Gobble Word Set

Now that Halloween is behind us, it's time to take down those cobwebs (both real and fake), and put up some fall and Thanksgiving decorations!! I love all the fall colors, and I'm not quite ready to decorate for Christmas yet.

Gobble Word Set at artsyfartsymama.com #Thanksgiving

I have a few Thanksgiving decorations (you can see the whole collection in the tutorials tab), but my mantel looked a little naked after taking down my Halloween decor. "Thanks" to Wood Creations, I now have one spectacular piece of Thanksgiving spirit on display!

Gobble Word Set at artsyfartsymama.com #Thanksgiving

I ordered the Gobble Word Set from Wood Creations ($18.99), and it got here quickly and was wrapped up so nice! Everything was cut out for me, and very few of the pieces needed minimal sanding to prepare to be painted. I also received some coordinating scrapbook paper to use on the project.

Gobble Word Set at artsyfartsymama.com #Thanksgiving

The part that took me the longest was deciding on what colors each letter needed to be. Paint all the letters with the colors of your choice (I found the perfect colors in my DecoArt paint collection). The turkey is painted all brown except for his legs, which are yellow. He also has a section on the top part of his head where the hat should go, so I painted it black.

I decided on one of the "B"s, the "L", and the feathers to be covered in scrapbook paper, so I also painted them brown to blend in with the paper. Tip: I highly recommend tracing any letters or pieces you will be covering with scrapbook paper before painting. Sometimes you get pencil marks on the letters, so you might as well cover them up with paint!

Next, my favorite part: get out the glitter and Mod Podge!! Place the wood piece over a scrap piece of paper and paint a medium coat of Mod Podge on the area you want to cover with glitter. Carefully pour a bunch of glitter over the wood piece and let sit for a few minutes, then carefully turn the piece over and tap off the excess glitter.

There are a couple of ways you can do this so your letters won't always be getting glitter everywhere. You can paint another coat of Mod Podge over top to seal the glitter, or I've also used a few coats of clear spray paint and it keeps everything in place. Another option is to mix some Mod Podge in a disposable cup, then paint the mix on your wood piece. Let dry completely and you're all set!

Gobble Word Set at artsyfartsymama.com #Thanksgiving

The turkey had the most steps of the whole set, and I am absolutely in love with this little guy. I used gold glitter on his beak and legs, the same red glitter as the "G" on his wattle (yes, that's really what it's called!) and some black glitter on his top hat that makes him look so dapper. Once all the pieces were dry, I attached them to the turkey body with some E6000.

Gobble Word Set at artsyfartsymama.com #Thanksgiving

Let everything dry completely, then put it up on a mantel to bring in the Thanksgiving holiday!

I'm so excited to announce that one lucky reader is going to win this Gobble Word Set, thanks to Wood Creations!! They have locations in both Utah and Idaho, but they can ship to anywhere!!

The winner will be chosen on Tuesday, November 12th! Good luck!

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The Gobble Word Set was provided by Wood Creations for this review. All opinions and images are my own.

101 comments

  1. That is cRAzy cute!!!! I want one so bad! Pick me, pick me!!!

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  2. Oh and you should name him Dinner. Ha.

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  3. I'm beyond in love with this! So cute!

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  4. I agree with Amy, you should call him "Dinner"! ;) This is so cute...PICK ME!

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  5. I. LOVE. THIS. Entered! fingers crossed!

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  6. Oh - and your turkey should be named Bert. Do you know that song? "A Turkey named Burt" is a SUPER cute one....

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  7. LOL! I like the suggestion of Dinner - except we do a Thanksgiving Lunch - how about naming him "Gobble"

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    1. Love the scrapbook paper and glitter. It turned out great!!

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  8. I think you should name him George. Not sure why it just came to me when I saw him. So cute!!!!

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  9. I like the name Tom for him too! This is so cute, I hope I win!

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  10. So cute! I agree with the name Dinner!

