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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Thanksgiving Turkey Using Designer Rosette Die

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I saw this turkey on Tim Holtz's blog and just had to make it with Stampin' Up! materials.  It gave me a chance to use my Designer Rosette Bigz XL die.  You can change the sizes of the rosettes by cutting your paper strips in different widths.  To make the three different sizes for this project, I cut the strips 1 1/2" x 12", 1 5/8" by 12" and 2" x 12".  You'll need two strips of each size to make one rosette.  I used the Howlstooth & Scaringbone Designer Series Paper which works for both fall and Halloween.

I used the pointed end of the rosette for the turkey.  You can see how the scalloped end looks on this Christmas tree that I made.

For the body of the turkey, I glued two pieces of cardstock together and cut out the pattern provided by Tim.  I cut a slit in the scallop circle in the center of the rosette and added a little glue to hold the turkey body in place. 

I sponged the rosettes before they were assembled.  It was much easier to add shading with Soft Suede classic ink when the paper was still flat.  Hot glue seems to be the best way to glue the rosettes to each other.

While you can't see it in the picture, I used another scallop circle at the bottom to make a stand for my quirky turkey. 

Have fun making these turkeys for your Thanksgiving celebration.  It's quick and easy thanks to the Big Shot and Stampin' Up!'s exclusive Designer Rosette Bigz XL die.

Stampin' Supplies

Item Description Price
125594 Designer Rosette Bigz XL Die $42.95
126906 Howlstooth & Scaringbone Designer Series Paper $10.95
102316 Naturals White 8-1/2X11 Card Stock $7.50
126968 Riding Hood Red Classic Stampin' Pad $5.95
126978 Soft Suede Classic Stampin' Pad $5.95
127811 1-1/4" Scallop Circle Punch $15.95

Visit my online store to get your supplies for this project.  Remember that when you purchase $25 or more in product, you are eligible for my Rewards Program.

Creatively yours,

Sharon Cheng
Richland Hills, TX
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Crickitt said...

I love the turkey what an awesome idea!

janet dycus said...

I love your turkey what size did you cut the turkey

Sharon Cheng said...

I used the turkey template on Tim Holtz' blog and kept it the same size. The size of the strips to make the rosettes is listed in the first paragraph. Have fun making your turkey!