Sanibel Island Shell Crafts

Here is what people do with their shell bounty found on Sanibel island, one of the world's best shelling beaches.

Sanibel Island Shell Crafts
Some folks create artistic Seashell Displays on Trays. Via I Love Shelling.

shell globe
An awesome Shell Globe made from all kinds of Sanibel shells, including broken ones. Shells were hot glued to a styrofoam ball. Via I Love Shelling.

shell candle
Whelk shell made into a candle, completed with a shell stand. Via Shell Lady. Learn How to Make Seashell Candles!

shell mobile
I'm loving this Sanibel Shell Mobile. Can you see the broken piece of JUNONIA, Sanibel's most coveted shell? You can see one on the beach here, second picture from the top. Via I Love Shelling.

shells in vase
Creative Seashell Arrangement with seahorse added.

shell display box
Sanibel Shell Display Box by Nature Study who knows her bounty by name: "This box has some less plentiful shells, such as a lightening welk, Florida worm snail, Shark's Eye or Moon Snail, Murex, Alphabet Cones, Florida Cones, Paper Fig, Sharp Ribbed Drills, Round Rib Scallop (upper valve), Cayenne Keyhole Limpet, and those tiny Wenteltraps."

shell memory box
Also from Nature Study, a Sanibel Island Memory Box. For more great memory keeping ideas browse here!

Sanibel Island shells framed. Via. Browse the category DIY Wall Art for many more ideas.

Worm Shell Picture Frame. Via I Love Shelling.

sanibel shell wreath
Sanibel Seashell Wreath made with grapevine wreath like these. Via.

seashell mailbox
Mailbox covered with Sanibel shells, photographed by I Love Shelling, featured here.

shell people
Mini seashell people doing the legendary Sanibel stoop (explained here). Via Seashell Addiction. The mini shell people are glued to a little sand coated platform. And now Let's Shellebrate Sanibel Island, a lush shell hunting paradise where waves and currents funnel hundreds of species of shells right onto the beaches.