31 Aug

Eight Cool Octopus-Inspired Finds

octopus cups

Is it just me, or has there been a noticeable trend in Octopus-inspired products lately? You can find everything from vinyl wall graphics to laptop sleeves to baby onesies donning tentacle-clad motifs these days! Here are 8 cool “octopus design” finds that fall in the entertaining & home accessories categories:

octopus vase and dish scrubbers

1. Octopi Cup by Cake ($15 each at Feel More Human)

2. Mod Octopus Vase/Pitcher by Dovetail ($40 at Feel More Human)

3. Octopus Soap & Scrubbers by AnimalHouse ($5.99 each at Kitchen Kapers)

4. Sucker For You Letterpress Card by Hello! Lucky ($4.50 at Luxe Paperie)

octopus letterpress card

5. Happy Octopus Cake Pan by Nordic Ware ($30 at Parker’s Pantry)

octopus cake pan

6. Sea Life Melamine Dinner Plates by Thomas Paul ($36/set of 4 at Velocity Art and Design)

Thomas Paul sea life plates

7. Deep Water Tea/Coffee Set for 2 by LoucheLab ($60 at Etsy)

octopus coffee/tea set

8. Octopus-inspired Pillows: {clockwise from top left} Octopus Pillow by Thomas Paul ($100 at Velocity Art and Design); Gold Octopus on White Linen by Dermond Peterson ($200 at George Watts); Blue Octopus Hook Pillow ($60 at Gracious Style); and Octopus Cuddle Pillow by BINTH ($60 at BINTH).

octopus pillows - modern

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Julie SAYS:

i never realized how stylish an octopus could be!!

August 31, 2009 at 6:54 pm


OMG..LOVE them!!! Are they the next BIG thing?

August 31, 2009 at 7:54 pm

denise SAYS:

Octopus kinda freak me out but I do love the black and white cups as well as the sucker card.

September 1, 2009 at 10:11 am

melody SAYS:

ooh, love it all! i found the gold octopus pillow from Dermond Peterson on sale on this site: http://www.openhouse-richmond.com. I grabbed one, but looks like there is still another available.

September 1, 2009 at 12:27 pm

jenn s. SAYS:

Thanks for the $-saving tip, Melody! That actually looks like a great website too :)

September 1, 2009 at 1:16 pm

rhodeygirl SAYS:

oh i love all of these- especially the pillows!

September 1, 2009 at 3:28 pm

Down Pillow SAYS:

Not sure the octopus will be my new favorite trend, but you’ve found some really great pieces :) The cobalt blue pillow is my favorite.

September 1, 2009 at 10:10 pm

Gertrude SAYS:

I want to start a candy buffett business in my area. can you offer any ideas, or suppliers names. I am located in Illinois Thank you

September 4, 2009 at 9:10 am

Havilah SAYS:

i’m starting to collect cephelopods i love them ^_^ squids, cuttlefish and octopus.. they are soooo CUTE!!! im gonna have to snag some of those!!

March 24, 2010 at 10:27 pm
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