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Decorative Ideas with Crushed Shells

Don't think that crushed shells are only for landscaping and driveways. Here are 4 decorative ideas for inside the home that I love!

crushed shells in vase
Starting with Crushed Shells in a Vase. Pretty!


crushed shells on glass
Nancy adhered Crushed Shells around the Rim of a Lighting Fixture. This idea would also work beautifully with Glass Vases and Jars.

crushed shell lampshade
Janet glued Crushed Shells on a Lampshade, creating starfish. To see this larger, click on the link (which goes to her Facebook Page). Neat!

crushed shell letters
And Sandy of Cheerful Simplicity created Crushed Shell Letters on canvas. Visit her to see the word she spelled out!

And what's the best way to crush shells? I'd put them in a bag and step on them! Suggestions welcome!
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11 comments:

Loretta R. said...

What great ideas -- all of them!!

Rita May said...

WOW! Thanks for featuring my shell vase. I'll put a link back to your blog. Love your coastal blog.Thanks.

Kim@Snug Harbor said...

I really love the lamp idea!

beachcomber said...

the last one is my favourite! great ideas.
x

Beach House Living said...

Time to raid my friend's shell delivery for their driveway.

Makai said...

These are really cute ideas, thanks Maya :)

Simone @ Doberman's by the Sea said...

Fantastic ideas-thanks for sharing. I have a bunch of white crushed shells and have been pondering what to do with them.

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

I never would have thought of using crushed shells as a vase filler...love it!
xo, Sherry

Lili said...

All of these are such pretty ideas to use up all those crushed shells. I have them on the floor of my tiny greenhouse (mussel shells) and they just naturally get crushed from me walking on them. ~Lili

Anita @ GoingALittleCoastal said...

Such cute idea. I won't bypass all those crushed shells anymore! I am always looking for the perfect whole shell.

Paulette said...

I'm LoVing this post!
YaY, something clever to create with crumbled seashells!
Thank you for sharing the fun and inspiration.