I took a trip to Clearwater, Florida with family earlier this year. I saved a water bottle full of sand and seashells in hopes of making a fun craft in memory of the trip.
Unfortunately, I threw the sand bottle in my mom’s suitcase before we got on the plane and she took it home with her, which is about an hour and a half from my home in Pittsburgh. This past weekend I was able to get it back and start my beach craft project. So exciting 😀
Beach-inspired centerpiece supplies
- glass vase
Note: I switched vases halfway through my project. I decided that I prefer the look of the square vase for this one, rather than the cylindrical vase.
Step 1: add sand
Pour your sand into the vase and shake lightly to even it out.
Step 2: arrange the seashells
Drop your seashells in right around the glass wall of the vase. Push some of the seashells into the sand for a more realistic look.
Step 3: add the candle
Place your candle in the center and light it.
This is such a quick and easy way to remember your beach vacations.
I did another beach memory craft a few years ago, and it’s still hanging on my wall. So, I keep the memories going.
I’d love to hear your thoughts. Leave them in the comments.
This tutorial is part of The Craft Challenge 2017. The ladies listed below are all contributors and have their own unique tutorial to share with you! Take some time and check out their February craft projects.
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Looks great. That’s a great idea. Love it!
Thank you! You brought sand back, too. You could easily make one. 😄
Yeah. I did. It looks very easy but will I do it? Who knows. lol
It’s a quick and easy one! Ou could do it while watching TV at night
Very easy and pretty!
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