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November 2011

octopode factory tea set

I am WAAAAY overdue with my posting schedule due to the recent Holiday and becoming an Aunt at the same time!  Yay I’m an Aunt!  After tweaking this project all week I’m finally satisfied with it…Woo Hoo!  I’ve created another Alice in Wonderland altered tea set for the TOFF challenge “Tea Things”  To see my […]

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“`Off with her head!’ the Queen shouted at the top of her voice. Nobody moved. `Who cares for you?’ said Alice, (she had grown to her full size by this time.) `You’re nothing but a pack of cards!’  At this the whole pack rose up into the air, and came flying down upon her: she gave […]

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Octopode Factory parakeet bird cage

I have been in the studio working non stop!  Without further ado I bring you my latest creation for the Octopode Factory!  This week at TOFF our challenge is “Things with Wings”.  I have a bit of a bird fetish so naturally I had to do something involving feathered friends.  I apologize in advance for […]

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Pretty little poinsettias all in a row

This week at The Octopode Factory Friday our challenge is “Flourishes/Swirls”.  When I think of flourishes and swirls I immediately think of butterflies in flight.  I used these fun butterflies from the Octopode factory to create paper flower pots for co-worker Christmas gifts.  The jars were pulled from my recycling bin and made pretty with […]

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Pastel Paper Flowers

by Amy Bowerman

pastel paper flowers

Well folks they don’t call me Plucking Daisies for nothing    Today I have another Paper flower arrangement to share based on this GORGEOUS trigger photo from Cath at Moxie Fab.  (For some reason the trigger photo will not show up so please click here and prepare for a feast for your eyes) These trigger […]

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Vintage Baseball Scrapbook

by Amy Bowerman

Dave Bowerman Yankee newspaper Clipping

The past few weeks have been really hard on my family.  On October 14, 2011 we said goodbye to our Patriarch…my Grandfather.  While at my Grandparents house one of my Uncles discovered a vintage baseball scrapbook my Grandfather had kept.  Within the scrapbook pages we found a letter from the New York Yankees about his […]

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octopode factory flower garden

This week at the Octopode Factory Friday our challenge is “Friends”.  If you have been one of my bloggy friends for a while now you probably already know that paper flowers are a passion of mine.  When I heard that the challenge was friends I knew instantly that I wanted to create a paper flower […]

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