Friday, April 29, 2011

Friday Finds, Cryptid Style: Loch Ness Monster

Last week I slathered my scales in SPF 60 and explored Busch Gardens Williamsburg under gloriously blue April skies instead of the twinkling December darkness of its Christmas Town celebration. Although I screamed gleefully during my rides on all four roller coasters in the amusement park, my favorite was the most ancient beast, the Loch Ness Monster. It was the first coaster in the world to feature interlocking loops at its opening over 30 years ago. And wow, that first steep drop toward the Rhine River is still just as thrilling as when I was a kid.

Today I was inspired to go questing for the creature through the deep waters of Etsy. Nessie isn't quite as elusive as I feared - look at these amazing handmade creations I discovered!

Loch Ness Monster Finds on Etsy
1. Adult or Child Loch Ness Sea Monster Costume by Miss Nessa's Monster Shop

2. Nessie Copper and Sterling Necklace by Jewel Street Designs

3. Nessie 5x7 Archival Art Print by Elephant Trunk Studio

4. Loch Ness Chubbikin Plush by erinaellis illustration


  1. Kristen,
    I absolutely love the Nessie Copper and Sterling Necklace. It's adorable!

  2. I love your blog and your artwork. So pretty and colorful!

  3. Wow these are cool. The one on the bottom right reminds me of Sigmund the Sea Monster (yes I'm dating myself). Lovely blog.

  4. Beautiful art! Love these finds. :)

    Great blog!
    Happy Sunday!
    Following your blog from the Hop.

  5. You really went on an adventure!
    Following you from the Sunday hop

  6. HI, thanks for the visit. I love these finds, especially the art print. Thank you for sharing.


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