Celebrating the Holidays, Florida Style

I will be celebrating the holidays, Florida style, next year. At least that is what I am hoping. For now I am gearing up for snow and ice and a long, cold winter here in New England. But, my mind is in the tropics as I create new products for my Holiday Store at Zazzle. […]

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Tropical Themed Christmas Photo Card

I made this tropical themed photo Christmas card for last years holiday season and it became one of my best sellers in the Holiday Store. Many families enjoy sending a personalized card with a photo. This template holds a horizontal image nicely, and the fit does not have to be perfect. Whatever size picture you […]

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A Bouquet Made From Seashells

While researching tropical bouquets for my Sandpiper Wedding site, I came across a most beautiful craft idea for brides to carry. I’d seen bouquets with starfish and seashells added among the flowers for a beach wedding theme, but had never seen an entire bouquet of seashells! And they are quite lovely. I found a few […]

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Buying or Making Seashell Christmas Ornaments

It’s that time again when we pull out the Christmas decorations and set up the tree and for those of you who live in a warm climate, decorating with seashells may be a yearly event.  Anyone can use seashells to decorate their home, but living near beaches or in a tropical place can make it […]

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Seashell Identification – Is This a Wentletrap?

I have a long, spiral shell with golden brown markings that I found along the Florida coastline. I’m not sure if it was found on the Gulf coast or on the beaches south of Daytona. I honestly don’t remember where most of my sea treasures came from, but we headed to the east coast beaches […]

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