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2020 Tail Design Contest Winners

Another tail design contest has come and gone, and here at Fin Fun, we love seeing you get creative! We received 1,082 submissions and 6,972 votes from all over the world, and our Fin Fans chose one grand prize winner and 10 runners-up. It was tough deciding which tails to vote for, but we hope to host many more design contests in the future so you can share your talents with us!  Let’s take a look at the winners for Read More >>

January 6, 2021

2020 Fin Fun Mermaid Year in Review

We’ve been nostalgic this entire year as we’ve celebrated our 10th anniversary, and we want to share our Fin Fun mermaid year in review with you! Let’s go over the tails we released in 2020 and how we made dreams come true amid a global pandemic. 2020 Fin Fun Mermaid Tails This year, Fin Fun released six mermaid tails for kids and adults! Diamond Frost In January, we released Diamond Frost, the winner of the 2019 Tail Design Contest. This Read More >>

December 31, 2020

The Zodiac as Merfolk: Capricorn

It’s o-fish-ally Capricorn season!  If your birthday lies between December 22 and January 19, this is your time to shine. You’re one of the most responsible mers in the sea, and we wouldn’t have anyone else take us through the end of the year and into the new one! (And Neptune knows we need a year better than 2020.) This is the first in the series of The Zodiac as Merfolk, and we’re going to dive into the best mermaid Read More >>

December 22, 2020

Disney Princess Mermaid Looks

Do you love all things Disney? So do we! We were thinking — what would each Disney princess look like as a mermaid? Check out these mermaid looks inspired by your favorite princesses! Snow White Ever pure and innocent in her human form, Snow White as a mermaid would also embody goodness in all she does. When you wear the Bali Breeze Limited Edition mermaid tail and Royal Blue Sea Wave swim top, your mermaid look will be just like Read More >>

December 9, 2020

Fin Fun Mermaid Anniversary: 10 Years of Mermaid Tails

Fin Fun has been celebrating its 10th mermaid anniversary all year long! We’ve come a long way since our first tails, and we want to take you on a journey through the years with us. 2010: The first Fin Fun mermaid tails The Fin Fun story technically starts in 2009 when Grandma Karen sewed the first mermaid tail for her granddaughter Emily. However, she didn’t start selling mermaid tails until 2010. The first swimmable mermaid tails were simple yet fun. Read More >>

December 2, 2020

13 Inexpensive Gifts for the Best Mermaid Christmas

‘Tis the season for warm wishes and charitable giving, and Fin Fun has just what you need for the best mermaid Christmas yet! You’ll find the perfect mermaid gifts for your sea-loving friends and maybe even one for yourself without breaking the river bank. Mermaid Gifts Under $10 Looking for some quick stocking stuffers for your guppies and merfriends? These are perfect for those that love the Mermaidens, their finfriends, and all things ocean-related! (If they don’t know about Fin Read More >>

November 25, 2020

4 Eco-Friendly Ways to Reuse Plastic Bottles

Have you realized how many plastic bottles you use on a regular basis? People use them for drinks, cooking ingredients, and more. At this point, it’s impossible to eliminate harmful plastic usage, but you can reuse plastic bottles to prevent plastic pollution! Feed fluttering wildlife If you want to know what to make with empty plastic bottles, consider this soda bottle bird feeder from Kelly Leigh Creates!  All you need is a couple of wooden spoons to create perches for Read More >>

November 11, 2020

6 DIY Mermaid Nails to Match Your Scales

Piece together a look for your mersona with mermaid nails! They’ll pair perfectly with your swimmable mermaid tail, and you can rep your mermaid look when on land too. These six mermaid nail art designs come with tutorials, so any mer can rock the look of their dreams! Try your hand at freehand Do you have a steady hand? If so, you can paint mermaid scales on your nails without using fancy tools and stencils. These three nail art tutorials Read More >>

October 28, 2020

5 Mouthwatering Mermaid Desserts for Mers of All Ages

Swimming all day, especially in a swimmable mermaid tail, really brings out your sweet tooth! So why not treat yourself and your pod to delicious mermaid desserts? Catch a crunchy surprise Your little guppies may not have the same taste in desserts as you, so this mermaid dessert recipe is bound to get them to bite! These mermaid Rice Krispies from Mom Dot are both adorable and delectable! Ingredients For the Rice Krispies: 3 tablespoons butter 4 cups miniature marshmallows Read More >>

October 14, 2020

5 Spooky DIY Mermaid Halloween Decorations

With spooky month almost here in full force, now is the time to have the best mermaid Halloween possible! And what better way to do that than with DIY Halloween decorations? These five projects embrace the creepiness of the holiday with a chilling, underwater flair. Shipwrecked skulls Skulls are an iconic part of Halloween decorations, and you can easily transform them into the eerie remains of a shipwreck. The haunted mermaid party by Fun365 offers great inspiration to get you Read More >>

