Friday, October 5, 2012

Collection: Owl Doormat


The holidays are just around the corner, so I decided to feature all the wonderful owl doormats in the post that'll spruce up your front door. Do you see anything that you like?

Thank you for being a part of My Owl Barn and sending your love through emails. They mean the world to me! Take care and have a great weekend. I'll see you back on Monday.


DIY: Halloween Artwork

You can make this Halloween themed owl artwork at fraction of the cost compared to something you purchase from a craft  store. 

Things that you'll need for the project:
Owl silhouette
Wooden board
Spray adhesive
Black spray paint
Acrylic paints
1" paint brush
Gold acrylic paint

The entire project was accomplished under $4! I know, that's amazing! For more details and the entire tutorial click here.

{Thanks, Michelle}

Halloween Printable Owl Masks

These Halloween masks are perfect to wear with your owl themed costume. There is barred owl and barn owl to choose from. All you'll need to do is download the one you want, print and add some string. Click here to download them for free!

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Halloween Download Spooky Owl Shade

Transform the lamp you already have to make it a part of your Halloween decor. This owl black and white silhouette can be downloaded from Wee Gallery blog. Print it, cut it out and stick it to the inside of your lamp shade. The best part is, Mr Owl will appear when the light is on and disappear on off. Cool! Download the image from here

Halloween Vintage Treat Cards

Sandy of Altered Artifacts is a mixed media artist who loves to create wonderful art with her vintage finds and old paper. She shared these printable cards which can be used to decorate the Halloween candy, go to her blog to download them for free!

Wallpaper Republic

This elegant Owls wallpaper is designed by Laurie Forehand and is available at Wallpaper Republic in two different designs - Owls and Twigs, and Owls Plethora. It's perfect for a bedroom, living room or even a nursery.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Halloween Bunting Crochet Pattern

Halloween is 28 days away and there is still plenty of time to begin crafting something in the spirit of the holiday, like these adorable Halloween buntings. Create these flags using the crochet patterns in 7 designs including owl, devil, ghost, cat, pumpkin, candy corn and frankenstein, all available here.

Ruth Green

I have blogged about Ruth Green previously, here. I adore her style and was thrilled to see her new designs that are inspired from the flora and fauna of the British countryside and by mid century design. The 'Enchanted Garden' card range contains several designs and some of them are shown above. To view more of her products go here.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Martha Stewart Halloween Countdown Calendar

It completely skipped my mind to post about this spook-tacular Martha Stewart Halloween countdown calendar yesterday, the first day of October. But I figured it's never too late to post about something this cool! Right? 

Wee Society: DIY Halloween Costumes

The amazing people at Wee Society have recently shared the most easy and inexpensive Halloween DIY costume ideas on their blog that you'll just love! All you need is some brown paper bags and few basic supplies that probably you already have.  

You can download easy to follow how-to's PDFs for an owl, a fox, lion, and gorilla. The PDFs also include templates that come with instructions to trace and cut out pieces for the costume. Go here for the free downloads and complete tutorials.

Creme Anglaise

Creme Anglaise is a brand based in Toulouse, France founded by Emilie who is the designer of all the lovely things that you see on their website. "Bowtie" is a dreamy and whimsical collection of pillows perfect to decorate children's room. There are owl, bear and lion to choose from. They offer international shipping.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Giveaway: Rubber Stamps

Happy October, everyone! It's that time of the year when we start getting ready for Halloween and make holiday preparations. Today's giveaway by Sara Vukson of 100 Proof Press will help you get in the holiday spirit and ready for fall action. She has generously offered a set of 5 gorgeous owl rubber stamps to one lucky winner of My Owl Barn. These high quality wood mounted rubber stamps are perfect for scrapbooking, card, tags or whatever you dream up.

To enter the giveaway:

1. You must be a follower of My Owl Barn (click here to follow My Owl Barn). Leave a comment letting me know that you are a follower.

I'll announce the winner sometime on October 7th!

Update: Cassie Perry is our winner. Congrats!