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53 Creative Owl Craft Ideas
Artists and crafters have managed to capture the owl in a number of interesting and appealing ways. I love the variety and colors they use to depict the owl.
While searching for new owl projects, and looking for fresh ideas on how to make owls, I came upon some nice projects. In this article I will show you pictures of the owl crafts that I found, and I also include the name and URL or the project site. I hope you find this article helpful and that it saves you valuable time when you are looking for ideas to make your own owl art or crafts.
The directions for these Stuffie Owls can be found at Efemera Ink
1. Sweater Owl Ornament
Do you have a sweater, or sweaters, that you hate to get rid of, but you really don't plan on ever wearing again? Then, you might like to make owl ornaments to decorate your tree, gift packages or as party favors. Find the easy to understand instructions at Her Tool Belt . Download the owl tummy pattern and cut your pieces from your sweater and pieces of felt.
2. Mr. and Mrs. Who
This is definitely a project that I'll want to make. There is working with paper mache as part of the tutorial that you'll find at Purple Hues and Me. A great décor piece when this is finished.
3. They're a Hoot, Shoes
These owl themed shoes really are a hoot. I love them! Very cute way to use fabrics in decorating the shoes. You'll find the tutorial for making these outstanding owl shoes at The Art of Homemaking.
4. Paper Plate Owl
It's nice when you can find paper plate crafts to do with the little kids. It's an inexpensive craft to make and the kids love working with them. For the instructions to make a paper plate owl like this one, go to Huppie Mama.
5. Who's There Wreath
This is one of the cutest Fall wreaths that I've seen. I like the humor of it and also I love the use of the feathers. To make a wreath like the one shown here, go to About Family Crafts for the tutorial.
6. Owl Pillows
These beautiful, colorfull owl shaped pillows would make a great addition to a bedroom or family room. Go to the celebration shoppe for the directions on how to make them.
7. Cupcake Paper Owls
These are so inexpensive to make, and they would be a cute place card for a baby or bridal shower. Go to PLAY AND LEARN WITH DANA for the instructions. Kids will love making these too.
8. Give a Hoot Felt Owls
Make these cute felt owls as ornaments or pendants. Go to juicy bits for the directions. Look under the picture of the teal and tan owl for the Download button.
9. Owl Measuring Tape
You'd never know that a tape measure was hidden in this little owl. This would be a great gift for a crafter or decorator. Find the directions to make this project at tiny apartment crafts.
10. Appliqued Kitchen Towels
Appliqued owls on these kitchen towels would be a great gift for a themed kitchen. Go to Craft jr to get the patterns for this project.
11. No Sew Burlap Owl
Make this cute owl using burlap and buttons. Go to KIDS CRAFT ROOM for the directions.
12. Pom-Pom Owl
Go to FIKS*D to find out how to make the pom-pom's on this site, along with the directions.
13. DIY Owl Decoration
14. Hootie Owl
Hootie is a lot of fun to make. You start with an empty bar soap box and use cotton balls and tissue paper to make this cute little owl. On the site you'll also see examples of colored owls. For the directions go to Kids & Glitter" to find the Hootie Owl. Kids will love making this owl.
15. Candy Wrappers
Give candy bar gifts wrapped in these cute little covers. Find the directions for this project at lisa storms.
16. Paper Sack Owl
Fill this owl paper bag with a gift of candy or some other treat and make someone very happy. You'll find the directions at lisa storms
17. Owl Oven Mitt
Pretty cute and would look great in your kitchen. To find out how to make this oven mitt, go to DOLLAR STORE CRAFTS.
18. Owl Pendant
I love the looks of this pendant. If you wish to make one like it, go to MOONSTITCHES.
19. Pine Cone Owl
This is a nice little project to do with the kids, they'll love making the owl and displaying it. Go to LIA GRIFFITH for the directions.
20. Owl Ornament
It's hard to believe that something that looks difficult could be as simple to make as this is. Find out for yourself by finding the directions at that artist woman.
21. Paper Cup Owl
This would make a nice pencil or pen holder for a teacher. Go to Parents for the directions.
22. Owl Babies
Aren't these just too cute for words? You can find the instructions at the I heart crafty things site.
23. Acorn Owls
If you are lucky enough to be able to find acorns, you'll have lots of fun making this project. How about using a twig for the branch and google eyes? For the instructions, go to CURLY BIRDS.
24. Crocheted Cell Phone Cozy
Crochet this cell phone cozy for yourself or for a gift. Find the crochet instructions on the CRAFT YARN COUNCIL site.
