fantails-duofiberworks2012.jpg

fantail birds

Inspired by vintage German ornaments, these showy birds will be a charming addition to your Christmas tree-their wire feet also allow them to be wired to a wreath or on top of a gift. Quick to cut out and assemble, you may be inspired to create an entire flock!

tools

X-acto knife and cutting mat or small, sharp scissors

Ruler

Wire cutters

materials

Printable watercolor paper or cardstock

Glue-a fine point squeeze applicator is handy to apply glue for glitter, a tiny paint brush works well too

Tissue paper-I used turquoise and pink

Glitter-gold

Wire