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11 DIY Projects Inspired By Your Day At The Beach

Try your hand at these crafts and bring a bit of the beach home with you. Head to VISIT FLORIDA to find the perfect beach to add to your collection.

1. Seashell Shadow Boxes

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Collect all your shells and frame them for an uncluttered beach souvenir. Find out how to make it yourself here.

2. Seashell Hair Clips

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Who doesn't want to add a little mermaid style into their life? They're easy to assemble and fun to wear.

3. Gold Oyster Shell Salt Cellars

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Who knew you could be so posh? Paint the inside of your favorite shells and decorate your table.

4. A Seashell Bouquet

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This is a new twist that won't die like flowers, and it's easy enough to make!

5. Keep It Simple with a Seashell Bowl

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This one's easy. Collect the most vibrant shells you can find and throw them in a bowl on the coffee table.

6. Shell Rings

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Wear this simple ring anywhere to spice up your wardrobe and be reminded of your favorite getaway.

7. Seashell Fountain

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Perks: You get relaxing fountain noises in your home, and you can make it yourself.

8. Affordable Beach Centerpiece

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Pile sand, your favorite shells, and a candle into the middle of a bowl or vase, and you've got a centerpiece with a special memory attached to it. Scatter shells around the centerpiece if you have extras!

9. Shell Planters

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Throw soil and seeds in a deep shell and watch it grow.

10. Make a Tiny Turtle!

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Use a glue gun to make this little guy and place him on a shelf in the bathroom.

11. A Seashell Wreath

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Who said wreaths are just for Christmas? You should be able to enjoy wreaths all year long in four simple steps!

Find your perfect beach here, and get some inspiration for your next project!