AllFreeHolidayCrafts.com

Menu

Free Offer
8 Thanksgiving Crafts for the Home

Brighten your Thanksgiving table with crafts from this FREE e-book!

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

How to Make a Wooden Turkey Decoration

By:

Dress up your dining room table with this pretty painted Thanksgiving turkey craft. Using wooden cutouts and bold hues you can create a beautiful Thanksgiving decoration in a few easy steps. Find out How to Make a Wooden Turkey Decoration with this tutorial from Carlene Eshelman

How to Make a Wooden Turkey Decoration


Materials:

  • Turkey patterns cut out with ¼” wood (pattern 1 and pattern 2)
  • 3 different paints for tail
  • Dark brown paint for body
  • White and black paint for eyes
  • Red paint for waddle
  • 150 grit sandpaper
  • Clear high gloss spray
  • Flat paint brush
  • Narrow paint brush

Instructions:


1. Sand wood pieces to get off any sharp edges.

2. Wipe with damp cloth.

3. Spray both sides of wood with clear gloss. Let dry.

4. Paint feathers of turkey in 3 different colors. Brown paint in a pattern (brown 1, brown 2, brown 3, brown 1, etc.)

5. Paint with 2 coats of paint. Let dry.

6. Paint body of turkey dark brown.

7. Choose a color from your browns to paint the turkey’s feet.

8. Paint waddle red.

9. Paint eye white, then add a dot with the black paint. Let dry.

10. Spray with clear gloss to protect paint.

11. Optional: Create sign with cardstock that says “Eat More Beef”.

Video:



 

Your Recently Viewed Projects

Love these projects? Get MORE delivered to your Inbox – FREE Click Here!

Ratings & Comments (0)

All fields required.

Rate & Comment

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.
Cancel Reply to Comment

Newsletter Signup

Free Newsletter!

Receive holiday craft ideas right in your inbox! Sign up for our free newsletter to get quick easy holiday crafts for every occasion.

Please Wait

Thanks for signing up

Sorry, we could not sign you up.

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE your favorite projects
  • ADD personal reminder notes
  • QUICKLY reference your projects

 

Connect With Us

Facebook Google Plus Twitter Pinterest
Twitter Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQs Keyword Index News Privacy Policy Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe Submit Project

---- 1 ----

close

Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

Was This Helpful?YesNo