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Project

Colorful Glittered Bird Ornaments

The crowning glories of our Asian-Inspired Christmas Tree tree are the birds -- coated in glitter and grouped in flocks of like colors.

Created By: Johnny Miller

Materials

  • Birds (B&J Florist Supply)
  • Fine glitter (Martha Stewart Crafts, from Michaels)
  • Shard-glass glitter (artglitter.com)
  • White craft glue
  • Paintbrush
  • Spoon

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Working in sections, paint artificial bird body with white craft glue.

  2. Step 2

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    Hold bird over bowl of fine glitter; use a spoon to sprinkle with glitter.

  3. Step 3

    Repeat process for bird tail, using shard-glass glitter for texture.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, December 2009