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55 Wildly Fun Owl Craft Ideas

Loraine loves arts and crafts and used to volunteer at an elementary art class. She loves sharing fun and easy craft tutorials.


What Owl Projects Can I Do?

Artists and crafters portray owls in fascinating ways, and I particularly enjoy seeing the variety of styles and colors used. My search helped me curate over 50 lovely owl-themed projects. I hope this list of ideas inspires you to try a few of these out! Find the wise owls shown above here.


1. Sweater Owl Ornament

Do you have a sweater (or sweaters) you're loathe to throw away but don't plan on wearing again? Try upcycling them into sweater owl ornaments to decorate your tree, gift someone else, or use as party favors.


2. Paper Mache Owl

This is a project I want to make. You'll be working with paper mache as you follow the directions at Borei Designs. The end results will be great décor pieces.


3. Hoot Shoes

These owl-themed shoes really are a hoot. I love them! Decorating the shoes with fabric is such a cute method, and you can find the steps at The Art of Homemaking.


4. Paper Plate Owl

It's nice when you can find paper plate crafts to do with little kids. It's an inexpensive craft to make, and the kids will love working with them. Our Potluck Family has the instructions you can use to make your own!


5. Who's There Owl Wreath

This is one of the cutest fall wreaths I've seen. I like the humor and the use of feathers. To make a wreath like this one, go to About Family Crafts for the tutorial.


6. Owl Pillows

These colorful owl-shaped pillows would make a great addition to a bedroom or family room.


7. Cupcake Paper Owls

Owls made with cupcake liners are so inexpensive to make and would make cute place cards for a baby or bridal shower! Kids will love making these too.


8. Felt Owls

Make these cute felt owls as ornaments or pendants!


9. Owl Measuring Tape

You'd never know a tape measure was hidden in this little owl. This would be a great gift for a crafter or decorator. Find the steps at tiny apartment crafts.



10. Appliqued Kitchen Towels

Appliqued owls on kitchen towels would be a beautiful gift for any kitchen.


11. No-Sew Burlap Owl

Make this cute owl using burlap and buttons over at KIDS CRAFT ROOM.


12. Pom-Pom Owl

FIKS*D shares how to make pom-poms and the simple directions to put this owl together.

13. DIY Owl Decoration


14. Hootie Owl

Hootie is a lot of fun to create. You start with an empty bar soap box and use cotton balls and tissue paper to make this cute little owl. Kids & Glitter shares the project that kids will love making.


15. Candy Wrappers

Give candy bar gifts wrapped in these cute little covers!


16. Hand Warmer Owls

A sure way to warm your hands on a cold winter day is to tuck them into pockets that have cute hand warmer owls inside.


17. Owl Oven Mitt

This owl oven mitt looks cute on its own but would look great in your kitchen.


18. Owl Pendant

I love the looks of this sweet owl pendant.


19. Pinecone Owl

Lia Griffith came up with this lovely project to do with the kids. I'm sure they'll love making the owl and displaying it!


20. Owl Ornament

It's hard to believe that something that looks so intricate could be as simple to make as this is. Find the directions at that artist woman.


21. Paper Cup Owl

Parents shares this nice craft project that could make a nice pencil or pen holder for a teacher. The paper cup owl is the #8 project in the slideshow.


22. Owl Babies

Aren't these little ones just too cute for words? See the steps at I heart crafty things.


23. Acorn Owls

If you're lucky enough to find acorns around your neighborhood, you'll have lots of fun making owls out of them. Use a twig for the branch and googly eyes for a fun touch!


24. Crocheted Phone Cozy

Crochet this phone cozy for yourself or for a gift to someone else.


25. Owl Button Art

You'll need a lot of buttons to make this cute owl art!


26. Cupcake Liner Owls

I think this would be sure a cute classroom project. Have each of the kids make three owls to decorate a tree branch. You could even use holiday-themed liners for these little liner owls for a festive touch!


27. Natural Owl

If you like to decorate with an owl theme, this pinecone owl will be an excellent addition to your décor.



28. Scrappy Owl Bags

An outstanding owl bag with step-by-step instructions! Make sure to click on the photos for instructions.


29. Fluffy Knitted Owl

This knitted owl uses a new fuzzy type of yarn, which yields a fluffy and cute finished result.


30. Woven Wall Art

Cute, cute, cute. I love these small woven owls.


31. Candy-Toting Owl

This owl treat bag is a really nice way to gift classmates with a candy snack.


