Nicole™ Crafts Mesh Owl

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by Eileen Farley, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Mesh Owl

It's always a hoot when you make owl crafts!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Wrap Styrofoam wreath with the Yellow mesh ribbon, securing ends with the floral pins.
  • 2
    Wrap the two 4 inch Styrofoam discs with White/Iridescent tubing, gluing as you wrap. Glue the two wrapped discs together and glue to wreath as shown.
  • 3
    Cut two circles from Sky Blue felt that are 2-1/4 inch in diameter each. Glue to centers of eyes. Cut two circles from Black felt that are 1 inch each. Glue to centers of Sky Blue felt circles.
  • 4
    Cut three 16 inch pieces of Orange/Copper mesh tubing. Holding all three pieces together, push a floral pin through all three pieces at the center and then through the center of the eyes. Gather all three pieces about 3-1/2 inch to the right and push a floral pin through all three pieces then into the eye disc, leaving a small puff. Repeat this same method for the left side. Trim the three pieces of tubing at different lengths on both sides for ears.
  • 5
    Cut an 8 inch piece of Orange/Copper mesh tubing. Fold the ends over each other and push a floral pin through both pieces and then into the Styrofoam wreath under the eyes for the beak. Crease the center of the beak. Make three loops at bottom of the Styrofoam wreath and secure in back of Styrofoam wreath with t-pins for feet as shown.
  • 6
    Cut a 12 inch piece of Yellow mesh. Cut this piece in half. Fold one piece in half diagonally. Pin the point into the Styrofoam wreath behind the eye with floral pin. Push a t-pin into each side to create wing. Repeat this method for other wing with other piece of mesh.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Roll 21 inch x 10 yard Metallic Yellow 104740905
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Ribbon 2-1/2 inch x 25 yard Metallic Yellow 104570901
  • Darice Expressions Mesh Tubing 8 mm x 20 yard White/Iridescent 104718768
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mesh Tubing 8 mm x 20 yard Orange/Copper 104718758
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Extruded Wreath 10 inch 104183805
  • Floracraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Disc 4 inch x 1 inch White 104179477 (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Floral Greening Pins 150 pc. 104186731
  • Dritz 1-1/2 inch T-Pins 35 pc. 104239813
  • CPE The New Image Group Felt Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Black 104276464
  • CPE The New Image Group Felt Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Sky Blue 104276456
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Aleene's 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue 104148018
  • Art Alternatives Professional Circle Master Template 104134513
  • Scissors
  • Ruler Crafts Deco Mesh Roll 21 inch x 10 yard Metallic Yellow 104740905
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Ribbon 2-1/2 inch x 25 yard Metallic Yellow 104570901
  • Darice Expressions Mesh Tubing 8 mm x 20 yard White/Iridescent 104718768
  • Nicole™ Crafts Mesh Tubing 8 mm x 20 yard Orange/Copper 104718758
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Extruded Wreath 10 inch 104183805
  • Floracraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Disc 4 inch x 1 inch White 104179477 (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Floral Greening Pins 150 pc. 104186731
  • Dritz 1-1/2 inch T-Pins 35 pc. 104239813
  • CPE The New Image Group Felt Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Black 104276464
  • CPE The New Image Group Felt Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Sky Blue 104276456
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Aleene's 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue 104148018
  • Art Alternatives Professional Circle Master Template 104134513
  • Scissors
  • Ruler