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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.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2009




  • Birds (B&J Florist Supply)

  • Fine glitter (Martha Stewart Crafts, from Michaels)

  • White craft glue

  • Paintbrush

  • Spoon


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

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

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

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