32. Owl Garland

Moonstitches shares how to make this adorable owl garland, patterns and all!


33. Sock Owl

A little owl made from a sock can be one of a kind if you use the stray socks that show up in the dryer.


34. Wise Guys

Print these little owls and then just cut and glue to put them together. I can't think of an easier project that is as cute as this one.


35. Whoo Am I ?

This would be a great project to help kids introduce themselves at the start of the school year.


36. Colorful Patterned Owls

These little owls are so bright and cute that the kids will enjoy making their own. You'll find the instructions at I heart crafty things.


37. Bottle Cap Owl

Change the colors of this bottle cap owl to fit in your color scheme and enjoy looking at the results.


38. Hoot Hoot

This sweet little owl is made using a plastic bottle!


39. Owl by Candice

Make this owl with felt and put it on a pillow or use it to make a wall hanging. Feel free to change the pattern sizes to fit your needs.


40. Fuzzy Owls

Learn how to make pom-poms using two colors to create these outstanding owls!


41. Owl Heating Pad

Find out how to make this useful owl heating pad at MODERN Mrs. Darcy.


42. Owl Costume

Turn your little one into a darling owl! This could be a great costume for a class project or for a dress-up night.


43. Heat-up Snuggly Owls

Plush fabric makes these heat-up owls especially snuggly.


44. Owl Stuffies

Don't these little owl stuffies just make you want to laugh out loud? A great way to use fabric scraps.


45. Yarn Painting

Happy Hooligans shares how to do this easy craft for kids. You only need a few supplies, so you can easily put it together for them!


46. Lucy Longlegs

Make this owl doll for a little girl and it'll be her friend for life.


47. Owl Mobile

A colorful owl mobile is a perfect addition to any nursery room. This would be a nice baby shower gift.


48. Crocodile Stitch Owl Bag

I think this crocodile stitch owl bag would be a perfect teacher appreciation gift. Add a "Thanks for giving a hoot" gift tag to pull it all together.


49. Little White Owl

Fit this craft in with the reading of the Little White Owl storybook. The kids will love making this owl.

50. Pop Art Owl


51. Hooty Owls

The only difference that I can see between this owl and the one shown earlier is that the wings are made with brown paper, but the difference is so stark that I'm including this project. These owls can be made over at AMELIE'S HOUSE.


52. Crochet Applique Owl Coasters

Make beautiful crochet and applique owl coasters to protect your table surfaces.


53. Valentine Treat Bags

I really like this lovely treat bag project. I can imagine making them and decorating them with red hearts and embellishments to make them fit for Valentine's Day.


54. Owl Sewing Buddy

Every sewing room could use a little owl sewing buddy to keep track of important supplies. Of course this little buddy has other uses also.


55. Owl Sleeping Mask

When you've spent a busy day at work it's nice to slip on an owl sleeping mask to help you fall asleep at night.

© 2012 Loraine Brummer

This Wise Old Owl Asks: - "Who's Gonna Leave a Comment?"

angelachao lm on March 03, 2014:

These are all so lovely!

KyraB on February 16, 2014:

What adorable owl crafts!

Renee Dixon from Kentucky on January 09, 2014:

loved this so many great crafts id love to make! im being rushed to leave by my fiancé haha but will definitely stop back by so i can finish looking, i love owls, they are my favorite!

123kiss on December 29, 2013:

Can you make felt handbag owls and show me how to do it because the instructions r very hard

The_Storyteller on November 20, 2013:

These owls are adorable! I have always been a sucker for owls, and I could handle a few of these around my room! Thanks for the great idea and fun lens. =)

emily-crafty-12 on August 14, 2013:

I love this adorable page! Thanks for all the Great Ideas!

desilegend on May 21, 2013:

Owls are so cute. Boys or girl, they love them. Great selection of links. Coming back for more!

Ibidii on March 12, 2013:

Loraine - besides butterfly's I am getting an affinity to Owls. My son loves the owls and he is 29 now. I still make him Owls1 This gives me 20 more to make! Love it! Thank's!

Rosanna Grace on February 27, 2013:

So gorgeous! I love owls and yours are wonderful.

Toy-Tester on February 10, 2013:

I will definitely pin this one for my mom... thanks for the great lens and resources

Aibrean82 on February 09, 2013:

These are adorable!

AnimalHouse on February 06, 2013:

Great owl designs!

