Friday, May 25, 2012

DIY: How to Make Decorated Owl Cookies

If your are planning an owl-themed birthday party, baby shower or any other special occasion then you must try making these cookies. Marian of Sweetopia has shared step by step instructions with pictures on how to decorate owl cookies on her blog. You can visit her blog to get more information on the materials required and easy to follow directions.

Freebie: Owl Bookmark and Card

This owl bookmark in a card is a very cool idea that I have come across in a long time. This is a printable owl bookmark that you can gift to someone in a card. You can download the card and adorable owl bookmarks in four different colors for free! For instructions and the templates go to gidetvidere blog.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Modcloth: Owl Ready to Go Mugs

I stalk at least once a week for new owl products, and I was excited to see these retro-inspired owl mugs, available in yellow and blue.

Belicta Castelbarco: Long Live Analog!

Pesce e civetta/ fish and owl


 Giglio e tulipano

Gorilla musicale

Narciso e coniglio

Belicta Castelbarco is an illustrator who was born in Brazil, grew up in Italy. She studied in Germany at the Folkwang University in Essen visual communications design, where she graduated in illustration and in typography. The shown amazing illustrations are from her Flora & Fauna/Long Live Analog series. 

Her illustrations "are the product of an inventive, fertile imagination and the simple gift of skillful drawing."

She is now teaching illustration at the Instutite of Design Hamburg and drawing techniques at the Brand Academy University in Hamburg. Visit her website to see more of her work and to buy her prints click here.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Carter's Forest Friends

Carter's Forest Friends bedding collection features colorful and playful woodland animals - owl, bear, fox, raccoon and bear. The natural color palette of greens, browns and blues makes the range suitable to decorate a girl and a boy nursery. The collection offers everything that you and your baby needs including wall decalscanvas wall artlamp and shademusical mobilethrow pillowhamper and blanket.

Penguin & Fish: iPhone Cases


Remember this post? Penguin & Fish fun owl, yak, lion and hedgehog (and more) designs are now available as iPhone cases at

Polkka Jam

I keep seeing these wonderful designs, by Finnish duo Kristiina & Sami from Polkka Jam, on other fellow blogs. Have you heard or came across their products before? Their super cute postcards are made from 100% recycled paper and are available in several designs like owls, birds and more.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Petit Collage

Petit Collage's new wall art created by Lorena Siminovich. All prints are printed on soft maple veneer and the natural grain of the wood makes each one unique.

The prints are available in two different sizes, framed and unframed. You can view more of their lovely pieces here.

Atsuyo Et Akiko

Atsuyo Et Akiko is a New York based label owned by Atsuyo Yang & Akiko Mukae founded in 2007. The brand offers a wide range of stylish and fresh accessories, bags, home decor and clothing for children. Their online collection is a result of a collaboration between number of designers and artists from different art forms that includes Jess Brown and The Walt Disney Company.

I adore the hand silkscreened cushions from Team Christopher series in collaboration with Walt Disney. I really, really want the owl, pooh and piglet. Which is your favorite? 

Emma Hack - Look Closely

I have blogged about Emma's beautiful body illustrations in the past, here. I recently came across some more of her impeccable work that combines human bodies (painted in a way that they blend effortlessly with the background) and the various animals.

Monday, May 21, 2012

River Luna

Little Owl Manu

Little Fawn Masika

Little Owl Mosi

Bunny, Bird and Egg

Marisa Redondo is a California based artist and the owner of an online store River Luna. She makes lovely watercolor paintings that are inspired by nature, space, culture, and her 4 year old son, River.

"Art has always been prominent in my life. I never left home without my sketch book, and as a kid, I may have spent more time drawing my toys than actually playing with them. Painting is a meditative practice for me."

The above shown illustrations are from her latest "Words of Wisdom" animals series. Visit her store for original paintings, prints and cards.

Mugi-Magi: Owl Luggage

Mugi-Magi is a Thailand based brand that offers a wide range of bags includling luggage, suitcase, tote bags, passpost covers and more. Their designs "have been inspired by Everett's bird's migratory journey from Japan, even small birds. Representing the spirit of the brand that will let you go as far as you wish. Right and stylish bags that will show the identity of the user."

The fun and playful owl designs is avaibale in luggage and suitcase. To make a purchase, you can buy it from their website or feel free to contact them through their Contact Us page. Yes, they ship internationally.

Susan Elnora

Susan Elnora is a jewelry artist based in Minneapolis, MN. Her pieces are made with reycled metals and responsibly sourced gems. I am simply in love with the owl ring, available at Artful Home for $175.

Artist says: "When we begin to pay attention, the illusion of separation begins to dissolve. I am drawn to imagery that reflects a connection to spirit, awareness, curiosity, and playfulness. My jewelry, while often stirring unique individual associations, also tends to point to our essential connectedness and a certain shared experience of the world."

Visit her website to find out more information on her upcoming shows and to see more of her amazing pieces like this cicada necklace.