Seashell Decor: 10 Easy DIYs

I hope you’ve been enjoying my nautical series as much as I have! I love seeing all of the crafty ideas from so many creative bloggers for easily achieving the coastal decor and beachy style everyone loves! Today’s theme? Seashell Decor!

Seashell Decor -- 10 DIYs for your nautical beach home decor style!
So far, I’ve shared how to decorate with starfish, anchors, rope, sailboats and driftwood. And I also collected some pretty cool tutorials for how to make your own faux coral, seashells and even faux driftwood. And I’m not done yet!

Seashell Decor!

Make this candle centerpiece and it will be the center of attention at your next gathering! I love the creative use of oyster shells!

Oyster Shell Candle Centerpiece DIY | Waterside Crafts
Oyster Shell Candle Centerpiece | Completely Coastal

Using shells you’ve gathered over time, or shells you’ve purchased at a craft store, you can create these polymer clay tags to use as ornaments, gift tags or party favors!

Polymer Clay Tags with shell imprints | The Charm of Home
Polymer Clay Tags | The Charm of Home

You’ve probably seen this shell candle idea in some high-end home decor catalogs along with a high-end pricetag. Why not make your own?

Shell Candles Tutorial | The V Spot
Shell Candles | The V Spot

Monogram wall art is big, big, big right now in home decor. Make your own monogram with seashells, for a nautical spin on this hot design trend!

Seashell Monogram DIY | Purple Hues and Me
Seashell Monogram | Purple Hues and Me

Wreaths aren’t just for front doors anymore. Hang this coastal style wreath in your favorite room so you can enjoy it all the time!

Coastal Style Seashell Wreath DIY | The Graphics Fairy
Coastal Style Seashell Wreath | The Graphics Fairy

Another creative way to decorate with seashells is this windchime, which you can enjoy indoors or outside!

DIY Seashell Windchime | Seven Thirty Three
Seashell Windchime | Seven Thirty Three

This oyster shell garland is incredible. I know you agree!

DIY Oyster Shell Garland | Once Wed
Oyster Shell Garland | Once Wed

An easy background for your framed shell art can be scrapbook paper that looks like sand. Brilliant!

DIY Frame Shell Art | Mom Endeavors
Frame Shell Art | Mom Endeavors

This seashell table offers many details to enjoy. A real conversation piece!

Table with Shell Accents | DIY from All You magazine website
Table with Shell Accents | All You magazine
This last image isn’t a tutorial, but when I pinned it onto a Coastal Decor board on Pinterest, it immediately was repinned over and over again, so I had to share it here. The shells are so beautifully arranged around the candle in this trifle dish!
Trifle Dish Seashell Display | Thoughts from Over the Rainbow
Seashell Display in a Trifle Dish | Thoughts from Over the Rainbow

And just in case you’ve missed any of the previous posts in this series, here are the links:

Starfish Decor: 10 Easy DIYs

Nautical Anchor Decor: 10 Easy DIYs

Nautical Rope Decor: 10 Easy DIYs

Sailboat Decor: 10 Easy DIYs

DIY Sea Life: 10 easy ways to make Faux Seashells, Coral, Driftwood and more!

Driftwood Decor: 10 Easy DIYs


  1. says

    I love all of your features! Especially the oyster shell candle piece – what a beauty! Thanks for featuring my seashell monogram among all these lovelies. So nice to discover another wonderful blog. I’m now following!