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
- Hot glue gun
- Clay pot
- 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.
Use enough sand to cover the bottom of the 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.
Choose one or a variety of your favorite colors to paint the pot.
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.
Did You Know:
As of 2009, the oldest message in a bottle was at sea for 92 years and 229 days. It was released on April 25, 1914, and recovered on December 10, 2006.