Making a 3D Funny Turkey Card

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November 12, 2019

3D Funny Turkey CardThis card features a beautiful yet super worried turkey who does not want to be eaten for Thanksgiving. He's thinking you should order a pizza instead! You can turn this into a folding greeting card if you like. Just double the width of the card base and fold it in half.


Total Time: 1 hour

Yield: 1 card


  • 1 sheet white card stock
  • craft paper (red, orange, yellow, green, and brown)
  • scissors
  • cloud-edged scissors
  • glue
  • holepunch
  • pen
3D Funny Turkey Card - supplies


  1. Cut out your white card base. I cut the edges with a large cloud edged pair of scissors.
  2. 3D Funny Turkey Card - cut out white card base using the cloud scissors
  3. Cut strips of the red, orange, and yellow craft paper. Short, medium, and long.
  4. 3D Funny Turkey Card - cut short, medium, and long pieces of craft paper in red, yellow, and orange
  5. Add a bit of glue to one end then bend into a teardrop shape. Stick ends together.
  6. 3D Funny Turkey Card - glue strips together at the ends

  7. Repeat with another strip that's longer and a different colour, then glue around it.
  8. 3D Funny Turkey Card - repeat with a longer strip in a different color
  9. Do the same with another longer strip.
  10. 3D Funny Turkey Card - repeat with an even longer piece
  11. Now make a few more of these sets. This is the turkey's tail feathers.
  12. 3D Funny Turkey Card - make more sets for the tail
  13. To make the turkey body, neck and face, cut out a peanut style shape from the brown paper.
  14. 3D Funny Turkey Card - cut out a peanut shape from brown paper to make head, neck, and body

  15. Cut out a small orange triangle for its beak, and punch out 2 white circles for the eyes. Draw 2 black pupils onto the eyes. Glue all this onto the face.
  16. 3D Funny Turkey Card - add eyes and beak
  17. Cut out a small squiggly shape from the red paper. I used a mini cloud edged pair of scissors.
  18. 3D Funny Turkey Card - add red snood
  19. Glue the tail feathers down near the bottom of the card.
  20. 3D Funny Turkey Card - glue tail feathers down near bottom of card
  21. Glue the turkey body onto the tail feathers. Punch out 2 green circles from the green paper. Cut out a cloud shape from the green paper. This will be the turkey's thought bubble.
  22. 3D Funny Turkey Card - glue down turkey to feathers and and cut out thought bubble

  23. Write "Order a Pizza" onto the thought bubble with your pen.
  24. 3D Funny Turkey Card - write Order a Pizza on the bubble
  25. Glue the thought over the turkey's head.
  26. 3D Funny Turkey Card - glue the thought over the turkey's head
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