Getting Creative with Sharpies and Shells

Dear Chicago House,

I have a big box of shells in the garage that have been begging to see the light of day. They were not the loveliest of shells, just plain white and smooth  but with a flick of a Sharpy they are now really quite beautiful.

shells and sharpies
shells and sharpies

You don’t have to be a spectacular artist to create a set of your own, just select a color and start doodling.

shells and sharpies

I stuck to just one color for each shell for maximum impact.

shells and sharpies

and when I switched from blue to pink I changed my random patterns to valentine inspired hearts.

valentine shells with sharpies
sharpies and shells

But what to do with them?
If you made a load they would look pretty tumbled into a simple bowl, or how about a simple center piece?

shell center piece


Love from

Creative in Chicago

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