Bright red cardinals are a staple of classic holiday décor, but this year decorative birds look fresher than ever in unexpected textures. Adorn a Christmas tree with the cute critters, or attach them to our hanging Christmas tree for a modern, rustic look. Whatever you choose, here are the top bird decorations to add to your flock along with some small Christmas tree ideas.

Cable Knit Red Cardinals: A cozy red cable knit sweater calls to mind peaceful nights by the fire and holiday strolls. Cuddle up with these whimsical cardinals, all wrapped up in soft cable knits of their own. With a little Sure-Stik, you can anchor them on tree branches or your mantle.

Classic Cardinals: Bold scarlet plumage brings sophistication to your holiday décor with these 8- and 6-inch decorative birds. With attached clips on the bottom, you can easily secure them to wreaths, tree branches, garlands and other holiday decorations.

Red Velvet Bird, Set of 6: Rich, luxe and sumptuous, velvet is the texture of the season. It looks just as stylish on little birds, which bring extra charm to a romantic wedding or elegant tree. And with a set of six, you’ll have a clan of fashionable feathered friends.

Copper Cardinal: Add a burst of color to your holiday décor with burnt orange cardinal bird decorations. Attached clips make them easy to secure to a hanging Christmas tree.

Red Straw Birds: Ornaments aren’t the only decorations you can add to your tree. These red dyed straw cardinals look equally captivating on both fir and birch branches.

Long Tail Feather Cardinal: Stately and refined, this 7-inch long bird is the king of the flock. Mix this cardinal with birds and butterflies on a Christmas tree instead of ornaments, or let it get all the attention as a focal point on the top branch.

Deep Teal Bird: Red is the color of the season, but a few deep teal cardinals scattered about is a beautiful touch to a hanging Christmas tree – especially with their glamorous streaks of sparkling gold paint.

Deep Red Cardinal: Cardinal bird decorations get an extra-festive touch with gold streaks on the head and tail feathers.