Callout. by Thomas Oscar Miles Via Flickr: “Though much is taken, much abides; and though
We are not now that strength which in old days
Moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are;
One equal temper of heroic hearts,
Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.”
― Alfred Tennyson
Floral crowns may be a staple for festivals and whimsical parties, but Chelsea Shiels is taking the world by storm with her mermaid-inspired, seashell-encrusted headdresses.
Shiel sells her floral and seashelled creations through her Etsy shop.
Image: Theodor Geisel
in his home work room in La Jolla, Calif., in 1957. (Gene Lester/Getty Images)
Decades before he became a best-selling children’s book
author, Dr. Seuss, a.k.a. Theodor Geisel, created a series of sculptures he called
his “Unorthodox Taxidermy.” Using real horns, beaks and antlers, he
fashioned whimsical creatures which look like they jumped right out of his