How to Make Seashell Crafts

Make a beach in a bottle filled with your favorite shells and a decorative clay pot with this guide.

You will need

  • Glass jar with lid
  • Sand
  • Funnel
  • Shells
  • Pebbles
  • Hot glue gun
  • Clay pot
  • Paint
  • Epoxy
  • Paintbrushes
  • Pearl acrylic paint

Step 1 Pour sand into jar Make your own beach in a bottle by pouring sand through a funnel into a clean, dry, empty glass jar.

Step 2 Place shells inside jar Drop the shells and pebbles inside the jar.

Step 3 Glue shells on lid Use a glue gun to attach large shells to the lid. Put the lid on once the glue dries.

Step 4 Place on work area Make a decorative shell pot by placing a medium-sized clay pot in your work area and paint it.

Step 5 Glue shells Attach shells around the rim with epoxy.

Step 6 Brush on acrylic paint Give the shells a shine by brushing them with a thin layer of pearl acrylic paint.