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Look Hoo I Found

I’ve had a vintage owl cookie jar for a few years, and I move it around the house from time to time. Sometimes it’s in the living room on an end table, sometimes it’s on the buffet in the dining room. Other times it’s hanging out in my office or in the library upstairs. (It gets around.) Oddly enough, it’s rarely in the kitchen and has never been used for cookies.

Owl Cookie Jars

If you want a little owl friend of your own, you can usually find some quirky old ones on eBay, but it can be hard to find a simple, white one. I noticed this new one though, and I think it’s a good stand-in for a vintage find. Maybe it could even fulfill its intended purpose and safeguard your cookies?

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12 Comments

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    Kim
    July 19, 2012 at 3:01 pm

    Oh my goodness this post was made for me! I love those owls!! Thanks for sharing some sources for getting some ourselves :)

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    Crystal
    July 19, 2012 at 3:08 pm

    He’s cute but your original is awesome! Very Adler-esque.

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    how2home
    July 19, 2012 at 6:44 pm

    Love both of them! I can’t choose which one i like more or less. They both have their own looks!

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    Catherine
    July 19, 2012 at 7:48 pm

    I saw that in the catalog and showed it to my son, who loves owls. He said, “Can I have it?” :)

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    fashionable palette
    July 19, 2012 at 11:25 pm

    Love your original. And what a lovely blog you have…pun intended ;)

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    Sarah
    July 20, 2012 at 5:26 am

    Cute and actually affordable too, my two favorite things!

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    Chloe B.
    July 20, 2012 at 7:51 am

    “Hoo ate all the cookies” – Sorry, had to!

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    Yyepon
    July 20, 2012 at 9:37 am

    I was drawn into this post because of the owl! So damn cute. I’m in Kyoto Japan right now and there are cute owl statues and other owl stuff everywhere! It’s hard to resist buying them all.

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    eskimo*rose
    July 20, 2012 at 2:04 pm

    Good find!

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    melinda KE
    July 20, 2012 at 3:50 pm

    I have long admired your owl jar, and this new one is pretty cute! Gosh, they have lots of cute owl stuff right now, don’t they? It makes me want to go on a shopping spree for my kitchen!

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    Holly
    July 20, 2012 at 8:18 pm

    Love that your owl gets around – I’ve got a few items that I move all over the house. It’s fun to try them out in different spots.

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