Susan's Shiny Sea Shells

6:00:00 AM

Say that three times fast...




Did you check out PB's silver shells?
Well I'm trying this one for myself...
I started with pretty shells from my collection... 
(you can even use ugly ones)



I gave them a shot of metallic spray paint...








I was amazed at the transformation!
Especially if some of your shells are a little chippy...





They almost look like sterling silver...
(a great idea for some of you jewelry makers out there...)

 They look beautiful on my rusty mantel...






Or in a jar with sea glass and a sailboat.


I even gave some in little gift bags with tags to my
teacher friends wishing them a "shiny summer".






A quick and easy project with beautiful results!
Susan


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21 comments

  1. Great idea. I love the shiny summer tags that go with them.

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  2. This is a FABULOUS idea! One of those, "Why didn't I think of that?" moments. Lisa~

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  3. Great project one that I will be doing!

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  4. I made some silver shells after seeing hers! They really are beautiful...

    Judy

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  5. Who would have thought? These look really amazing Susan! Thanks for sharing!

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  6. Great idea...so pretty!! I love getting ideas for the PB catalogs.
    ~Cindy~

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  7. What a great idea! The shells look amazing.

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  8. Fresh idea! So fun to see something different! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  9. Oooh. Looks beautiful. I like to decorate my guest room/office with a beachy theme when my in-laws visit (they're from Myrtle Beach). I might just have to make these. Thanks for stopping by my blog, following me, and for the sweet email. I'm your newest follower. Pretty blog!

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  10. Love these and am definitely gonna copy-lol!! Newest follower!!

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  11. These look great! This project is on my to-do list. I already have all the supplies - now I just need to do it!!!

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  12. This is a great project! Will definitely try this, thanks for the beautiful post! ~Lori

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  13. I love how shiny silver they are! Thank you for sharing. :)

    Anna
    www.askannamoseley.com

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  14. Something so simple yet with huge impact! Love these -- thanks!

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  15. Such a cool idea! Especially since I just got some shells from the dollar store that my boyfriend asked what I was going to do with, and I didn't know when I got them. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  16. Beautiful! Thanks for the inspiration. Can't wait to break out my shells and spray paint.

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  17. These look beautiful! Thank you SO much for sharing! I am featuring this project tonight! :) Have a great weekend!
    Crystal
    Homemaker in Heels

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  18. What a cute idea!
    Thank you so much for sharing this @ {nifty thrifty sunday} last week as well!
    xoxo,
    Vanessa

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  19. i absolutely love all things shiny and silver!!! great idea! thanks for linking up! we featured you today.
    Amy

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  20. They do look like silver shells -love them!!

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  21. I love the idea of using the sea shells, and they looks so good painted silver.

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Susan

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