So a friend of mine from High School, Joseph DeBello Gaglio, delighted me the other day by leaving this lovely little gem on my doorstep! A raw oak finish studded with hundreds of steel nails make little sense until Joe works his magic with some navy string to tie it all together – voila! An octopus! If you’re interested in getting one commissioned of your very own, check out his website for many more beautiful examples of his work. He also does some pretty neat hand-painted wooden bow ties. Also a great cause, they’ve partnered with Trees For the Future so that for ever Tie Tree purchased, 10 trees will be planted in the purchasers name. What are you waiting for? Go plant some trees and be a part of a positive change!