Large round platter full of seashells from my collection

Can You Identify These Broken Seashells? Take the Quiz

My seashell collection sits in a big round platter on my coffee table. I like to search through and find my favorites and sometimes I dig down underneath to find a pretty shell I’d forgotten about. The big clams are used to hold the tinier seashells. Often I need to remind myself of a shell’s […]

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seashell wall art

Seashell Boat Wall Art at Goodrich’s

Recently my sons and I went out to eat at Goodrich’s Seafood Restaurant in Oak Hill. As I was admiring their new open deck eating area (see my photos below), I noticed this seashell boat art on the post near our table. Because I spend a lot of time searching for seashells and write about […]

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ark shells

The Secret to Collecting Seashells You Will Want to Keep

Beaches everywhere have sea life and seashells, but some beaches are better for collecting seashells than others. The secret to collecting seashells you will want to keep, and display, is twofold. First, figure out what it is you are looking for, in general. Do you want a great big fabulous shell for the coffee table […]

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green beach glass

Create a Beautiful Pendant From Seashells or Sea Glass

I’m sure as a seashell collector you’ve seen the typical crafts being made with collected shells. ¬†Frame a mirror, or make a wind chime, or cover a little trinket box. ¬†But if you find something really special on your beach-combing ventures, why not wear it around your neck so it gets some nice visibility? A […]

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Collecting and Buying Real Sea Glass

Collecting your own sea glass assures you it’s real, but buying on line may give you pause. Is that necklace (with the hefty price tag) made of the real thing? I may have come across sea glass during my treks to the ocean, but I never paid much attention to it. The kids and I […]

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