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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Mermaid Tea Party & a Giveaway

Today is the day, it's the mermaid tea party!
A lovely event hosted by Lisa Kettell of Faerie Enchantment. Be sure to stop in and visit her today, and see the list of mermaids participating in this day of salty escapades and swimmingly sweet giveaways!

The merfolk have been abuzz with chatter and excitement, and there is even a rumor going around that the handsome and charming Frog Prince may make an appearance!


Guests were greeted at the door by Flippy Frog offering a tray of the finest caviar and tobiko served with clam crackers. Mmmmmmmmmm. Thank you Flippy.

A Hawaiian mermaid did the hula while playing the ukulele, she was a sight to see!

Lokelani has been waiting for this day for months. Now that she has all of the merfolk together she is ready to deliver her call to action.

Lokelani (lo-kay-lan-ee) is a Hawaiian mermaid activist. She started a group called MPETH (like "empath") which stands for

"Mer People for the Ethical Treatment of Humans".

Lokelani speaks out about speciesism, focusing on the poor treatment of humans, who are believed to be of low intelligence, and are known to be very gullible.

MPETH is particularly concerned with the sirens, a group of merbeauties who lure human sailors out to sea, often causing them to be lost or drown. The sirens' have been known to sink a ship, then loot the treasure for sport.

Lokelani holds a pearl of knowledge and hope. She implores all merpeople to end speciesism, and to work with her to build a bridge of trust between the mer people and humans.


Well, now that that seriousness is over, how about a show and tell from Merinda, a sweet and silly little mermonkey who has quite a treasure to show off:

Merinda found a gorgeous and sizeable ruby in a shipwreck recently. As far as she knows no sirens were involved.


And now for the grand finale:

The Frog Prince!

Everyone was concerned about the Frog Prince because he recently traveled to Anaheim, California to participate in the CHA show. That went quite well, however he was injured on his return home and had to undergo some surgery.
Everyone is so glad to see him back in action. He's such a charmer, when FP enters a room, all eyes are on him.

Lokelani got his support for MPETH, and he has his own plan to consult with her and the merpeople about the humans' pollution of the freshwater (which of course ends up in the ocean). He is hoping they will be able to team up and find a way to implore the humans to stop polluting. Some of his people are being born with mutations now, such as two heads and no feet!!! It really is quite scary. But that is for another day.

So there is just one more item on the agenda.
You did hear me mention something about a giveaway, right?

Just leave me a comment here, and I will chose (by random number generator) one lucky winner to receive a love blossom magnet similar to this one:

But that's not all, there will be two winners.
This mermaid event would not be complete without a mermonkey giveaway, and this little mermonkey was created just for this purpose.

She is a mini mermonkey ornament, just 2.75" tall, with an armload of fantastic treasures to offer you. She has a beautiful amethyst, a piece of a Sunrise Shell from Kauai, and another favorite shell she found at her favorite beach.

This morning she has been frolicking with her best friend, Lola, who will be showing up in my etsy shop later today.

Leave me a comment to be included in the giveaways. You must sign up by Sunday April 19th (tomorrow) at midnight!
Winners will be posted on Monday by noon.

Thanks for visiting, I hope you had a lovely time!

Waxela (wa-shay-la)
aka SpiritMama


Studio At Crow Haven Farm said...

Looks like everyone is having fun at the Tea Party by the Sea! Especially the sock monkeys! LOL Have a great time and enjoy the party!

I'm Julia said...

What fun! I was a mermaid in a previous life & can attest to the fun they have. Would adore having my own mermonkey to love. ;-)

Such a Wondrous Place this Faery Space said...

Excellent displays of merness! Blessings.

Coastal Sisters said...

Oh Waxela (Beautiful Name!)....what a fabulous post! I love all your wonderful creations. I have such an affinity for monkeys and just visited your Etsy Shoppe and squealed with glee!

Thank you so much for stopping by for a visit and do come again...bring your precious monkeys with you too :)


Zan Asha said...

Hahahaaa! I love this story Waxela! Looks like you are having a great party!

Yes, please, I would love to take the sock mermonkey home!

Deborah said...

All of your creations are fabulous. I always enjoy visiting you. **blows kisses** Deborah

Kaerie Faerie said...

What a fun post, I love mermaids!!!
Yes Please, enter me in your fab give-away, it is all so wonderful

BunnyKissd said...

Adorable! I wish I had discovered this sooner; I would have made something! Love that little monkey mermaid! ^-^

The Odd Bird said...

What a wonderful tea party. These creatures are so cute. And the little mermonkies are adorable.

*SHeRRy B* said...

How sweet are your mermaids and mermonkeys! Thank you for visiting!

Pattee said...

Fabulous give away Colleen and what a wonderful mermaid and grouping of friends...

I've never made a mermaid... hmmmm

Bee Serendipitous said...

Oh what a spectacular event...and your group seem to be a very nice group of SeaGals and Guppies...I just love their spirit...and thank you sooo much for stopping by my blog - I just posted the last entry for the Big Tea - please stop and see...have a honey of a day and may sweet things come your way! Marlene :O)

Cyberdelia said...

I'm loving the tea party! Mine was fully underwater, so I'm loving being back on land and seeing what goodies everyone is dishing up. I love the Frog Prince...he's gorgeous! But I bet he knows that. :-)

faerie enchantment said...

I am having a magical time at your Mermaid Tea Party and those mermaid images are wonderful so filled with mermaid enchantment!

Those monkey mermaids are sooo cute.

Magic, Mermaids and Joy!

Jen said...

What a fun blog post! You are too creative! Thanks for the chance at the giveaway!

Carolee said...

I'm a bit late to the party, but what fun! LOVE these giveaways - please do count me in. :)

~ Carolee

The Gossamer Tearoom said...

All of the mermaids are very sweet and the mer-monkeys are so cute!

Wishing you a magical evening,


Jackie said...

I love mermaids!

Tumbleweed Trails said...

What a fun Mermaid Tea Party indeed. Your mermonkeys are a sight to behold. Love them. Thanks for the fun tea party.

Whim & Fancy Designs said...

I love the frogss!! I'm a little late but I hope you come by for a spell~
xoxo, Ann-Denise

m i c h e l l e said...

What fun! The mermonkeys are TOOOOO cute!!!

Mealy Monster Land said...

oh, wow, almost missed this one, please oh please enter me in your mermonkey giveaway, they would love to cozy up with a monster!
looks like a fun sea party!:) Nicole

Sock Monkey said...

Thank goodness I remembered to check out your giveaway. I would adore your Sock Monkey Mermaid.

Waving hello from California!

Camp Sock Monkey
Camp Sock Monkey

Lori Bei Durst said...

Another original blog story and great pictures! Thanks for sharing...Lori

Catherine said...

Hi Waxela! Thanks so much for visiting my blog! I missed the party unfortunately so I'm having a browse around now! I loved your blog post and those mermaids are delightful!

SpiritMama said...

Thanks so much for visiting everyone, now I'm off to pick a winner or two!

Anonymous said...

This is a fun party! Please include me :)