Archive for the sea Category

Wilson Graphics Porthole Wall Decals

Posted in home, products, sea, space with tags , , , on April 8, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

Over at Wilson Graphics, you will find an awesome array of porthole wall decals, featuring space and sea scenery

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I’d love to have one of these (probably a space image) in a quirky home library.

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What other world would YOU like a porthole to show?

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Vita di Mare

Posted in photography, sea with tags , on March 1, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

My friend Vanessa is the QUEEN of pinterest! Our taste is remarkably similar (thus many boards would fit seamlessly here), but for today I’ll stick with Vita di Mare where she has collected stunning photographs of sea life.

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Have a look at Vita di Mare!

Holiday Desktop Goodies 12/21

Posted in absurd, anthropomorphic, art, candy coated nightmares, christmas, decoration, food, macabre, photography, sea, vintage with tags , , , , , , , , , , on December 21, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

Ready for some creeptastic Christmas treats?

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SuperTeen Merry Kiss-Mas

Wait for it…
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RIP Grandma (a.k.a “Gram”)

Posted in nature, sea, tribute with tags , , , , on September 28, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

On Thursday, one of the dearest people in my life passed away: my lovely grandmother (a fellow Pisces, lover of seashells and all-things ocean, hence the following pics (source)).

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Our time together was plentiful, and filled with smiles, laughter, hugs and “I love yous.” I feel a deeper sense of history in her home than my own. It was, from my first sparks of conscious memory to present day, the coziest place in my world. I still long to visit the cookie drawer in the kitchen, take a warm seat beside her and watch the hypnotic movement of her knitting needles. As I grapple for the language to describe our incredible bond, it all falls short.

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She saw a great light in me. She saw only light. Whether I walked into her house wearing chunky platform boots and outrageous gothic oddities, or sweatpants and no makeup, she would look at me and say “you’re so beautiful.” She blissfully marveled at every stage of my life, as if I were this brilliant, radiant being that would change the world. In her presence I felt that maybe, just maybe, I could.

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My heart breaks for the limitations of my physical body at this time, my inability to get on a plane and fly home to my beloved family. But they know that my heart and soul are with them.

Gram, my spirit is swing dancing with you on the astral plane. Your sweet little black sheep loves you beyond words, now and forever.

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The Mad Platters

Posted in home, sea, wish list with tags , , on September 3, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

The Mad Platters absolutely count as “fine china” in my opinion. Sea creatures CAN look like china patterns, after all. This one is my all time favorite:

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Pre-Treatment Desktop Goodies!

Posted in absurd, advertising, anatomy, anthropomorphic, art, Books, creatures, ephemera, food, humor, kitsch, photography, postcards, sea, surreal, thrift horror, vintage with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 24, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

And now a little installment of DG before I go down the medical rabbit hole for an indeterminate period of time.

Man, Edmund’s been talking for a LONG time.
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Start ‘em young.
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Gorgeous vintage Vogue cover by Salvador Dali.
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THINK your way to visible virility!
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Very little info on this, but wow…
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What puffer cake has seen cannot be unseen.
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I love this because the skeleton can either be reaching for OR releasing the heart, depending on the eye of the beholder.
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The Barbie Dream Snake:
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If a higher power exists, I’m sure it speaks through cats exclusively, actually.
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“Who you callin’ chicken?”
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I wish this were an actual vintage piece.
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Tip from the SheWalksSoftly school of psychology: If someone hurts your feelings, sending a greeting card with one of the worst puns on earth is not likely to remedy the relationship.
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Now, let’s everybody hope that the doctors have an ALL CHOCOLATE treatment planned for me next week.
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Glassnfire Octopi

Posted in craft, jewelry, sea, wish list with tags , , , on July 31, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

Wow…these are the most gorgeous glass blown cephalopods. Wearable as jewelry, or just plain amazing to display.

I really want this little beauty, even if only to sit near me on my desk.
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Desktop Goodies 7/14

Posted in absurd, advertising, anatomy, Books, kitsch, quotes, sea, toys, vintage with tags , , , , , , , , , , on July 14, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

Alpha, much? (Reminds me of Max Power: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4w3zdkmw2E4)
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This book is just a blank page with a single word: DON’T.
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Love this little man’s style…
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Child “guidance,” toward the ever important world of trans fats.
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Holy exploding cloaca! Who would brand their product this way?
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“With victim.”
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Yes, yes and yes.
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Totally agreed.
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Is it me, or do you feel a draft?
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This story has all of my favorite things!
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Answer to the age-old problem.
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Put a bird in it.
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Excellent grammar lesson.
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Hope you are all feeling beautiful today.
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Scott Musgrove: Walktopus

Posted in sculpture, sea with tags , on June 8, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

I’ve been a fan of Scott Musgrove for many years, but admittedly have paid more attention to his artwork than sculpture.

His latest piece, Walktopus, is a treat for those with a penchant for cephalopods. This fellow is my height (well, I can boast being an inch or two taller since I tower over the masses at a gargantuan 5’1″-5’2″).

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And the 20″ version:

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What a great candle holder for a quirky library like mine…

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Transparent Sea Creature Collection

Posted in creatures, photography, sea with tags , , on May 8, 2013 by shewalkssoftly

Oh ocean…you deep, exotic world of mystery…will you ever cease to amaze?

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I wish there was more info listed about these findings. They seem clearly related to other known creatures, but who can ever get enough sea life variety?

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This one looks like my intestines dressed up for a party (no really…I’ve seen my intestines on film twice in the past week).

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Fellow children of the 80′s will agree that this one is “totally tubular.”
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You can also check out the Angel and Devil, Bobtail Squid, Rainbow Glow Jellyfish and amazing others.

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