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Turn two Sand dollars into your favorite animal art.

Posted by Shell of A Good Time from Florida, Florida, United States • Published
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  • How to make a shell ornament. Sand Dollar Friends - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start with two Sand dollars. One regular and one arrowhead. Make sure that the regular sand dollar is smaller than the arrowhead sand dollar because this will make your head.

  • How to make a shell ornament. Sand Dollar Friends - Step 2
    Step 2

    Glue the smaller sand dollar to the top of the larger one so that it looks like a body and head.

  • How to make a shell ornament. Sand Dollar Friends - Step 3
    Step 3

    Paint the two sand dollars the desired color. Make sure you paint it on enough to cover the sand dollar but not so thick that you lose the impressions of the sand dollar

  • How to make a shell ornament. Sand Dollar Friends - Step 4
    Step 4

    While the paint dries cut out ears, back feet, front paws, and tail from the colored foam. Foam works best because it lasts longer and doesn't tear or bend.

  • How to make a shell ornament. Sand Dollar Friends - Step 5
    Step 5

    Also cut out a nose, whiskers,tongue and mouth.

  • How to make a shell ornament. Sand Dollar Friends - Step 6
    Step 6

    Glue the cut outs to the body.

  • How to make a shell ornament. Sand Dollar Friends - Step 7
    Step 7

    Also glue on the face pieces. Add wiggle eyes.

  • How to make a shell ornament. Sand Dollar Friends - Step 8
    Step 8

    Add some extra paint for detail and some ribbon.

  • How to make a shell ornament. Sand Dollar Friends - Step 9
    Step 9

    Here is another example in a different color. www.shellofagoodtime.com

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Tiffany S.
Tiffany S. · North Carolina, North Carolina, US · 1 project
That is ADORABLE!
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1398 projects
Super cute!
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