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Gobble, Gobble




Happy Thanksgiving, everyone, and welcome! Today I'm up on the Craftin Desert Divas Blog sharing this cutie! I'm going to keep this short and sweet because it's Thanksgiving Day, a day to be with family and friends. 


I always try to get the most use out of my die-cuts by using them for more than what they are intended. Today I'm sharing how to turn some everyday circles, ovals, and banners into a Turkey. 
I was thinking that this would be fun for kids to make. You could pre-cut the pieces and let them assemble, a little holiday craft to keep them busy while you baste the turkey. 



Here are the products I used:


Fancy Frame Dies

Flag Banner Dies

Fancy Stitched Label Dies

Shaker Tag Dies

Stitched In Circle Dies

Crazy Stitched Frame Dies



CARD BASE:
  • 4.25"x 5.5" card base - 8.5" x 11" #110 cardstock scored at 5.5" and cut at 4.25" to create to top fold card bases
LAYERS:
  • Die-cut Kraft cardstock using largest Fancy Frame Die
  • Die-cut seven banners using the wavy banner die and cut in half, die-cut five banners using largest banner die from the Flag Banner Dies, type Gobble Gobble onto cardstock and die-cut with banner die to create wings
  • Die-cut scalloped circle and stitched circle using Stitched In Circle Dies
  • Die cut oval from Fancy Stitched Label Dies
  • Die-cut bow tails from Shaker Tag Dies for feet

Assemble:


  • Layer Kraft cardstock onto card base
  • Assemble turkey and add 3D mounting foam to back, adhere to Kraft cardstock
  • Add googly eyes to finish off and sentiment inside 

Sentiment I used;
Gobble til You Wobble.
Happy Turkey Day!


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