If I Can Do It, You Can DIY It!
I am a pack rat when it comes to old jewelry…I do not easily discard. There are some pieces I still have from my 20s! Last weekend, I was in a cabinet and came across seashells gathered at the Texas Coast on a family trip several years ago. I had done nothing with the shells…but I started thinking about necklaces I have recently seen on the blogs and in some stores. My creative juices were running wild.
A drill, some leather strips from MICHAELS, old necklaces not worn that often, and the shells provided for an easy accessory update. I simply drilled a hole in the top of the shell, ran a leather strip (this packet offered a white, bronze or gold selection) through the shell and simply tied it to the necklace. VIOLA…easy, so easy!!
Now, have fun with your shells everyone!!
Then have a fabulous day!
Pam, I love this idea, and the results are so special!
Wow, lovely use of your shells, Pam!
Love this idea – now where did I put those shells collected so long ago?
Wow! What a great idea!!
What a talented lady you are Pam…it looks FABULOUS!
Love this idea Pam–the necklaces look like custom designer boutique pieces!!
Pam I love your idea, how beautiful!! What kind of tool is it that keeps the shells from cracking (not very handy)!!
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LOVE the necklace. GREAT job. Marvelous idea.
Easy and pretty too! I'm your latest follower, here today from Thursday's Favorite Things. 🙂
loving the addition of the big shell to the coral necklace
it just looks so much richer
you will probably be wearing that all summer long
Very impressive Pam! I always collect shells and pebbles whenever I go to the beach – most of them are in the plant pots on my balcony though so not really fit to wear around my neck!
Great idea – have a fantabulous weekend!
What fun! I have a plate of shells nearby from a trip to the beach once upon a time, but I don't think I would've thought to integrate them into a necklace. Delightful idea!
I love DIY's. Great one!!!!
Gorgeous DIY, Pam.
well done! love that you shared your creativity and the hop too. Thank you for sharing and for your continued friendship xo