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Shells Al'a More. Shells in Glass Cylinders.

This is absolutely gorgeous. So I had to share with my Hometalk family. I love, love, love dining alfresco. And I'm at the beach every chance I get. So when I saw this my mouth dropped open and my heart skipped a few beats. Although I have not tried my hand at doing a tablescape like this, this was my inspiration to gather all my shells into one glass container. See more of this tablescape at: http://tabletwentyone.wordpress.com/2014/06/10/ocean-blue-starfish-seashells/.
http://tabletwentyone.wordpress.com/2014/06/10/ocean-blue-starfish-seashells/. Pictures courtesy of Tablescapes at Table Twenty One
Beautiful...don't you agree? I could sit and look at these shells for hours. To me, sea shells are all so beautiful and their formation is so interesting.
Ok Well I'm not there yet, But I did gather all my shells and carefully placed them in a 30" by 11" diameter cylinder. Purchased at Garden Ridge.
I purchased a 5" stand as well, to get it off the floor.
I placed it in my morning room along side my plants. It makes a nice floor vignette. I'll add to this vignette in time with other objects that I love. (ahh, the corks, it's 6 yrs worth. :-)).
There are many, many shells in this, I may have to divide and conquer.
Time to start another one. I'll keep gathering my sea shells at the beach until I fill her up.
This is such a refreshing tablescape. One day hopefully I will attempt to do this. Thank you Tablescape at Table Twenty One!

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  • Miriam I
    Miriam I Bay Shore, NY
    on Jun 15, 2014

    It's lovely, Linda! So easy to do, too!

    • Linda G
      Linda G Orlando, FL
      on Jun 15, 2014

      @Miriam I Thank you! (blushes) :-)

  • Jeanette S
    Jeanette S Atlanta, GA
    on Jun 16, 2014

    I had to scroll up to confirm that you lived in Florida. If I had access to shells, I would love to do the same thing! Beautiful.

    • Linda G
      Linda G Orlando, FL
      on Jun 20, 2014

      @Jeanette S Thanks Jeanette. You can certainly buy them, although you'd have to imagine picking them from the sand as you pick them up from the store shelf. :-).

  • Nana Pompey
    Nana Pompey Cottage Grove, OR
    on Jun 19, 2014

    great idea...i can do this i have so many shells ,,,

    • Linda G
      Linda G Orlando, FL
      on Jun 20, 2014

      @Nana Pompey Thanks, That's great.

  • Decki112
    on Oct 23, 2015

    I like the shell ,that is great idea

  • Linkuz
    Linkuz Reno, NV
    on Sep 30, 2016

    where can I find the vases you have with the stand? Garden Ridge website does not have them. I just love your idea. Lin

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