The Guest Bathroom Art Revamp Continues {Sea Shell Edition}



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We took a family trip a couple of summers ago to Captiva Island, Florida near Naples. We had a great time and among all the fun things we did we collected shells on the beach. I used some of them to create a little bathroom art fitting in with the beachy theme we had going.

framed sea shell

sea shells in frame

The only problem was that when we painted and did our mini makeover early last year the frames no longer fit in with the rest of the decor. I recently revamped the diy old calendar art we had in the room. I loved how they came out, so I decided to revamp the sea shell souveniers as well.

I also wanted to get a more minimal effect since before they had too many shells. I paired down the shells to five per frame.

sea shell art

I also printed out the words Captiva Island on cardstock for the base/mat to glue the shells on to.

Lastly, I repainted the frames in the same brushed nickel as the old calendar art mats, to link the two sets together with color.

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The Guest Bathroom Art Revamp Continues {Sea Shell Edition} — 12 Comments

  1. I like what you did with the shells. They look better with less shells in the frame. I think you have great blog! I’m your newest Linky follower. I cant wait to see what other great thing you write about. I would love it if you came over to my blog and followed me too. @ http://www.arosiesweethome.com/
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    • Thank you so much Rose. Congrats on first linky party! I will definitley stop buy and follow ya back.

  2. The shells are really pretty in the frames, I do like the less shell look. So very simple and elegant. Thanks for sharing your creative inspiration at Sunday’s Best.

  3. You found some great looking shells and great idea to display them in those frames! Thanks for linking up at Sunday Blog Love last weekend, I hope you’ll come back again this weekend!

  4. These are awesome. I too have a beach themed bathroom and will be adding some of these ideas. Thanks 🙂

    • Thanks Jennifer. What I love best about them is that It brings back memories every time I look at them.