Here is an example of how looking at other peoples work can make you think, and give you inspiration.
I recently saw this picture from Elemental Sight
I was really impressed with the needle felting, but also impressed that the owl had “a magnet up it’s butt” to help it sit on her shoulder.
I then saw this picture (I think it was sent to me by Pintrest as a “pin you’ll love” – I did)
And then suddenly another image leapt into my head:
Which then had me itching to do some more needle-felting. This is what I came up with (I was clearly surprised!):
He has three magnets, one on each foot and one on his tail for stability. Will post more photos tomorrow of how it was done.