Burlap Sea Shell Pics

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burlap sea shell pics Today I am going to share how I made these Sea Shell pics. I bought them a year ago, and I just couldn’t find a place for them. I needed to transform them into a great addition to my Coastal themed bedroom.

They sat around and collected dust for a few years until it dawned on me to make them over! I was making over my bedroom and I needed a small pic for each side of my bed and these worked fantastically. Let me show you what I did~

Burlap Sea Shell Pics


  • Two matching pics
  • Green buralp
  • Mod Podge decoupage
  • Graphic designs & printer
  • Rotary cutter & mat
  • Sponge applicators


Now they weren’t that bad to begin with, but I needed two pics that were pastel, shabby and more up to date. Trash to treasure …So first I removed the tiles in the center and gave the frame a nice coat of beige satin spray paint.


Then I cut light green burlap with a rotary cutter to fit in the inside area of the wood frames.


Then decoupage them in with Mod Podge, I did not coat the outside of the fabric, I wanted the burlap to keep its texture.


Next I printed out vintage pics of shells from The Graphics Fairy on cardstock and decoupaged them with Mod Podge onto the tiles. I did decoupage over the top of the pics as well to seal them onto the tile.


Hot glue the tiles back to the center of the pic. I then took sandpaper and scuffed up the frame edges, to make them look vintage shabby chic. And that’s it! One of a kind decor!

These turned out really great! I love them! They are a perfect addition for my bedroom.

DIY vintage shell pics

decoupage sea shell burlap

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  1. featuring these today on Serenity Saturday Link Party!!

    Natasha xxxx

  2. Katherines Corner says:

    They are truly “beachy keen” thank you for sharing, love the color too. Hugs and thank you for joining the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop

  3. wow, they turned out absolutely beautiful!

    i’d love to have those around my house.
    thanks so much for sharing:)

    happy thursday!

  4. These came out great! Thanks so much for sharing at Beautify It Monday – We hope you’ll come back next week!

  5. Carrie @ My Favorite Finds says:

    These are really awesome! Thanks for sharing at Handmade Tuesdays.

  6. Wow what an awesome idea. It really came out great. Hmmmmmm, I need to look around my house for these materials and get started. Thank you for this wonderful post! I would love it if you would share this at our What’s It Wednesday blog party. Hope to see you there.


  7. Thank you so much for linking this up to the Pinworthy Project party. This project turned out so pretty. I love the texture of the burlap.

    I will be featuring your trash to treasure on Thursday! I hope you will stop by and check it out.

  8. Anna (My Design Ethos) says:

    These are really gorgeous and I love the burlap idea. I wonder if I could do this on a gallery wall. Now you’ve got me thinking! Great job and I love the little shell images too :) xx

  9. These are amazing! I’m featuring them tonight at Project Queen’s Highlight Party. Thank you so much for sharing them!

  10. I love how you repurposed those! That light green burlap gives it a nice texture, especially with the white and those coasters:) What a neat little project!!!

  11. Home Decor DIY Craft says:

    Oh, that is really cute! Reminds me to decoupage my two show boxes also…. Maybe a fun thing to do over Easter….

  12. Here from the Taylor House blog hop. What a beautiful job you have done on this project. :) I’m your newest follower – Megan

  13. Hi, I found your wonderful blog threw the Linky blog hop, I’m mow following, Hope you can come visit me
    Come and share something at my LInky party it opens tonight!

  14. Your burlap shell pictures are great! I love how you transformed the pictures you already had. They were good before but you made them even better!!!

  15. Hi Kim, I found you on the bloglovin bloghop that is hosted by Jenny at the NY Melrose Place… I love what you did to this, it turned out fab!

  16. Kim — I’m glad you joined in the bloglovin blog hop. I can’t find the bloglovin button on your blog though to follow you via bloglovin. If you haven’t already check how to add bloglovin to your blog, it’s with the hop. Leave me a comment when you do so I can follow you via bloglovin. Thanks!

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