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Transform Your Bathroom into a Mermaid Grotto!

Have you always wanted a mermaid-themed room in your house? Start with your bathroom! Not only does it provide the perfect opportunity to don a mermaid tail, it also involves smaller square footage that’s easier to manage during a total room makeover. Whether you’re fully renovating or just incorporating a few mermaid touches, start with these fish and mermaid bathroom ideas from HGTV, then keep on reading! Bring on the Backsplash What screams mermaid more than tiles in the shape Read More >>

September 24, 2018

How to Create a Custom Mermaid Tea Blend

Let’s be honest, if a mermaid had a choice, she’d drink tea…but not just any tea—she’d have her own custom blend. And right now, merfriend, you can too! Creating a custom tea blend is as easy as clicking a mouse and waiting for it to arrive. You can either use an online provider like www.blendbee.com or find a local shop that creates loose leaf tea blends. When you first jump into sites like Blend Bee, you’re going to be hit with an overwhelming amount Read More >>

August 29, 2018

Mermaid Crafts for Kids

Trips to the beach and pool are fun, but what happens when the weather isn’t the best for swimming? Reel in your little mers with a whirlpool of mermaid crafts and activities! Whether you save these ideas for a rainy day or get right to work collecting the needed supplies for an afternoon of fun, there’s loads of fun to be had.   Mermaid Lagoon Does your little mermaid have a big imagination?  The Mermaid’s Lagoon from My Small Potatoes Read More >>

August 24, 2018

Mermaid Baby Shower

Do you or someone you know have a little mermaid on the way?  Don’t stress!  We’ve got a list of tips and tricks to help celebrate the special occasion with a mermaid baby shower!   Invitations Let the world know about your precious pearl with some invitations!  There are some for every mermaid design imaginable from online stores like Etsy, Amazon, and Zazzle!   Decorations The first step when it comes to decorating any kind of mermaid-themed party is choosing Read More >>

August 20, 2018

Mermaid Spa Day

Are your fins frayed from busy days?  Feeling washed up and overwhelmed?  When the world seems like it’s spinning too fast, let your mermaid hair down and unfurl your flippers with a mermaid spa day in the comfort of your own home!   Before you begin… It’s a good idea to get together a few things to create the ultimate spa ambiance.  Warm up some towels using a towel warmer, or by throwing them in the dryer for a few Read More >>

August 14, 2018

How to Create a Mermaid Crown for Under $5

We’re full steam ahead into summer and when beachy waves just aren’t good enough anymore, there’s an easy fix to help us live our best mermaid lives—shell crowns. Step1: Gather Your Supplies Creating a mermaid shell crown only takes a few mermazing supplies, which, thankfully, you can get at any craft store or more dollar stores.   Shells can be found at Dollar Tree for $1 per bag, but you can also pick some up in the floral section of Walmart. Read More >>

August 9, 2018

Bring the Beach to Your Backyard

Feeling landlocked, but an ocean escape is too out of reach?  Yearning for the beach amid busy schedules and tight budgets?  All mermaids have felt that way at one time or another.  We think summertime is the best time to bring the beach to your backyard without breaking the bank!   Water A beach isn’t a beach without water!  If you have a big yard and some cash to burn, buying a pool is one of the best ways to Read More >>

August 4, 2018

Summer Mermaid Playlist

Need some music to flip your fins to?  We’ve got you covered!  From Irish Folk songs to The Beatles, here are some songs especially picked with mermaids in mind!   “The Mermaid”– John McCann A traditional Irish Folk song best estimated to have originated in the 18th century, this upbeat ballad tells the story of a sinking ship that crosses paths with a beautiful mermaid. Along with this song, there are many other folk ballads and sea shanties featuring mermaids, Read More >>

July 30, 2018

How to Throw a Shark Extravaganza!

Calling all shark fanatics!  With summer and Shark Week in full swing, what better time to think about throwing a shark-themed party than now?  Whether you know a shark lover whose birthday is approaching or want to host a Shark Week viewing party, keep reading for some ideas for setting up and hosting a “jawsome” celebration!   Decorations Décor is one of the first things you will want to think about when planning your special shark day!  Combining different shades Read More >>

July 25, 2018

Plan a Mermaid-Minded Picnic!

