Friday, February 4, 2011

Valentine's Owl Cards

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Just a quick reminder – don't forget to enter the Valentine's Day special giveaway! Have a great weekend!

Free Owl Stationery Set

Melissa Stewart has created a free printable owl stationery set to download, perhaps you'll use them to send some "snail mail" over the weekend. The set includes a sheet of 20 owl images for tags or stickers, one card and an envelope. I adore this rainbow colored owls, did I mention it's free! Visit her blog to download the set in full size.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Valentine Gift Guide: 2011

More Valentine Freebies: Mini Cards

Minitoko and Chelsea collaborated to create these sweet ready-to-print Valentine's day card. Each sheet has total of six mini Valentine cards which can also be used as gift tags. I am sure you will find one for someone special in your life and yes, they are free! I am in love with the adorable illustrations, especially the she-owl in the head band. Go here to download the cards.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Heart Zeena: Valentine Giveaway

Today I have an exciting giveaway for you all, from Zeena Shah of Heart Zeena. Zeena has generously offered to giveaway a lovely package to My Owl Barn readers in celebration of Valentine's Day. This special Valentine package includes "Clive" (an owl shaped pillow), a lavender heart bag and a 25% off gift voucher (code will be mailed to the winners) which can be used towards any merchandise purchase from her stores on etsy and bigcartel.

This giveaway will have three winners, and each winner will win a Valentine package each (Owl pillow, lavender heart and 25% off voucher). This giveaway is open to all international readers, so hurry and enter now!

1. To enter, you must be a follower of My Owl Barn (click here to follow My Owl Barn)
2. Like My Owl Barn on Facebook 
3. And, share this giveaway on Facebook

Make sure you leave a comment here letting me know that you are a follower and have liked and shared.

Winners will be announced sometime on February 7th!

Update: Our winners are Sharon, Gwiddle and Morgan. Congratulations! I'll be contacting you shortly.

Heart Owl Cookies

Almost Unschoolers was inspired by Annette's owl Valentine card to make these adorable heart owl cookies for her kids. I need to get myself a heart shaped cookie cutter to try these. These are too sweet!

Free Valentines Printable

I have some more cute valentines freebies to share with you today. These mini printable valentines are free for download and print. I adore the ones that say "you are the cheese to my macaroni" and "owl be yours". Do you have any favorites?
Download the pdf here and enjoy!

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

41 Orchard

These beautiful wall stickers and decals by 41 Orchard are just perfect to decorate living spaces including nursery or kids room. They are easy to remove and do not damage walls which makes it possible to change the stickers from one wall to another. A quick way to jazz up any room!

DIY: Valentine's Day Card

Annette of Live, Learn, Love made this adorable owl card for her husband for Valentine using some simple heart shapes. An easy and fun project for kids and adults alike to try. There is no template to print, just few simple steps and you have a homemade Valentine's day card ready in minutes. Visit Annette's blog for instructions.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Susan Yuen: Bento

Strawberry and Cream Cheese Owl Bagel 

Cow Sandwich Bento
Pumpkin Twins
Susan Yuen worked as sous chef for Palomino Euro Bistro and later Kincaid’s and with the birth of her first child she started making fun bentos for her home lunches which provided a great creative outlet for her. She has written cookbooks including Hawaii's Bento Box Cookbook: Fun Lunches for Kids and Hawaii's Bento Box Cookbook: 2nd Course. The shown owl and cow bento are some of her adorable bentos I hand-picked to share with you, for more visit her blog.