I gave this old bust statue a makeover. She writes: “I must be a mermaid. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.”— Anaïs Nin

Complete with glitter roots and plenty of sea shells she is now a full out mermaid. I named her Adalia.

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Before mermaid makeover

After mermaid makeover

Base coat of paint

Attatching embroidery floss for hair

Used an old necklace and seashells for a mermaid style crown

Used the fishnet stocking makeup trick for mermaid scales on skin

Also fake eye lashes to help define eyes

from the back

Glitter roots