Apr 26, 2013

Owl-inspired decor ideas

By: Cindy Jacobelli

Owl-inspired decor ideas Author: Style At Home

Apr 26, 2013

Owl-inspired decor ideas

By: Cindy Jacobelli
Decorating with owls is all the rage. As a motif, they’re varied and versatile. From cute wide-eyed animated styles to the more dignified and statuesque, it’s easy to incorporate them into any room. Whether you put them centre stage or let them settle into the background, owls allow you to inject some character and fun into your style. So go ahead - let your imagination take flight! Here are 10 ideas for decorating with owls to get you started.
1 Statues and figurines
Earthenware statues work well in outdoor spaces, solariums and more homey rooms like the den. This owl will look great in the garden or on a mantel – especially in spots where light and shadows mingle. Pier 1, $29.95. owl-decor-candle-holder.jpg
2 Candle holders

A play on their nocturnal nature, this tea light holder is a great way to add a little ambience to a patio or den when daylight fades away., $20.95.

3 Bookends

These owl bookends are irresistibly charming. Cute and functional – need we say more? Pottery Barn Kids, $39.13.

4 Dashing dinnerware

Spice up everyday meals with these brightly coloured stoneware plates. Microwave- and dishwasher-safe, the knowing look of this wise old owl brings a little fun to the dinner table. Anthropologie, $20.40. owl-decor-photoprint.jpg
5 Photos and prints

Motifs are one thing, but they’re no substitute for the real thing. The monochromatic tones and the framing of this image are quite striking and will make a statement in a welcoming entryway or living room. StephsShoes on Etsy, $10. owl-decor-letter-opener.jpg
6 Letter opener

This beautiful brass bird letter opener is a whimsical, yet refined piece for any home office. Makes a great personal statement – or a perfect gift. Horchow, $98. owl-decor-cookie-jar.jpg
7 Cookie jar

Although it’s subtle in classic white, the owl cookie jar makes an eye-catching addition to your kitchen countertop. Of course you may think twice about reaching in, under its watchful gaze! West Elm, $42.05. owl-decor-lamp.jpg
8 Bedside lamp

The crystal base of this table lamp is a clever way to add a touch of owl decor to your little girl’s bedroom. Simple, yet stylish. Pottery Barn Kids, $207.41. owl-decor-hook.jpg
9 Handy hooks

Solid and sturdy, these brass hooks can make a space just a little more interesting. They’re great for hanging jewellery in the bedroom, towels in the bathroom or utensils and oven mitts in the kitchen. Anthropologie, $22. owl-decor-bedding.jpg
10 Bright bedding

If your kids love owls, they’ll love this bedding full of vibrant colours on a rich chocolate backdrop and teeming with their flying friends. Sears, $39.88.
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Owl-inspired decor ideas