She Sells Seashells by the Seashore: Shell Gift Ideas

Grownup Gripe: If you hate going into stores right now, look no further than the beach for ideas.

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As Mother’s Day approaches you may be thinking of last-minute gifts to give your mom or wife.

Go no further than the beach! If it’s in your backyard, you’re lucky. If not, collect next vaca.

Bring the beach home!

Homemade seashell tea light candles along with other nature scape decor will wow any loved one.

You don’t have to spend a dime and it look like you spent a fortune at a high-end gift store.

Understandably we all don’t live seaside but no matter where you reside, there’s beautiful nature all around us so take advantage of its’ abundance.

If you don’t have any money or all the money in the world these gifts make thoughtful keepsakes.

How to Make Super Easy Seashell Candles

1. Scout out awesome shells with some depth. Wash them off and let them dry thoroughly.

2. Heat Gulfwax on the stove.

3. While wax is melting put wicks in shells, cut them down so they’re 1/2-1” higher than edge.

4. Use hot glue gun to secure wicks to the center of each shell. Make sure they’re standing straight.

5. Add a few drops of your favorite beachy essential oil to the melted wax. Pour into shells.

It’s that easy!

Let them harden and then they’re ready to go.

No matter what the occasion is, they’ll be a big hit.

Understandably we all can’t get to the beach but chances are there’s a lake somewhere nearby.

If you can’t find a plethora of shells or they’re not big enough, there are other things you can do.

Make Cool Shell Jewelry

I found this awesome jewelry making set online which should last for years. It’ll pay for itself.

It’s got all the little pieces you need to start a jewelry making production line. The kids love it!

My 3-year-old made this one. It’s so much fun!

The possibilities are endless. Look for rocks, sticks, really anything that brings beauty home.

Whoever it is to receive these gems will be elated and the good news is, it’s never ending.

You can make anything out of anything! Hope you enjoyed this, click here to see more posts.

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