If you love owls like so many of us do, these owl-inspired garden art and craft ideas are for you. Find the owl décor that suits your garden or get some recycled materials and craft up something unique.
If you love repurposing old stuff, these 50 Creative + Recycled Garden Art Projects share all sorts of ways to creatively upcycle.
Owl Garden Décor & Crafts
These owl-inspired ideas include ready-made décor items from Etsy and recycled craft projects (with tutorials).
It’s fun to see all the ways these amazing animals inspire creativity.
Owl Garden Art
1 Garden Junk Owl – SpoonsfulofWhimsy – Etsy | If you are a fan of junk art or a steampunk style, this is for you.
3 Snowy Owl Stained Glass – ClearerImage – Etsy | Do you get snowy owls where you live? It’s a magical moment each year when I see one on my winter walks.
4 Cast Iron Owl – ShineHoly – Etsy | This is a vintage statue: if you find one, get it!
5 Landing Owl Metal Sculpture – GiftsAndGarmentsShop – Etsy | Coming in for landing! I love this owl sculpture.
Owl Craft Tutorials
6 Handmade Owl Earbud Case | This is a good beginner sewing project using hand sewing and basic embroidery skills.
7 Owl Stone Paintings | These owls were created by F. Sehnaz Bac who is well-known for her amazing painted stones in all sorts of designs.
8 Pinecone Owl | I created this owl along with a penguin and mouse when asked to come up with a pinecone craft project.
9 Junk Art Owl | This is a favorite type of art-making—gather up random junk, especially unused kitchen tools and accessories and create fun creatures.
10 Earth-Wise Owls | This project uses corrugated cardboard for the owls—a materials we tend to have a lot of these days.
11 Snowy Owl Painted Rock | This style of rock painting became popular many years ago. The snowy owl is a good beginner project.
12 DIY Owl Wreath | I created this owl wreath with the aim to only use materials I had laying around the house. If you make one, I encourage you to do the same.
More Creative Owl Ideas
13 Metal Owl Garden Art | Owls have been popular as garden art for years and sometimes these rusty old gems show up at yard sales.
14 Carved Wooden Owl Statue | Lovely carving!
15 Water Bottle Painted With Owl | I do not have a tutorial for this but I do have instructions for making a bird feeder from a water bottle.
I hope you’ve found some owl favorites. If you have a large property, also see if an owl nesting box could be provided to help protect and nurture local species.
~Melissa the Empress of Dirt ♛