Free Toucan Decoupage Tutorial with Free Printable Template

The toucan trend seems to be sticking around (what’s not to love about this tropical bird?!) so we decided to put our love for decoupage and toucans in one tutorial! Read Angel’s step by step tutorial to learn how to use our FREE template to create this awesome home decor design.

 

Download our Free Toucan Template Here

 

What you Need

Free Printable Template

First Edition Foliage Dies Set

Dovecraft A4 Coloured Card

 

How to Make

1. Begin by downloading our free toucan template. Starting with the body, cut out and draw around each section onto your chosen A4 Dovecraft card. TIP: Number your sections so they don’t get mixed up.

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2. Once your segments are ready, layer them one on top of the other using 3D foam squares. Start with segment 1 and work your way up to the smallest piece (8) to create the body. Repeat this layering technique with the beak section, using pieces (1-4)

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3. Repeat this with the eye section of the toucan (pieces 8-12) with your chosen Dovecraft coloured card.

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4. Use Dovecraft Perma Fix tape to secure all of your toucan decoupage pieces. You can then style your toucan whatever way you like!

5. Angel has die cut leaves from the First Edition Foliage dies set and placed them behind a circular green card aperture. She has then layered it onto a blank canvas, adhered the toucan and cut out a brown branch to place on top!

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This decoupage technique really brings this vibrant toucan to life! You could make this template smaller so you could pair this big toucan with a baby toucan (nawh) or perhaps to fit a small project like a card!

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We would love to see how you use our free toucan template so don’t forget to #trimcraft when uploading to social media and to share your makes in the Inspiration area

 

Trimcraft design these templates to aid your crafting projects, so we are always happy to see them being used and enjoyed. However, we just ask you credit Trimcraft for the template design when you publish your crafty makes online and on social media.

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