Christmas decoration: Beautiful bedazzled birds

These pretty bird decorations can be displayed on your mantle, in a centrepiece or on your Christmas tree.

By Jeffrey Fisher, designer
Photography by Brandon Barre

Beautiful bedazzled birds for your Christmas tree
This story was originally titled "Bedazzled Birds" in the December 2010 issue. Subscribe to Canadian Living today and never miss an issue!

White doves adorned with glittery jewels and elegant pearls add a touch of glamour to any holiday theme, whether you perch them in your Christmas tree, on the mantel or in a centrepiece.

You need:
• Fabric bird ornaments
• Red and clear flat-bottomed rhinestones in various sizes
• String of seed pearls (available at craft and fabric stores)
• Fabric glue

Take a look at a larger image of the finished bird decorations.

To make:
1. Glue on red rhinestones for eyes.
2. With glue, adhere clear rhinestones and pearls in various patterns around eyes and to cover head, body and wings of bird.


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