Nicole™ Crafts Mesh Turkey Wreath

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by Eileen Farley, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Mesh Turkey Wreath

Let's talk turkey for a moment: this deco mesh project will take some time, but when you are done, you will have a beautiful wreath to hang on your door this Thanksgiving holiday.

Project Details

  • Level:advanced
  • Time:3 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Cover straw wreath with 2 1/2 inch mesh ribbon, overlapping to cover. Glue ends to secure.
  • 2
    Using cutting mat, rotary cutter and rulers, cut five 10 inch wide pieces of each color of roll mesh.
  • 3
    Take one green piece and roll tightly. Place around wreath and secure with floral pins front and back.
  • 4
    Repeat with one of each of the remaining colors.
  • 5
    Repeat the same pattern around until all five sets are on the wreath.
  • 6
    Cut Styrofoam ball in half. Paint one half Yellow Ochre. Let dry.
  • 7
    Cut a piece of chocolate/Copper mesh to cover ball. Cover ball and secure in back with floral pins. Trim mesh.
  • 8
    Repeat with another piece of mesh. Trim mesh.
  • 9
    Glue head to center of pinned mesh rolls on wreath.
  • 10
    Pin with floral pins to wreath for added security.
  • 11
    Cut an 8 inch x 8 inch piece of orange mesh. Roll mesh piece and fold in half. Attach to face with floral pin at fold.
  • 12
    Cut an 8 inch x 8 inch piece of red mesh. Roll mesh piece. Secure around beak using floral pins.
  • 13
    Glue on wiggle eyes.
  • 14
    Take end of 4 inch chocolate/copper mesh ribbon and secure into wreath behind right side of head with floral pin.
  • 15
    Fold ribbon over and secure into wreath with pin.
  • 16
    Fold ribbon over again covering pin and secure into wreath.
  • 17
    Continue around wreath in this manner ending behind other side of head. Trim ribbon mesh.

Project Details

  • Level:advanced
  • Time:3 hours

Project Supplies

  • Floracraft® Straw Wreath Clear Wrapped 14 inch 104183785
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh 21 inch x 10 yard Metallic Red 104573297
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh 21 inch x 10 yard Metallic Emerald 104573299
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh 21 inch x 10 yard Metallic Orange 104570284
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh 21 inch x 10 yard Chocolate/Copper 104756192
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Ribbon 4 inch x 25 yard Chocolate/Copper 104756198
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Ribbon 2.5 inch x 25 yard Chocolate/Copper 104756186
  • Nicole™ Crafts Floral Greening Pins 50 pc. 104186729
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Eyes 30 mm 104233384
  • FloraCraft® Styrofoam® Ball 6 inch 104183647
  • FloraCraft® Foam Cutter 6 inch 2 blades 104186311
  • Fiskers Fingertips Rotary Cutter 104427582
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Yellow Ochre 104106685
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader 10 104118906
  • iLOVEtoCREATE Aleene's® Original Tacky Glue® 104148018
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Large Cutting Mat
  • 24 inch and 12 inch Rulers