This past monday sad news was announced; Lily Chilvers, the talented girl behind the Octopode Factory, passed away from a battle with cancer. She was so young and life can be so unfair. My deepest sympathies goes out to the family, Mandy and Amber. The world lost a wonderful talent person. We share this great loss with you.
When I heard the news of Lily's condition about 6 weeks ago I made the art pieces below using her rose flower rubberstamp.
Like so many others I was hoping/praying for her to battle this through... That's why I put hope in the middle of the rose. And now I hope she can rest in peace as she is no longer in pain. Thank you Lily for giving us a peek into your imagination. I cherish all the work you've done and it inspired me like so many others to adapt your creations into my own work. Sharing things I made with few of my fave images she created:
Dorothy and the flower rubber stamp
Audrey Hepburn digi Stamp
Steampunk Girl stamp
Mad hatter and Alice stamp
and these themed Oz and Alice mailboxes I still use every day
Thank you for your inspiration Lily.
You will be missed and always be cherished.