September 30, 2020

Revitalize Mermaid Dreams with Retro Mermaid Tails

Have you heard of Fin Fun’s Retro mermaid tails? These breathtaking designs may look familiar, but there are some subtle differences. Take a look, and you just might find the next mermaid tail for your collection! Merfolk dreams never end Merfolk come from all walks of life and have many unique characteristics and experiences. Here at Fin Fun, we celebrate every mer’s desire to swim like a mermaid! No matter who you are, where you’re from, or what your abilities Read More >>

September 16, 2020

5 Mermaid Dinner Recipe Ideas for Seafood-Loving Mers

After swimming all day in your mermaid tail, nothing feels better than sitting down to a homecooked meal, and you’ll love these mermaid dinner recipe ideas! Go for something simple for those warm, autumn days, or release your inner chef for a tsunami of flavor! Meat in the middle When you don’t want to cook on a hot stove, a crab salad sandwich will instantly transport you to the coast! Mermaid food recipes don’t have to be anything fancy, and Read More >>

September 2, 2020

4 Easy Ways for Merfolk to Conserve Water at Home

Merfolk have a deep love for the environment, especially areas with water to swim in! When we conserve water, we can prevent shortages and the pollution of this precious resource. Here are four easy ways to conserve water! Turn off the faucet Water conservation is easy when you turn off the faucet when not in use. For example, only turn it on to wet your toothbrush while brushing your teeth. You can even shut off the water while sudsing up Read More >>

August 26, 2020

8 Sea-Themed DIY Driftwood Decor Ideas

Want to spruce up your home decor so it reflects your love of the sea and merfolk? Take a look at the eight DIY driftwood decor ideas! They’re “shore” to bring all the beach vibes to your home! Seaside candle holder If you already have beach-scented candles, you need coordinating candle holders! This driftwood decor project from Live Creatively Inspired is easy to make and needs limited supplies.  Simply tie together driftwood pieces of similar shape and size with string. Read More >>

August 19, 2020

5 Plastic Bottle Crafts for Ocean-Loving Mers

Reducing the number of plastic products you buy is a great way to help keep the environment clean, and plastic bottle crafts will help you reuse those limited plastic products. Take a look at these five plastic bottle craft ideas that incorporate every mer’s favorite theme: the ocean! Nautical pencil case This craft is perfect if you have two plastic bottles that are the same size and from the same brand. You can make a simple, no-sew zipper case with Read More >>

August 12, 2020

Which Fin Fun Mermaid Tail Matches Your Zodiac Sign?

Your zodiac sign1 says a lot about you, but which Fin Fun mermaid tail matches your sign? We’ve already talked about which tails match your birthstone, but there’s even more to consider! From regal purples to fiery reds, you’re “shore” to find the perfect tail! Aquarius: Blue Lagoon If you’re an Aquarius, you may be shy, but you have a big heart and a desire to help others. Your individuality and independent spirit are best represented by airy, light blue Read More >>

August 5, 2020

How Merfolk Participate in Plastic-Free July

It’s summertime, and merfolk are spending as much time as possible flipping their fins in local waters. However, many of our oceans, lakes, and rivers are littered with plastic pollution. By undertaking the Plastic-Free July challenge, merfolk and landfolk around the world are making waves! Fin Fun Mermaid Ambassadors and Plastic-Free July Our very own Fin Fun Ambassadors undertook this challenge and urged others to join on social media. They live in locations all around the world, and their influence Read More >>

July 29, 2020

Which Fin Fun Mermaid Tail Matches Your Birthstone?

People have been wearing the beautifully vibrant stone that corresponds to their birth month for centuries1. Which colorful mermaid tail matches your birthstone? You may be surprised when you find out! January: Garnet January’s birthstone, the garnet, is a commonly red stone that supposedly brings the wearer wealth, health, and happiness. However, this stone also comes in lovely pink, purple, and orange shades, so the Tiger Lily Limited Edition mermaid tail matches January perfectly. Make spreading happiness your goal every Read More >>

July 22, 2020

An In-Depth Guide to Crafting a Mersona Backstory

Humans have always had a fascination with merfolk, their tails, and their homes beneath the water’s surface. When they see you swimming among them, they’re bound to ask questions. Are you prepared to answer them? When you craft a mersona backstory, you can answer even the most obscure questions! These pointers will help you develop a story with depth and emotion, which will make your character appear more real to those you interact with. Start with the present It helps Read More >>

July 15, 2020

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Mermaid Set for Gaming Mers

If you’re a mermaid who loves video games, you’ve probably heard about the new mermaid set in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The game’s summer update introduces new mechanics, materials, and recipes that will make you FLIP with excitement!  Now, you can decorate your town and make it a mer paradise! How to get the mermaid set in Animal Crossing This Animal Crossing update allows you to go swimming and diving in the ocean, so starting out requires buying a wetsuit. Read More >>

July 8, 2020