Instructables: exploring - living - octopus Thu, 2 Jul 2015 23:54:51 PDT BLOX v1.01 Leather Octopus Sandals
Leather Octopus Sandals - More DIY How To Projects]]> MikaelaHolmes Nature is infinitely creative when it comes to shapes and structures. In my design work, I especially love finding ways to use unusual natural forms in a functional way. With this in mind, I thought it would be fun challenge to create a sandal inspired by the shape of an octopus, where the tentacl...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:00:54 PDT
Octopus Egg Strand Pendant
Octopus Egg Strand Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> ashleyjlong When I was a kid I had a book about ocean creatures. Inside was a beautiful color illustration of the mother octopus, hanging her garlands of pearly eggs from the ceiling of a cave. That image really stuck with me over time, and while I was bead shopping for a different project I happened upon the...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 14:20:39 PDT
Leather Tooling
Leather Tooling - More DIY How To Projects]]> hammerhead5000 I made a pouch for my wife as we do Medieval re-enactment. (and she has a thing for cephalopods.) i posted a picture of it on IMGUR and instantly got inquires about it. apon making a commission for one, i decieded to keep a progress report. so, here is my intro into leather tooling! Find an image ...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 17:31:20 PST
octopus and baby blanket
octopus and baby blanket - More DIY How To Projects]]> conks_cuties I wanted to make something cute and cuddly for a friend's baby shower and so came this project. It is a baby blanket within an octopus that can then be used a pillow or stuffed animal. This project took about 10 to 12 hrs and was very enjoyable. I hope you have as much fun as I did; Enjoy! Tools ...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:43:02 PST
DIY Leather Octopus Pirate Eye Patch Mask
DIY Leather Octopus Pirate Eye Patch Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> rinehartcreations It is a week until Halloween and my son still had not picked his costume. I had to twist his arrrrrrrrrrm but I got him to agreed to be a pirate. My son is quite a character so not just any old eye patch would do.So the octopus eye patch mask was born! Materials All materials can be purchased at...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:34:06 PDT
Stained Glass Octopus's Garden Fish Tank
Stained Glass Octopus's Garden Fish Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kathryn.H I love The Beatles, they are definitely my favorite band of all time so when I saw the AquaFarm fish tank from Back to the Roots I knew I had to have it, and that I wanted it to be based on Octopus's Garden by The Beatles. At first I considered putting an octopus figurine inside the tank but didn't ...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 12:53:22 PDT
SteamPunk Jewelry
SteamPunk Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tater Zoid Steampunk as an that esthetic appears to be here to stay. While being trendy for a few years it just won't seem to go away. Take one part part Victorian era fashion, add a touch of the Industrial age with a smidgeon of futuristic outlaw vibe - and you are on your way to Steampunk stardom. The fun pa...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:18:03 PDT
How to make your own Octopus Plushie
How to make your own Octopus Plushie - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nekomaki Ever wanted to have a Cephalopod friend of your own without the fear of getting water all over the place or it escaping from your fish tank with ease? Well, now you can! Within this project are simple steps to make your very own Octo-companion! What you will need:Solid color T-shirt(Of any color...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 17:24:05 PDT
upcycling wallflower scent bottles into ornaments
upcycling wallflower scent bottles into ornaments - More DIY How To Projects]]> conks_cuties The first thing I thought when I considered making ornaments is, they will smell nice! Then, I thought about making an octopus. The octopus is a bit involved so I decorated two other bulbs and made simpler designs. I will show all three, I hope you like them! Little purple strand bulb ...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 06:21:47 PST
How to make a Mr.Octi plush from the Powerpuff Girls
How to make a Mr.Octi plush from the Powerpuff Girls - More DIY How To Projects]]> gwenif I have always love the Powerpuff Girls and because of it I wanted to make Mr.Octi (Bubbles stuffed octopus ). I made it for my little sister who now carries it everywhere. And when I say everywhere I mean everywhere!  Here are the things you will need: light purple fleece a darker shade ...
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 21:36:02 PDT
Octopizza Pie: Gruesome and Delicious
Octopizza Pie: Gruesome and Delicious - More DIY How To Projects]]> donedirtcheap We eat a lot of pizza. Usually that means we take a blank canvas of soft dough and apply our favorite colors -basil, tomato, cheese, meats, veggies- then cut it into triangl-y pieces and eat the pointy ends first. But what if, this time, we changed neither the canvas nor the paints but the whole app...
