You will never look at Saucepan Lids the same way again. Upcycle them into adorable Saucepan Lid Owls!
We are huge Owl fans around here and with good reason. They are such a magnificent Bird and now you can learn how to make Saucepan Lid Owls using items that you have hanging around your home. If you can’t bear to throw things out, you are not alone. Upcycling and recycling is here to stay and when you see the sort of creations you can make, it’s easy to see why it’s so popular.
These Owls are a perfect example of making the most of what you have and they’re so cute!
Anything Goes When Making Your Saucepan Lid Owls -:
Robyn Stewardson is the Creator of these adorable owls. She is from Melbourne Australia and has her own business Focus on Art – As you can see she is extremely talented and her creations are instantly identifiable. She reuses all sorts of items from the kitchen including saucepan lids, ladles, plates, graters, lids, tins, to name a few. There’s very little that escapes her eye and you can see how they all take on a different personality.
Her photos will give you inspiration and we bet you won’t be able to wait to make some.
If you are ready to make your own Owl Art, you can find a detailed Tutorial from Better Homes and Gardens at the link below. Now all you need to do is work out where you are going to put these cute little fellas. They look great sitting on a branch against a fence or stone wall. They would look brilliant on the side of a shed or brick wall too.
How To Make Saucepan Lid Owls -:
Here’s a list of some of the things that you can use to make your own Saucepan Lid Owls.
What you will need:
- Cake or biscuit tin lid
- Large metal lid (2)
- Medium metal lid (2)
- Small plastic lid (2)
- Metal washer (2)
- Metal button (2)
- Dessert spoon (3)
- Slender tree branch for display (optional)
- Metal cutters
- hot glue gun and glue sticks
- cordless drill
- screws (optional)
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The original tutorial from Better Homes and Garden has since been removed from the web however it is easy to see what you need to do. Simply use the photos that we have included in our post as a guide. You can use a heavy duty glue and you can drill and screw.
You will simply need to use your imagination. The above list should give you some ideas of materials and you can attach your finished Owl to a Branch so it has something to sit on. We found the above cute versions on flickr
You can even use CD’s or DVD’s to create your Owl, like this one on Indulgy
These mini Owls were found on Flickr and they are made using metal jar lids.
You can even use a Kitchen Grater to make a Wind Chime. Simply add some cutlery using the holes and string to attach. What a great idea. This idea was found on Pinterest
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Here’s another cute version of an Owl Wind Chime that we found on Pinterest
This adorable Owl Grater was another cute Pinterest find.
This Owl has been made out of items from your Shed. Rakes, horseshoes and a Spade for the head. What a great idea and so very easy to recreate. We found him here
This Owl made from Bottle Caps looks brilliant hanging on the wall. We found him here
More examples of Owl Yard Art – are they the cutest ever!
You can purchase your own Owl Yard Art from Etsy
Robyn is so clever, here’s another version she has created with a grater.
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