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.
Photographer Tria Giovan
Mix plaster of Paris according to package instructions and pour into a colored bucket. Just before hardening, stick in Sierra Manzanita Branch (save-on-crafts.com).
Fun Fact: Sierra manzanita branch looks like driftwood but is sturdy enough to support shells.