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All the best ideas for decorating, entertaining, and gift-giving with a coastal spirit.

DIY Holiday Decorations

We asked New York designer John Loecke to accept our first-ever seashore craft challenge: To create holiday decorations using shells, spray paint, and a glue gun.

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Hot-glue tiny white ark shells to three plastic-foam cones.
Photographer Tria Giovan

Seashell Mini-Trees

1. Hot-glue tiny white ark shells to three plastic-foam cones.
2. Fill in gaps by gluing on colorful ark shells that come pre-dyed.
3. Hot-glue pearled yoka star turbos to each cone’s top.
4. Cut florist foam to fit inside three buckets (themacbethcollection.com).
5. Stick one end of a wooden dowel into the plastic-foam cone base and place the other into the foam in the bucket.
6. Hot-glue dyed ark shells to top of foam.

All shells from seashellcity.com

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