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Sep 24, 2012

How To Make a Kid-Friendly Fall Owl Centerpiece

I found this cute owl craft in October's issue of Disney's Family Fun magazine and thought I'd share how our version of it turned out.

I can't find a link to the craft so I've listed all the instructions per the magazine.
To assemble one owl, trim an inch from one end of a bathroom tissue tube, fold in the top, and secure it with tape.

Cut a cupcake liner into quarters, then trim away the flat sections, leaving just the ruffles.

Use tacky glue to secure overlapping ruffled pieces to the tube.
 
Cut eyes and a beak from card stock.

Add pupils and dots with marker.

Glue the eyes and beak to the tube. For ruffled wings, cut sections from a liner and glue them to the back of the tube.  For smooth wings, attach a curved half-circle of card stock instead. 

Perch on "tree limbs" (branch) in a jar to use as a centerpiece.

3 comments:

Miranda said...

Super cute, just read that in the new magazine too and thought we need to make these! Cheap easy and fun!

kaylee@life chasers said...

No way! I've been saving my tp rolls for this exact thing! So cute.

~d {dawns disaster} said...

Those are WAY cute! I think I need to try those...


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