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Turkey Ornament

By: Kindra Boroff
Kindra Boroff
Kindra Boroff

I have a Bachelors degree in Marketing from Georgia State University and I have always had an interest in art & design. I have a three beautiful children and a wonderful husband whom encourages and sparks my creativity. I am thankful to be able to stay at home with my children and be able to work on my crafts. I am always amazed what I have learned from my children about being creative I love to turn anything old & new into something creative.

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Supplies

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Orange, 2 oz.
Item #2793
Sparkling fine glitter acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Use on all porous surfaces. For brightest shimmer, basecoat with similar FolkArt color. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and water-based.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Sky Blue, 2 oz.
Item #465
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Warm White, 2 oz.
Item #649
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

Mod Podge ® Matte, 4 oz.
Item #CS11305
Mod Podge ® is quick-drying for multiple coat build up and dries clear. Can be sanded to a smooth finish. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.

$4.99

Other Supplies
Paper Mache Ornament round - 3 3/4" x 3/8"
#2 Flat brush
#12 Flat Brush
Scrapbook Paper: Brown; Distressed Cream; Distressed Orange; Vintage Floral; Polka Dot; Argyle; Graph paper
26g Blue Jewelry Wire
Brown seed bead
Hot glue gun
Pencil
Scissors

Instructions

  1. Basecoat the ornament with Warm White. Trace the ornament onto a piece of distressed cream scrapbook paper. Leaving a small edge cut out the circle and apply to the ornament with Mod Podge. Let dry.
  2. Using the templates provided, cut a turkey body out of brown paper. Cut six feathers out of the variety of patterned scrapbook paper. Apply the feathers to the ornament with Mod Podge. Mod Podge the turkey body on top of the feathers as shown.
  3. Cut a triangle shape out of cardstock or other stiff paper to the shape of the turkey beak. Wrap the jewelry wire around the paper. Remove paper when completely wrapped to the shape of a beak.
  4. String one seed bead to the wire and wrap the wire around the bead to create an eye. Wrap the wire around the handle of the paintbrush. Bend wire in half to create the legs.
  5. Apply Orange Extreme Glitter to the orange sections of the scrapbook paper.
  6. Using a dry brush, antique the outside edges of the ornament with Sky Blue. Paint the back with Sky Blue.
  7. Hot glue the turkey beak, eyes, and legs to the ornament as shown.
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