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Seashell Picture Frame DIY

Seashells, Apple Barrel, and Mod Podge transform simple wood frames into fun family keepsakes.

At a Glance:

#6397 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Craft Paint Logo
supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors - White, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Cloudless, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Apricot, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Cranberry, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Granite Gray, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Lime Tree, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Bimini Blue, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Admiral Blue, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Crisp Green, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
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Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Frames - Medium Memory Frame with Easel Back

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $3.99
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Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.29
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instructions

Other Supplies

Mixed seashells, Paint brushes, Extra fine glitter crystal, Hot glue, Drinking straw, Sandpaper

Instructions

  1. Basecoat the frame with Granite Gray. Rub petroleum jelly along the edges.
  2. Paint the frame with White. When the frame is dry gently rub the edges with sandpaper.
  3. Paint the dipped shells with Cranberry and Apricot.
  4. Paint the small shells with Cloudless and dry brush Bimini Blue along the edges.
  5. Paint the top of the swirl shells with Lime Tree. Paint the bottom half with Crisp Green. Blend the greens where the meet to create an ombre look.
  6. Basecoat the larger shells with Admiral Blue. When the paint is dry add small drops of Lime Tree and Bimini Blue. Blow the paint with the straw to create a tie-dye look. You can add a little water to make the paint move better.
  7. Hot glue the shells to the frame.
  8. Add Mod Podge in between the shells and sprinkle with the crystal glitter.

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.