Our Owl Flew away!

Do you remember the owl  from THIS project? Well, one day not too long ago, he went missing! My oldest was worried when she noticed, and asked me where the owl was. I told her he must have flown away (under the paint brush!). She said, "Hmm... we'll have to solve this mystery!" I sure do love her little mind! Well, the truth is, every since he was painted, I didn't like him. And everyday I had to look at him it got worse. For starters, he turned out way too bright for what I was going for. Then his ears started to look too pointy, and his wings were just all too wrong. Not to mention, he was just too big , and he didn't match the size of the whole in the tree. So, I decided to say goodbye to Hootie. Then I started looking for an owl more along the lines I was thinking in my head. I came across an old shirt of my daughters when I was cleaning out clothes, and found the perfect owl to refer to. The only thing is that is was a girl owl, and I had to change it a little to make it look more like a boy owl. It was alot smaller, which I wanted, more bubbly (if that's a word) and just more animated looking. I also wanted the colors to be completey different. If I could come up with one word to describe it, it would have to be that it is just more "Cutesy". So, this is what we came up with. I also painted a few more similar owls for some artwork on the gallery wall in baby's room. Pictures to come of those later. Anyways, please welcome our new baby owl, who is here to stay!
His wings really aren't shiny. The paint is still a little wet in this pucture, so they look shiny.


  1. Super cute! I love him! Did you do the saying in vinyl on your wall, or did you paint it? I want to do a different saying up above the crib, but I don't know which way I should go yet... anyways, we DO need a play date soon! I have a bunch of ideas to bounce off you lol :D

  2. I do like him much better! Very good!

  3. Just looked at the other Owl and I think I'm gonna have nightmares.