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?

Nope.
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.

~michele

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23 Comments

  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…

    Cindy

    • 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.

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