Artist Inspiration: Johnny Abegg

Time to get our beach on even if
some of us are thigh high in snow.

Photographer Johnny Abegg
shot this gorgeous boho mermaid
for Spell & The Gypsy Collective,
and I’m in love with the palette,
Spell clothing, and vibe.

Know how much I wanna feel this
between my toes?

Even more than that.

Johnny Abegg

If seeing Mr. Abegg’s surfer chic shoot didn’t
buzz me enough, I came upon this bijou video
he worked on and fell into the loveliest trance:

Aint it a lovely escape?

Feeling sooooooo inspired and moved
by this artful work and wishing you
peace just where you are.




  1. February 21, 2014 / 4:35 am

    It's gorgeous, Michelle and I am so ready for warm weather and beaches…

    • February 27, 2014 / 4:45 am

      then we are in agreement!

  2. February 21, 2014 / 3:23 pm

    Beautiful, Michele! I can almost feel the sand between my toes and hear the surf! Thanks for the lovely escape. Hope you are weathering the winterness! XOXO

    • February 27, 2014 / 4:45 am

      oooooh i thrived this week in beautiful muskoka! snowshoeing even!

  3. February 21, 2014 / 7:12 pm

    Looks just like our beach on the Sonoma Coast…where I will be on Monday. Love the long sweater jacket.

    • February 27, 2014 / 4:46 am

      i wish that cardigan was still available. luckyyyyyy!

  4. February 22, 2014 / 3:03 am

    I love what she is wearing..that shirt is great!! I would love some beach time right now!! Hope you are well!

    • February 27, 2014 / 4:46 am

      i am feeling well, and i want all these spell pieces!

  5. February 22, 2014 / 6:00 am

    Beautiful Michele! I love that sweater .. it's gorgeous. The sand and surf is so therapeutic. These transitional months are tough and we all want to move on. Have a great weekend! xxL

    • February 27, 2014 / 4:47 am

      just reading sand and surf makes me long for it. hoping to get away to the south very soon. xox

    • February 27, 2014 / 4:48 am

      thanks julie. great to hear from you.

  6. February 23, 2014 / 12:09 am

    Ahhhhh, I can feel that salty air: divine!! Amazing photography! Happy weekend. xoxo

    • February 27, 2014 / 4:48 am

      fabulous weekend in a cottage town! xox

  7. February 23, 2014 / 8:46 pm

    LOVE it. How are you my sweet friend? i feel like i have been through a blogging tornado….and am hanging on by a thread:) Actually the worst is over but boy was it hairy. I was going to switch back to blogger as I totally intimidated by WP and it was sooo much more than I expected but now i am trying to adjust and decided to give it some time before I act in haste….finally getting my blog roll squared away (hopefully today)! Hope you are well! This photo sesh is INSANE!

    • February 27, 2014 / 4:49 am

      your blog is looking gorgeous, and i'm sure you'll find a happy medium in no time. i'm doing great and wish this was me on the beach! xox

    • February 27, 2014 / 4:50 am

      thanks, teresa. take me with you.

  8. February 25, 2014 / 6:47 pm

    Oh my gosh, i LOVE that whole Spell look. I have those photos pinned all over my Pinterest boards… and YES beachy sand between the toes, and the ocean and salt air… i'm going there in my mind right now…


    • February 27, 2014 / 4:50 am

      i knew you would! so gypsy perfect for you. hugs.

  9. February 25, 2014 / 9:41 pm

    These pictures totally swept me away. Still in the throws of snow, soggy ground and cold here in VA. The beach is on my mind constantly! xo Nancy

    • February 27, 2014 / 4:51 am

      i love this photographer's work–we can dream!

  10. February 26, 2014 / 11:57 pm

    I want that sweater. No. I take it back, I want those legs hahaha…these are such gorgeous images Michele. Thanks for the dose of beauty, I always feel so good when I leave here.

  11. April 10, 2022 / 7:09 am

    Gorgeous shots and dress! Vera inspirational for my next Love Shoot at the beach.

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