Earth Day Craft: Upcycled Bud Vase

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Today’s guest post is from one of my good friends, Dinah from DIY Inspired & Inheriting Our Planet. I am always amazed at how Dinah can take an object and upcycle it into something pretty darn awesome. I was thrilled when she said yes to guest posting and doing an Earth Day craft. Thanks so much Dinah! I am so excited to share a fun and simple upcycled craft for Earth Day today here at A Spectacled Owl! I am {Read More}

45 Amazing Owl Crafts, Recipes, Tutorials and MORE!

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If you’re like me & love owls, you’ll want to check out these 45 Amazing Owl Crafts, Recipes, Tutorials and MORE!

Santa’s Milk Bottle – Easy Christmas Craft

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Christmas is such a fun and magical time of year. I love being able to decorate and make fun things but because there is always so much going on, I really love easy DIY & craft projects. I came up with this “Santa’s Milk Bottle” that you can make very quickly and even have your kids help! Here’s what supplies you’ll need: Glass Starbucks Frappucino Bottle (you could also use a mason jar) Red Spray Paint Black & Yellow Felt {Read More}

“Owl Always Love You” Owl Printables

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I know it’s going to come as no surprise to anyone that reads my blog that I love owls. I love the kitschy or cutesy owls most of all. I wanted to share with you these awesome “Owl Always Love You” owl printables! I think these would look amazing in a nursery or child’s room. But really, they are so adorable, they’d look great anywhere! Click on each one to download the 8×10 pdf. Have fun!

Simple Halloween Wreath – Sharing is Caring Halloween Blog Hop

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This post is part of the Sharing is Caring Halloween Blog Hop hosted by Life With Lovebugs, Pam’s Party & Practical Tips, and A Spectacled Owl! Read on to see how I made a Halloween wreath, then scroll down to find a link up of other bloggers that have write Halloween themed posts! A few months ago, I made a grapevine wreath that has been on our front door ever since. While I loved it, I knew it needed a little update. I {Read More}

Arts & Crafts Time with The Happy Trunk

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My kids and I all love doing crafts and hands-on projects but sometimes I am just not creative to come up with things on our own. I was really excited when we were asked to review The Happy Trunk. The Happy Trunk is a subscription box service that has themed craft boxes delivered right to your door. You get to choose either the box for 3-7 year old kids or the box for 7-11 year old kids. Each box features {Read More}

Mother’s Day Crafts: Flowers on a Budget

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This post is part of the Sharing is Caring Mother’s Day Blog Hop hosted by Life With Lovebugs, Powerful Mothering and Feeding Big! Mother’s Day is a special day when you get to tell your Mom (or anyone that is a mother figure in your life) how much you love her and appreciate everything she has done for you.  This Mother’s Day, you can give her something extra special and do it on a budget!  Here are 3 ways to {Read More}