Sunday, 8 November 2020

Turkey treats

 Hi guys,

I decided to make something a little different to hide some Christmas treats :D



I used a template from a papercraft magazine to make it. I started with Green mirror card and die-cut a scalloped circle, smaller normal circle from the centre and then another smaller circle again. I cut six of the scallops away and then joined the ends back together to make the outside of the mini dish. I glued this to the larger circle and then glued the smaller circle inside for stability.

Next I used the template from the magazine to cut out the birds body from pearlescent red paper. I wrapped this into the cone shape. I used a strip of diamantes around the bottom, two scalloped hearts cut from pearlescent white paper for the wings, a flower cut from the same paper and cut in half for the beak and flappy bit, two diamantes for the eyes and the offcut scallops for the crest. I then used Christmas curling ribbon for the tail. I do need to find some stronger glue for sticking the base together (as you can see it is not quite central due to it keeping slipping) and for the back strip of the birds body and crest, but otherwise I am really pleased with him.

I would like to enter him into the following challenges:

CRAFT #575 Gift bag or box (not really either, but it is for hiding some Christmas treats).

ColorMyHeart #419 Tic-Tac-Toe (central column - plus raspberry)


CountryView - Anything but a card

notjustcards - Anything Goes

ABCChristmas - X for Xtra special

WinterWonderland - Festive Things with Wings

craftycalendar - Anything Goes

Thanksfor looking,


Hugz Tinz

10 comments:

  1. This is so clever and cute, I love it! Thank you so much for joining in with our challenge at Country View Crafts and have a very happy week, Sue xx

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  2. It looks great fun Tinz, xxx

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  3. Such a great idea! These will be so fun at Christmas. Thanks for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge!

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  4. What a fun project! Thank you for joining in the Crafty Calendar Challenge this month. Good luck!
    Liz - DT xx

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  5. How cute is this... adorable gift for treats. Thanks for sharing with us at Color Dare.

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  6. Such a fun idea! Thank you for joining us at Color Dare!

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  7. How cute! Such a fun idea!
    Thanks so much for joining in with our challenge at Country View Crafts.
    Evelyn xx

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  8. Beautiful card. Thanks for playing along with us at ABC Christmas Challenge. Looking forward to seeing your creative projects in the future galleries. And sorry for the belated comment.

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  9. Oh my goodness Tinz, that is adorable! Great idea!
    Thanks so much for joining us for our Winter Wonderland Festive Things with Wings Challenge sponsored by SheepSki Designs.
    We hope to see you again soon,
    Lou DT xo
    JemLou Productions

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