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How to Make Craft Projects Using Shells


Check out all of these fun sea shell activities. What kind of craft projects can you make using sea shells? If you have a chance to get to the beach, gather up some sea shells and experiment. If you can't get to the beach to find sea shells, you can find them on the shelves of most craft stores. Make a craft or two using sea shells, snap a picture, and submit it to be included here.

Re-Made Diffuser Bottle

Re-Made Diffuser Bottle Craft
Follow these instructions and learn how you can decorate a bottle using shells and other supplies.

Sand Casting Craft

Sand and Sea Shell Casting Craft
Learn how you can transform seashells and other beach finds into fun work of art.

Seashell Bouquet

Seashell Bouquet Craft
Using these directions shared by a visitor named Belinda, learn how you can create a unique bouquet using sea shells.

Seashell Bug Magnet

Seashell Bug Magnet Craft
Grab a handful of small shells along with a magnet or two and experiment with arranging them to make different bugs.

Seashell Candle

Seashell Candle Craft
Follow these instructions and you can learn how use a large clam shell to make a decorative candle.

Seashell Mermaid Craft

Seashell Mermaid Craft
These mermaids, perched a top of a starfish and decorated with seashells, were submitted by a visitor named Rebecca.

Seashell Ornaments

Sea Shell Ornaments
Sherri Osborn
Use these directions to make a simple ornament out of a shell, a pearl, and some ribbon.

Seashell Picture Frame

Seashell Picture Frame Craft
These directions, shared by Kim, will have you searching your house for old frames you can glue seashells and sand to.

Seashell Recipe Holder Craft

Seashell Recipe Holder Craft
Follow these instructions and learn how you can make a unique recipe holder using a seashell and a paper clip.

Seashell Toad House

Seashell Toad House
Any toad would be overjoyed to live in this fancy house made using a clay pot and several seashells.

Seashell Vase Magnet Craft

Seashell Vase Magnet Craft
Use a spiral shell, known as an auger shell, to make a tiny vase you can hang on your refrigerator.

Shell Memory Game

Shell Memory Game
A visitor named Patricia shared instructions for making a game using several clam shells.
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