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What to do with Mussel Shells
Simple accessories from Mussel shells! Let's minimize our trash! RECYCLE! ^_^

NOTE: We gathered these Mussel Shells after eating it. No MUSSELS were harmed while making this tutorial.

Posted by Lunatix24 from Philippine, Zeeland, The Netherlands • Published See Lunatix24 's 9 projects »
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  • How to make a bow headband. Head Pieces Out Of Mussel Shells - Step 1
    Step 1

    Wash the empty shells thoroughly and dry.

  • How to make a bow headband. Head Pieces Out Of Mussel Shells - Step 2
    Step 2

    Coat it with colorless nail polish. You may also want to use colored nail polish. You can be creative on this.

  • How to make a bow headband. Head Pieces Out Of Mussel Shells - Step 3
    Step 3

    Add embellishments using hot glue. Scrap beads, laces and fabrics can be used. Remember: be creative!

  • How to make a bow headband. Head Pieces Out Of Mussel Shells - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cover the back part of the shell with your scrap felt or any fabric to make it easier to attach it to the head band or hair clip.

  • How to make a bow headband. Head Pieces Out Of Mussel Shells - Step 5
    Step 5

    Cover your head band with a silk ribbon or lace. Then attach the embellished shell to the head band. Make sure to cover any unwanted sight of the hot glue.

  • How to make a bow headband. Head Pieces Out Of Mussel Shells - Step 6
    Step 6

    OR use a hair clip to make a fascinator.

  • How to make a bow headband. Head Pieces Out Of Mussel Shells - Step 7
    Step 7

    Here are the finished products! :)

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MADdesigner
MADdesigner · Bastrop, Texas, US
How did you ever think to use mussell shells.. My mother collects them to make butterflies!! Very creative idea!
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Lunatix24
Lunatix24 · Philippine, Zeeland, NL · 9 projects
Thanks for the Fave! Happy)
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