April 10, 2012

What Rhymes With Octopus? ~ A Little Birdie Told Me...No. 67

Thanks to The Graphics Fairy for the graphic elements I used in this piece.


Welcome to 
"A Little Birdie Told Me..." Tuesday No. 67!
If you're here to share a craft, recipe or project post,
you'll find the linky and the specifics on how to 
join the party after the features below.


So, what does rhyme with Octopus? According to the rhyming dictionary it's words like opus, rumpus and grampus.  Great words, no doubt, but do they really rhyme with Octopus?  

Today there's only one "A Little Birdie Told Me..." feature.  Just as I'm hard-pressed to find a word that rhymes with Octopus, I couldn't seem to find another post to feature that would tie in with the one that totally won my heart (more like reached out and grabbed it with all eight arms).  What can I say?  I'm a sucker for cephalopods!


Knockoff: Lord Bodner's Octopus Triptych 
from Revamp Homegoods

Based on a nineteenth century copperplate engraving, Meg recreated this three-paneled masterpiece with black and white latex paint, some clever techniques and lots of talent!

 Click HERE to see how she did it!

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  1. Thanks so much for hosting Jenn
    Hope you have a great week

  2. Jenn, you crack me up! I didn't know you loved Octopus (Octopi?) that much, hehe! Thanks for hosting!

  3. Thanks for this great linky party...have a great week!

  4. The boys and I took an entire class about cephalopods last Spring! I shared my rhubarb frangipane tart this week. Since I've found rhubarb, I've been on a rhubarb roll. Enjoy!

  5. Thanks so much for the love! And what you did with the image is awesome!

  6. Thanks for the fun party!! I linked up a couple recipes today :)

  7. I'm following you now too. Have a great day!

  8. Thanks for hosting, Jenn. Have a wonderful day. Megan

  9. Jenn, where do you find these wonderful ideas? I love the octopus theme!

    Have an awesome day and thanks for hosting!

  10. Thanks for hosting! That octopus is so cool :)

  11. I've always loved the octopus...really cool!

    Thanks for hosting Jenn, as always!

  12. Platypus.
    Platypus rhymes with octopus.

    I always appreciate your blog and you hosting the parties.

    Have a great rest of the week.

  13. Hi, Jenn! Thanks so much for hosting...having a lovely week. hugs, mb

  14. What an amazing octopus! It looks wonderful! This week I have shared my Easiest Ever Shrimp Primavera. Thank you for hosting.

  15. I;ve been gone for a bit--you know that thing called life! But I happy to be back at your party. Thanks for hosting.


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