Friday, April 12, 2013

I Wish to Own

Une chouette coquette by Choux Scratchy

Owl head - via, and Owl and Bird by Matayo - via

Owl Canisters by Stacie Van Arsdale Stone of 'Little Teeth Marks'

Scoops Design: Owl Mirror, Cushion and More




Scoops Design is an Australian brand founded by Sophie Cooper a graphic designer and art director.  Scoops Design offer a huge range of bright, colorful products like hand made t-shirts, limited edition brooches, greetings cards, shatterproof mirrors, cushions and more. Her unique illustrative style was influenced by the characters she has drawn and developed since early childhood. To buy or view more of her products go to her online store, also here.

DIY: Owl Invitation

If you are planning an owl themed party then you are going to love this tutorial by communiDIY a blog with tons of inspirational do-it-yourself projects. The tutorial comes with step by step instructions with images for easy understanding. Once you have the template ready (which can be purchased or created similar to this one) you can make as many invitations as you want. The invitation can be customized, simply change the colors or the shape of the owl to match your party theme.

For the materials and the entire tutorial go here.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Ipanema Owl Flip Flops

Goodbye boots, hello flip flops! I feel I am ready to pack my winter shoes and take out sandals, and add these adorable owl flip flops by Ipanema to it. Aren't they so cute? These vibrant and fun flip flops will be great for a beach weekend.

Ipanema ship internationally, see more details here.

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The White Deer

Beautiful prints from the Wildlife series by Peony Yip also known as 'The White Deer'. These prints can be purchased from Society6, for updates on the artist's new work follow her on Facebook.

White Fox in Black Box: Fabric Dolls

Alis of 'White Fox in Black Box' hand makes these adorable dolls using found and upcycled  fabrics. I love everything about this doll - the fabrics, the pom poms, the sleeping baby owl and the sling!

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Collection: Owl Doormats

Owl doormat by Gifted PenguinHoo Hoo doormat
Kirkland's owl doormat, Retreat owl doormat from here

Six owls coir doormat, Jalebi owl doormat, India Circus
Whooooo Goes There? Owl Door Mat from hereOwl on branch

Donna Wilson: Creative Creatures

I am a fan of Donna Wilson's work but somehow I missed her book Creative Creatures. It's a fantastic crafts book filled to the brim with inspirational ideas and creations with step-by-step clear instructions. The 'Owl Kite' is one of the many fun projects from the book shared at Red Ted Art. There are unique characters like banana bunting, a sausage-dog draft excluder, a sock monster ranging from easy to challenging that you can make on your own. Take a peek at the book here

Ikea Spring/Summer 2013 Collection

Ikea GULĂ–RT Rug

New Spring/Summer collection at Ikea is all about vibrant colors and beautiful patterns. What caught my attention was the two owls print on lamp shade, cushion cover and beautiful rug on a fuchsia background. I am in love with the lamp, perfect for any corner in your room.

(lamp image from here)

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Seventh Tree Soaps: Owl Soap

Whoo doesn't like cute soaps? Amy Ta of 'Seventh Tree Soaps' hand makes these gorgeous owl soaps. The soaps are vegan (yay!) and available in a wide range of delicious scents like rose, patchouli, coconut, green apple, lavender, lemongrass, coffee, chai and more. I am enamored with the beautiful packaging. It'll make a great mother's day gift or to pamper yourself.

Vintage Hand-Painted Owl Jacket

I am in love with this jacket! The illustration of an owl smoking pipe in bright colors is hand painted by artist Fanny Bostrom on the back of the jacket. There are other lovely details on the front, sleeves and collar. See more pictures at Free

Freebie: Owl Thank You Card

Download this adorable owl thank you card by 'Love Sugar' for free! Just download it, print it and write a note expressing your gratitude to someone who made a difference in your life. It's a perfect card to send out a thank you note for any occasion year round.

Monday, April 8, 2013

Emma Hall

Emma Hall is a needle felting artist from Ireland who hand crafts incredible textile animal sculptures. She graduated from the University of Ulster with a degree in graphic design and after working as a graphic designer for over 10 years she moved on to working as an artist creating 3 dimensional soft sculptures. She  uses tweeds, lace, fleece, yarns, threads, wire, wax and mixed media in creating these creatures.

Her work has been exhibited throughout the UK and Ireland, she will be doing her first solo exhibition soon in Autumn. For updates on the show and to know about her new products follow her on Facebook.