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Published on May 24th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell


5 Projects to Upcycle Your Summer Shells!

Upcycle Your Summer Shells!

3. Vacation Souvenir Into Memorable Jewelry by Madigan Made

As I’ve mentioned in the 10 Repurposed Accessory Storage post, I love jewelry. When I saw this project from Shannon at Madigan Made, I fell in love! Pick one of your favorite shells to turn into a beautiful piece of jewelry! Shannon used a shell that already had a hole in it and a necklace that she had on hand. Not only is this project simple to make, but every time you wear it, you can remember the fun moments you had on that vacation.

Next>> Shell Wreath Tutorial by Busy Kids = Happy Mom

[Photo via Madigan Made, 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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