - like this or this)
  • thread and needle for the looped hanger
  • Cut out the parts as shown above. 
  • Use black marker to add the strips and a black head to the bee. Use the brown marker to out-line the candle. Use the orange marker to add detail to the flame, and use a blue marker to out-line the bee's wings. 
  • Glue down the candle and the flame. Then add the bee's body. Finally add the bee's wings. After everything is glued down, cut off the extra blue background. Use a blue marker to add an edge to the background. 
  • Add a threaded loop to the top so it can be hung up. 
That's it!

St. Ambrose, pray for us!
~Jennifer and Elizabeth



Follow Catholic Inspired:
FeedburnerFacebookGoogle+, Twitter, and Pinterest
Become a Subscribed-Member:
(Gain access to more ideas and downloads - It's FREE!)

0 comments:

Post a Comment

Please note: All comments are moderated to eliminate spam. All non-spam comments will appear after someone has reviewed them.

Thank you so much for visiting and taking the time to comment!
May God bless you!

 
TOP