This beach ornament is made by placing sand and small shells into a glass ball ornament. I started a tradition years ago to buy (or make) an ornament from every vacation we take. When we decorate our Christmas tree, it so fun to remember all the wonderful places we have visited and the memories we made there.
One of our favorite summer vacations is going to the beach. I have plenty of the typical beach ornaments from the gift shops.
So this year I thought I would make an ornament using some of the shells and sand we collected from the beach. My daughters had fun making this glass ball seashell craft with me, and it is fast and inexpensive to make.
ornaments are sold in multi packs (mine were sold in packs of four).
If you would like to see other ideas of what you can make
with them, visit one of these projects: sparkling gem ornament,
ornament, and the paint swirled ornament.
2. Next, add small seashells, small rocks, sharks teeth, bits of drift
wood... anything that will fit into that small hole. Be
careful not to add too many, as the ornament may get too heavy!