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Mon, 21 Jan 2013 22:09:38 PST
Release the Kraken-Themed Party
Release the Kraken-Themed Party - More DIY How To Projects]]> bagnitsch Me and my friends are always throwing parties. This one is themed "Release the Kraken" for my husbands 30th.  For his favorite alcohol Kraken black spiced rum. I tried to keep a black, white and creams like on the bottle's label. Here are the pictures and how I went about doing the set up. It reall...
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 19:25:53 PST
Takochu Amigurumi Key Chain
Takochu Amigurumi Key Chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> moofestgirl Hello!!! I wanted to share my Takochu Amigurumi Key Chain pattern as well as show you guys how it will come together!~ Get your supplies You're going to need the following to complete this pattern!~ D Hook (3.25mm) Yarn (in your choice of color) 8mm Safety Eyes w/ Backings Stitch Marker Yarn Nee...
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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 01:38:45 PDT
Octopus Key Holder. AcrylicMonster Listen. We need to talk. It's not you, it's your keys. Your key situation is out of control. They're squirreled away in drawers, cubbies, and out-of-season jacket pockets. You're like a mobile hoarder with all those keys you carry in your purse. There is almost an entire colony's worth of rabbit fee...
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Thu, 31 May 2012 18:22:36 PDT
How to make a wire octopus sculpture (simplified). Cheap and easy but possibly not so quick.
How to make a wire octopus sculpture (simplified). Cheap and easy but possibly not so quick. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Thrasym I chose something simple and easy…and then I simplified the details (read: removed details and simplified forms).  See the finished Octopus above and be warned, it may be dry reading but I hope you end up with a cool wire sculpture by the end. Caffeine will help, ungodly amounts were consumed over t...
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Fri, 4 May 2012 23:12:35 PDT
Crochet amigurumi octopus/jellyfist convertible doll weish this doll can be turned inside out to change from an angry jellyfish, to a happy octopus. made in two pieces, this design was completely freehand, without the aid of any pre-existing patterns. sorry the photo quality isn't great, i'm having trouble finding my good camera, and had to use my cellphone...
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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 22:59:35 PDT
Water Bottle Octopus
Water Bottle Octopus - More DIY How To Projects]]> Amanda Formaro With spring break upon us, many families will be traveling to the beach. Save some of those disposable water bottles and make some cute sea creatures, namely this water bottle octopus! Make several, use different colors, and make boys and girls. Fun to hang from the ceiling too! The supplies you wi...
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Sat, 31 Mar 2012 17:59:04 PDT
Wire sculptures. Thrasym Wishing I had time to document the process and enter the wire contest! There's not much to the process though, make a wire "skeleton" and then wrap wires around until you get the thickness you require. No real knowledge required so have a go if you are so inclined. Guess I'll just show off a few pi...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2011 22:58:18 PST
Japanese print stuffed octopus. With a thimble for a hat! amandaggogo I made this guy for my friend's upcoming birthday. Only problem is, he needs a name! Anyone have any suggestions? Update: My friend loved her new little octopus buddy! And his name ended up becoming Jonesy. :0)
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Tue, 6 Sep 2011 18:37:12 PDT
Polymer Clay Tentacle Pendant!
Polymer Clay Tentacle Pendant! - More DIY How To Projects]]> lalaclassic Hi! This instructable will show you how to make a Polymer Clay Tentacle Pendant.  The inspiration of this piece is a friend of a friend posted a gorgeous tentacle pendant on their facebook wall, and it popped up on my newsfeed.  I went to and checked it out and it was amazing!  I really th...
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Sun, 14 Aug 2011 18:56:06 PDT
Flatware Jewelry
Flatware Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrew.spencer.2 It's really simple to make some fairly nifty jewelry out of what you've already got sitting around. For this bracelet I chose a stainless fork with some long tines and a bit of character, and then gave it a bit more. I like stainless steel because it's durable and polishes well. You can make it a bi...
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Sun, 12 Jun 2011 03:56:51 PDT
Brass and Wood Jewelry technoplastique This is a selection of jewelry pieces I've made.  The brass charms and settings are all things I've hunted down online and in stores, all of the wood pieces were planned and cut to fit with the brass.
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Fri, 22 Apr 2011 19:13:21 PDT
Octopus flying toy- Ollikuchchi Octopus The Dreamy Dryad The toy I made was called the 'Ollikuchchi Octopus'(Eng: Stick-Thin Octopus); a dig at the stick figures my sister used to draw as a kid. The Octopus represented the extreme anxiety I had in me from childhood(it continues, till date) of trying to do many things at the same time. A juggler of activi...
