|Wooden Spool Turkeys|
Display your wooden spool turkeys for a fun seasonal decoration, or slip in small place cards and use on your Thanksgiving table. This project is also featured this week as my Cindi's Creative Solutions project for When Creativity Knocks.
Wooden spools - assorted sizes
DecoArt® Americana Decor® - Creme Wax - Deep Brown
Beacon Adhesives™ 3-in-1 Adhesive
CreateAlong.com Blowing in the Wind Feather Silicone Mold
Makin’s Clay® - Earth Tones, Merlot
White acrylic paint
Burlap - original, light brown, dark brown
Color woodens spools using deep brown creme wax.
Wrap each spool in a strip of burlap, using 3-in-1 adhesive to attach.
Using feather silicone mold and assorted shades from the Earth Tones pack of clay, make assorted
Arrange feathers as desired for tail of each turkey.
Mount feathers together to form tails. Glue tails to top edge of each spool.
Make heads of turkey with brown clay. Mount to front top edge of each spool.
Use clay to make beaks & wattles. Attach to heads.
Use toothpick to make eyes with white paint.
Let clay dry 24 hours.
If desired, make place cards and insert into feathers.