Friday, June 8, 2012

Collection: People and Owl

Gunther Stephan - William Degouve de Nuncques, Child with Owl, 1892

Francoise Gilot (French, b.1921) Little Girl with Owl 1960

Happy Friday, everyone! There are so many wonderful artworks where artists have illustrated people and depicted owls as their friends. I thought it would be fun to make a post with images that describe just that. I hope you enjoy them. 

Have a great weekend. See you all on Monday!

DIY: Owl Stuffies

This is an amazing tutorial which shows you how to make your own owl stuffie with easy to follow step by step instructions. The tutorial comes with a pattern which you can download for free! For the entire instructions and to know all the materials needed for the project click here.

Freebie: Printable Treat Bags

Make your own adorable owl treat bags from this free printable. The bags are perfect for all kinds of occasions from baby shower to birthday party. Simply print, cut out and assemble! For the template go here.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Animal Origami Brooch

The Little Dröm is a lovely shop that's filled with quirky paper goods, knick-knacks, accessries and toys. My favorite are the animal origami brooches, available in several designs including -owl, pig, rabbit, squirrel and more.

Wee Gallery: Nesting Dolls

I have always loved nesting dolls, so I was excited to discover these new nesting dolls by Wee Gallery. The set consists of three nesting dolls - the lion, the cat and the owl, and are made in Russia. You can pre-order the dolls at a special price of $28 from their website for a limited time.

Jane Ormes

 Jane Ormes is a silk screen printer who was born in Bromley now lives and works in Bristol. She graduated with a degree in Surface Pattern Design the training of which is clearly visible in her work. The use of bold colors, patterns and textures are integral to her work. Some of her whimsical and limited edition prints are available in her etsy shop.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Crowded Teeth T-shirts

Owl, snail, llama or panda, which one will you pick?
{available here and here}

Woodland Creatures Baby Shower

Another wonderful woodland creature theme baby shower with several lovely ideas and hand made decorations. Club Antietam is a freelance photographer who covered this event and many beautiful details of the party. The little hand sewn bags for cookie party favor with die cut tags and terrariums are my personal favorite. Ah, look at the cake. It's the cutest log cake ever featuring marzipan owls, skunks, mushrooms, pine cones and bunny. More more information and to see more pictures go here.

Big Eye Owl Mugs

Coconut Studio Pottery is an online store owned by Pogtana Aun who learned ceramic from faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. She makes unique pottery from her studio located in her family's coconut farm. Her 'big eye owl' ceramic mug is the cutest! A ridiculously amazing mug for your morning tea that is available in yellow and brown. To see more of her cool work visit her store.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

'Owls on a typewriter' Paper Cut

'Owls on a typewriter' paper cut by Noko of Evil Little Fingers.

Evan Harris: Ace Hotel Mural

Delightful wall mural at Ace Hotel by Evan B. Harris an extremely talented Portland artist.

Owlsome Deal - Ceramic Owl Lantern 25% Off

Regular price: $45
Owlsome deal price: $34

Laura is the ceramist and the owner of an online store Mod Clay. She hand crafts quirky and unique ceramic pieces using vintage molds, and hand paints them to bring out beautiful detail. There are wide range of fun products in her store like animal figurines, coin banks, lanterns, kitchen decor and mush, much, more. Laura has generously offered her 6 ceramic owl lanterns for the Owlsome Deal to My Owl Barn readers at 25% Off! The lanterns are available in limited quantity and colors. So, if there is one you like then grab it before it's gone! You can see all the colors here, to get the lantern at the special price click the 'Add to Cart' button below! 

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This deal is only available till 06/10/2012 5:15AM MST 
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Vintage Ceramic Lantern is available in - white, pink, turquoise, pink and yellow, pumpkin orange, orange, green and brown and kiwi green.

The owl Hand crafted from a 60's vintage mold, each ceramic owl is fired, hand painted and fired once more to a glass finish. Made up of two pieces, the bottom piece twists off to place an LED votive candle inside, included. Perfect gift for all ages. 

Measures: 3.75"D x 6.25"H x 4.5" W 

Note: Owl lantern is to be used with an LED votive candle only.

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Monday, June 4, 2012

Sofie Børsting: Sørme ja

Sofie Børsting is a Danish freelance illustrator and designer who presently lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark. She studied in The Danish Design School in Copenhagen where she graduated in 2003 and after that worked with wide range of clients in fashion and design industry. She has an online line store Sørme ja that offers beautiful prints, posters, books and cards, inspired by owls, birds and nature. I love the geometric owl in the first image!

Burberry Autumn/Winter 2012 Bags

Burberry Autumn/Winter 2012 collection featuring whimsical animal buckles in gold adorning the clutches and shoulder bags, available in beautiful colors.


Pastel Hues

{From the top clockwise: Owl Stud Earrings - Dorothy Perkins, Owl Print Shirt - ASOS,  Owl Times' Sake Belt - ModCloth, Owl Be Seeing You Scarf - ModCloth, Owl Sandals - Gravity Pope, Print Cape Front Blouse - A/Wear}