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Thu, 7 Apr 2011 02:37:20 PDT
Socktopus penandsword This is an octopus I made from a pair of sock per the instructions in the great book, Socks Appeal.
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Sat, 5 Mar 2011 12:44:02 PST
Crocheting Projects emilycreates These are not all of the crocheting projects I have done but it is the majority of them. I only left out a few that I really didn't like the end results of or pictures of patterns that I had made multiple times. I will be updating with new pictures each time I make something new. Almost all of thes...
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Mon, 7 Feb 2011 19:20:35 PST
Crochet Octopus- "Pearl" from Finding Nemo hunnygirl728 I love this pattern for the amigurumi octopus! My sister LOVES Finding Nemo, so I followed this pattern and made her a pink one, just like Pearl, the young octopus from the movie! Here is the link to the pattern:
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Thu, 22 Apr 2010 21:30:17 PDT
Amigurumi and the Perils of Deep Sea Diving needlenoodles Follow along as our intrepid deep sea diver discovers the dangers lurking in the deep. All items were made and designed by me using my Clover Soft Touch US Size E (3.5 mm) hook, and stuffed using polyester fiberfill.  Some of the crochet patterns which I used here are available online, and I have i...
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Thu, 22 Apr 2010 20:38:13 PDT
Octavia the Octopus jellacle Octavia the Octopus is a Lionbrand yarn pattern with crocheted eyes and bells attached to each leg. Pictures were  done by my friend Ray Creveling.
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Thu, 15 Apr 2010 13:12:37 PDT
Amigurumi octopus
Amigurumi octopus - More DIY How To Projects]]> zwijnie   A fun little octopus with big eyes. This is the first time i've made a crochet pattern and the first time i've make an instructable, so i hope everything i've writen down makes sense. Also, english is my second language so be kind on any spelling mistakes. What do you need to make this octopus...
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Sun, 11 Apr 2010 09:44:41 PDT
Oscar the Octopus girlmama  This is my friend Oscar... I love him. He was the first in a set of sea creatures I made, and he was my favorite. Originally planning on gifting him to a friend's children in the end, I couldn't part with him.
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Fri, 2 Apr 2010 14:34:42 PDT
Crochet baby octopus - Created without patterns Win Guy My inspiration comes mainly from Christen Haden, with her book, Creepy Cute Crochet. I started my adventure there and I hope to follow in her footsteps. I based this octopus on her work, but the final design is all my own. I am now working on a Mama and Papa octopus as well, and I hope I can publish...
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Thu, 1 Apr 2010 02:30:08 PDT
How to make: Norbert the Cuddly Squid
How to make: Norbert the Cuddly Squid - More DIY How To Projects]]> Biggsy You have never known love, until you have had the love of an invertebrate! Meet Norbert, a friendly, cuddly Giant Squid who wants nothing more than to wrap his tentacles around you and hold you all night long! He's cute he's squishy... and if he doesn't behave you can lock him in the toy box ...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2010 10:32:58 PST
Doctor Octopus Costume
Doctor Octopus Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> haventmadeabombyet This shows you how to make a simple, respectable, and casual Dr. Octopus costume. I've seen some amazing "Doc-Oc" costumes out there, and while this costume lacks their pizazz, it does allow you to casually walk through doorways and hang with your friends without the worrying about large arms hittin...
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Wed, 28 Oct 2009 10:50:50 PDT
The Sock-ta-pus! (**With Updates!**)
The Sock-ta-pus! (**With Updates!**) - More DIY How To Projects]]> shesparticular I'm a big fan of octopi, squid, and other tentacled creatures, and I don't know how anyone wouldn't be. Using a pair of socks, some stuffing, and a needle and thread, you can create this nifty stuffed version that's perfect for kids or any other cephalopod-loving folk. You'll Need. . . - a pa...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2009 06:47:05 PDT
Octopus Hoodie
Octopus Hoodie - More DIY How To Projects]]> zephyrbunny I made this octopus hoodie for a halloween costume a few years ago but I thought it'd be fun to post instructions for it here. You could probably wear it around town as just a regular hoodie too, it's pretty nice and warm.Here's what you'll need: A really large hooded pullover sweater It should be a...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2008 12:53:10 PST
Oliver the Valentine Octopus! stinkymum I knitted an Octopus and sent it into a Chinese Auction at my local church. A couple of little boys really wanted to win him and one of them did. The other little chap was quite heartbroken, but luckily I had another one at home that needed a new friend, so both were happy in the end.With all tho...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2008 12:30:38 PST