Boyne City Pirate Festival 2018-A Story from a Mermaid's Point of View (Lake Michigan Pirates & Mermaids!)

I WAS CAPTURED BY PIRATES! The Boyne City Pirate Festival from a Mermaid’s Point of View- What happens when a Michigan Mermaid is caught by pirates? She gets stuck on a car, naturally! Here’s a fun and silly story about the Boyne City Pirate Fest from Mermaid Phantom’s perspective. Enjoy! ♥

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Don't drink the water!!!! Mermaid Fails & Outtakes

Professional Mermaid FAILS: Bloopers and Behind-the-Scenes Footage from the Swim at Good Harbor Beach- More mermaid fails! Guys, I am NOT an elegant mermaid. I am a very clumsy mer who doesn't always look the most graceful. Watch a behind-the-scenes video from my mermaiding swim at Good Harbor Beach and see pictures I've not shared before. Mermaids aren't perfect, you know? 😉

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How to Paint Seashells - It's so easy!!

How to Paint Seashells: How do you paint seashells? What type of paint should you use on shells? Find out how to create beautiful colored shells for your mermaiding events and crafting projects with this short DIY tutorial video. PLUS! See some of my favorite color combinations that are sure to look simply magical! You'll need only 3 materials for this, and just around 3 minutes too. 

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Mermaiding at Northport's Book Fair

A Mermaid Swims up to the Book Fair... I had my first public appearance as a mermaid yesterday at Northport Public School's pirate themed book fair. This was my first real mermaiding gig, so I was pretty nervous about going. However, I think the whole thing turned out to be a blast! Here are some photos from last night.

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Mermaid Sighting! Real mermaid found in Michigan

Are there mermaids in the Great Lakes? You bet! In September of 2016, a real live mermaid actually washed up on the shore of Grand Traverse Bay (near Traverse City, Michigan). The locals were quite shocked to see her swimming around, and even managed to capture her on video. Don't believe it? Come see for yourself! 

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Waterproof Necklaces now for sale!

While I very much do enjoy sharing my crafts with others, and love doing so through my free video tutorials, I do hope to be able to visit my pirate friend overseas eventually... which will cost more than few sand dollars! So, I have resolved to offer a select few of my handmade waterproof necklaces for sale on my Etsy store. Each one is unique and will not be recreated, so be sure to snatch yours up before it's gone! (But fear not, I'll be adding new ones occasionally!) Read on to get a look at what's for sale before it swims off!

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MerNation Silicone Mermaid Tail Review

Where can you buy a silicone mermaid tail? I bought my realistic tail for professional mermaiding from MerNation Inc. If you are considering purchasing from them too, then please feel free so watch my review video and take a look at the "quick facts" on this blog post... it contains much more info than the video, actually, since I wasn't half-frozen while writing it... hehehehe!

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Happy Halloween from Mermaid Phantom

Happy Mermaid-Monday-Halloween! Hehehehe! It's one of the best days of the year AND the week! So today I'll be combining this day of costuming and spooktacular fun with mermaiding by sharing with you some of my latest mermaid photos and talking about my favorite costume accessories. (Oh, and my name may be "Phantom," but I promise I'm not all that spooky! ;D) Expect a video coming up soon too!

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