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Crafts by the sea : more than 30 creative projects for your beach house / Larissa Costello.
Publication Information:
New York : Skyhorse Publishing, c2018.
Physical Description:
xi, 125 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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745.5 COS Book Adult General Collection

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Do you love to be by the coast, walks along the beach, fishing in the sea, or hiking through the cliffs? Collecting shells, trinkets, and other items along the beach is one of the greatest ways to remember the fun you had. This coastal-themed craft book includes a variety of projects for anyone who wants to turn their collections into beautiful keepsakes.

In Crafts by the Sea , Larissa Costello guides you through more than thirty crafts that are sure to delight any beach lover. Costello's easy to follow step-by-step instructions, tips, and examples will help you produce beautiful creations that will make you feel like you are always by the sea.

Fun projects featured include:
Candle-lit Table Runner Beach in a Bottle Classic Chimes Relaxing Sea Star Strings Sandy Dishes Coastal Adventure Charms
Every craft in this book incorporates the natural resources that you can find by the sea. Ranging from classic sea shell frames and wind chimes, to the popular modern comebacks of string art, and even giving rustic driftwood some extra flair, there are crafts for every style. Now that you have something to do with that shell collection, let's get to the beach!

Author Notes

Larissa Costello is a mother of two and an elementary education teacher. In Costello's home, crafts are used for just about everything, from organizing and decorating, to planning engaging lessons, to simply having fun as a family. Costello has a natural love for the outdoors, and her family is often hiking and searching for natural resources to us in their crafts. She resides in Brunswick, Maine.

Table of Contents

A Quick Note Before Getting Startedp. ix
Simple Odds-n-Endsp. 1
Candle Creationsp. 13
Small Decorp. 25
Franed Artp. 53
Shadow Box Projectsp. 63
Wall Artp. 75
Outdoor Decorp. 97
Jewelryp. 113
Acknowledgmentsp. 125