Activity 42: Shell Decorating

A great way of transforming and upcycling household items is to add embellishments.

In this photo tutorial, Vanessa will show you four different ways to incorporate shells into your crafting. These beautiful, sea themed crafts make lovely home decorations or potential gifts. 

 

YOU WILL NEED:

  • Something to decorate - examples shown here include a wreath, vase or wine glass.

  • Shells - an excuse for a trip to the beach perhaps?

  • Strong Glue (such as superglue or a glue gun)

  • Candles (real or battery powered)

  • Any other decorative items you want to add, such as sand, paint, feathers or glitter. 

BE CAREFUL WHEN USING CANDLES IN YOUR CRAFTING -

Do not light if they are surrounded by flammable decorations and do not use battery powered lights in water. 

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IDEA 1: Decorative Lantern

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IDEA 2: Card Wreath

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IDEA 3: Twig Wreath

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IDEA 4: Glass Decorating

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If you make one of these, please send us a photo - we would love to see!