Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Just Imagine Living In A Shell Revisited...

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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 [visit etsy.com and search for shell tiara for similar]

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 [visit etsy.com and search for mermaid art doll for more little treasures]

..........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 stuffed sculpture.

[I'm still away from home staying with family and friends and concentrating on wellness...hence a revisiting of a previous blog entry from this time last year. Compiling this at an internet cafe and don't have access to any of my photographs or draft writings...but...I'll be back to regular posts soon. Thank you for your patience and good wishes. I wish you love, and wellness, and all good things.]

18 comments:

Pippi Langstrumpf said...

That house is absolutely amazing and beautiful. Wow.

Enjoy your time away - take care x

(p.s I have a big giveaway on my blog at the moment - perhaps you'd be interested in entering?)
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Rose said...

Completely amazing shell house! Especially the photo of it at night time.
And the wedding sandals are beautiful, what a wonderful idea.
Good to hear your taking time out for yourself.

Rose

Linda S. Socha said...

Wonderful post Christy! Be well and more into healing daily
Linda

Sandra Darling Visual Art Creations said...

how amazing is that! and uncanny too (that I have been looking at shells lately and letting inspiration "brew" ) Growing up on the coast of North Queensland I always dream of the ocean and that is associated with in at the time of the year when I am craving the warmth! Beautiful inspirations here Crissy thank you so much for sharing with us all .... sending you all the best wishes in the form of health and happiness xoxo

erin said...

love the images here!! especially the wedding sandals! and the conch house is incredible! sending healing vibes your way, sweety.

Mimi said...

I love this post! When I was a little girl I was obsessed with the Little Mermaid so naturally I was obsessed with the ocean.

The house is stunning.

xo

Joanna Jenkins said...

Great to hear from you. Hope you are doing well.

Interesting house-- and some really gorgeous photos. Thanks for the repost. I hadn't seen it the first time.

Feel good,
jj

DELiciousDesignz said...

Amazing Chrissy. That house is beyond words.

Jeana Marie said...

It's a beautiful post, Chrisy! Thinking of you and hoping you find rest and wellness and that you are very well taken care of, dear one.

xo,
Jeana

elsiee said...

having just flown away from warm sandy beaches this post deepens my longing to return...

concentrating on wellness is a VERY good thing...

will be sending you warm thoughts

Queen of Dreamsz said...

Oh, Chrisy...

This house is so ME! It is fabulous and magical...you always have the coolest photos and images to share..and I also love, love that mermaid sculpture. I will have to go check out her Etsy shop.

I've finally completed the designing and organization within my studio spaces if you'd like to take a peek.

I think of you often and pray for you to heal and feel good every day.

Have a great day,
Stephanie ♥

cabin + cub said...

that is such a cool house! how original and whimsical!

Grand Purl Baa said...

Hey you Chrissy
Thinking of you girl. Two weeks is a long time in blogland but you have been looking about (I know) . Good cheer
L

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ArtSnark said...

wonderful selections! How have you been, my friend? I have been too busy to visit blogs & have missed your wonderful imagination

flossy-p said...

I remember this post. It's just as amazing the second time around. thanks for the reminder.

Hope you are soaking in all that wellness, and that you are finding lots of nurturing with your friends and family.

Take care. Rest up, get well. .xx.

Sam said...

I adore it!!! What heaven it must be to live there! Hope you are improving health wise and that the friends and family in your life are smoothing out the rough bits for you. XOXO's

bicocacolors said...

lovely post, I really enjoyed!!!