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Shell Decor Ideas

I have always loved seashells and going to the beach! They add such a light summery touch to rooms! But I also like displaying shells year round, to help remind me of summer and the good times I had at the beach. So I keep my eyes open for new ways to do that. I found some ideas at several different sites that I really liked–If you went on a beach vacation this summer and collected some shells, maybe you’ll see some ideas here that will work in your home!

Take a look at the many containers you can display shells in…

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Above, from Pinterest, a large round basket

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Stoneware and pottery ideas from Stone Gable

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Glass container ideas, like this fishbowl, from Coastal Living, with a candle nestled into some white sand, shells, and sea glass…

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Or a rimmed glass cake plate shown on Roses and Rust

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Glass canisters of different shapes and sizes found on Pinterest

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Glass vases, simple or elegant from Pottery Barn and shown on Habitually Chic

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Or crystal goblets and vases, for an elegant look, featured in House & Home

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Simple vintage glass jars seen on Better Homes and Gardens always make great decorative containers…

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As well as pretty bottles, from Country Living, filled with sand and shells from your vacation and labeled if you like, so you’ll remember what beach they’re from!

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Here’s a very creative way to display shells–fill a bird bath and cover with glass for a striking side table, from Completely Coastal.

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And a very practical way to use shells–as a soap dish! From Martha Stewart.

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These shells glued to candle holders are really pretty, shown on homedit.

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Other ways to use shells in decorating…I love this wreath featured on Coastal Style

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And this shell garland from Better Homes and Gardens–the wreath and garland make great decorations year round as well as for Christmas!

That’s a pretty good start for some shell decor tips!

Are you a shell collector? How do you display shells in your home?

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