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Owl babies

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I have been crafting owls as birthday party invites for my little girl who turns one in a few months. As we have lots on over the coming weeks, I thought I would get ahead of myself and start making a few bits and pieces ready to use nearer the time. I used just a few bits of card and patterned paper.

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I made hand drawn templates on thick card and checked if everything looked ok when put together.

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I drew around the body template twice, whilst overlapping the two shapes a little. I then folded the two body parts over one another to make a card.

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I used patterned  and plain paper for all the other parts to create the patchwork effect I was after.

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I love the way each little owl is different and just look how you can create their owly characters by changing the eyes slightly.

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And whilst talking about owls… have you come across the book “Owl babies” by Martin Waddell ? One of my all time favourite children’s books. Tugs the heart strings every time and the illustrations are just gorgeous!

Cover of "Owl Babies"

Cover of Owl Babies

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