I was looking for a cute and fun accent table to complement my cozy corner, or at least make that area less…well, less everything. So I found myself on Pier 1’s web site looking for a table and, there. Right there. On the home page. Pillows, and lots of them, with owls on them. Owls. This is a thing.
Apparently this trend is on the downswing even though it’s still an active design on stuff. All I can say is, thank GOD I pretty much missed this trend. Owls? In your house? On your things? NO.
I started to think maybe I’m being too harsh on owls. They seem pretty cool on the whole, so maybe I can find a way to work with them. Let me check and see if there are any owls I can live with. Here’s what I found:
At World Market:
These mercury white-washed candle holders are $4.99 and $7.99 and can be found here.
This one is not bad. Really. It’s $20 and hand made. I’ll link to it here, but I can’t guarantee it will be in stock if you want it. But if you simply cannot take another breath until this baby is yours, click on the link or the picture and ask the artist to make you one. Etsy folk seem to be very accommodating.
And finally, at Modcloth:
This is $12.99 and can be found here. I could live with this in a child’s room. If it was 50 cents.
So that’s about it for anything even close to worthwhile. Yes. What you see here is the best of what the owl world has to offer you. I know you don’t believe me and that’s ok. I looked everywhere. Don’t even bother with Bed, Bath, and Beyond and Amazon is a total bust. Let me tell you something. I googled the shit out of owls. I dug deep. I took a stroll on Silk Road.
So look. I get it. You love owls. For the rest of us, all I can say is Run Forest, Run!