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  11. Totally adorable! You did a fantastic job.
    I think you should name him Tom Tasty Turkey! Tom Tasty just has a ring to it. lol

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  12. He looks like a Grady......because that's the closest name to Gratitude for all we have to be Thankful for during the Thanksgiving season!

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  13. This is so dang cute!!! - Mandy Tobin

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  14. He looks like a Grady to me......because that's the closest name to Gratitude...there are so many things we show gratitude for & are thankful for during the Thanksgiving season.

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  15. That is cuter then the Gobble set I bought from Wood Creations last year! :) You should name the turkey some random, off the wall name, like....Rooster or Bear (I asked my 5 year old for a suggestion.)

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  16. Tom. All turkeys are named Tom!

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  17. Tom- all turkeys are named Tom!

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  18. Please pick me! I love the set and need more thanksgiving decorations!

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  19. I say you name him adorable! LOL. He's so cute!

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  20. I think you should name him "Ham".... So CUTE!

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  21. That is really cute! I love doing projects like this and glad to see there is more thanksgiving craft stuff. You should name him Bill.

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  22. I think he should be called dapper.

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  23. I NEED some Thanksgiving décor! Pick me!

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  24. I NEED some Thanksgiving décor. Pick me!!

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  25. I would just name him The Gobbler. Super cute!

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  26. Ted would be good for a turkey that "gobbles"

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  27. Ted is a great name for a gobbler

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  28. I love it! His name should be Mack.

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  29. He's so cute! How about George.... Gobble George!

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  30. I LOVE this!!! I need to stop at their store...

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  31. Tom Turkey? Thomas? Tomas? or Lincoln (Cause he has a top hat!)

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  32. I think his name should be Sparkle Tom!! ;)

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  33. Either Bertha or Bernard.

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  34. He should be Turkey Lurkey, like from the children's story. So cute!!
    Kathleen @ Fearlessly Creative Mammas

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  35. I like "Lucky".. LOL Thanks for the giveaway!! :)

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  36. I love the previous suggestion of Turkey Tom - what a great and sparkly set you've got there! Love it!

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  37. "Mr. Belvedere" I love your gobble turkey! Super duper cute! :)

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  38. That has to be the cutest Thanksgiving décor I have ever seen. My favorite holiday by the way.....

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  39. So CUTE!! I love this!! I need one for my new house!!

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  40. So CUTE!!! I Love this! I need one for my new home!!

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  41. My husband loved this word set! IT looks so cute

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  42. You're so talented. What a cute fella.

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  43. I think his name should be Woody or Murk the Turk. Lol

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  44. I would name him Woody or Murk the Turk. Lol!

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  45. Your turkey's name should be Terrence~

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  46. One I totally LOVE your glitteriffic turkey!! He's adorable! I am truly terrible with names... I do like Tom the Glittering Turkey though.:)

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  47. I Love this! His name should be Albuquerque Turkey...like the song my daughter learned last year in Kindergarten;
    "And my Albuquerque turkey
    is so happy in his bed,
    'Cause for our Thanksgiving dinner...
    we had ice cream instead!"

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  48. I love this! It's so awesome. It would look wonderful on my Thanksgiving Mantel. Looks like I'm going shopping.

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  49. This is soo TUR-rific!! I can't wait to make a turkey of my own!

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  50. This is TUR-rific decoration!! I cannot wait to make a turkey of my own!

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  51. So Cute! What kind of glitter did you use? I love the look of it!

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  52. His name should be Sir Gobble-Lot
    I like big clucks and I cannot lie!!

    Johnna

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  53. love it! I like Thomas the Turkey.
    amandatonar@netzero.net

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  54. Dinnah! You have created such a cute display! Great job!

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  55. My house needs more turkeys!!

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  56. He is adorable and with that maybe his name should be "Lil Tommy"

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  57. I'm going with "Sparky" since he's sparkly haha! His glitter is super awesome - LOVE it!

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  58. Gibblet McTurkeyton

    LOVE how he turned out! Super-Duper Adorable

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  60. Sparkly Glitter Toes!! That's a winner right there, it has such a nice ring to it!!
    Hugs!!
    Kerri

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