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thanks to missroserose

Who found this image and story of a tiny floating shelter that, as she says, looks like it could be from Mermaid's Hands! The houses in Mermaid's Hands are made of salvaged wood and roofed with thatch, but with corrugated metal over the kitchen portion, but people living in Mermaid's Hands are adaptable and would love the painting on the side.


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It was found floating 180 miles south of Grand Isle, Louisiana. Pen Pal starts with Em wondering what would happen if she could detach her house and have it go floating free--I guess this little house was finding out! (It turned out to have been a floating dock in Key West, Florida--so that's quite a journey it went on.)

Gotta love the art ♥

This entry was originally posted at http://asakiyume.dreamwidth.org/858972.html. Comments are welcome at either location.

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sartorias
Aug. 7th, 2017 04:42 pm (UTC)
That is pretty awesome! I can so imagine the Mermaid's Hands people loving the colors.
asakiyume
Aug. 8th, 2017 09:50 am (UTC)
Right? And going in for painting.
yamamanama
Aug. 9th, 2017 08:22 am (UTC)
I really like that painting and the color scheme.
asakiyume
Aug. 9th, 2017 09:45 am (UTC)
Me too. Part of what I like about the painting is that it's what artists call "naive"--not some pro person doing a pro version/vision of a mermaid, but just somebody painting what was in their heart.
dudeshoes
Aug. 10th, 2017 07:37 pm (UTC)
What a sweet little house! Who wouldn't love to spend a night there?
asakiyume
Aug. 11th, 2017 09:58 am (UTC)
I'd like there to be a window, but maybe there's one on one of the sides we can't see--otherwise, it's perfect!
oiktirmos
Aug. 12th, 2017 07:16 pm (UTC)
Complete with a mermaid!
Send the owner's a copy of Pen Pal.
Somehow Em's musing reminds me of Anne Frank.
asakiyume
Aug. 13th, 2017 10:06 pm (UTC)
^_^
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