As summer approaches I get excited to switch out home accents for light colors and summery themes. Today I am sharing how to make this DIY Seashell Wreath. Not only does it look fabulous in my home, but it really is so simple to assemble and I am all about simple! Plus, it is a great way to showcase memento shells you may have found on your own. If you don’t have your own, no worries! They sell bags with several varieties at the craft store. If you are looking for a fun way to add a little bit of a beachy summer look to your home then this wreath is for you. All you need is a few supplies and some time.
Supplies needed to make this project:
FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Foam: 14″ Wreath
Low-Temp Glue Gun and Glue
Variety of Seashells
Burlap (optional-I used this to hang it up)
You’ll start by going through your shells and putting them together by size. I like to do this because it is important to make sure you have a variety of styles, sizes, and colors to cover the entire wreath. Once you have a general idea of the seashells you are using, you’ll start gluing them onto the wreath form. You’ll want to apply the shells on the inside, outside and face of the wreath.
I like to start applying the largest shells and then filling in the empty spaces with the smaller shells.
Continue to apply shells until your wreath form is completely covered. (Unless you are showcasing your wreath through glass, I recommend leaving the back side of the wreath blank so it sits flush again the door or wall.)
For easy hanging, I decided to add this light blue burlap ribbon. Not only does it add a pretty pop of color, but it makes it easy to display your wreath since seashells can make your wreath heavy.
That’s it! Just a few simple steps to a gorgeous, beachy seashell wreath! Happy Mother’s Day!