Simple DIY Shell Ornaments

The Holiday season is a great time to bring out all the shells you have collected and turn them into ornaments.

simple DIY shell ornaments
Turning your shells into ornaments is easy. Glue ribbons to the back of the shells and enjoy their natural beauty, or add a little bling with glitter or metallic paint. Via JoAnn.

Natural Seashell Ornaments
Let the natural beauty of your shells shine and hang them as they are. Simply hang shell ornaments with rope. Original source unknown.

Blue Painted Scallop Shell Ornaments
Blue painted scallop shell ornaments by Sweep of Sand. The different shades of blue, naturally distressed, make for a stunning effect.

glue ribbon to shell to make ornament
Here red ribbons are glued to the shells.

add sparkle to shells
You can also Drill Shells, but it's not necessary. Edges are decorated with silver glitter. By The Space Between.

DIY Painted Santa Seashell Ornaments
Fun painted santa seashell ornament idea by Across the Boulevard.

add beads to shells
This shell ornaments sports a few shiny beads. By Alicia Burke.

Natural Oyster Shell Ornament DIY Idea
The interior of oyster shells are naturally pearly. The edge was giving just a hint of silver with paint. Via Coastal Wandering.  

oyster shell ornament
A gold leaf trim and pearls enhance oyster shells. Available at By The Seashore Decor.

simple shell ornaments
Simple shell ornaments by Beachcomber.

how to hang shells
And as seen before, rope complements natural looking shells nicely. 

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