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8 December 2008

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The craziness has officially arrived. Holiday madness. In honor of this, I am offering *F R E E * S H I P P I N G* through December 18 in my Etsy shop. You may find the perfect gift for your loved ones, work colleagues or yourself from Octavine Illustration.

In addition, I will also be at the amazing, incredible, utterly spectacular craft fair held only in Portland, Oregon: Crafty Wonderland. Outgrowing every space it has occupied, this year, on December 14, you will find me, along with 140 of Portland’s best artists and crafters, at the Convention Center. It promises to be a rip-roaring good time replete with goodie bags, gift wrapping and the best handmade gifts out there.

The Moleskine journal pictured is a hand-painted, hand-screenprinted, original illustration by me. It is available through my Etsy shop and makes a wonderful gift for the note taker, poet, aspiring novelist, musician or artist in your life.

Back to work I go, tying ribbons and sealing envelopes, giving each and every package sent out care and love. So remember, this holiday season, *B U Y * H A N D M A D E* and feed an artist.

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  1. December 9, 2008

    Lovely post and wonderful things that you have crafted. Great tip! Off to craft and to shop –

  2. December 9, 2008

    This is lovely! Nice designs. Design Lovely

  3. December 9, 2008

    Good luck at the fair!!! Wish I could come visit you there.

  4. December 9, 2008

    MUCH luck for lots of sales both in and out of the craft fair this year! Love the journal…I have about 10 that I still haven’t filled yet. Probably will need another after the holidays though…

  5. December 10, 2008

    you are too generous…I so need to make it to the legendary Crafty Wonderland this year….it’s a goal…I will look for you…xo t

  6. December 10, 2008

    yes! buy handmade…i will pass your special on to my friends here fo sho ladycakes!

  7. December 10, 2008

    Good post.

  8. December 10, 2008

    that’s a beautiful drawing! are they prints?

  9. December 10, 2008

    oh i love your art deco world! i’ve put you in my favorites 🙂

  10. December 10, 2008

    Can’t wait for Crafty Wonderland! Wave to me!

  11. December 10, 2008

    your work is absolutely stunning!

  12. December 13, 2008

    I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don’t know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.Ruthhttp://www.infrared-sauna-spot.info

  13. December 14, 2008

    I love your Moleskine painted journals

  14. December 15, 2008

    That is so elegant and pretty! Love the colour scheme. ♥ visit me at http://www.afiori.com

  15. December 16, 2008

    Your artwork is exquisite. I enjoyed browsing through your blog.

  16. January 26, 2009

    Thanks for the post. You have given nice information on crafting.- Arts and Crafts

  17. February 13, 2009

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