how to make a wine cork turkey

Do you have so many wine corks saved up and don’t know what to do with them?

I thought of this super cute craft for Thanksgiving that everyone can do, and it will for sure dress up your holiday decor!

Because this isn’t too difficult, I put together a quick video and made it simple enough for you to follow along below. To start, here are the supplies you will need.


29 Wine corks

1 Champagne corks

Glue Gun & Glue Sticks

Black Sharpie (optional)

Folk Art Acrylic paint

  • Real Brown
  • Citrus or Kelly Green
  • Orange
  • -Moon Yellow
  • Cobalt Blue
  • Eggplant
  • Magenta
  • Teal
  • Black

Here are the fun 3 options you can choose from on how you want your turkey…….

All Natural Cork Turkey

Natural Cork with Face

Painted Cork Turkey

What do you think?? Because I LOVE all things colorful I went with the painted, but I DO LOVE the all natural, too!

If you follow the step-by-step video above, you will see how to make him each way.

You can also do other things with the wine cork for fall like this pumpkin…..and below I have a Christmas Tree ornament blog post too!

Christmas Tree Blog Post

Wine Cork Christmas Tree Ornaments.🎄 – SAM Designs (

Regardless of if you use my ideas or find other fun crafts to do with your wine corks you must save them because they are becoming extinct!

I hope you are enjoying the holidays and stay tuned for my next turkey craft by following my blog – you can subscribe to my blog by signing up for my email list at the bottom of my web page.

As always, Happy Crafting –

LOVE, Stephanie

SAM Designs

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