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Published on May 24th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell


5 Projects to Upcycle Your Summer Shells!

Upcycle Your Summer Shells!

2. Shell Frame by LJC Blog

Collect a little bit of sand and shells from your vacation, and you can spruce up a picture frame! All you need is an old frame (or you can get one at the thrift store) and glue. Instead of using school glue, consider using eco-glue or check out some of our recipes for natural glue. Just like I mentioned with the sea shell creatures, this frame would be adorable in a beach themed room!

Next>> Vacation Souvenir Into Memorable Jewelry by Madigan Made

[Photo via LJC Blog, used with permission]

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Hello! I'm Bonnie -- a craft nerd, musician, writer, furniture and vintage lover, crafter, and diyer! If you would like to learn more about me, I also have my own blog, Revolutionaries, where I write about more craft projects, furniture redos, and my faith! You can also find me on , Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

4 Responses to 5 Projects to Upcycle Your Summer Shells!

  1. Thanks so much for sharing this wreath! It makes me smile every time I see it in my house. Amazingly enough, the ones at stores retail for $125!! Happy Crafting!

  2. Sandy Marsh says:

    I’ve been wondering what to do with the scattered array of beach collectibles on my windowsill…

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