25. Button Owl Art
26. Folded Cupcake Liner Owls
I think this would be sure a cute classroom project. Have each of the kids make three owls to decorate a tree branch on a background paper. See how these little liner owls are made by going to the kids activities blog. Use cupcake liners with a holiday theme.
27. Framed Owl
If you like to decorate with the owl theme, this is an excellent addition to your décor. Find the directions for this project at The Shady Porch.
28. Scrappy Owl Bags
An outstanding bag. When you go to the site, click on the little pictures for the instructions. I wasted a lot of time figuring that out. You'll find this project at flickr.
29. Fluffy Knitted Owl
This knitted owl uses the new fuzzy type yarn. This is really cute, in my opinion. If you want to try your hand at making this project, go to Craftbits.com
30. Woven Owl Wall Art
Cute, cute, cute. I love these little owls. If you would like to make one too, go to that artist woman.
31. Candy Toting Owl
This is a really nice way to gift classmates with a candy snack. Go to Craft a Project for the directions.
32. Small Owl Box
Very cute owl boxes can be made by using the patterns and instructions shown at Fabric Paper Design.
33. Sock Owl
Made from a sock, this cute little owl will be one of a kind if you're using the one-left-behind socks that show up in the dryer. Go to Bee's DIY for the directions.
34. Wise Guys
Print these little owls and then just cut and glue. Nothing could be easier and so very cute. To make these owls, go to Kids Haus.
35. Whoo Am I ?
This would be a great introduce yourself project for the start of the school year. See how this owl is made by finding the directions at Lakeshore.
36. Colorful Patterned Owls
These little owls are so bright and cute that the kids will love making some just like them. You'll find the instructions at I heart crafty things.
37. Bottle Cap Owl
Change the colors to fit in your color scheme and enjoy the results. Go to Think Crafts! to find the directions.
38. Hoot, Hoot
This cute little owl is made using a plastic bottle. Go to iCreatived for the instructions for this sweetie.
39. Owl by Candice
This owl has patterns, but nothing to take us to Candice's site. Make this with felt and put it on a pillow or make a wall hanging. Change the pattern sizes in Paint to fit your use. Very cute. Go to learn create love for the pattern.
40. Shades of Owl
Learn a new technique for making pom-poms using two colors by going to the club chicacircle site. You'll also learn how to make the outstanding owls shown above.
41. Owl Heating Pad
Find out how to make this useful owl heating pad project by going to the MODERN Mrs. Darcy site.
42. Owl Costume
Make a cute owl costume for your little one by using the instructions found on the alphamom site.
43. Heat-up Snuggly Owls
Plush fabric makes these especially snuggly owls. Find the directions at The Londoner.
44. Willow Toot
Doesn't this little owl make you want to laugh out loud? Make a bunch of these to give as stocking stuffers or favors at your next party. The directions for this owl are at made by joel.
45. Stuffed Owl
This is such an easy project that the kids can do it themselves. Look at the directions at My Cool Homeschool and gather the few necessary supplies for them.
46. Lucy Longlegs
Make this for a little girl and you'll have a friend for life. To find the directions for Lucy Longlegs, go to the TOAD'S TREASURES.
47. Owl Tealight
SHOW TELL SHARE has a tutorial for making this owl tealight using a soda clay recipe that you also find on the site. A nice little favor gift for so many occasions.
48. Owl Treat Bags
I think this would be a perfect teacher appreciation gift. Add a "Thanks for giving a hoot" gift tag. The instructions and printables for these treat bags can be found at club chicacircle.
49. Little White Owl
Fit this craft in with the reading of the Little White Owl story book. The kids will love making this owl. You can find the directions at I heart crafty things.
50. Pop Art Owl: great classroom project
51. Hooty Owls
The only difference that I can see between this owl and the one shown earlier is the wings made using brown paper, but the difference is noticeable so I'm including this one too. These really cute owls can be made by following the instructions given at AMELIE'S HOUSE.
52. Valentine Owl Treat Bags
Pom Pom Story Owls
This is a clever prop to use while reading to the kids. You'll find out how to make these owls by going to the fairy and the frog for the instructions.
53. Valentine Owl Treat Bags
I really like this owl treat bag project. I can imagine making them and painting them with red hearts, etc. to make them more Valentine-ish. You'll find the tutorial at NEEDLE & NEST.
© 2012 Loraine Brummer