These were always my mom's favorite ornaments. Her shells, starfish, urchins, and sanddollars with glitter/ribbon/awesomeness.
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❤ - CAC Mosaic Designs, Design Guide. Connie Chantilis said, “One of my favorite areas is the work that curves around the inside of the niche,” said Chantilis. “Sea Urchins from Morocco were used as the centers of the crosses that were created with Mule Ear Abalone shells. The diamonds surrounding the crosses were formed with White Cay Cays, Nautica Lineatas and Pearl Umboniums. This area is reminiscent of the Byzantine art I was exposed to as a child.”
Glitter Ornaments!! you need: Glass ornaments, extra fine glitter and murphys oil "squirt and mop" soap. Pour soap into ornamnet, swirl it around and coat entire inside of ornament. Drain excess soap. Pour in glitter color of your choice and rotate ornament gently until the entire inside of ornament is coated. Pour out excess glitter(if there is any) and you are done! I made enough that these were the only ornaments on my tree this year with
Beautiful goth Halloween ornaments including my favorite, this black and purple Haunted House Mansion with Wallpaper Glitter Skeleton Coffin!
Mom's Baked Beans - these are my favorite for potlucks and BBQ's!
DIY Sea Life: 10 easy ways to make faux starfish, clam shells, coral, driftwood, sea urchins and more! Nautical Decor!
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Drive-In Movie Night...cuz themed movie nights were ALWAYS a favorite with my kids!
These were my favorite cookies when I was a kid. Straight out of Mom's 1981 Betty Crocker Cookie book. We called them Color Cookies :)
Oatmeal Cookies with White Chocolate and Apricots...these were SO GOOD...I think my new favorite cookie!
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Mix and Match white shell ornaments decorated with aqua ribbon and beads with pearlized shells for your coastal holiday tree.
my new tattoo - yellow rose my mom's favorite flower and a note she wrote me in her own handwriting
Home Made Peanut Butter Frosting - I think I'll pair this with chocolate cake for my mom's birthday since Reese's is her favorite candy. Oh! And use the candy as decoration! MMM...
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Shells and starfish and sharks, oh my! Freshen up any beach house (or aspiring beach house) with these easy to download watercolor prints. Simply find your combination and print right at home. Easy as that!
These cucumber sandwiches are one of my sister-in-law Cora's favorite recipes, so we made them for her baby shower last week. They were mighty delicious and very easy to throw together, so thought I better share the recipe with you! Great for parties, and nice and light in the summertime. Cucumber