Maria Burgess from Las Vegas, Nevada on January 28, 2013:

These are all very cute! I love owls and they can be very smart projects! Thanks for sharing! =)

Art Inspired on January 07, 2013:

Thanks for putting together a wonderful lens on owl crafts. I enjoyed seeing all the different crafts. Make it a creative day!

Monica Lobenstein from Western Wisconsin on December 08, 2012:

so many cute ideas! I think my favorites have to be the pom pom and acorn owls but I see several in my future.

Two Crafty Paws on November 29, 2012:

These are all adorable - found quite a few ideas I might put in action. Lots of great ideas for kids too.

ryokomayuka from USA on November 22, 2012:

They are so cute.

Kay on November 22, 2012:

Wow, what a collection here! I love how popular and cute owl crafts are now. I think they are absolutely adorable. Happy Thanksgiving and blessed!

Cindy from Pittsburgh Pa on November 17, 2012:

I love the fluffy knitted owl the best! Super cute owls and craft projects:) xoxo

kopox on October 30, 2012:

cute crafts :D

Essentially Ind on October 30, 2012:

Awesome awesome awesome collection. So nice tips................:)

June Campbell from North Vancouver, BC, Canada on October 23, 2012:

What a wonderful collection of owl crafts. I am a big fan of owls.

anonymous on September 14, 2012:

Lots of cute ideas, Thanks

PhotographicStu on August 01, 2012:

This is so sweet and a lovely lens 10/10 very very nice!

ResearchAddict on July 21, 2012:

Very cute craft projects! Nice lens.

Itaya Lightbourne from Topeka, KS on June 29, 2012:

Oh I love them all! I made owl dolls for awhile and even sold a few. Now I have more fun owl projects to save and make for my little grandson! Angel Blessings. :)

Peggy Hazelwood from Desert Southwest, U.S.A. on June 29, 2012:

I love the owl kitchen towels. So cute! I may have to whip up one for my daughter's birthday. She loves owls!

Ninche on June 11, 2012:

Love, love, love owl + crafts= perfect match!

Ninche on June 11, 2012:

Love, love, love owl + crafts= perfect match!

anonymous on June 10, 2012:

Very nice. I'll use some of that in my classroom.

JoshK47 on June 07, 2012:

So much cuteness here! Thanks for sharing - blessed by this SquidAngel!

C A Chancellor from US/TN on May 21, 2012:

Oh wow -- these are so cute! I just love them. I think maybe I did some owl crafts as a child... seeing these photos definitely stirred a memory for me.

CraftsIdeas on May 16, 2012:

Very interesting collection of owl crafts!! I like this!!!

themeanviolets on April 04, 2012:

Cute Cute Cute! It doesn't get any cuter than this. I love owls always have. And cuckoo clocks! Great lens!

bikerministry on March 27, 2012:

How cute are these owls. Some really great ideas, thank you for your creative ideas. Blessings.

ChrisShaefer on March 20, 2012:

Your stuff is awesome!

Brandi from Maryland on March 18, 2012:

I love all of these owl crafts...I want to make every single one! :) Great craft projects to do with (or for) kids!

wheresthekarma on March 05, 2012:

I love every single one of these little crafty owls!! Thank you for this lens. Im pinning this into my crafts I want to try!

julieannbrady on February 24, 2012:

Well, you have got me excited ... for something wise and old and involving owls. Delightful crafts which are oh so crafty and wise.

chromegrrrl on February 22, 2012:

Super cute! These projects are so inspiring.

netflash on February 15, 2012:

So cute what a great lens thanks so much for posting

VTsquared on February 14, 2012:

These are great. What a fun lens!

WriterJanis2 on February 09, 2012:

So many cute choices. Love the measuring tape owl.

ludyshubs on February 07, 2012:

I love owls and love your lens. So many ways to create cute little owls.

Close2Art LM on February 06, 2012:

Very creative and fun!!!

anonymous on February 05, 2012:

i like the Owl Measuring Tape

papermotor on February 05, 2012:

Very cute owls. I like those. Thanks for this lens! Blessed

SecondHandJoe LM on February 04, 2012:

Wow! I never knew you could make an owl out of so many different things! Definitely some great crafts in here to do with kids! Like the knitted owls- very cute! Thanks for sharing! :-D

Sara Duggan from California on February 03, 2012:

Lovely collection of Owl crafts. I have a soft spot in my heart for these creatures. Blessed.