Design Elements and Home Accents

Giant mussel shell flower

Giant mussel shell flower

16" diameter

Fresh mussel shells make pretty Christmas trees.  Looks like pines heavy with snow after a blizzard

Fresh mussel shells make pretty Christmas trees. Looks like pines heavy with snow after a blizzard

24"h and 16"h

Shell Bird

Shell Bird

Shell fragments make up this sweet bird on a subtle metallic background and barn wood frame. 5" x 7"

Dove

Dove

The shell that made up the head of this dove is what called to me, to see what I could do to create it. It is mounted on corrugated craft paper in the back of barn wood shadow box. 5" x 7" x 2"

Whooping Crane

Whooping Crane

This fun guy was made of shells and drift wood and mounted on corrugated craft paper in a barn wood shadow box. 8" x 10" x 2"

Mother and Calf

Mother and Calf

I study the shells to see what other creatures they look like, and I found a mommy and baby elephant coming out of these!

Magnolia

Magnolia

Seashell fragments make up this table top sculpture, displaying a wealth of color and texture. It is approx 6" x 5" x 3"

Lilly

Lilly

This Lilly looks like a boutonniere! It is made from broken shells and a purple sea sponge and is very free form an elegant.

Mussel Shell Flower

Mussel Shell Flower

I found these mussel shells along a lake nearby. After cleaning, they were applied to a subtle metallic board inside a shadow box. 8" x 10" x 2"

Shell Flower

Shell Flower

More smooth shell fragments make up this flower with the center made from the interior of a conch shell. It is also mounted on a subtle metallic painted board inside an 8" x 10" x 2" barn wood box.

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