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Sunday, January 13, 2013


Jute & Sea Shells Container

Is winter getting you down? Can’t wait for summer sunshine and trips down the shore? Put yourself in a summer state of mind with a summery craft project. This jute and sea shells decorated container will look great with some of the other shell crafts we’ve previously featured. Use it in the bathroom to hold your hair dryer and brush or in the kitchen for utensils or on your desk for scissors, pens, and pencils.

Materials: coffee can, 1/4” sisal rope (a 50 foot package will be enough to cover the coffee can and a matching soup can for smaller items), assorted sea shells, hot glue gun and glue sticks

1. Using hot glue and beginning at the lower edge of the can, tack the cut end of the jute to the can. Wind the jute around the can, gluing every few inches.

2. Continue gluing jute around metal top edge of can. Trim jute when can is completely covered.

3. Glue sea shells to can in desired arrangement.

Additional sea shell crafts from previously posted blogs can be found at the following links:

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