Mermaid by definition:
(in folklore) a female marine creature,having the head,torso and arms of a woman and the tail of a fish.
I was recently asked if I'd be interested in participating in a Mermaid swap by Michelle at Hold Dear. I have never participated in one of these swap events, so I thought it would be fun to give it a try. I was assigned a swap partner, Heidi. You can visit Heidi and her wonderfully created treasures here at Fancies, Musings and Whimsies. The objective was to put together a package of mermaid and seaside inspired ephemera, and to also include a handmade item for exchange with your partner. Below are the items I created for Heidi's package:
3x5 acrylic block reverse painted and collage ephemera
and text transparency
cigar box painted with Golden Fluid and Heavy Body Acrylics
text transparencies and other collage emphemera
used piece of Abalone shell for clasp with pearl
inside box - a mermaid diorama- shells from my travels, sea moss,marbles, sea glass, sand and glitter awash with Golden titan buff.
Here are some snippets of the ephemera that were included in her package.
Have a swimmingly good day! Thanks for stopping.
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