I stumbled upon a pair of these poor turkeys who’d been left behind when all the other Thanksgiving stuff went home with people. They were sitting there, kinda pitiful looking. Just staring at me.
The were covered in some sort of foil but these poor birds were molting. I mean this stuff was coming off:
I picked them up. I put them down. They kept staring at me. I walked away. I came back. OMG, they brought friends! Now there were two pairs of them. I figured I better just get them for a whopping $1.19 each before they multiplied. Again.
Once I got them home I started picking off the foil but that got tedious fast. So I figured what the heck. I’ll just paint over them. I gave them a coat of a satin finish acrylic paint, let that dry, then went over with a similar color glitter paint. They were better after the first coat, but here they are after two coats of glitter paint. What do you think?
I’m thinking they’re much happier with their new look. And I’m happy with my $5 investment! They’re either going on my dining table or mantle. Haven’t decided yet.
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That is a great transformation, they look awesome.
I love these, Carol!! They look much more chic now. I hope Mike doesn't find out you were cheating on him with Joann... ;)
why can't i think of this when i pass these hideous creatures? i detest the look of turkeys, and therefore don't decorate with them, but these are-dare i say-cute? and chic?
What is it about cars going to JoAnns on their own??
I love the made over turkeys. MUCH better.
I thought they were cute before but you made them a million times cuter. I was just at Joannes. Guess I'm going back!
You're right, they look much happier now that you picked them, took them home, and gave a makeover. Kathi
Oh, and another thing, I love the name of your blog. The answer is Chocolate!! Right! Kathi
These turkeys are beautiful!
I think these are absolutely adorable! It is amazing what a little paint and glitter will do for a project ;)
Gorgeous hon, and I know they love their new look (less likely to be eaten too, ha ha!)
I love what you did with your turkeys! You know, I saw some at the dollar store and thought about buying them but they were just so tacky! Now that you've inspired me I may have to go back! I found you through Whipperberry. Thanks for sharing!
Ha ha Molting! Glad you stopped that! I love the glittery paint. they look great now! Saw you at Whipperberry :)
The best looking turkeys I ever saw....you win the prize for Extreme Turkey Makeover!
My car drives there by itself too! I love these and am so glad that you rescued them, gave them a make-over and a good home!
glitter turkeys FTW!
These look awesome! I love them all white and glittery.
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