>{Coastal Crafts} Oyster Shell Heart Wreath

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Oyster shells and rope found on the beach create an easy to make heart wreath…coastal style!

Since the crafting bug bit recently, we decided to use some of our shells to create a heart for Valentine's Day. We actually like hearts all year long so it will probably hang outside our front entry for several months.

The oyster shells were found last summer on our beach, as you may remember (A Treasure of Seashells article).  The rope has been hanging around for a few years so it was good and clean from all the rain showers.

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About marierhoades

Beach bum, wife, mother, lover of dogs & cats. Editor of Sally Lee by the Sea, http://nauticalcottageblog.com, a beach cottage design & lifestyle website.
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20 Responses to >{Coastal Crafts} Oyster Shell Heart Wreath

  1. Natasha says:

    >This is brilliant! I always throw those shells away and think surely I could do something with them. Great suggestion-thanks!Best wishes,Natasha.

  2. Angie says:

    >This is so beautiful and simple. Most people make the mistake of adding too much "sea" elements to coastal wreaths but you are letting the seashells shine in their own beauty. Lovely.AngieLinen + Verbena

  3. Lisa says:

    >Nice way to use oyster shells. They almost look like wood. Cheers, Lisa x

  4. >So pretty and unusual! I am remebering this one for my next beach trip! Thanks! Happy week!…hugs…Debbie

  5. mary says:

    >I like this alot!!

  6. Megan says:

    >What a great wreath. Should of saved last night's oyster shells. Next time–Thanks for sharing–

  7. Laurie says:

    >This wreath is so lovely. Nothing is more beautiful than nature! Thanks for sharing it with and inspiring us!

  8. >Thanks for visiting my blog yesterday and leaving such a sweet comment, Marie! It's always fun to meet a fellow blogger! When I first saw this pretty heart, I thought it was made of driftwood — until I read your entire post! It's just awesome! Great job! That would look in any type of home! 🙂 Following you back, girl!xoxo laurie

  9. >I love it-i might just have to make it!

  10. >I love, love, love the mix of oyster shells and sea stars! So pretty!!!

  11. >It looks beautiful!! Love how your used the rope too!

  12. Mary Ellen says:

    >Oh I really do like this wreath!! It almost looked like it was made from drift wood which I love.

  13. Mary says:

    >Wow, I love it! Thank you for sharing at Masterpiece Monday. Have a nice week! Mary :O)

  14. >This is so cute! Great idea!

  15. >Hello, I have the honor of being your "linky neighbor" over at A Beach Cottage. Your wreath is just wonderful, and I've not seen this done in the blog world or otherwise, I love a Beachy Coastal Vibe in Decor, well done, xoxo tami

  16. >I love this! What a great creation. I just may have to use some of my oyster shells and see what I can whip up!Lacy

  17. Mary says:

    >Hi Sally, I featured your oyster shell heart wreath on my top ten favorite picks this week! Thank you for sharing this on Masterpiece Monday at Boogieboard Cottage. Mary :O)

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