July 29, 2012

Have I Finally Gone Too Far?

so, my bags and bags of shells were mocking me...





my laziness, my lack of creativity, the zit i have above my lip...
{i'm thinking of adding a bit of eyebrow pencil to it and going
for a cindy crawford look! ;}




well, i decided to show them...dumb shells!




ha! they got their comeuppance!




and it only took about 2 episodes of the killing and 15 glue sticks!
{and 1 vicious burn! whooooooooooboy!}




and when it was done...i wondered if i hadn't gone too far?




obviously, it's "for decorative purposes only"...as they say.
no earl grey or abuelita in this one!




i can see it on a book shelf...or a desk...part of your summer decor.




but seriously?
who glues shells to china?
sheesh!
but then again, wait until you see what i recently
glued...to shells.
stay tuned and you can help me decide if i need to
place myself under a 72 hour hold! ;}




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29 comments:

  1. OH MY! How gorgeous! I played with shells this week, too and hot glued some to a cork coaster. I love the tea cup....I wonder if I could do that! I'll stay tuned! I LOVE SEASHELLS!

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  2. How beautifully clever!!! I really like this post!!! Well done!!! Cathy

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  3. Very pretty...I didn't know what was going on until I saw that tea cup...perfect complement to the sea shells...I'd love to see where it lands.

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  4. Love it. If you are cracked...I say....keep on cracking-it gets better and better. xo Diana

    ps. I think the usual 'hold' is 48 hours-

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  5. No lovely, you can never go to far at the OC! Love it.

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  6. Not too far at all. Simply lovely!

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  7. Hah! If I could do stuff like that, I'd collect more seashells.

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  8. Your project feels perfect for summer! Give yourself a huge pat on the back. Well done!

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  9. I love it! I am constantly doing things like that. People who do not understand say I have to much time on my hands. lol

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  10. beautiful - I love it! it looks like summer! At least you have done something with your shells, while mine still sit in a glass vase! However they do decorate my bathroom in their glass vase.
    Have a wonderful week.

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  11. Love it! This will go with my chargers! Now we just need a shell-covered dinner plate and we're all set! Might be tricky to eat off, but who needs food when we have beautiful shell dishes! :)

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  12. I love it....I can't stop playing with seashells either. Its one of the few things that captures me every time I look at them with an amazing awe of their beauty. I say keep going. lol....over the top would be this
    http://seasidestyle.blogspot.com/2011/08/casa-concha-sea-shell-houses.html
    and even this I find beautiful....you have a long way to go. lol

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  13. Wow. I have teacups (that I never use) and I have shells. Now ... I have a project. Thanks so much,
    Mary

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  14. As a newly addicted sea shell artist I don't think you've gone too far at all ... it's very unique and an awesome way to turn an ugly tea cup into a beautiful piece of art others will enjoy {even if they can't drink from it} ... not saying this cup was ugly {I'm no tea cup snob} :~)

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  15. You always make the sweetest things and these are right up there. Really nice~

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  16. Beautiful and creative! Can't wait to see what you glued to shells...sounds interesting!

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  17. Well now isn't that just stunning?!! You have more patience than I, but it looks like it was worth the time & the burn. So pretty & beachy!

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  18. hey M!

    these are beautiful! i'm playing with shells tonight! seriously. :) ever see one of those "sailor's valentines"? that would be very cool to try. you might even need more shells.

    perhaps you can fashion a zit cover from a wee shell to festoon your bad self? :)

    xo
    elyse

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  19. This is Melissa @ Daisy Mae Belle. Your blog is just beautiful! I am your newest follower!

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  20. Well, I, for one, love it! What's not to love? Seashells and a pretty teacup...can't go wrong!

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  21. oh my goodness you have been busy. Seashells mocking you, only one thing you can do create beauty! Well done. xo P.S. love the zit idea

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  22. Too far??? Not at all...this is awesome!!! The only problem I could possibly find with this is couldn't you have at least watched something genteel like Pride and Prejudice while you di something this pretty?
    Love it!
    sending hugs...

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  23. How cute! And not too far at all! Just watch out for that glue gun - those things are dangerous!

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  24. You always create THE most beautiful things!! and I always love your amazing photos. I'll be featuring this post on Vintage Inspiration!

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  25. not at all! these are gorgeous!
    x

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  26. This is fabulous! I'm your newest follower, found you on Vintage Inspiration Friday. I love old teacups and I love shells. What a great combo!

    xoxo
    Kathleen

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  27. gorgeous !
    wonderful ideas to feature beautiful shells

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