Scallop Shells are perfect for decorating on a budget. Drizzle them around your coastal theme presentations for effect.
Sea shells particularly Scallop Shells have many wonderful patterns and shapes that entice and enchant and make them fantastic decorative objects.
White shells make beautiful boarders when glued on, in a pattern, around personal items like mirrors or photo frames. There are many other uses that crafty designers use them for. Sometimes there just a nice decoration sprinkled around you coastal theme decor on a sideboard or in a bathroom.
In a recent article we looked at making decorative items with sea shells which are a great seller at the counter in a gift shop. These are a different white sea shell being the traditional scallop shells. You can find these on a beach but often get mostly broken pieces after being pounded by the surf.
So here is a a quick collection of budget decorative accessories for those handy people who love creative decorating.
Scallop Shells really are a craft decorator’s best Friend
Sea shells are one of the great ingredients for crafty people to express their creative talents. White is such are great colour for contrast in most situations, so it is a colour to be used in most patterns and in most designs.
Shells are delightful little remnants of a cute little creature that passed, leaving it’s mobile home to decorate the beautiful shore lines of the world.
Sea shells have many wonderful patterns and shapes that entice and enchant and make them fantastic decorative objects.
White shells make beautiful boarders when glued on, in a pattern, around personal items like mirrors or photo frames.
Decorating With Sea Shells
A string of shells makes a nice bangle or a necklace or a decorative item. I love to see how many ways a crafter can decorate simple cheap items like a old bottle for example.
A bottle decorated with glued on sea shells, or a string of sea shells, can be a unique artful statement. Here is an example with the above style of, snail like, sea shell glued to the cork stopper.
Shell decor is a statement that is casual and natural and also coastal and serene.
A couple of packs of these budget shells are ideal as a gift for any crafty designer or a young mind that might experiment. Also a handy item in the craft toolkit of a handy creative craft lover.
Sea shell decoration is a call to nature in a way. They are such a natural organic item, its no wonder people love to collect shells when they walk on a beach. Its a magical peaceful time and your shell decorations remind people of such days in their life.