Friday, June 19, 2009

Just Imagine Living In A Shell

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just imagine living inside a sea shell with your love just imagine catching a glimpse of the moon rising over the sea at twilight and later lifting your eyes to a sky full of stars diamonds strewn on black velvet just imagine being cocooned in curves taking a bath in a hollow under a shell fountain just imagine going to sleep to the sound of the ocean’s breath waking to the same sound and glimpsing azure through a curved space feeling the gentle caress of the sea breeze on your skin just imagine the touch of your lover's hand in yours as you go padding out in bare feet past the private pool and down to the sand feeling it between your toes just imagine knowing that this sand has travelled and been shaped for eternity just imagine pausing to examine gifts of shells and corals

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Conch Shell House, Isla Mujeres, Mexico via Unusual Architecture

just imagine your love discovering this crown and placing it gently upon your head

Mermaid Wedding Crown from Faerie Majikk

and these sandals upon your feet

Beach Wedding Sandals by Princess Allure

and just imagine looking down and discovering this little creature


Hand Sculpted Mermaid by Dust of Enchantment


..........just imagine

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1, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11 via Country Living 2. Vintage Glass Domes with shells, coral, and mermaids in my bathroom. 3. Lights made by Carol Lasitter and with instructions at Beautiful Details 5. Shell Wreath from Black Star 5 on Flickr 6. Shell Encrusted Florida Vintage Condiment Set on Etsy from Carmen and Ginger 9. Seashell Cross on Etsy from Sandis Shellscapes 12. Table Centrepiece from Completely Coastal 13. My Red Coral Sculpture that serendipitiously began as an idea for a freeform necklace but became a mounted, wire threaded and stuff sculpture and my submission for the Melange Team’s Weekly Challenge. Head on over here to check out these mixed media artists.

22 comments:

Cynthia said...

Hi Chrisy, what a lovely shell dream house!! Perfect for a little retreat...now it must be located near the sea so that an authentic ocean sound gently soothes the resident into sleep...especially if that resident were me!! <3

AlpHa Buttonpusher said...

Ohhhh..I could use a week or two (or year or two lol) there :)

Renee said...

Oh my God, I hope to have those visions in my head for the rest of the day.

Beautiful as always Chrisy.

Love Renee xoxo

ArtSnark said...

what fun!

ArtSnark said...

Cool. I missed that the coral is your Melange challenge piece the 1st time I read thru. Very eye-catching!

Bevie said...

Oh what a mind you have!!! This is awesome!!!!

Julie Magers Soulen said...

What a unique and beautiful house! Love your choices inspired by the sea. Thanks for visiting me too!

Splendid Little Stars said...

just imagine...as in a dream...

cabin + cub said...

what a cool house! so original!

Michelle said...

Oh wow!

Isnt that house just gorgeous!

and the wedding sandels!

xx

FaerieMajikk said...

Chrisy,
what a wonderful post, very beautiful and conjures up lots of imagery for day dreaming.
Amazed at all the gorgeous items and thankyou for including my crown.

melanie said...

gorgeous house! very gaudi-ish.

love the mermaidy things you chose :)

Snowbrush said...

I enjoyed it all, but especially the little mermaid.

LindaGJ said...

Sent over here from Melange's contest! And I'm so glad I did mosey on over! That is an awesome beach house!
Wow!
I also love your coral piece!
I'm entering as an outsider as I am just beginning to start collage art and this is a great way to begin!
Hey, I can follow your blog now!!! It's beautiful!
Linda :)

A Touch of Dutch said...

So unique & cool! And I love your mosaic at the end of the entry!

Gabbi said...

Lovely! I've always had such a fascination with mermaids... that house would fit the fantasy perfectly. :)

flossy-p said...

OMG!!!! That house is AMAZING! What a dream to live in such a unique space. Imagine how it would effect your outlook on life having curved walls and organic spaces. So So COOL!

Tracy/ Dust of Enchantment said...

Hi Chrisy,
What a wonderful post! Love that house and the little domes in your bathroom :) Thanks for including my mermaid!

Hey Harriet said...

Living is a shell would be kind of nice but I imagine simply being YOU Chrisy would be even more fun! I'd like to live in your head!

Sam said...

That house!...and it's pretty on the indside too! I think I'd like it there! I've gone a bit mermaid crazy lately funnily enough too!

Little Jane St said...

so wonderfully crazy!

Judith. ..de Santa Fe said...

Glorious shells ... .
one can never have too many.
I adore the idea of a shell crown . ..
you have me thinkin' -