I really wanted some gold turkeys for our Thanksgiving table this year. I looked several places and when I didn't find them, I bought two multi-colored ones at Michael's. Then I also bought some gold metallic paint and some copper metallic paint.
Here's the beginning of the transformation from cheap to chic!
A look at the gold paint as it dries.
A bit later, I added copper paint with an almost dry brush. It settled into the cracks and crevices and made the details stand out.
Isn't he much more handsome?
And here's his debut on the Thanksgiving table. Don't you agree that they just HAD to be gold?
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