Beautiful Handmade Bird Ornaments

Get the family or a group of friends together to make some feathered friends for the Christmas tree. These five bird ornaments range in difficulty from kid-friendly to needle-felting genius, so everyone can gather around the crafting table.


Pretty Felt Partridge Bird Ornaments

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This Christmas, give your true love this partridge in a Christmas tree. These bird ornaments are built from snow-white felt and colorful scraps, and they make a great addition to any handmade Christmas ornament collection. Use our free pattern, available below, to get started.

Download the partridge pattern.

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Almond Bird Ornaments

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You'll go nuts for these bird ornaments! Almonds in the shell make the base of these adorable perched peeps. Add felt hats, wire legs, and twig perches to transform them into oh-so-'tweet' bird ornaments. Use our free patterns, available below, to get started.

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Paper Bird Ornaments

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Use our free pattern to create a flock of paper bird ornaments to decorate the tree this holiday. Cut the bird and wing shapes for the ornaments from an old book. Glue bird shapes made from the book pages to matching cardstock shapes; let dry.

Accordion-fold a page, then fold in half to create the bird tail. Glue in place and let dry. Complete the bird ornaments by gluing a hanging loop made from string to the inside of the wings.

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Whimsical Woodland Bird Ornaments

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Owls are more popular than ever, and these roly-poly needle-felted wool renditions are sure to make your heart (and your kids) happy throughout the holiday season. Make a flock of tiny baby birds and then larger mama and papa versions to round out a family of bird ornaments for your tree.

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Chipboard Bird Ornaments

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Sweet and simple details make these chipboard bird ornaments beautifully unique. Feather your flock with coordinating scrapbook papers in different patterns, and give each one a combination of embellishments and flourishes that make them different than the rest.

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