Washi Tape Owl | Spring Fling

This Washi Tape Owl is my contribution to the Spring Fling being hosted by A Little Claireification!  {If you haven’t checked out Claire’s blog, go now.  It is adorable!  I will wait for you.}  Remember when I reviewed those “Smooch” letter for Valentine’s Day from Artsy Chaos?  {If not, click here to see the post.}  I told you I would be back with that cute owl!  And since you can add washi tape to just about anything, I figured why not?  The Washi Tape Owl is the perfect little addition to my spring decor!

Washi Tape Owl via createcraftlove.com #washitape #owl #spring

Wanna make your own Washi Tape Owl?

Here’s what you need:

Wooden Owl {$5 from Artsy Chaos – click here}

Paint/paintbrush

Mod Podge

Washi Tape

Cutting mat/Exacto knife

Hot glue gun

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washiowl copy

  1. I started by painting my owl oyster white.  The eyes are turquoise and the beak is coral.  Allow paint to dry completely before adding the washi tape.
  2. Once the paint dries, carefully apply the washi tape.
  3. Flip the owl over onto his washi tape side on your cutting mat.  Trim the excess washi tape with your Exacto knife.
  4. Next, apply a thin layer of Mod Podge to the washi tape side to seal it.  Allow Mod Podge to dry.
  5. Using your hot glue gun, apply the owl’s eyes to finish it off!  {not pictured}

Washi Tape Owl via createcraftlove.com #washitape #owl #spring

Isn’t this little Washi Tape Owl adorable?

Washi Tape Owl via createcraftlove.com #washitape #owl #spring

She would make the perfect addition to your spring decor or even a little girl’s room!

Big thanks to Claire from A Little Claireification for inviting me to participate in the Spring Fling!  Make sure you stop by That’s What Che Said tomorrow for another amazing spring project!

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 Happy spring, friends!

Jill

About Jill @ Create.Craft.Love.

Jill Fritz is a full time outside the home working mommy turned craft blogger. She offers craft/DIY tutorials for Pinterest addicts, craft junkies, DIY fanatics and busy mamas. Jill started Create.Craft.Love. as place to showcase her craftiness and to encourage others to do the same. Create.Craft.Love is a place where passion and creativity collide!
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Comments

  1. Pinned it! I love owls and have them throughout our home. I would love to make a boy owl for my son’s room. Also thanks for introducing me to A Little Clairefication. I’m her newest follower!

  2. That’s very cute. where do you get such colorful washi tape. All I can find at our Micheals are animal prints!

    • Jill @ Create.Craft.Love. says:

      That washi tape is from Pick Your Plum. They have deals occasionally but you have to watch for them because they sell out FAST! Thanks for stopping by, Vidya!

  3. I love this little guy and what a great way to use up all that washi tape I can’t resist!

  4. Jill this is PRECIOUS! So cute! I am a huge owl fan + washi tape addict…love this project so much! Thanks for sharing :)

  5. Seriously!! How cute is this??? Thanks for sharing!! Pinning!!

  6. This owl is ADORABLE. I love all of your projects and the great photography with which you show them. Nice job, as always!

    Missy Inspired
    http://missyinspired.blogspot.com

  7. Gahhh…This is so stinkin adorable!! I bought that same washi tape from Pick Your Plum. Can’t wait to give this a try!! I think it would look awesome in my little girl’s room just like you mentioned. :)

    • Jill @ Create.Craft.Love. says:

      Thanks Rachel! I was inspired by a friend who was working on her little girl’s room!

  8. That owl is so darling!! I just did a little project with that same washi tape today…it is so darn cute!!

  9. How cute is that? I love the bow accent too!

  10. Super cute! I love owls and washi tap — SCORE!!! xo

  11. Hooo-Hoo—- Howwww CUTE!

  12. She’s darling, Jill! I love her little bow.
    I’m visiting you today at Ginger Snap Crafts Linky. I hope you can visit my blog and leave a comment, too!
    ~ Megin of VMG206
    http://www.vmg206.blogspot.com

  13. The owl is tooooo adorable!!! I absolutely love it!! Now I have to make one. Love the colors you chose too!! Did I say I loved it already? Love it!!

  14. This is sooo stinkin cute! I love all these fun things you can do with washi tape! I would love to have you share this at my party!
    http://www.pincushioncreations.com/2013/03/homemade-by-you-43.html

  15. I love your little owl! I ordered some washi tape the other day, and I can’t wait to try it out!

  16. This turned out darling! Thanks for sharing your tutorial!

  17. Stephanie says:

    This is too cute! I love that she is ready for spring! A super fun way to play with washi tape. (And I didn’t know there was Paper Mod Podge! Definitely getting me some!) I’m having a link party on my blog and I’d love for you to join!
    http://www.simplydreamandcreate.com

  18. Aw, so cute! Perfect for Spring :)

  19. stinkin ADORABLE, Jill!!!

  20. Owls and washi tape…PERFECT!!! We’d love for you to share this at our party! http://www.housewivesofriverton.com/2013/03/riverton-housewives-round-up-57.html

  21. This owl is adorable, and I am kicking myself for not snapping up the Washi Tape on Pick Your Plum a couple weeks ago! So many fun things to do with it. Now I have to find some somewhere else so I can make this, because my daughter will love it! Great job!

    Visiting from the Overflowing With Creativity link party at It’s Overflowing.

    • Jill @ Create.Craft.Love. says:

      Yeah – when PYP has washi tape, you have to act fast!! We are having a giveaway next week that may or may not include washi tape – be sure to stop by! ;)

  22. aww this owl is so so cute! Would love to see you link up to Handmade Tuesdays @ Ladybug Blessings. http://www.ladybug-blessings.com

  23. That’s too cute Jill! So colorful! I will be stocking up on Washi tape next time I find a good deal!

  24. Awww what a charming little guy! Love him!

  25. Such a cute project idea. I love all the types of washi tape that you used. :)

  26. I love this owl so much!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Navy Wifey Peters @ Submarine Sunday
    http://www.usscrafty.blogspot.com/2013/03/submarine-sunday-24.html

  27. That’s darling! Love it!

  28. This is so cute! However the link to get the wooden owl isn’t working! I would really like to do this!

  29. Love love love this owl! I have a slight obsession with owls and who does not love washi tape?

  30. Precious! Featuring this tonight!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Stacey of Embracing Change

  31. Oh my…that is so cute! I’ve gotten on the Washi tape bandwagon, but I haven’t used it much and then I also get stingy and don’t want to share. But I would share this!

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