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Handmade Owl Christmas Card

One of the birds that will likely come to mind when you think of Christmas is an owl. Full of wonder, these lovely birds are often what springs to mind when you think of traditional birds of Britain, especially at Christmas.
If your friend, relative or loved one loves owls, and you are looking for some handmade inspiration for their Christmas present this year, then look no further than Decorque.

Lesley, founder of Decorque, is herself a fan of this beautiful bird, and she captures their beauty in the two designs below, perfect to give this Christmas. As well as inspiration for the best Christmas cards to give this year, you’ll also find a list of all the best handmade owl Christmas gifts and other Christmas suggestions for this year. Whether you are looking for a stocking filler or the ultimate gift, find it here.

Handmade Owl at Twilight Card

This delightful print captures an owl nestled on a tree stump in a traditional woodland scene. Perfect for the owl lover in your life, this card is a gift in itself.

The spirit of Christmas rings true with this delightful handmade owl card. Printed on high quality paper, the owl was painted by Lesley herself, and with glass gems and glitter for that extra Christmas sparkle, this card is sure to entrance.

Handmade Owl Christmas Gifts

Alongside a stunning Christmas card, take your owl appreciation one step further! You can find all sorts online, and certainly find the perfect gift no matter what your recipient’s interests are.

A group of 3 handmade owl keyrings

Why not keep the handmade trend going with a vintage owl handmade keyring? You can find this and many similar designs online today.

Featuring an owl illustration, it’s an ideal gift this Christmas. You can never have too many mugs, as this addition will prove! You’ll soon see your present become a firm favourite of the collection this year.

This owl mug is sure to delight at Christmas time.  

A mug featuring an owl design

This owl mug is sure to delight at Christmas time.  

Featuring an owl illustration, it’s an ideal gift this Christmas. You can never have too many mugs, as this addition will prove! You’ll soon see your present become a firm favourite of the collection this year.

an owl shaped hook

This owl hook is both stylish and practical, and a great addition to any home. Featuring a wise owl and brass colouring, it can smarten up any hallway or bedroom.

An owl on a branch

Adopt an owl 

Another idea for a totally original gift is an adoption package. You can adopt an owl from the Owls Trust, which is a gift that keeps on giving as the recipient will receive an adoption pack and will even be able to meet the owl! 

Christmas Owl Wrapping Ideas

This owl print wrapping paper is the perfect way to top off your Christmas present this year. You can find plenty of designs online to compliment the colour scheme of your gift, but here is a good place to start. 

An owl glitter ornament

This owl Christmas decoration is sure to delight and would be suited to any Christmas tree. With a glitter finish and feather effects, add this to any stocking for the perfect Christmas treat. You can include it as a Christmas present topper if you wish, for the ultimate owly gift!

This delightful owl ribbon can adorn your Christmas presents for a final festive flourish. What’s more, the recipient can keep the ribbon and use it again for their own craft project! You can find this own ribbon online by clicking here, or otherwise, you could head to your local craft shop as they will be able to help!

An owl crochet basket

Get organised with this delightful handmade owl basket. Full of character, it’s ideal for any living room or bedroom, and is hand crocheted.

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Make Your Own Owl Decoration

An owl ornament hanging on a Christmas tree

Feeling inspired? Why not make your own handmade owl decoration? Decorque’s tutorial is easy to follow, and can be done by the whole family. 

Use this owl template and use a felt of your choice. 

  • Cut out each piece of felt as directed 
  • Sew pieces onto the main body of felt as appropriate
  • The wings and eyes overlap other sections slightly 
  • Don’t forget a ribbon to hand the owl!
  • Sew on the back body leaving a slight gap to stuff
  • Stuff with padding and sew up remaining edge

Whether you’re looking for the ultimate handmade Christmas decoration, or want to get inspired with some owl ornaments for your Christmas tree, we hope you’ve found some inspiration! Get crafty, think outside the box and find the best handmade owl presents to give this year. The owl lover in your life will thank you for it! 

To discover more about Decorque, or to find out more about our range of handmade gifts and accessories, click here

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