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A Parliament of Owls

A Parliament of Owls

Did you know that a group of owls is called a parliament? I think that’s wonderful. I am also a big fan of a murder of crows. (And while we’re on the topic, did you know that you can find murders of crows, parliaments of owls, and groups of other animals at Smack of Jellyfish?) I recently made the owls to the left for a bird-themed ornament swap. I think they are cute, although my brother has informed me that they are “menacing.” Either way, I think they’ll look nice on someone’s tree. My personal favorite is the one on the right. Some of the others were created with colors I knew my swap partners would appreciate.

Owl Ornament

If you want to try your hand at your own parliament of owls, you can follow this tutorial from moonstitches. I modified the way I made mine just a bit, but the tutorial should get you started. This is a great project to use of some of those scraps you’ve been saving that seemed like they were too small to ever actually use, but you just couldn’t part with them. Oh wait, I’m talking about myself.

If you make some menacing owls of your own, I’d love to see how they turn out!

7 thoughts on “A Parliament of Owls

  1. Not menacing at all! They are super cute!

  2. That is so cool! I knew about “a murder of crows” but I have never heard a “parliament of owls” before.

  3. omg these are just so cute!

    i must check out your shop!

  4. Those owls are cute!

    I tried to send you an email to thank you for your comment on my blog, but it wouldn’t go through…

  5. These are really cute and are going right to the top of my Xmas holiday crafting projects!

  6. I abosolutely love these owls. I will be trying them soon. Thanks for the idea!

  7. Those Owls are amazing and definately menacing. How do I get my own parliament??

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