Thursday, November 14, 2013

Gift Bow Turkey Nugget Holder & Winner of October Free Stamp Set

Isn't he so cute?  Here is one of my Big Shot class projects for this month.  Since the Gift Bow Die is on sale now through Monday, I thought this would be a perfect time to share my Mr. Turkey with you today. 

Remember my Santa Party Favor I created using the Gift Bow Die for my Holiday Open House?  For my turkey I used the same technique for the base and die cut feathers using the Gift Bow Die as well.  I used the Owl Builder Punch and 1-3/4" Circle Punch to make him really cute. 

Nugget Holder Instructions:

Nugget Holder Base - Using the Gift Bow Die, die cut a piece of Chocolate Chip card stock (2-1/4" x 9") with the biggest shape (looks like a bikini top) and cut off 1-1/2" on both sides, and then fold it in half.

Nugget Holder Box - Cut a piece of Chocolate Chip Card Stock to 2-1/2" x 2" and score at 1/2" on all four sides.  Then make a 1/2" slit at both score lines on the longer side to form into a box and secure with Liquid Glue.  Apply some Liquid Glue or Sticky Strip on the outside of the longer side and adhere to your base.

Supply List for Mr. Turkey:

Body - 1-3/4" Circle Punch, Owl Builder Punch (Chocolate Chip card stock)
Feet - Owl Builder Punch (Cherry Cobbler card stock)
Eyes -  Owl Builder Punch (Crumb Cake card stock), Googly Eyes
Beak - Free-hand to cut the triangle (Sweater Weather DSP)
Wattle - Owl Builder Punch/heart shape (Sweater Weather DSP)
Feathers - Gift Bow Die

Can you imagine making a bunch of these and set them on your guest's plate at your Thanksgiving dinner?  Well, I'm trying to keep my Thanksgiving tradition this year again.  Can you guess what it is?  NO COOKING!!!  It's been going for over 20 years and I do have a good excuse too.  I wonder how long I can keep this going???  But this year I will make a bunch of these and bring them to my friend's house.  It will be a fun project for my youngest boy, I think.....:)

FREE Stamp Set of the Month Winner - October 2013

Thank you to everyone who placed a Stampin' Up! order with me in October. I drew one winner from all of the online and phone/email orders and the lucky stamper is ....Pam T from Hawaii to receive the Sweetly Framed Stamp Set.  Congratulations, Pam!!!

It's a new month and time for a new stamp set giveaway.  This month's stamp set is Happy Flowers from the Annual Catalog (see page 202).  Please click HERE to learn more about my Free Stamp Set of the Month offer.  It could be YOU next!!!

Thank you for stopping by today.  Have a wonderful day!!!

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