Thursday, February 10, 2011

Octopus Valentine Box...

My 2nd grade son's Valentine box is done and we took it to school this morning. If you can't tell from the pics, it's an octopus wearing a beret. The blue paint was a gallon of OOPS paint that I picked up at the hardware store and it just happened to be the perfect match for the dot fabric that I bought for Mason! We papermached the head and then I sewed the tentacles and attached them to an embroidery hoop and then glued the head to it.

The Valentines can then be stuffed in his mouth.
And here is Mason enjoying his birthday cupcake cake. He actually kept his birthday crown on the whole time which was amazing because he likes to pull his winter hats right off.
Have a terrific day,



  1. I bet your son had the neatest one! How creative! Warm Blessings!~Amy

  2. That is so cool!I love it.What a neat keepsake to hold onto.Mason looks so adorable!have a great day !blessings michelle

  3. Very cute, and Mason had some yummies on his big day!

  4. He is so cute! And I love the octopus too...great idea.

  5. I am in love with that octopus valentine box..Truly OOAK fun is that..who came up with this unique idea? love the little cupcake face too;)

  6. Wow....glad my son isn't in your sons class!!! LOL!!! That is very cute. It looks just like the Octopus from the kids show(actually maybe it is only in Canada)"Oswald". You are so creative. You inspire and depress me all at the same time!!! ROFL!!! Mason is a sweetie.

  7. Tiff ~
    You are so creative and sweet Mason is just too cute.
    Hugs :)

  8. The other kids must just shake their heads and say we just can't compete. Way to go creative mom of the year. Honestly though, don't we have fun with school projects. Mason looks so cute. Love the crown.

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