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Beachy Ornaments DIY Idea

By: Kirsten Jones

You'll be dreaming of a warm holiday vacation with these DIY beach ornament ideas. Decorate your tree with ocean vibes for a unique twist to your holiday decor.

At a Glance:

Project #15360 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Decoupage Finishes and Formulas Logo

FolkArt ® Treasure Gold™ - Gold, 2 oz. - 3081

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Mod Podge ® Ultra Matte, 4 oz. - CS44637

Number Needed: 1 $11.99
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Plaid ® Brush Sets - Wood Brush Set, Flats - 44219

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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Other Supplies

  • Painters tape
  • Scissors
  • Jute string
  • Hot Glue
  • Loose sand and small shells
  • Nautical paper napkins



  1. Tape off starfish as shown.
  2. Using largest brush, basecoat with Treasure Gold and let dry. Remove tape and with small liner brush touch up the strait line as needed. Let dry.
  3. Attach jute loop as shown with hot glue.
 Napkin Ornament
  1. Separate all layers of the paper napkins. Keep only the top layer with the design.
  2. Following general directions on Mod Podge Ultra, spray a thin even coat onto inside of shells and place napkins a desired, pressing down all sections of the designs.
  3. Apply napkin all the way to the edge of the shells and leave a loose dry edge of napkin around edge of each shell. Let dry completely.
  4. Trim edge of napkins with scissors following the edge of shells. Apply a second coat of Mod Podge to seal and let dry.
 Coral Shell
  1. Tape off section of shell as shown and paint with Treasure Gold and flat brush. Let dry and remove tape.
  2. Spray a heavy coat of Ultra onto bottom of shell as shown and add sand and small shell, spray again to completely cover sand and small shells. Let dry completely.
  3. Add jute loop with hot glue.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.