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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween from Everything Octopus!

An octopus sculpted entirely of pumpkins at a farm in northeastern Germany. Impressive!

Dressing up as an octopus? Carving an octopus pumpkin? Send us pictures!

Monday, October 29, 2012

Octopus Snowboards

As the seasons change, so do the sports, and it's nearly time to trade the surf for the snow! As it turns out, there are many snowboarders hitting the slopes with cephalophile style. Here are some of the most stunning and striking octopus snowboards I found while crawling the web for everything octopus.

Tentacles snowboard from

Pink tentacles snowboard designed by Konrad Kirpluk

Psychedelic octopus by Jamie Lynn at

Classic Minoan octopus design by Junkan

Friday, October 26, 2012

Video: Mimic Octopus Inking

One of nature's most fascinating defense mechanism's is cephalopods' ability to "ink" their predators. Watch as this Mimic Octopus squirts ink at the camera in order to make a quick getaway.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Cephalopod Ink Handmade Pottery

Funny things happen when I go deep into the wild of the world wide web in search of everything octopus. Sometimes I find myself falling down the rabbit hole, searching for one topic and ending up on another entirely. Today's post is the result of one fruitful fall, if I do say so myself. is a handmade ceramics shop and gallery owned and operated by Tanya Casteel who disocvered her love of oceanic creatures when she moved from Kansas to Maine at age 19.

Artist Bio from

I'm a full-time ceramic artist in Fuquay-Varina, NC (near Raleigh) My background in photography, my interest in science, and love of the ocean all informs my work. Each item is individually handmade, making them one of a kind. They are decorated with aquatic decal graphics that I make myself. The decals are applied last and fired in a kiln (during a 3rd firing) which transfers the iron-oxide pigment into the glaze; making it part of the glaze. The images will NOT come off! I also make all the glazes myself. My pottery is food, microwave, and dishwasher safe.

Now wait till you see the beautiful wares Tanya has created and sells on, I want one of everything octofied.

Octopus Cup, $25

Cuttlefish Plate, $50

Octopus Bowl, $32

Octopus Mug, $32

Squid Tiny Bowl, $18

Tentacle Wall Art, $135

...and there's lots more where that came from! In addition to featuring some fine cephalopods, Cephalopod Ink also features a fun variety of ocean life including seahorses, eels, whales, coral and more. Check out for the full line of Cephalopod Ink ceramics.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Latex Octopus Kimono by Deadly Couture

The Deadly Couture Latex Kimono is a sight to behold.

Made with different colours of semi-trans, and metallic latex with lotus flower and octopus appliques. This item is a one size only but I can take measurements for you if you require.

The kimono comes with gloves and adjustable obi belt that is adorned with a large latex bow. Shoes and hair accessories are model's own and not included with the listing.

1 in stock and it is one of a kind.

Kisses by Deadly Couture Latex

Photography provided by Christina Lazar-Schuler | filmWERX Studiol

Model: Isis Noir

MUA by Carolina Jean - Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist


Friday, October 19, 2012

New Tentacular Tee Shirts from

Leave it to to bring the awesomesauce once again! After scouring the web for the snazziest octopus tees for years now, I've gotta' say, it's refreshing to see a good looking V-neck! This genuinely excites me, as I hope it does you.

The second serving of awesomesauce comes in the form of wrap-around tentacles. They go around the whole shirt! This means increased visibility for fellow cephalophiles. Rejoice with me, people!

Tentacles V-Neck Tee Product Description

Killer Design!!

Red and grey tentacles wrap mysteriously around the front and back of this super comfy tee! This unique design couldn't be more awesome and is sure to turn heads (cause well, it's amazing!)

This design is printed on a high quality, 100% tri-blend, v-neck top (50% cotton, 25% polyester, 25% rayon) cut especially for ladies!

Size: See dropdown for sizing

SIZING NOTE: This t-shirt is almost one size larger than the women's shirt size you'd normally wear (for instance, the model is 36 bust and is wearing a medium for a more fitted look). If you are in between sizes, go DOWN a size. If you prefer baggier tees, go up a size.

Small = Regular Women's Medium

Medium = Regular Women's Large

Large = Regular Women's XL

XL = Regular Women's 2XL


Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Art from Everything Octopus Reader, Nina Crittenden

I am continuously amazed at the incredible talent and creativity of Everything Octopus readers. Children's book artist, Nina Crittenden, recently shared her underwater illustration featuring a variety of sea creatures including one very handsome Daniel Day Octopus.

Nina even has a coloring book version available on her site, for kids to color in their own imaginative interpretations of the under-the-sea illustration as well as others.


Do you have art, photogrpahy, tattoos, toys, or anything octofied to share with Everything Octopus readers? Please email it to - Your submissions are most welcome!

Monday, October 15, 2012

Video: Octopus vs. Sea Lion

Off the coast of Australia, a hungry female sea lion sets out for a snack...octopus beware!

Thursday, October 11, 2012

More Octopus Manicures!

One of my favorite Everything Octopus blog posts was this past spring's Tell Your Manicurist You Want Octopus Nails!. I love celebrating people's creativity and love seeing all the awesome ideas people think up that involve our beloved octopus. In that spirit, I thought it was time for a second celebration of octopus manicures. Enjoy!

Step-by-step guide to your own fabulous octopus nails available at

Want this look? Check out the tutorial