Best Shells to Select for Decoration and Crafting – Abalone or Cowries Shell

There are many different shells to choose from, and this choice to select from abundant can get overwhelming. But if you’re looking for highly decorative seashells, abalone and cowrie shells definitely stand out. Which one is best for your décor projects?

Abalone shells, on the other hand, are distinct with their curved and flattened shape, with holes along the curve of the shell. The iridescent center of the abalone shells made them popular materials for crafts and jewelry. Larger abalones can be used as standalone decorations, which are usually placed on a mantle or shelf. Continue reading “Best Shells to Select for Decoration and Crafting – Abalone or Cowries Shell”

5 Ways to Use Seashell for Home Decor

Shells can be collectibles from your trips to the beach or they can be purchased from reputable retailers. They may be pretty to look at, but they can take up space unless you are able to organize them properly. If you are feeling creative, you can use them to craft home décor and accessories to add a coastal look and feel to your interior. There are many ways to use seashell for home décor, regardless of their size or color. Here are five ideas that should inspire you to make home décor out of seashells: Continue reading “5 Ways to Use Seashell for Home Decor”

Add Natural Beauty to Any Beach-Themed Event with Decorative Starfish

Did you know that the starfish is not really a fish? It is classified as an ‘echinoderm’—just like sea cucumbers, sea urchins, and sand dollars. Crafters and collectors love starfishes because of their variety in size, types, and designs. Hence, they are typically used as accents for a range of household décor. It is not uncommon to use decorative starfish when you want ocean-themed interiors, as it is the perfect accents for interior design elements like mantles, vases, and shadow boxes. Starfish is an excellent accent for beach-themed events, too, whether for the main decoration or as table top décor. Continue reading “Add Natural Beauty to Any Beach-Themed Event with Decorative Starfish”