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Making Wind Chimes from Shells, Beach Glass & Driftwood

Making wind chimes with shells, beach glass and driftwood to create a welcoming environment around doorways!

making wind chimes
"According to feng shui, one way to invite positive energy into our homes is by creating a welcoming environment around doorways," says Diane from Home Sweet Home who created four gorgeous wind chimes with shells, beach glass and driftwood that she collected along the shore.

shell wind chime
This shell wind chime is made with shell shards that hang from a piece of driftwood. Diane Drilled Tiny Holes in the Shells and the Driftwood and attached them with bead thread, adding a small bead at each end to secure the knots.

shell windchime
Another Shell Windchime she made is accessorized with colored beads and buttons. Diane hopes that the soft clinking sound will attract hummingbirds.

making wind chime with beach glass
And how gorgeous is this luminous Seaglass Wind Chime out on the patio! You can learn how to drill holes in seaglass here. Or if you don't want to deal with the drill, Wire Wrap the Seaglass!

makig a wind chime with driftwood
And lastly, a Driftwood Wind Chime, woven together with jute to avoid drilling holes into the wood. For spacing, Diane threaded the jute strands through small hex nuts between each wood piece. All these wind chimes are gorgeous and welcoming!

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15 comments:

Sherri said...

I love these beachy wind chimes-just gorgeous!!!

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

The glass ones are fun.

Della said...

I love the beach glass and driftwood chime! The way the strings and glass hang evenly across is very appealing.

michelle said...

I love the beach glass one! The sounds of the shells hitting together in the breeze is so beautiful.
I hope you are enjoying your summer!
xo

BeachVintage.com said...

So sweet, I love all the little bits of coloured glass.

Town and Country Gals said...

What could be better then a beachy wind chime! How cute are they, I love them all!
Thanks for visiting!
Rebecca

Karena said...

Really wonderful and I love anything from the seashore!

xoxo
Karena

Art by Karena

The Tablescaper said...

Love this. It would be a perfect addition.

- The Tablescaper

Seaside Style said...

Maya! Hope you are having a great week! Come by and pick up your award!


Linda

Alecto said...

driftwood chimes are my absolute favorite! they're so soft and unobtrusive.

poindextr said...

hi Maya ~ thank you for highlighting the pretty ocean creations we've got out on the patio. I'm thrilled to be able to share. Hope your summer has been absolutely wonderful! xo, Diane

Catharina Maria said...

I reayly ♥love♥ this seashell art , I will make something like this .
This blog is one of the greatest blog about beach and sea !!!!!!
Love from the Netherlands ♥RINI♥

Nikki said...

I just pinned about 20 items from your site. I love all your beach ideas. If you ever come to Seattle or Oregon I'm taking you on a little beach weekend to our house.

Lili said...

Love the sea glass wind chimes! ~Lili

Anonymous said...

My partner and I make these and many more things from shells and driftwood



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