I've been collecting seashells for as long as I can remember. From east to west, coast to coast, and shore to shore, I always find a treasure to keep, and adore.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

I'm a Mermaid

Hello! I just wanted to pop in and welcome some new blog followers! I've been wanting to say hi to you all, so I thought I would do it first thing. Hi! Hello! and Welcome!

My hubby and I are getting ready to celebrate our 30th anniversary in a couple of weeks. Yeah, wow! I can't believe it has been 3 decades already! We always celebrate special occasions at the beach, and go as often as time allows in between.

Guess what the 30th anniversary gift is???? Pearls!!!! I know! Isn't that so cool! He said he'd gladly by me a strand of pearls....for jewelry making! He already bought pearls for my neck, wrist, and ears. He used to buy me pretty, pretty jewelry to go with special occasions. NOT ANY MORE! He said the stuff I make is prettier than anything he could ever buy for me. Isn't he so sweet?!

I took the Mermaid Name Generator test over at Rum and Monkey, to see what my mermaid name is. I did it twice, for Tropical, and Mediterranean mermaid. Both times I got the name Pearlia. So, Pearlia it is! I love it, and it is so me! I found the name generator from Gypsea Nurse.

Look at these art prints of mermaids wearing pearls I found on Etsy!

Each one is linked directly to the Etsy shop it is from.

Which is your favorite? What is your mermaid name?

I'm off to play with some pearls!

Pearlia aka Del


Bren said...

love love love... sea shells, and mermaids... gotta love those!

Leo said...

Hey there Pearlia,,,Happy Anniversary - that is a great milestone. My 20th anniversary is one week from tomorrow...and I am very excited.

Anonymous said...

Quit talking about the big 3-0 momma. ;) Not looking forward to my 30th bday thankyouverymuch and you reminding me of your anniversary just brings it all up again. Just kidding, I love ya! ;) Pearls, how cool! And your name is so fitting! My name was Lady Oceandia.

My Life Under the Bus said...

Love that first picture and I am Planktina Seapixi! I think I like Pearlia better! LOL Happy Wednesday!

Rachel said...

What a great name, miss Pearlia! Congrats on the huge anniversary!!!


Audrey said...

Congratulations on the 30 years! I thought hubby and I were doing good with 22 :)

Sheryl Hastings said...

Happy Anniversary! What a milestone! Hope you have a fabulous time celebrating.

Love the last picture the best. I love the vivid colors and the girls' hair.

Della said...

This was so much fun! Thanks for your congrats!

Kandi...you will be 30 this year, so :P

Amanda said...

Wow, congratulations on 30 years!! I hope you and your husband have a wonderfully special day celebrating! :)

.. said...

Congratulations! That is so sweet =') I'm sure you will continue to impress him by making the prettiest jewelry out of the pearls he's giving you.

Unknown said...

Happy 30th Anniversary - ya'll got a pretty good start on things.

You know what they say about mermaids - Poor Mermaid - not enough woman to love - too much fish to fry :D

Take good care,


Shellbelle said...

Pearlia — what a perfect mermaid name for you!

Congratulations on your 30th anniversary, sounds like you found the perfect merman to spend your life with. May you swim the sea together for many more years to come!

Love all the mermaid art, but the first is my fav; it has such a dreamy quality to it.


Teacup Mosaics said...

Oh yes! Mermaids, pearls, and shells are my favorite things. My husband and I celebrate 32 years this month, and like you I can't believe it.
I'm off to find my Mermaid name.
Happy Shelling!

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