Saturday, October 12, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving!!

Sending Happy Thanksgiving wishes to all the Canadian peeps who are celebrating this weekend! We have not one, but TWO big family turkey dinners this weekend (one with each set of grandparents).
Today we worked on some Thanksgiving presents for grandparents, a paper pumpkin for the table and a turkey card.

Here's the pumpkin, complete with a paper vine and leaf, Joel wanted to put some straw inside to make it look like it just came from the farm.


To make the pumpkin we cut 8 strips (1' x 11") from dusty durango cardstock (SU). Punched a hole in the top and bottom of each strip, secured with a brad and them moved the strips around to make the pumpkin shape. The vine and leaf are gumball green cardstock (SU). Joel drew and cut out the leaf, we wrapped the vine strip around a pencil to make it curly.


For the turkey we traced and cut out two hands, one for the base, one for the fingers. Good thing I stocked up on washi tape! We used the snowflake punch (SU) for the turkey feet and the word window punch for whatever that thing in that turkeys have hanging off their neck. Then we addded googly eyes and a beak and voila...turkey card.

Gobble til ya wobble!!!

5 comments:

  1. Will you adopt me too? I want to make cool crafts with you too! LOL! These are awesome! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

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  2. LOL @ Chris - me too I want to come live with you. You have way more fun!!
    These are fabulous - that pumpkin is so perfect with the 'straw' inside, and that TURKEY! Love it :) Happy turkey day :)

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  3. Great projects for the Thanksgiving table. super cute Turkey. I really like turkey but since there is no oven at the Cottage it's Pork Tenderloin on the BBQ. Have a Fabulous Thanksgiving!!

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  4. Hee hee...come on Chris & Jessi...it's craft time with Donna...this morning we are making toilet paper turkeys LOL

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  5. Toilet paper turkeys? You better share those, too. :) Happy Thanksgiving!

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