Flamingo Seashell Mosaic How To ~ Craft Klatch Beach Crafting

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Time for a seashell beach craft! It's made with those little shells you find on the beach that burrow into the sand, right at the water's edge. I don't take any live ones. There are tons that are already open and dried out waiting for you to make a beautiful project!
Watch the video above to see how I did it.


Here are some highlights:
Take a wood plaque.
Paint it.
Take small shells you found at the beach.
Arrange them into a flamingo.
Glue them on.
Grout it.
It was a little darker than I wanted - so I lightened it and sealed it.
To find specific details, go to the original blogpost, on my website.
Suggested materials:
  • Wood plaque   (http://amzn.to/23iN1qQ)
  • Small shells in pink and gray/black   (I found them at the beach)
  • Glue   (http://amzn.to/1rcMtH1)
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Mona  ~ Craft Klatch
Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!
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  • R.lewis0309 R.lewis0309 on Apr 04, 2017
    Beautiful ;-)

  • Diena Cameron Diena Cameron on Jan 25, 2018
    Hi Mona, just came across your video on the mosaic Flamingo and it's beautiful. I've done a few pojects with seashells and i love working with that medium. I think the only thing i would have done different then you is, i would have left the dark grout in and around the beak and maybe a little outline on the eye, though at the moment i have no idea if that would be anatomically correct, lol, but love, love, love the idea of using fingernail polish to "pinken-up" the shells. Beautiful and so smart. Thanks for the tips !

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