How to Dye Sea Shells

Learn how to dye sea shells for a colorful shellebration.

How to Dye Seashells

Dyeing seashells is similar to dyeing Easter eggs, and so simple. You mix 1 teaspoon of vinegar and 20 drops of food coloring (or more if you want to intensify the color) in 1 cup of hot water. Then submerge your seashells in the mixture. For all the details, click on the link above. These colorful dyed seashells make lovely decorations for Spring, Summer or all year long.

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Nature Dye Ombre Blue Dyed Shell Wreath Idea

The ocean-inspired blues used to dye the clam shells in this minimalist wreath get their ombré effect from an unexpected source: a simple soak in natural dye made from purple cabbage.