Humans have picnics, so mermaids should, too! Put on your Fin Fun tail, then find a special mountain meadow or comfortable spot on the beach to consume your mid-day menu. Might we suggest a few things to get you started? Read on to learn how to have the best experience possible (and don’t forget to invite your pod pals)! Set the Scene Planning the perfect picnic takes some prep work. Of course, it doesn’t have to be fancy, just enjoyable! Read More >>

June 19, 2018

Favorite Mermaid Books and Tales

If you’re fascinated by mermaids, there are plenty of ways to get your fix! You may have mermaid makeup and even mermaid swimsuits, but you can really immerse yourself in the life of a mystical creature by reading these mermaid books that feature exciting adventures.  The Tail of Emily Windsnap by Liz Kessler This story is a great option for kids who want to enjoy a fun mermaid tale. Aimed at elementary and middle school readers, this story follows Emily Read More >>

June 5, 2018

Mermaids on Screen: TV Shows & Movies with Mermaids

Whether you’ve been fascinated by mermaids since childhood or have just started your mermaid obsession, you’ll love these movies and TV shows featuring mermaids in a starring role. Peruse our list, then check out these sea sirens in action!   The Little Mermaid (1989) This Disney movie is perhaps the most renowned movie featuring a mermaid. The story focuses on Ariel, a mermaid princess who wants nothing more than to become human. When she falls in love with a handsome Read More >>

June 1, 2018

8-Week Mermaid Transformation Series

Have you ever wondered what mermaids do to get fit?  Maybe you’ve met a mermaid in the pool and longed to learn the secret behind her graceful moves. Maybe you’ve watched mermaids from afar as they swam through the water and even flipped their tails in the air. Fin Fun’s exclusive 8-week Mermaid Transformation Series is designed to help you get into the water with confidence and eventually transform your body into a stronger mermaid version of itself! Before you Read More >>

May 22, 2018

Dive into Mermaid Snacks & Sweets

Fun Foods for Mermaids Whether you’re planning a mermaid-themed party, need movie snacks, or want to create an inspired lunch for a hungry sea-dweller, it’s easy to make mermaid-worthy food with this guide from Fin Fun. Goldfish Cracker Craze Goldfish crackers are the epitome of quick and easy mermaid food. Fill paper cupcake holders or small bowls with these tiny goldfish-shaped crackers made by Pepperidge Farm for a party treat or easy snack while watching your favorite mermaid flick at Read More >>

May 17, 2018

Mother’s Day Must-Haves for the Mermaid Mom

With Mother’s Day just around the riverbend, it’s time to get those gift ideas swimming through your head! Ditch the flowers and candy—dive straight for the good stuff with our 2018 Mother’s Day Gift Guide! Discovering unforgettable gift ideas for the mermaid mom is easy when you know where to look. Because really, there’s nothing wrong with dropping hints to your loved ones—or even shopping for yourself! Read on to see these Mother’s Day treasures.   Art of Lunch Neoprene Read More >>

May 2, 2018

Match Your Nails to Fin Fun Mermaid Tails!

Do you want to live the mermaid life like never before? Enhance your look by coordinating fashionable nail designs with your favorite mermaid tail! Need we say that getting your nails done is fun? It’s so obvious! The fun factor comes not only from choosing your most coveted color, but also from the chance to connect with your fellow merpals as you unite in the spirit of mermaid fashion together! Plus, you don’t have to be in your tail to Read More >>

April 27, 2018

Mermaid Hairstyle Ideas

Apart from her tail, a mermaid’s hair is her defining characteristic. Ariel’s crimson tresses have become iconic, but mermaids come in all shapes, colors, and sizes. Their hairdos are equally varied, expressing each mermaid’s unique style. What kind of mermaid are you? Bold celebrities might be able to dye their locks rainbow hues to show their aquatic roots, but that’s quite a commitment. Most of us love our natural hair color and want to flaunt it exactly the way it Read More >>

April 20, 2018

Put Your Fins up for Mermaid Mania 2018!

Get ready for an unforgettable Mermaid Mania this summer! This year’s promotion will be unlike any before, with our first-ever, nationwide Ambassador Search and mega pool parties across the USA! If you have a passion for the mermaid life and yearn to represent the Fin Fun brand in your community, this is for you! We’ll be selecting eight Junior Ambassadors (ages 13-17) and another eight Senior Ambassadors (ages 18+). For our youngest fans, kids ages 6-12 can enter for a Read More >>

April 17, 2018

Mermaid Fashion Trends 101

You love lounging by the water and gliding under the waves in your swimmable mermaid tail. But sometimes even mermaids need to get around on dry land. How do you stay true to your inner mer-self at school, the mall, or anywhere else away from the sea?   Take a cue from celebrities like Gwen Stefani, Kim Kardashian, and Dakota Fanning who understand that the mermaid life does not stop at the water’s edge. These gorgeous gals rock mermaid fashions Read More >>

April 14, 2018

How to Decorate Your Bedroom Like a Mermaid Paradise

Do you dream of flicking your mermaid tail and swimming off to your magical undersea bedroom every night? Why not make that a reality by decorating your bedroom like a mermaid paradise. With a bit of inspiration, you can transform four plain walls into an underwater fantasy of fun. Start by painting your walls a dreamy ocean blue to set the scene. With water tone walls as your canvas, you’re ready to unleash your mermaid imagination. We love this mermaid Read More >>

April 11, 2018