Wendy Sue here! Every year, we try to take a quick family photo on Thanksgiving Day. It’s a way to mark the years…and remember how grateful we are for a day to celebrate each other, and all of the blessings we have. Ironically, every year, for at least the last 5 years, I’ve been assigned to create a “turkey” themed layout for various obligations. So this yearly photo has been commemorated in our scrapbooks with some type of turkey each and every year. It’s been fun coming up with new ways to add a little gobbler to my page! Here’s the page I created with the “Harvest” collection to add to last year’s annual family “turkey day” photo.
Do you like my little turkey? Let me show you how I made him. Here are the supplies I used (in addition to patterned paper and adhesive, of course):
I cut some paper using the dies. The label shapes are going to be the feathers. After I cut them, I folded them in half and added them to the turkey body, which I created from the mason jar shape:
I forgot to take a photo, but after I added all of the feathers, I cut an additional jar and placed it on the back. I guess you could say, I made a turkey sandwich. 😉
After this, I needed to give Mr. Turkey a face. I used these puffy stickers to make his beak and waddle. Is that what it’s called? A waddle?
Now he needs some eyes (enamel dots) and later I decided to give him a little bit of feather/hair (which is the top of the apple puffy sticker):
Finally, he needs some feet. We’re going to borrow some from his buddy, Mr. Chicken:
And now he’s ready to be added to my layout! He’d also be cute on a card. Or even napkin rings or place cards! The best part is, he’s easy enough to create that the kids can help! But as for my Mr. Turkey, he’ll be living on this layout with our 2014 family turkey day picture…and won’t have to worry about being stuffed and baked!
Here are a few fun details from my page:
Happy Thanksgiving to all of you – I hope you remember to take a special family photo and then you can add a turkey to your scrapbook page too!
Harvest “Fall Time” Patterned Paper
Harvest “Cutting Board” Patterned Paper
Harvest “Scattered Leaves” Patterned Paper
Harvest “Hand Towel” Patterned Paper
Harvest “Canning Jars” Patterned Paper
Harvest Layered Stickers
Harvest “Chips” Die Cut Shapes
Harvest Enamel Dots
Harvest Puffy Stickers: Apples
Harvest Puffy Stickers: Words & Icons
Harvest Dies: Tab & Recipe Card