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Art Journal Pop-up Book

by Amy Bowerman

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Ah Art Journaling.  It’s just plain FUN isn’t it?   Since I have run out of pages in my Octopode Factory Storybook/Art Journal I’ve been going back over previous pages trying to find creative ways to add text and interactive features.  My latest obsession has been movable parts.  Even in adulthood I can’t resist a […]

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Interactive Art Journal with Paper Dolls Pluckingdaisies.com

I’ve been going back through the pages of The Octopode Factory storybook/Art Journal and trying to find creative ways to add the text of the actual story.  The last page I completed was interactive with movable parts.  I really liked how it turned out and the kids I have read it to enjoyed the interactive […]

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Interactive Art Journal Page

I must say that the third time IS the charm when it comes to The Octopode Factory Storybook.  The Rainbow Connection page was one of my favorite art journal pages  I have created on this journey.  Since I decided to make the journal pages first and add the story in later I’ve really had to […]

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The Octopode Factory Story Book Page 2

Hellooo!  Did you all miss me?  I’m a bit behind with blogging.  I’ve just gotten back from BlogHer12 and I can’t wait to tell you all about it!  Unfortunately I returned from BlogHer12 with a bug and I am under the weather to say the least.  Just a quick post for me today…that should have […]

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Brightest Crayon in the Box Centerpiece

Have you ever wondered what to do with those old broken crayons?  Or whether or not to recycle burned out lightbulbs?  Yeah…me too!  I also struggle with wanting to come up with a unique gift when inspiration eludes me. This happened about a week ago when I was scratching my head on how to make […]

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Comic Book Cuff Bracelet

by Amy Bowerman

Comic Book Cuff Bracelet

I’m totally geeking out over my latest project!  I LOVE LOVE LOVE it and I hope you will too :)  Come check it out and then I’ll show you how to make one yourself. The Octopode Factory just released these awesome Avengers images.   My last attempt at creating an Octopode Factory Charm Bracelet  worked out […]

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The Octopode Factory Storybook Page 1

After a much-needed break I’m back with the first page in The Octopode Factory Storybook!  Completing the last page in this Art Journal/Storybook sapped most of my creative mojo.  I took a few weeks off from Art Journaling to recharge my creative batteries.  It was nice to take a break but like any vacation it […]

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Silk Flower Hairclips

Hey Hey!  I have two fun and easy projects to share with you today using Silk Flowers, Dylusions spray inks and Krylon Glitterblast.  First up…silk flower hair clips! These silk flower hair clips feature fun strawberry charms made with images from The Octopode Factory.  I’ll give you the step by steps on how to create […]

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Octopode Factory Charm Bracelet

Hello Friends!  In honor of TOFF’s 1st Birthday myself and the rest of the DT will be giving away one of our Octopode Factory creations!  Lily will also be giving away some images for the bash as well.  All you have to do to be entered to win is submit a Birthday themed creation to […]

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Strawberry Shortcake 1st Birthday Card

It’s Friday, and we are having a Party at TOFF!  Today is TOFF’s 1st Birthday and tomorrow is my dear friend’s Daughter’s 1st Birthday as well.  Oh what fun to be turning One!  Happy Birthday to TOFF and Payton! I have created a Strawberry Shortcake 1st Birthday card for a little cutie patootey.  The Birthday […]

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